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Bangladesh arrests extremists over Hindu priest's murder

<b>DHAKA:</b> Bangladesh on Friday arrested three more militants over the murder of a top Hindu priest, the latest in a series of attacks on religious …

The 'sin' that could get you killed in Bangladesh

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is a void in the house where Avijit Roy once lived. Nearly a year after his shocking murder, the feeling of emptiness is palpable for first-time visitors stepping into his home.<p>His widow, Rafida Ahmed, says she avoids the small book-strewn study where the couple once worked, shoulder …

Bangladesh passes law to impeach judges

Bangladesh's parliament has approved legislation amending the country's constitution to allow the impeachment of Supreme Court judges.<p>The amendment passed unanimously late on Wednesday in a voice vote of 327-0, with support coming from the ruling Awami League.<p>Critics of the amendment, including …

22-year-old woman gang-raped on bus in Bangladesh

A 22-year-old woman was raped by five men on a minibus in Dhaka, the Bangladeshi capital, authorities said, in a case with chilling echoes of the fatal attack on a woman in New Delhi in 2012.<p>Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital said Saturday that medical tests confirmed the victim was sexually …

Bangladesh Seizes Gold Worth $1.7 Million From North Korean Diplomat

<b>Dhaka:</b> Bangladeshi customs authorities seized nearly 27 kilograms of gold, worth about $1.7 million, from a North Korean diplomat on Friday after he …