Thousands of garment workers demanding higher pay clashed with police in Bangladesh, leaving dozens of people injured and at least 200 factories closed. The country's textile workers are among the worst paid in the world.
Too much bureaucracy, too many regulations: Three years after its creation, the "Partnership for Sustainable Textiles" is losing members. But Germany's Development Ministry still stands by the alliance's ambitious aims.
The boiler explosion death toll at a Bangladeshi garment factory has risen to 10. Another 40 people have undergone treatment. The blast after maintenance checks happened while most workers were still away on holiday.
What does a football club in a small, German-speaking Belgian town have to do with Qatar, the country that was a controversial choice to host the 2022 World Cup? DW's Matt Ford visited KAS Eupen to find out.
Bangladeshi authorities have been accused of harassing and intimidating garment workers and their leaders following recent protests demanding a wage hike. Big fashion brands have pulled out of a major summit in protest.
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