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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina wants to 'make way for younger leaders', indicates current term might be her last
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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina wants to 'make way for younger leaders', indicates current term might be her last

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who won a historic fourth term, becoming the country's longest-serving leader, has indicated that she will retire after the current term to promote young leaders,

One dead, 50 injured in Bangladesh garment workers strike after police use tear gas, water cannons to disperse protestors
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One dead, 50 injured in Bangladesh garment workers strike after police use tear gas, water cannons to disperse protestors

Bangladesh is the world's second-largest garment maker after China. But despite the industry's role in transforming the impoverished nation into a major manufacturing hub, garment workers are some of the lowest paid in the world.

Bangladesh court sentences ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia's son Tarique Raham to life imprisonment in 2004 grenade attack case
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Bangladesh court sentences ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia's son Tarique Raham to life imprisonment in 2004 grenade attack case

The attack on an Awami League rally on 21 August 2004 targeted Sheikh Hasina, who was the opposition leader at that time. Tarique Rahman was tried in absentia with the court declaring him a "fugitive".