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Bangladesh tears down brick kilns to fight toxic smog

Bangladesh tears down brick kilns to fight toxic smog

Excavators flanked by Bangladesh riot police are at work demolishing illegal soot-belching brick kilns around the smog-choked capital Dhaka, forcing migrant labourers out of work and back to their villages.

Ten dead as building struck by car collapses in India

Ten dead as building struck by car collapses in India

The driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a pillar holding up the near 100-year-old structure, said police deputy inspector general Harinarayanchari Mishra.

To defend nation, army to give weapons training to ‘gangsters’

To defend nation, army to give weapons training to ‘gangsters’

Indonesia’s army will give “semi-military” weapons training to people including unemployed men and “gangsters”