Every year, thousands of book lovers from across Bangladesh converge on the capital for the Ekushey Book Fair, one of the country's biggest cultural events.
01 Mar 2017 12:23 GMT | Asia, Bangladesh, Arts & Culture
Improved electrical wiring is being installed and new roads built in the aftermath of a blaze that damaged 500 homes.
06 Feb 2017 12:00 GMT | Poverty & Development, Bangladesh
Differences in how the two countries have treated the persecuted Rohingya could not be more stark.
28 Jan 2017 17:30 GMT | Rohingya, Bangladesh, Asia, Refugees, Human Rights
Some hid in rice fields, others ate only leaves while making the long journey by foot across the border into Bangladesh.
Maher Sattar | 11 Dec 2016 18:11 GMT | Asia, Rohingya, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Human Rights
City once notorious globally for its thick blanket of smog now outperforms San Francisco, Melbourne, Paris and Berlin.
Maher Sattar | 10 Dec 2016 22:42 GMT | Thailand, Environment, Pollution, Asia
Thousands of black-clad mourners visit revered King Bhumibol Adulayadej's coffin in the Grand Palace.
Maher Sattar | 29 Oct 2016 14:26 GMT | Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej, Asia Pacific
While Philippines kills drug dealers en masse, Thailand takes a step back from its own bruising war on drugs.
Maher Sattar | 18 Sep 2016 16:51 GMT | Thailand, Asia, Philippines, Drugs
Thai capital's low ranking in a survey for "expat safety" says more about the entitlement of the judges than reality.
Maher Sattar | 29 Feb 2016 12:31 GMT | Asia, Thailand
After a year of record-breaking dengue infections, Thailand is bracing for worse in 2016.
Maher Sattar | 24 Jan 2016 14:30 GMT | Health, Asia, Thailand
The Thai government is trying to secure some of the world’s deadliest roads, but faces an uphill battle.
Maher Sattar | 05 Jan 2016 11:49 GMT | Asia, Thailand, Politics
Internet transforming lives of farmers and labourers despite the meagre 10 percent usage in the entire country.
Maher Sattar | 27 Sep 2015 08:13 GMT | Business & Economy, Asia, Bangladesh
A personal journey reveals how anger and fear fuelled the Ebola crisis that ravaged West Africa.
A look at the information wars waged by Israel and its supporters to win the hearts and minds of the American people.
Media, War & Conflict, Israel
Media and the politics of representation in Latin America, from the 'perfect Latin American' to the 'authentic' one.
Media, Politics, Latin America
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.