Topic: Cyclone Mahasen
Two man-made tragedies have shaken Bangladesh recently: riots over Islamist demands for blasphemy laws and the garment factory collapse. Bangladesh's response to both will show how well it can meet citizens' needs. US retailers must also take responsibility for factory conditions.
The Myanmar government had planned to move some 38,000 internally displaced people, most of them Rohingya Muslims, who have complained of severe abuse at the hands of the Burmese Army.