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Strikes, Protests & Travel Delays
  • Bangladesh opposition to boycott elections - Bangladesh's 18-party opposition coalition has said it will boycott a general election scheduled for January, plunging the volatile country into political uncertainty just hours before the final deadline for nominations.
  • Bangladesh improves in graft index - Bangladesh improved in this year’s Transparency International (TI) survey report, dropping three notches to rank 16th in the list of most corrupt countries in the world.
  • Bangladesh opposition confirms poll boycott on deadline - Bangladesh's 18-party opposition coalition confirmed Monday it would boycott a general election scheduled for January just hours before a final deadline for nominations, plunging the volatile country into political uncertainty.
Street Tweets
Extremists kill blogger in Bangladesh - http://t.co/2jozVBqvqB via http://t.co/0hxkL0U2FX

Twitter: @TME291310

BANGLADESH http://t.co/cQJQc2zJUx

Twitter: @eed8d2c1ac4448e

RT @EWDolan: Another atheist blogger has been brutally hacked to death in Bangladesh http://t.co/z5dVyREVl2

Twitter: @avelas

RT @CricketAus: The checklist is looking good! No rest for Australia's World Cup champions though: http://t.co/ybGjeqTz5n http://t.co/4bm7C…

Twitter: @PitRko

RT @clarionproject: #Bangladesh - secular blogger #WashiqurRahman hacked to death by religious students http://t.co/A1jZEBUo3c http://t.co/…

Twitter: @danijelar

RT @Tashfinster: My piece in @vicenews: #Bangladesh blogger hacked to death by suspected Islamic extremists: http://t.co/uxGDp262Yr http://…

Twitter: @RebekaBzaman

RT @EWDolan: Another atheist blogger has been brutally hacked to death in Bangladesh http://t.co/z5dVyREVl2

Twitter: @NicciL

RT @IndyVoices: Atheists are being hacked to death in Bangladesh, and soon there will be none left http://t.co/UtcVXrJpj7 http://t.co/3FrU9…

Twitter: @arisvra_aris