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Bangladesh opposition names Zia's son acting head

Bangladesh opposition names Zia's son acting head

Bangladesh's main opposition party named the exiled eldest son of Khaleda Zia as its acting head on Friday, a day after a court jailed its leader for corruption.

Bangladesh upholds Islamist tycoon's death sentence

Bangladesh upholds Islamist tycoon's death sentence

Bangladesh's top court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence for a top tycoon and senior leader of the country's largest Islamist party, paving the way for his execution possibly within days.

Bangladesh charges opposition official over Italian's murder

Bangladesh charges opposition official over Italian's murder

Bangladesh police have charged seven people including a senior opposition official over the murder of an Italian aid worker last September, an officer said Tuesday.