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Bangladesh Police Crack Down on Protesters

At Least Two People Were Killed and Hundreds Were Detained as Political Turmoil Deepened By SYED ZAIN AL-MAHMOOD DHAKA, Bangladesh—Political turmoil deepened in Bangladesh on Wednesday as police cracked down on protesters, shooting dead two people and detaining hundreds, while the authorities obtained a court order barring the media from reporting on an opposition leader’s […]

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By Mandakini Devasher Surie 2014 was a good year for regional cooperation in South Asia. In May, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to the heads of state of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries to attend his swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi marked a diplomatic first across the region. The image […]

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Bangladeshi cricketer Rubel Hossain has been detained after his ex-girlfriend alleged he fraudulently promised to marry her in order to have sex. The allegations made by 19-year-old actress Naznin Akter Happy amount to a rape claim under Bangladeshi law. The bowler denies any wrongdoing and his lawyers say he will appeal against the court’s decision […]

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Police in Bangladesh have arrested the deputy leader of the country’s main opposition party following two days of protests that left four dead and dozens more injured. Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, secretary-general of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), was arrested Tuesday after leaving the National Press Club in the capital, Dhaka, where he had taken shelter. […]

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