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Two foreign nationals have been slain in this country in the space of five days. Who killed them has got the hierarchy of three answers starting at the bottom rung with the motorbike-riding assailants, who fired the fatal shots.

 

While attempts are being made to create disorder and insecurity in  Bangladesh by killing foreign nationals – politicians are busy playing a no-holds-barred blame game against each other.

 

This writer firmly believes that all deaths are equal. As such, he confesses as a personal flaw that, being an Australian living Dhaka, it has taken the recent deaths of Italian Cesare Tavella and Japanese Hoshi Kunio for him to reconsider how such deaths are reported.

 

Following the killing of an innocent Italian citizen on September 28 in Dhaka, tensions have been engulfing us on all sides.

 

The antennae of some Western diplomatic missions in Dhaka had received a signal that 'Western interests' might be targeted in a terrorist attack. 

 

A party's constitution encompasses the written rules by which political parties form and organise their affairs.

 

Expressing her government's strong political will to move forward with gender equality and women's empowerment, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh is pledge-bound to continue to work for the socioeconomic and political empowerment of the women and higher education for girls.

 

Taking lead among South Asian countries, Bangladesh on Friday submitted its national 'climate action plan' to a UN body on climate change, promising to cut the country's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 'unconditionally' by 5% from 'business as usual' (BAU) levels by 2030 based on its existing resources.

 

The threats issued by the Ansarullah Bangla Team, a Bangladesh-based Islamist group, against secular writers and activists pose a challenge to the polity of Bangladesh.

 


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