Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Some 102 Bangladeshi meth dealers have surrendered to authorities at a pre-scheduled ceremony in a coastal town, officials said Saturday, as a Philippines-style anti-narcotics crackdown sows fear among kingpins.

Bangladesh drug war death toll hits 200: rights group

Bangladesh drug war death toll hits 200: rights group

The death toll from Bangladesh's contentious Philippines-style war on drugs since May has hit 200, a local rights group said Tuesday, with some 25,000 others imprisoned.

Four more survivors pulled from Italy avalanche hotel

Four more survivors pulled from Italy avalanche hotel

Emergency workers on Saturday pulled four more survivors from the ruins of an Italian hotel buried under an avalanche three days ago, after the ‘miracle’ rescue of a woman and four children on Friday.