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Bangladesh Pushes Back Election Date

Bangladesh is pushing back the date for its general election.     The election commission said Monday that voters would go to the polls on Dec. 30 instead of Dec. 23.  Several opposition parties requested the delay to give them more time to prepare.  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is running for a third consecutive term.  Veteran opposition leader Khaleda Zia, chairman of the Bangladesh National Party (BNP), is serving a 10-year jail term on...

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