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Jailed ex-Bangladesh PM admitted to hospital

Jailed ex-Bangladesh PM admitted to hospital

Jailed Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia was admitted to hospital in Dhaka on Saturday, an official said, following a court order in response to her deteriorating health.

Infamous Dhaka jail used for trial of Bangladesh ex-PM Zia

Infamous Dhaka jail used for trial of Bangladesh ex-PM Zia

The Bangladesh government on Wednesday turned a notorious jail into a courtroom to try ailing opposition leader Khaleda Zia on corruption charges.

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia granted bail

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia granted bail

Khaleda Zia was imprisoned in February after being accused of embezzling money intended for an orphanage, an allegation she said was politically motivated.

Bangladesh court grants bail to jailed opposition chief

Bangladesh court grants bail to jailed opposition chief

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is set to be released from jail after a court on Monday granted her bail, her lawyer said.

Former Bangladeshi PM challenges five-year corruption sentence

Former Bangladeshi PM challenges five-year corruption sentence

Sanaullah Miah, Khaleda Zia's lawyer, told DPA that he had filed the appeal on her behalf, saying she was not involved in any corruption over the establishment of Zia Orphanage Trust.

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 prosecutors seek death for opposition leader's son

Bangladesh prosecutors seek death for opposition leader's son

Bangladesh prosecutors on Monday demanded the death sentence for the son of opposition leader Khaleda Zia for his alleged role in a deadly 2004 grenade attack in which current prime minister Sheikh Hasina was injured.

Bangladesh police raid opposition leader's office

Bangladesh police raid opposition leader's office

Bangladesh police swooped on the offices of the country's main opposition leader hunting "anti-state documents" on Saturday, sparking angry protests by hundreds of party supporters.

Bangladesh Islamist party leader to hang for war crimes

Bangladesh Islamist party leader to hang for war crimes

Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a final appeal from the leader of the top Islamist party against death sentence for atrocities committed during the 1971 war of independence.

Bangladesh court orders opposition leader Zia's arrest

Bangladesh court orders opposition leader Zia's arrest

A Bangladesh court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for opposition leader Khaleda Zia over a fire-bomb attack on a bus that killed two people and injured dozens last year, a prosecutor said.