It is not normal for a society to be this unequal, hence we cannot adopt a standard or even classical approach to the challenges that we encounter, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Eight people have died and more than two million others spent a night huddled in storm shelters as Cyclone Bulbul smashed into the coasts of India and Bangladesh with fierce gales and torrential rains.
Cyclone Bulbul has hit India, leaving two dead, as authorities in the country and in neighbouring Bangladesh order hundreds of thousands of people to get out of the path of the storm as it gains power.
At least four people have been killed and nearly 50 injured after police fired on thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims protesting a Facebook post by a Hindu who allegedly defamed the Prophet Mohammed, officials say.
The word "virgin" must be removed from Muslim marriage certificates in Bangladesh, the country's top court has said, a landmark verdict after campaigners challenged the "humiliating and discriminatory" term.
Eight people have been killed in vigilante lynchings in Bangladesh sparked by rumours on social media of children being kidnapped and sacrificed as offerings for the construction of a mega-bridge, police said.
A passenger train derailed on a bridge in north-east Bangladesh, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100.
A Bangladeshi official says criminal charges will be filed against the owner of a building where a fire killed 25 people and which had four upper floors constructed illegally.
The suspect claimed to have a bomb aboard and a pistol was found, and an official says he was 'psychologically deranged'.
Mass funerals were held for victims of a devastating fire in Dhaka – fuelled by illegally stored chemicals – that killed nearly 70 people, as investigators revealed that an even bigger disaster was narrowly avoided.
A devastating fire has raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old district in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least 81 people.
Bangladesh authorities have evacuated around 100 000 people from the country's low-lying coastal villages and islands with Cyclone Bulbul set to slam into the country officials said.
A court in Bangladesh sentenced 16 people to death over the murder of a 19-year-old female student burnt alive in April that provoked outrage across the country.
Bangladesh on Monday ordered operators to shut down mobile phone services to almost one million Rohingya refugees living in camps in the country's southeast, an official said.
When Mohammad Rafiq spotted two Rohingya refugee girls dusting their faces with circles of traditional thanaka powder under the warm morning light, he quickly took out his smartphone to capture the moment.
A total of 535 people have been killed since 2010 after being hit by trains while wearing headphones on tracks in and around the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police said.
The lives and futures of more than 19 million children are at risk of disasters linked to climate change in Bangladesh, the UN agency for children has said.
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All passengers on board a Dubai-bound Bangladesh Biman plane are safe after Bangladeshi security forces foiled a hijack attempt by a lone suspect, a senior air force official said.
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A devastating fire has raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 70 people.
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