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Bangladesh Police Break Up Opposition Protest as Election Nears

Bangladesh police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at opposition party supporters in Dhaka on Wednesday as tension soared weeks before a general election.  Activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) set fire to police vans, cars and motorbikes, police and media reports said.  "Our force was attacked without any reason. They were only trying to ease the traffic flow, but suddenly they were targeted," said Masudur Rahman, a...

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