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Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina registers landslide win, Opposition fumes

31 Dec 2018

Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina registers landslide win, Opposition fumes

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's alliance has won the parliamentary vote with a thumping majority even as the main opposition rejected the "farcical" elections.

Bangladesh to vote tomorrow, security stepped-up, Hasina seeks 4th term

29 Dec 2018

Bangladesh to vote tomorrow, security stepped-up, Hasina seeks 4th term

Bangladesh stepped up security today with thousands of army troops along with paramilitary forces and police patrolling the streets, as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks a record fourth term in tomorrow's general elections.

Bangladesh: Pro-opposition editor arrested for defamation after calling woman-journalist 'characterless'

23 Oct 2018

Bangladesh: Pro-opposition editor arrested for defamation after calling woman-journalist 'characterless'

The Bangladesh Police has arrested prominent pro-opposition newspaper editor and lawyer Moinul Hosein on a defamation charge, days after he faced massive criticism for calling a woman journalist "characterless" on a TV talk show.

Bangladesh: Medical team examines Khaleda Zia's health in Dhaka jail

16 Sep 2018

Bangladesh: Medical team examines Khaleda Zia's health in Dhaka jail

A team of doctors visited old Dhaka Central Jail to examine the health condition of former Premier and Bangladesh Nationalist Party chief Khaleda Zia, who recently complained to the court that she was losing feeling in her hand and in a leg, Dhaka Tribune reported.

Bangladesh court jails Opposition leader Khaleda Zia for 5yrs

08 Feb 2018

Bangladesh court jails Opposition leader Khaleda Zia for 5yrs

Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia was today sentenced to five years of rigorous imprisonment in relation to a corruption case by a Bangladesh court. She is the country's main opposition party, Bangladesh Nationalist Party's (BNP), head.