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  • Climate change could cut 9 percent from South Asian economies, study says

    Climate change could cost South Asian countries nearly 9 percent in economic activity annually if fossil fuel consumption rates remain unchanged by 2100, according to the Asian Development Bank.

  • Bangladesh ferry owner faces charges in sinking

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The ferry that capsized in Bangladesh with hundreds of people on board this week had a capacity of only 85 passengers, the country's shipping minister said Wednesday as he announced charges against the vessel's owner and five of its employees. At least 125 people are...

  • 125 presumed dead in Bangladesh ferry sinking

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Families of scores of people presumed dead after their ferry capsized in central Bangladesh accused authorities on Tuesday of launching a feeble rescue effort and leaving their loved ones trapped inside the vessel for more than 24 hours. More than 200 people were...

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