Abdul Momen tells Al Jazeera that Bangladesh is capable of conducting free and fair polls in the wake of US visa curbs.
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Refugees mark August 25 as ‘Genocide Day’ to demand justice and safe and voluntary repatriation to their Myanmar homes.
The new arrangement will definitely benefit India. But its benefits for Bangladesh are questionable, experts say.
Law minister says law will be replaced by another legislation which will remove sections that were allegedly misused.
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party have called for the next election to be overseen by a neutral caretaker government.
At least 176 people – 31 of them children below 14 – have died of the mosquito-borne fever this year, officials say.
Frequent power cuts due to fuel shortages worsen misery as searing heat forces schools to close and disrupts lives.
The nine-storey building collapsed in 2013, killing 1,134 people, in one of the deadliest industrial disasters ever.