Khaleda Zia

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Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh's PM for third-consecutive term

07 Jan 2019

Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh's PM for third-consecutive term

Sheikh Hasina was sworn in as Bangladesh's Prime Minister for a third consecutive term today after her Awami League's landslide victory in the December 30 election.

Outcome of Bangladesh election violence should be addressed legally: UN

01 Jan 2019

Outcome of Bangladesh election violence should be addressed legally: UN

The United Nations called for restraint in Bangladesh yesterday following elections that turned violent, and said complaints about the outcome should be addressed through legal means.

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: Former-PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to seven-years prison in corruption-case

29 Oct 2018

Bangladesh: Former-PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to seven-years prison in corruption-case

A Dhaka court on Monday sentenced former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and three others to seven years of imprisonment in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case.

Bangladesh: Verdict on Khaleda Zia graft case on October 29

17 Oct 2018

Bangladesh: Verdict on Khaleda Zia graft case on October 29

A Bangladesh court yesterday set October 29 for its verdict in the second graft case against jailed former PM Khaleda Zia.

Bangladesh Grenade Attack: 19 sentenced to death, 19 to life-imprisonment

10 Oct 2018

Bangladesh Grenade Attack: 19 sentenced to death, 19 to life-imprisonment

A Bangladesh court today sentenced 19 to death and 19 others, including Former Premier Khaleda Zia's son Tarique Rahman, to life imprisonment in connection with the 2004 grenade attack, in which 24 were killed and 500 others were injured.

Bangladesh's former PM Khaleda Zia admitted to hospital in Dhaka

06 Oct 2018

Bangladesh's former PM Khaleda Zia admitted to hospital in Dhaka

Bangladesh's jailed former Prime Minister and Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia was admitted to hospital in Dhaka today following a court order as her health deteriorated, a media report stated.

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.