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Bangladesh girl burned to death on teacher’s order

Police said Friday that one of the 17 people arrested in connection with her death had accused the school's principal of ordering the attack.

Hasina sworn in as Bangladesh PM after ‘tainted’ polls

Hasina, 71, has presided over record economic growth in the South Asian country of 165 million people.

PM Hasina records big victory amid Bangladesh vote rigging claims

Scores of opposition workers were arrested in the months before the election on 'fictitious' charges.

Hasina heading for landslide after deadly Bangladesh election day

Bangladesh election commission spokesman S.M. Asaduzzaman says the body has "received a few allegations of irregularities" and is investigating.

Bangladesh goes to the polls under tight security

Opinion polls show Hasina heading for a comfortable victory.

For Bangladesh PM, authoritarian tag is ‘badge of honour’, son says...

Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed said there was space for dissent in Bangladesh, and that the Western media was unfair in its portrayal of his mother.

Bangladesh deploys 600,000 security forces ahead of vote

The forces - which also include the elite Rapid Action Battalion, navy, border and coast guards and auxiliary police units - are providing security to some 40,000 election booths.

Bangladeshi opposition pledges to remove media curbs, raise pay, freeze energy...

Bangladesh's opposition alliance promised to raise the minimum wage of garment workers and freeze gas and electricity prices.

US to send observers to Bangladesh election amid opposition concerns

Amid opposition concerns about rigging in the Dec. 30 general election, there has been speculation about US plans for it, especially after the European Union this week said it would not send observers.

Bangladesh opposition alliance to contest polls ‘to rescue democracy’

The BNP says a caretaker government is essential for free and fair elections.

Bangladesh sentences 19 to death over 2004 attack

The opposition staged protests and slammed the sentences as "political vengeance" as police went on high alert across the South Asian country, with a bus in the north allegedly fire-bombed.

Mahkamah Bangladesh hukum pemimpin pembangkang penjara seumur hidup

Pemangku pengerusi Parti Nasionalis Bangladesh , Tarique Rahman disabitkan kesalahan merancang membunuh Perdana Menteri Sheikh Hasina sewaktu beliau menjadi anggota pembangkang.

Bangladesh PM urges UN Security Council to press Myanmar on Rohingya...

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked the UN Security Council to press Myanmar to take back hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled a military crackdown to take refuge in her country.

Top court cancels bail for Bangladesh opposition chief Zia

Khaleda Zia's lawyers said that the Supreme Court's decision was part of a campaign by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to silence the opposition, of which Zia is a part.

Bangladesh ex-PM gets bail; party to consider poll boycott

Although Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party may now take part in the next election, its members may nevertheless choose to boycott it.

Bangladesh approves controversial Rohingya island

Planning Secretary Ziaul Islam said it was hoped the island would be ready from May to accommodate some of the more than 620,000 Rohingya Muslims that have crossed the border in the past three months.