Cows are considered holy in India. But the country is also one of the world's biggest cattle exporters. Hundreds of thousands are smuggled into Bangladesh where their hides are turned into leather. It's a dirty business in every sense of the word.
A mob killed one Muslim man and injured four others after the men were accused of smuggling cows for the purpose of slaughtering them for meat. The survivors were arrested and charged with animal cruelty.
The women - all from the United Arab Emirates - have been accused of bringing their servants to Europe without a work visa and then holding them in inhumane conditions. The case could have far-reaching consequences.
India's ambitious program to stop open defecation is not just about building toilets. The real challenge is to motivate people to use them.
Bangladesh and India have sealed a land swap, allowing 50,000 people in border enclaves to choose their nationality after decades of stateless limbo. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Dhaka for a two-day visit.
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