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Bangladesh Arrests Fugitive Killer of Independence Leader 
April 07, 2020

Bangladesh Arrests Fugitive Killer of Independence Leader 

By Associated Press
Abdul Majed, a former military captain, was arrested in Dhaka. It’s not clear when or how he returned to Bangladesh.

Japan’s Postponement of the Olympics: What Next?
March 28, 2020

Japan’s Postponement of the Olympics: What Next?

By Ankit Panda
Also, the hosts discuss the reactions to the spread of COVID–19 in South Asia.
Bangladesh’s Leader Urges All Citizens to Stay at Home to Slow Virus Spread
March 26, 2020

Bangladesh’s Leader Urges All Citizens to Stay at Home to Slow Virus Spread

By Associated Press
Dhaka is wary of an outbreak, but hasn’t yet instituted formal lockdown procedures as seen in neighboring India.

How Bangladesh Learned to Love the Belt and Road
July 22, 2019

How Bangladesh Learned to Love the Belt and Road

By Sudha Ramachandran
Dhaka has largely avoided the major pitfalls of China’s initiative while embracing the gains.

Time for the US to Stop Ignoring Bangladesh
March 12, 2019

Time for the US to Stop Ignoring Bangladesh

By Arafat Kabir
Neglecting Bangladesh is not going to help rebuild the country’s democracy.

Global Support Lets Bangladesh Prime Minister Withstand Election Concerns
January 05, 2019

Global Support Lets Bangladesh Prime Minister Withstand Election Concerns

By Julhas Alam
Despite election-related violence, congratulatory messages rolled in for Bangladesh Prime Minister-elect Sheikh Hasina.

Bangladesh's Awami League Wins Landslide Victory; Opposition Rejects Result
December 31, 2018

Bangladesh's Awami League Wins Landslide Victory; Opposition Rejects Result

By Julhas Alam and Emily Schmall
Sheikh Hasina has won a third term in an election the opposition candidate dismissed as “farcical.”
Attack on Opposition Leader’s Motorcade Adds to Pre-Election Violence in Bangladesh
December 15, 2018

Attack on Opposition Leader’s Motorcade Adds to Pre-Election Violence in Bangladesh

By Julhas Alam
The Jatiya Oikya Front accused supporters of the ruling Awami League of being behind the attack.

Can an Aspiring Political Movement Upend the Bangladeshi Elections?
September 28, 2018

Can an Aspiring Political Movement Upend the Bangladeshi Elections?

By Seth Oldmixon
Bangladesh’s upcoming elections could reshape the country for a generation

Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration
August 22, 2018

Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration

By Aparupa Bhattacherjee
Looking beyond the immediate trigger of the August protests, what has Bangladesh's society so frustrated?

Could Bangladesh Be Heading for One-Party Rule?
May 12, 2018

Could Bangladesh Be Heading for One-Party Rule?

By Amit Sengupta
With the BNP's Khaleda Zia in jail and Islamic parties besieged, it's a probability more than just a possibility.
The Trouble With Myanmar and Rohingya Repatriation
April 20, 2018

The Trouble With Myanmar and Rohingya Repatriation

By Luke Hunt
Repatriation is running far from smoothly and justice continues to prove elusive.

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