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Bangladesh SC stays execution of Jamaat-e-Islami leader
Dhaka, Dec 11 : The Supreme Court of Bangladesh late Tuesday halted the execution of Abdul Quader Molla hours before the convicted war criminal was to be hanged, a leading Bangladesh daily reported.
UN team in Dhaka to encourage pre-poll dialogue
Dhaka, Dec.7 : A six-member United Nations team led by Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, has arrived in Bangladesh capital Dhaka with the objective of encouraging political parties to sit down for a dialogue and create an environment conducive to holding an ...
Bangladesh: Does it really matter that Khaleda Zia is not contesting ...
By Salim Haq, Dhaka, Dec.7 : December 2, 2013 was the last date for the filing of nominations for the tenth parliamentary elections being held on January 5, 2014. The BNP, which had declared its intention of not participating in the elections under a Sheikh Hasina led election-time government, ...
UN emissary on visit to Dhaka to resolve political crisis
Dhaka, Dec 7 : UN Assistant Secretary General Oscar Fernandez-Taranco has arrived here in an apparent last-ditch effort to broker a deal between Bangladesh's ruling Awami League (AL) party and the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) over the issue of conducting Jan 5 parliamentary ...
Bangladesh declares three-day state mourning for Mandela
Dhaka, Dec 6 : Bangladesh has declared a three-day state mourning from Saturday to pay tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela, who passed away Thursday night.
UN envoy to visit Bangladesh amid political turmoil
Dhaka, Dec 6 : With Bangladesh's opposition refusing to relent over its main demand for a caretaker government during parliamentary polls, a UN envoy will try to broker peace between the ruling Awami League and main opposition party Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
Bangladesh opposition calls another three-day blockade
Dhaka, Dec 5 : Bangladesh's main opposition Thursday called another round of non-stop 72-hour nationwide blockade from Saturday morning to press its demand for a non-party caretaker government ahead of parliamentary elections.
Bangladesh's opposition warns of intensifying stir
Dhaka, Dec 5 : Bangladesh's opposition has threatened to sharpen its ongoing countrywide blockade if the Sheikh Hasina government fails to meet its demands of cancelling the Jan 5 parliamentary polls and withdrawing cases against party leaders.
Sujatha Singh meets Bangladesh PM
Dhaka, Dec 4 : Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh, who is visiting Bangladesh, met country's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leader Khaleda Zia among others.
Hasina blasts Khaleda Zia over violence
Dhaka, Dec 4 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has criticised Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia for the ongoing nationwide transport blockade over the issue of caretaker government during parliamentary polls and the casualties caused due to it.
India airs concern over Bangladesh violence, calls for talks
Dhaka, Dec 4 : India Wednesday voiced concern over the violence in Bangladesh unleashed by the opposition and called for dialogue to resolve differences among political parties ahead of the Jan 5 parliamentary elections.
Indian foreign secretary meets Hasina
Dhaka, Dec 4 : Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh Wednesday met Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and discussed bilateral issues as well as the tense political situation in the country ahead of the Jan 5 general elections.
Indian foreign secretary begins maiden Bangladesh visit
Dhaka, Dec 4 : Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh arrived here Wednesday on her first visit to Bangladesh amid widespread violence across the country.
US urges Bangladesh parties to end political unrest
Dhaka, Dec 4 : The US has urged the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and Awami League to get talks going to end political unrest in the South Asian country, media reported Tuesday.
ICC to continually review violence in Bangladesh before deciding on ...
Dhaka, Dec.3 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) has said it will monitor political violence in Bangladesh ahead of next year's ICC World Twenty20 in the troubled country but is "happy" for now with arrangements.
Jatiya Party to boycott Bangladesh election
Dhaka, Dec 3 : Former Bangladesh president Hussain Muhammad Ershad announced here Tuesday his Jaitya Party too would boycot next month's general elections, dealing a huge blow to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Awami League (AL)-led ruling alliance, of which it was a key partner.
Bangladesh opposition wants parliamentary polls put off
Dhaka, Dec 3 : The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has urged the Election Commission to postpone the Jan 5 parliamentary elections in order to "save the country" as the countrywide blockade of road, rail and water transport called by the BNP-led opposition alliance entered the third day Monday.
Bangladesh deadlocked as political battle over poll row intensifies
Dhaka/Narayanganj (Bangladesh), Dec.2 : Violence continues to dominate the Bangladesh landscape, as the battle between feuding political parties intensifies.
Two Bangladeshi ministers escape bomb attacks
Dhaka, Dec 2 : Two Bangladeshi ministers escaped unhurt when bombs were thrown at the convoy of one and at the residence of the other, media reports said Monday.
Secret talks between Bangladeshi parties a bad joke: Daily
Dhaka, Dec 2 : A leading Bangladeshi daily Monday described as a "bad joke" a minister's comment that the ruling Awami League (AL) and the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) were holding secret parleys.
Hasina offers opposition home in caretaker regime
Dhaka, Dec 1 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has offered the home ministry in the all-party interim cabinet to opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in an appeal to it to join the polls, a media report said.
Bangladesh opposition announces fresh 72-hour blockade
Dhaka, Nov. 30 : Bangladesh's main opposition has announced a 72-hour blockade starting Saturday over its demand for a non-party caretaker government to oversee the January 5 national elections.
Bangladesh opposition announces three-day blockade
Dhaka, Nov 30 : Bangladesh's main opposition Friday announced a 72-hour blockade from Saturday to press home its demand for a non-party caretaker government to oversee the Jan 5 national elections.
Bangladesh: Why Khalida Zia will not contest?
By Salim Haq, Dhaka, Nov. 29 : The BNP-led 18 party alliance outrightly rejected the election schedule that called for elections on January 5, 2014.
Hasina asks Zia to come down to streets
Dhaka, Nov 29 : As the faceoff in Bangaldesh between the two feuding begums intensified, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia to "come down to the streets" for carrying on her agitation.
Bangladesh Under-19 squad to play West Indies
Dhaka, Nov 29 : The Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced a 14-member Under-19 squad for the upcoming One-Day series against West Indies here next month.
Bangladesh officials to quit office before election
Dhaka, Nov 28 : Bangladesh prime minister's advisors, city mayors, and various local officials will have to quit their respective posts for contesting parliamentary elections following a latest directive of the country's Election Commission.
UN official to visit Bangladesh ahead of polls
Dhaka, Nov 28 : Nearly seven months after his maiden initiative to mediate talks between Bangladesh's ruling Awami League and the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) over the nature of a polls-time government, senior UN official Oscar Fernandez-Taranco will visit the country next week.
Six killed in Bangladesh violence
Dhaka, Nov 28 : At least six people were killed and 75, including 27 policemen, injured in blockade violence witnessed across the country Wednesday, the second day of the opposition called 60-hour blockade, The Daily Star reported.
Khaleda will be held liable: Bangladesh PM
Dhaka, Nov 28 : Coming down hard at the Opposition-sponsored violence during the countrywide blockade, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia will be held responsible.