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Bangladesh Police Besiege Khaleda Zia Ahead of Election Anniversary

Police besieged former Bangladesh Prime Minister and chief of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Khaleda Zia at her office January 4, ahead of the first anniversary of prime ministerial elections amid fears of violence as the opposition party planned rallies across the country. The BNP and its allies had boycotted the election that was held January 5, 2014 which was marred by deadly unrest. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheik Hasina held to her stance that a fresh poll can be called only if...

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