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Bangladesh deploys army ahead of elections

Bangladesh deploys army ahead of elections

Bangladesh, AP—Authorities in Bangladesh began deploying military soldiers on Thursday to help civil administrators hold national elections on January 5 which the opposition is boycotting. The main opposition party and the allies joining its boycott insist Prime...
Ex-party chief jailed for 90 years in Bangladesh

Ex-party chief jailed for 90 years in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Associated Press—A 91-year-old former chief of an Islamic party in Bangladesh was sentenced to 90 years in jail on Monday for crimes against humanity during the country’s 1971 independence war, angering both supporters who said the trial was politically...