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Bangladesh arrests journalist over election reporting

DHAKA: A Bangladeshi journalist was arrested and another was on the run Wednesday for publishing “false information” about voting irregularities in an election won by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, police said. Hedayet Hossain Mollah, who works for the Dhaka Tribune newspaper, was detained late Tuesday under a controversial digital security ...

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Hasina heading for landslide win after deadly Bangladesh elections

DHAKA: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina appeared headed for a landslide win in a general election Sunday marred by opposition claims of rigged voting as 14 people were killed in clashes between rival supporters. Early results showed Hasina racing into a clear lead, winning each of the first 29 seats ...

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Bangladesh opposition goes underground as election threats grow

DHAKA: Subrata Chowdhury, an opposition candidate in the looming Bangladesh election, is too scared to leave his party office as campaign deaths and threats mount. The Dhaka lawyer should be out on the streets handing out leaflets on meet-and-greets. But he says it is too dangerous while his party insists ...

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Bangladesh to set election date as opposition cries foul

DHAKA: Bangladeshi authorities were set to announce later on Thursday a date for general elections despite the opposition crying foul and threatening protests. Chief Election Commissioner Nurul Huda will address the nation live at 7pm local time to announce the date, spokesman S.M. Asaduzzaman told AFP. The vote in the ...

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