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Bangladesh opposition says it will contest general election

Bangladesh’s main opposition party declared on Sunday that it would not boycott next month’s general election and would challenge Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the polls, despite the jailing of party leader Khaleda Zia. “We have announced that we will participate in the election,” Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain told AFP. The […]