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Bangladesh Opposition Leader Granted Bail in Graft Cases

Bangladesh's former premier and main opposition leader Khaleda Zia was granted bail in two graft cases on Sunday after she appeared before a special court, a potential sign of easing tension in the politically unstable South Asian country. Zia appeared amid tight security before a special anti-graft court in the capital, Dhaka, to request bail more than a month after warrants for her arrest were issued, her lawyers said. Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has intensified...

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