DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladesh court has issued an arrest warrant for ex-Prime Minister Khaelda Zia in two graft cases after she failed to appear in court for the fourth time....
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special tribunal dealing with war crimes involving Bangladesh’s 1971 independence war has convicted and sentenced a leading war collaborator to death for crimes including mass killing, arson and looting. The head judge of a three-member panel, Obaidul Hasan, delivered the verdict Wednesday in a packed courtroom in the nation’s capital,...
SYLHET, Bangladesh (AP) — Ten children ranging from 1 day to 3 1/2 years old have died over a span of 10 hours at a state-run hospital in northeastern Bangladesh, prompting authorities to investigate whether negligence by hospital staff played a part in the deaths. Abdus Salam, deputy director of M.A.G. Osmani Medical College and...
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A police official says unidentified attackers have thrown petrol bombs on a packed passenger bus, leaving at least seven people dead and 16 others injured, amid a nationwide general strike enforced by an opposition alliance calling for new elections in Bangladesh....
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Two men on a motorbike have opened fire on anti-government activists in northwestern Bangladesh, killing two amid tensions on the anniversary of a general election boycotted by a major opposition alliance last year....
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