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  • Running For Their Life After Gun Shots
    - Posted 02.26.09

    Life in the city ground to a halt as the news of bloodshed at BDR headquarters spread like wildfire, throwing people in a state of panic yesterday morning. Rumble of gunfire and rumours flying thick and fast left the locals in Dhanmondi area numb with shock. Those living nearby watched in horror as army personnel […]

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  • Battle will continue until demands are met, mutineers say
    - Posted 02.25.09

      “If the prime minister do not meet our demands, declare amnesty and withdraw army, our war will not end,” said a BDR jawan inside the BDR headquarters at Pilkhana. Talking to reporters, many BDR jawans uttered the same demands and urged the prime minister and home minister to come. “We want to tell them that […]

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  • Parliament approves prosecuting 1971 war criminals
    - Posted 01.30.09

    Dhaka – The Bangladesh parliament Thursday approved a resolution seeking speedy prosecution of the country’s 1971 war criminals amid a boycott by the mainstream opposition lawmakers. “The resolution seeking trial of the war criminals has been approved unanimously,” pronounced the parliament speaker, Abdul Hamid after the house voted Yes to the proposal moved by a […]

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  • PM declares war on terror
    - Posted 01.29.09

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her government would not hesitate to take the stringent measures to curb militancy in the country. "I have already directed all ministries and the authorities concerned to find out the militants’ patrons, financers and sources of illegal arms and ammunitions to root out militancy," Hasina, also the leader of […]

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