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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Khaleda Zia loses court fight to stop corruption case against her

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Supreme Court rules against claims that a judge at a lower court was appointed illegally Court rejects Zia move to quash corruption case Bangladesh's highest court has rejected appeals by opposition leader Khaleda Zia, clearing the way for her to stand trial on embezzlement charges that could see her jailed for life. Zia, 69, twice former prime ...

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    Three Islamists shot dead in Bangladesh security crackdown

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 08:30pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... The forces took him near a school at Noudaga village and shot him three times in his chest, shoulder and waist,” he said. Police said two young Islamists accused of murdering a ruling party official ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh elections in jeopardy as main parties head for showdown

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 07:11pm by Reuters in Dhaka

    ... the economic lifeblood of the poor country of 160 million, which has already been rocked by a string of deadly factory accidents over the past year. The ruling Awami League (AL) in 2011 scrapped ... chairman of the Envoy Group, which exports US$200 million worth of garments a year. Bangladesh’s loss could benefit rival exporters Vietnam and Cambodia, even though they are more costly, Ahmed ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Violence mars one-sided election in Bangladesh

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 11:27am by AFP

    ... to stem the bloodshed. The ruling Awami League has accused the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) of orchestrating the violence and has kept its leader under de facto house arrest. ... parliament's five-year term expired. "It's a victory for democracy," senior leader of the ruling party Tofael Ahmed told reporters, accusing the opposition of fomenting an atmosphere ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh official panel recommends 76pc garment worker wage hike

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 09:02pm by AFP

    ... China, Vietnam and Cambodia. In a series of meetings in recent weeks, the board had been deadlocked over a final figure with manufacturers saying they could only afford to double wages to 4,500 ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh police crack down on unions after wage unrest

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... most of them women. The new wage is still below that given to workers in other major exporting nations, including Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, according to the International Labour ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Deadly political clashes grip Bangladesh capital, Dhaka

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

    ... bomb thrown by protesters. One protester also died in hospital. Ruling party activists armed with sticks and rocks also attacked pro-opposition lawyers and demonstrators outside ...

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    Bangladesh capital cut off to prevent opposition march

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 05:50pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of Barisal, the private Independent Television said. The ruling Awami League party mocked Sunday’s march as a “damp squib”, and insisted the polls would proceed as planned despite a boycott ...

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    Ten more dead in Bangladesh as PM issues warning

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 08:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... belonging to ruling party supporters,” government administrator Habibur Rahman said of the violence in Patgram. “We have banned protests and gatherings in the area to prevent further violence,” he ... the activists and supporters of the ruling Awami League (AL). Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina warned of strong action against the rioters, saying “We have shown enough patience. We will not tolerate ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh deploys military in election countdown

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

    ... parties have also pulled out of the election as has a faction led by former dictator Hussain Muhammad Ershad, who had been an ally of Hasina’s ruling Awami League. The boycotts have highlighted ...




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