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Bangladeshi protesters clash with police during strike

Bangladesh protests burning tyres

Dhaka, BangladeshAP Bangladesh security forces opened fire and used tear gas Sunday to disperse thousands of protesters who were enforcing a nationwide general strike they called to denounce violence at a previous protest over a visit by India’s Prime Minister. At least one man was shot in Sanarpara in Narayanganj district after thousands of protesters, […]

Four die in clashes set off by India’s Modi visiting Bangladesh

Bangladesh Modi visit clashes

Dhaka, BangladeshAP At least four people were killed and scores injured in violent protests Friday set off by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s arrival in Bangladesh to celebrate its 50th anniversary of independence.  The casualties happened after students from a prominent madrasa or Islamic school and members of an Islamist group clashed with police in […]