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Bangladesh President rejects Mufti Hannan's clemency plea

Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday said there was no legal bar to execute the death penalty on militant leader Mufti Hannan as President Abdul Hamid has rejected the clemency plea, a media reported.

Bangladesh pays tribute to language movement martyrs

Bangladesh paid tribute to the martyrs of the Language Movement on the occasion of Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day today.

`Indian Army saved Bangladesh PM Sheikh ​Hasina and family from massacre in 1971 war`

`Indian Army saved Bangladesh PM Sheikh ​Hasina and family from massacre in 1971 war`

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her family members faced the risk of being massacred but were saved by a group of Indian soldiers during the 1971 liberation war, her father's close aide said on Wednesday, as Bangladesh marked the 44th anniversary of its triumph over Pakistan.

Bangladesh hangs 2 top opposition leaders for war crimes

They had sought presidential clemency admitting their guilt.