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Bangladesh Court Orders Arrest of Opposition Leader

A court in Bangladesh issued an arrest warrant for opposition leader Khaleda Zia Wednesday over the 2015 fire-bombing of a bus that killed two people and injured many others. Zia and 27 other leaders from the Bangladesh Nationalist Party are accused of instigating the bombing during an event last year that saw protesters across the country blockade roads and strike in an effort to topple the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “The court passed the order after accepting the...

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