Bangladesh protests stir opposition hopes of revival before poll

FILE PHOTO: Students block a road as they join in a protest over recent traffic accidents that killed a boy and a girl, in Dhaka, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain/File Photo

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s main opposition party, in disarray since its leader Khaleda Zia was jailed in February, received an unexpected boost this month – days of protests by tens of thousands of students that have shaken the government ahead of a December election. What began as an outpouring of anger over the failings of […]

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