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Bangladesh Elections Marred by Clashes, Low Voter Turnout

Bangladesh has held a general election marred by a low voter turnout and clashes which have killed at least 13 people. The ruling Awami League party is assured of victory due to an boycott by opposition parties, but that could deepen the political gridlock in the country.    A text message by the Election Commission asking people to go out and vote without “fear and hassle” had little impact on voters as violence wracked Bangladesh Sunday. Scores of polling booths,...

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