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Bangladesh opposition says internet cut to HQ

Bangladesh opposition says internet cut to HQ

Bangladesh's main opposition party said Tuesday that authorities have cut internet access at its headquarters after its exiled acting chief conducted interviews with potential election candidates via Skype.

Bangladesh sentences 19 to death over 2004 attack, opposition chief gets life term

Bangladesh sentences 19 to death over 2004 attack, opposition chief gets life term

A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced Tarique Rahman, the acting chairman of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), to life in prison for plotting to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina when she was in opposition, lawyers said.

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 court orders seven years jail for opposition leader's son

Bangladesh court orders seven years jail for opposition leader's son

A Bangladesh court Thursday sentenced the eldest son of the main opposition leader to seven years in prison for money laundering, a prosecutor said.