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Curious political tie-up emerges before Bangladeshi election

Bangladeshi politics saw the unlikely emergence of a new alliance last week – the “Jatyio Oikya” or National Unity Front – forged between the country’s center-right opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and some left-leaning parties. The alliance has formed ahead of a general election in December, with the 82-year-old secular icon Kamal Hossain at its […]

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