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Tag Archives: bangladesh

Bangladeshi Prime Minister seeks people’s support

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who won a third straight term with an overwhelming majority in last month’s election, sought the people’s support at a …

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‘Irregularities’ in Bangladesh vote

Anti-corruption group Transparency International said on Tuesday it found “irregularities” in 47 of 50 constituencies it surveyed during last month’s general election in Bangladesh, which …

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10 dead as Bangladesh votes

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina flashes a victory sign as she speaks to the media persons after casting her vote in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Dec …

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Bangladesh top extremist shot dead

Bangladesh police said Tuesday they had killed the chief of Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), an extremist group accused of murdering secular activists and inspiring a …

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Bangladesh court doubles Khaleda Zia jail term to 10 yrs

A Bangladesh court on Tuesday doubled to 10 years a jail term for former prime minister Khaleda Zia for graft, ruling out her chances of …

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Bangladesh court jails ex-PM Zia for 7 years for graft

DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) – A special court in Bangladesh’s capital has sentenced former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to seven years in jail involving a charity fund …

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Bangladesh publisher arrested

A prominent lawyer and newspaper publisher who is tied to Bangladesh’s political opposition was denied bail Tuesday after his arrest on defamation charges, heightening concerns …

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New opposition alliance emerges in Bangladesh – Digital security law slammed

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Oct 14, (AP): A small party led by a prominent Bangladeshi lawyer on Saturday forged a new alliance with the country’s main opposition …

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Bangladesh sentences ‘19’ to death – Death for drug crimes approved

DHAKA, Oct 10, (Agencies): A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced Tarique Rahman, the acting chairman of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) to life in …

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Bangladeshi workers protest against $95 minimum wage

DHAKA, Sept 15, (AFP): Bangladesh unions staged street protests Friday to reject what they called an “inhuman” $95 a month minimum wage fixed by the …

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