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Iraqis to elect new parliament amid deep crisis, apathy

War-scarred Iraq holds parliamentary elections on 10 October, a year early to appease an anti-government protest movement, in a nation that remains mired in corruption and economic crisis

Hussein Munis, head of the Haq Movement,the civil wing of Kataib Hezbollah gives a press conference to announce his party's electoral programme for the upcoming elections, in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, on 2 October, 2021

It is alarming to summon Tasneem Siddiqui by parliamentary committee

Though the jurisdiction of any parliamentary standing committee to summon and seeking explanations is not denied, constitutional limitations of the jurisdiction is well established as well

Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban

'Afghan women want their girls to go to school'

Some people try to say that the people of rural Afghanistan, outside of Kabul, are happy with the return of the Taliban. They claim that the women are happy to stay at home and play a subservient ...

'Afghan women want their girls to go to school'

Speaker calls MPs to check child marriage by encouraging girls education

Shirin said it is necessary to make a concerted effort to raise awareness regarding the girls’ education to prevent child marriage, and implement and monitor all the activities of the BAPPD at the ...

Speaker calls MPs to check child marriage by encouraging girls education

MP Shawkat beats up businessman for ‘not allowing him to overtake’

An MP allegedly beat up a fish trader in Patharghata, Barguna, for not allowing the MP’s motorcade to overtake him

MP Shawkat beats up businessman for ‘not allowing him to overtake’

BNP formulating strategy for movement, elections

BNP wants to strengthen the party before the reconstitution of the election commission in February next year

BNP logo

Bangladesh needs no UN help for holding elections: Hasan Mahmud

Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Monday said Bangladesh needs no assistance from the United Nations (UN) to arrange elections since the country’s election commission (EC) is capable enough to ...

Information minister Hasan Mahmud.

Union Parishad elections

AL candidates win uncontested in 43 union parishads

The trend of winning uncontested in the elections has begun since the 10th Jatiya Sangsad elections in 2014 when 153 candidates of then ruling Awami League and allies won unopposed

AL candidates win uncontested in 43 union parishads

Putin’s party set to retain parliament majority after polls

Russian president Vladimir Putin’s party was set Sunday to retain a majority in parliament on the last day of three-day elections in which most Kremlin critics were barred from the ballot

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a plenary session at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia on 3 September 2021

Wanted to make Zia accused in 1975 killing case: Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said she had wanted to make Ziaur Rahman an accused in the Bangabandhu killing case as his involvement in the massacre was beyond doubt

PM Sheikh Hasina speaks in parliament
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