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Bangladesh's Islamic party leaders sentenced to death for war crimes

Bangladesh tribunal sentences politician to death for killings committed during the country's 1971 war with Pakistan - @AP

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Indian police arrest a 36-year-old woman suspected of being involved in plot to assassinate Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina - @Reuters

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Bangladesh's Islamic party leaders sentenced to death for war crimes

Bangladesh Supreme Court upholds death penalty for Islamist leader convicted of war crimes - @Reuters

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

Electricity restored in Bangladesh following one of the country's worst blackouts - @AJENews

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Bangladesh's Islamic party leaders sentenced to death for war crimes

Bangladesh media tycoon sentenced to death for war crimes in 1971, days after Islamist leader also ordered to hang - @AFPSouthAsia

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

Editor's note: We are continuing to monitor reports on power failures in Bangladesh. According to unsourced reports from the @dailystarnews, power supply has resumed in parts of Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet and Rajshahi. - Aaron

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

Head of operations at India's Power Grid Corp says power lines there are 'healthy,' and 1 of 2 lines to Bangladesh remains connected - @Reuters

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

Photo: Fishmongers light their stalls with candles during a nationwide power blackout in Bangladesh - @STForeignDesk

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

Director of Bangladesh's state-run power grid Masum-Al-Beruni says electricity has been restored to many areas, capital city of Dhaka, expected to have electricity by Saturday evening local time - @AP

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

Editor's note: As reported by the AP, power-starved Bangladesh began importing electricity through a 400-kv transmission line from India in October 2013. The country also has signed agreements with energy companies in Japan, China, Malaysia and the US to build power plants and boost energy infrastructure. Saturday's blackouts are Bangladesh's worst since a cyclone hit in 2007. - Tricia

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

More: Officials with Bangladesh's Power Development Board say they expect to restore 'almost normalcy' in electricity generation within the next hour - @dailystarnews

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Bangladesh power outages, November 2014

Power outages hit all of Bangladesh after disruption in India-Bangladesh interconnection line sets off chain reaction - @dailystarnews

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Bangladesh's Islamic party leaders sentenced to death for war crimes

Bangladesh tribunal sentences head of largest Islamist party to death for 1971 war crimes - @AP

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Bangladesh's Islamic party leaders sentenced to death for war crimes

Bangladesh boosts security in capital ahead of special tribunal to deliver verdict against top leader of Islamist party on war crime charges - @AP

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India's top counter-terrorism agency has uncovered a suspected plot by a banned militant group to assassinate the PM of Bangladesh and carry out a coup, 3 senior Indian security officials say - @Reuters

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Bangladesh's Islamic party leaders sentenced to death for war crimes

Bangladesh Islamist leader Ghulam Azam, imprisoned for war crimes related to Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence, dies in prison, official says - @Reuters

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At least 19 people killed as 2 buses collide on a road in northern Bangladesh - @banglanews24com

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

24-year-old British citizen arrested in Bangladesh on suspicion of recruiting for the Islamic State, police say - @itvnews

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Bangladesh lawmakers approve amendment to constitution giving parliament the authority to impeach Supreme Court judges - @AP

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Bangladesh to abandon bid for nonpermanent seat on the UN Security Council, will support Japan's candidacy, Bangladesh PM says - @japantimes

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