Clases

  • President's meeting with Zia called off due to security concerns: Ranjan Mathai March 4, 2013

    Bangladesh's key Opposition leader Khaleda Zia cancelled a plan meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday even as fresh violence marred his first foreign trip since taking over presidency. "We had fixed a time for Khaleda Zia to call on the President. The President was in fact looking forward to...
  • Bangladesh: Islamic leader awarded death, 35 dead in clashes February 28, 2013

    Dhaka: Bangladesh war crimes tribunal on Thursday handed down death penalty to a top leader of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami for "crimes against humanity" during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan, triggering fierce clashes across the country that left at least 35 people dead. 73-year-old Delwar Hossain Sayedee, vice-president of the Jamaat-e-Islami...