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Bangladesh opposition says internet cut to HQ

Bangladesh opposition says internet cut to HQ

Bangladesh's main opposition party said Tuesday that authorities have cut internet access at its headquarters after its exiled acting chief conducted interviews with potential election candidates via Skype.

Bangladesh sentences 19 to death over 2004 attack, opposition chief gets life term

Bangladesh sentences 19 to death over 2004 attack, opposition chief gets life term

A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced Tarique Rahman, the acting chairman of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), to life in prison for plotting to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina when she was in opposition, lawyers said.

Bangladesh student protest spurs warning against opposition meddling

Bangladesh student protest spurs warning against opposition meddling

A massive student protest in Bangladesh triggered by the death of two teenagers run down by a speeding bus in the capital has worried the government ahead of a general election and prompted a warning against opposition meddling.

Bangladesh opposition names Zia's son acting head

Bangladesh opposition names Zia's son acting head

Bangladesh's main opposition party named the exiled eldest son of Khaleda Zia as its acting head on Friday, a day after a court jailed its leader for corruption.

Bangladesh upholds Islamist tycoon's death sentence

Bangladesh upholds Islamist tycoon's death sentence

Bangladesh's top court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence for a top tycoon and senior leader of the country's largest Islamist party, paving the way for his execution possibly within days.

Bangladesh charges opposition official over Italian's murder

Bangladesh charges opposition official over Italian's murder

Bangladesh police have charged seven people including a senior opposition official over the murder of an Italian aid worker last September, an officer said Tuesday.