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Bangladesh Set for Another Shutdown

The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Saturday announced another 84-hour nationwide strike, starting on Sunday, after police arrested BNP leaders, triggering violent protests across the country.   The aim of the strike is to force the ruling Awami League to hold elections, due by January at the latest, under a non-partisan caretaker government.   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has repeatedly refused. Instead, she has offered the formation of an all-party government...

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