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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina says those who rehabilitated war criminals won't be spared
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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina says those who rehabilitated war criminals won't be spared

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina has said it is time to try those who had sided with and rehabilitated the war criminals of the 1971 liberation struggle.

New evidence links Dhaka attack to Islamic State: Terrorism in Bangladesh may increase
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New evidence links Dhaka attack to Islamic State: Terrorism in Bangladesh may increase

Before Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury orchestrated Bangladesh's worst militant attack, he sought and won approval for it from the Islamic State.

Kishoreganj blast: Deep discord between Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia is costing lives in Bangladesh
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Kishoreganj blast: Deep discord between Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia is costing lives in Bangladesh

Many in Bangladesh's ruling establishment seem to use terms terrorism and criminal acts interchangeably, and there seems to be continued refusal to accept that the country’s security situation has been in a downward spiral for long.

Stunned to learn about son's involvement in terror attack: Awami League leader
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Stunned to learn about son's involvement in terror attack: Awami League leader

An Awami League leader, whose son was one of the suspected Islamic State militants who slaughtered hostages at a cafe, has said he was "stunned."

Dhaka attack: Two terrorists followed Islamic State recruiters and controversial Islamists
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Dhaka attack: Two terrorists followed Islamic State recruiters and controversial Islamists

Two of the five young militants who slaughtered 20 innocent people at the Holey Artisan Bakery in the Bangladeshi capital used to follow three controversial Islamists – Anjem Choudary, Shami Witness and Zakir Naik.

Bangladesh government says it does not need foreign help to ensure security of minorities
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Bangladesh government says it does not need foreign help to ensure security of minorities

Bangladesh said it did not need any foreign help to provide security to its religious minorities despite a recent wave of deadly attacks on them.

Opposition leader in Bangladesh held over charges of plotting to overthrow govt
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Opposition leader in Bangladesh held over charges of plotting to overthrow govt

A senior BNP leader has been arrested in Bangladesh over his alleged involvement in a plot to oust the Awami League government in collusion with Israel.

Nizami's execution: It's time Sheikh Hasina made amends with Opposition
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Nizami's execution: It's time Sheikh Hasina made amends with Opposition

Nizami, 73, was hanged at the Dhaka Central jail after the Supreme Court rejected his appeal.

Eight killed, several injured in poll-related violence in Bangladesh
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Eight killed, several injured in poll-related violence in Bangladesh

At least eight persons have been killed and several others injured in the past 24 hours in clashes during local council elections in Bangladesh amidst reports of irregularities and rigging in the polls held for the first time on party lines.

Bangladesh blogger death: Government cannot escape responsibility, says women's rights activist Shireen Huq
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Bangladesh blogger death: Government cannot escape responsibility, says women's rights activist Shireen Huq

The hacking to death of Nazimuddin Samad, the sixth secular Bangladeshi blogger to be murdered in the last 14 months, has no doubt been carried out by religious fanatics. But the blood is also on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's hands, feels Shireen Huq

Violence mars Bangladesh's first local body polls on party lines
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Violence mars Bangladesh's first local body polls on party lines

Thousands of Bangladeshis on Wednesday voted in the country's first-ever local body polls on party lines, also contested by opposition BNP which had boycotted the 2014 general elections.

Epic World Cup victory over England puts Bangladesh political crisis on hold
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Epic World Cup victory over England puts Bangladesh political crisis on hold

Bangladesh's opposition called a temporary halt Tuesday to its campaign to topple the government as the deeply-divided nation united to celebrate its qualification for the quarter-finals of cricket's World Cup.

Bangladesh: Officials cut power to Khaleda Zia's home amid anti-govt unrest
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Bangladesh: Officials cut power to Khaleda Zia's home amid anti-govt unrest

Bangladesh authorities today cut the power supply to opposition leader Khaleda Zia's home after she called for a 72-hour nationwide strike beginning tomorrow which coincides with the school exams of over 1.5 million students.

Ex-Bangladeshi politician to be hanged for 1971 war crimes
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Ex-Bangladeshi politician to be hanged for 1971 war crimes

Bangladesh's war crimes court on Monday sentenced a former ruling party official to hanged, accusing him of mass murder, the 14th person convicted of atrocities during the 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan, a prosecutor said.

Modi should commemorate 1971 war triumph in Dhaka, revive India-Bangladesh ties
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Modi should commemorate 1971 war triumph in Dhaka, revive India-Bangladesh ties

Bangladesh feels badly let down by India. After coming to power in December 2008, Bangladesh Prime Minister Shaikh Hasina did everything and more to address India's concerns.

Hasina invites Modi to Bangladesh and hopes for smooth bilateral ties
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Hasina invites Modi to Bangladesh and hopes for smooth bilateral ties

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today invited India's Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi to visit Bangladesh and expressed hope that the two neighbours would solve any problem through bilateral discussions.

Bangaldeshi rival parties join hands to protect nation's Hindus
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Bangaldeshi rival parties join hands to protect nation's Hindus

Houses of Hindus were attacked, torched and ransacked in various places of the country after the Jan 5 general elections.

'Shut up' and negotiate: Bangladesh PM tells BNP chief Zia
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'Shut up' and negotiate: Bangladesh PM tells BNP chief Zia

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday asked her arch rival BNP chief Khaleda Zia to "shut up" even as she signalled her willingness to start a dialogue to end months of political unrest.

Bangladesh polls: Awami league leads in preliminary results
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Bangladesh polls: Awami league leads in preliminary results

Awami League, Bangladesh's ruling party was leading in preliminary results Monday following one of the most violent elections in the country's history, marred by street fighting, low turnout and a boycott by the opposition that has undermined the legitimacy of the vote.