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  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    ZIA: The thankless role in saving democracy in Bangladesh

    Will 2013 be a watershed in U.S.-Bangladeshi relations? My country of 150 million people, located between India and Myanmar, has been independent since 1971, when the United States was one of the first nations to recognize our right to self-determination.


  • Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    Police open fire at Bangladesh protesters; 3 dead

    Police fired guns and used batons on crowds of stone-throwing opposition activists in several Bangladeshi towns Sunday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 100, a news report and doctors at two hospitals said.


  • President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Freedom to Dr. Muhammad Yunus, a global leader in anti-poverty efforts, during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House, Wednesday, August 12, 2009.  
(Allison Shelley / The Washington Times)

    Bangladesh orders Nobel laureate out of microlender

    Bangladesh's government ordered Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus from his post as head of his microfinance bank Wednesday — a humiliating blow for an activist whose revolutionary idea of giving out small loans lifted many out of poverty. But the Grameen Bank said he remained in charge and that it would fight the decision.


  • Ex-leader's son fears unjust trial

    The son of Bangladesh's detained former Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed says military personnel in Dhaka are intimidating his mother's attorneys and he worries she will not get justice.


  • Ex-leader's son fears unjust trial

    The son of Bangladesh's detained former Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed says military personnel in Dhaka are intimidating his mother's attorneys and he worries she will not get justice.


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