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9 Dec 2013DHAKA, Dec 09, 2013 (AFP) - Bangladesh cricket authorities played down security fears on Monday after a bomb explosion outside the hotel of a West Indian touring team sparked jitters ahead of the World Twenty20 next March.
9 Dec 2013Dhaka, Dec 9 (IANS) Bangladesh's main opposition Monday extended its ongoing 72-hour nationwide blockade till Friday morning demanding general elections under a non-party interim government.
9 Dec 2013New York, Dec 9 (IANS) The death sentence against Abdul Qader Mollah, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami convicted of war crimes during Bangladesh's war of independence, should be stayed due to fair trial concerns, Human Rights Watch said Monday. Mollah should be granted a right to appeal against the conviction and death sentence, it said. "Human Rights Watch opposes the death penalty in all ...
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