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Bangladesh court grants bail to imprisoned ex-PM Khaleda Zia

7 months, 4 days ago
DHAKA: Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is set to be released from jail after a court on Monday granted her bail, her lawyer said. The 72-year-old leader of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) was jailed for five years last…

Bangladesh sentences JI member to death for war crimes in 1971

2 years, 2 months ago
NEW DELHI, INDIA: In Bangladesh, a special tribunal for war crimes during the county’s independence war against Pakistan in 1971 sentenced a former lawmaker to death and seven others to life in prison on Wednesday on charges of murder and…

Bangladesh court jails opposition leader’s son

2 years, 2 months ago
DHAKA: A Bangladesh court Thursday sentenced the eldest son of the main opposition leader to seven years in prison for money laundering, a move that could end his political ambitions.

Former Bangladesh PM to appear in court accused of sedition

2 years, 8 months ago
DHAKA: Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia, head of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party, was ordered on Monday to appear in court to answer the charge of sedition, a move her supporters said was driven by politics.