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PM off to Rome

WT24 Desk Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Rome on Sunday morning on a four-day official visit to Italy to join the upcoming meeting of the Rome-based International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as one of its keynote speakers ...

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BNP demo after Jumma prayers

WT24 Desk BNP will stage countrywide demonstrations on Friday protesting the sentence its chairperson Khaleda Zia had been handed in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. As part of their two-day demonstration programme, party leaders and activists will stage demonstrations ...

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Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia jailed amid clashes

WT24 Desk Bangladeshi police have clashed with thousands of protesters, as opposition leader Khaleda Zia was jailed for five years for corruption,agencies reports. Ms Zia, a former prime minister, denies misusing international funds donated to a charitable children’s trust. The ...

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Hamid re-elected president uncontested

WT24 Desk Incumbent Md. Abdul Hamid has been re-elected president uncontested for another five-year term,agencies report. The chief election commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda made the announcement on Wednesday as there is no other candidate for the head of the ...

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