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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Deadly political clashes grip Bangladesh capital, Dhaka

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 02:55pm by AFP

    ... intensified in October. The conflict pits an opposition alliance led by Zia's opposition BNP against Hasina, who accuses Zia of protecting people being tried or convicted of war crimes involving ...

  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh deploys military in election countdown

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 09:45am by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... opposition alliance which has refused to take part in the polls after Hasina blocked their demands to stand down and let a neutral caretaker government oversee the contest. Two other left-wing ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh halts execution of opposition leader

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:00pm by Associated Press in Dhaka

    ... rejected that demand and said a political government headed by Hasina would conduct the election. The election is set for January 5, but an alliance led by opposition leader Khaleda Zia plans ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh Islamist leader gets death penalty for war crimes

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 04:02pm by AFP

    ... of the Jamaat-e-Islami party and also an influential leader in the 18-party opposition alliance. The verdict is the second this week by the tribunal after Jamaat’s 90-year-old spiritual leader Ghulam Azam ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    US plan for Bangladesh factory safety 'a sham'

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... retailers including Gap and Wal-Mart to improve safety in Bangladeshi garment factories has been labelled a "sham" by workers' rights groups. The two retailers are part of an alliance ... in the deal, said it was transparent and designed to help workers. Jay Jorgensen, the head of global compliance for Wal-Mart, said: "This alliance will move quickly and decisively to create ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Police in Bangladesh’s capital clash with opposition protesters

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 01:50pm by Associated Press in Dhaka

    ... if there were any injuries. An opposition alliance led by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party was enforcing the strike to protest alleged police intimidation during a rally on Monday. Police later arrested ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh authorities arrest opposition leaders

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 07:26pm by Associated Press in Dhaka

    ... Associated Press in Dhaka Bangladeshi authorities have arrested three senior leaders of the main opposition party amid increasing tensions ahead of next year’s elections, an official said on Saturday. Police detectives arrested Moudud Ahmed, M.K. Anwar and Rafiqul Islam Mia late on Friday, hours after an alliance led by the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party announced its ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh bars Islamist party Jamaat Islami from election

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... in recent months. Jamaat Islami (JI) is a key member of an alliance of opposition parties that will seek to oust the ruling Awami League at the polls later this year. Although popular support ...

  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Better Work safety programme bars Bangladesh over its weak labour laws

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... and investment groups have been pressing US retailers to join an alliance of mostly European companies that have agreed to outside inspections of the factories they use to supply garments. The rise ...



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