PHOTOS: Election Day in 600-year-old Bangladesh city

World 12/30/18, 10:07

Voters in Bangladesh went to the polls Sunday in the densely populated South Asian nation's 11th general election to determine whether to give Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Awami League party a third consecutive term or hand the reins to a loose coalition of opposition parties in the hopes of change.An ...

Polls open in Bangladesh’s parliamentary elections

World 12/29/18, 21:20

Voting has started in Bangladesh's contentious parliamentary elections.The polls Sunday in the South Asian nation are seen as a referendum on what critics call 71-year-old Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's increasingly authoritarian tendencies.Hasina's main rival is former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, who's in prison for corruption.In Zia's absence, the opposition is ...

Bangladesh’s growth-minded iron lady vies for re-election

World 12/28/18, 02:24

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is poised to win a record fourth term in Sunday's elections, promising development as critics question whether economic success under her regime has come at the expense of the South Asian nation's fragile democracy.Sunday's polls are the 11th since Bangladesh won independence from Pakistan in ...

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