Election Commission rejects calls for a revote, while government says polls were fair.
Deadline for national citizenry registration passed on Monday, sparking fears among people who could be stripped of their rights.
Opposition alliance says “vote robbery” took place, calls for poll results to be scrapped.
Awami League-led alliance takes more than 200 seats in parliament, and BNP and its opposition partners win only 6 seats.
Opposition leader Kamal Hossain says ‘vote robbery’ took place across the country.
Barriers were installed to prevent refugees from exiting during general election, officials told BenarNews.
Streets of the capital Dhaka are largely empty as polling gets underway with no mobile internet.
Ruling party and opposition again trade accusations of violence against their respective candidates and supporters.
The Dec. 30 election will take place amid a sharply diminished presence of poll monitors.
Militants injured five security personnel hours after the gun battle.
Opposition, ruling party trade blame for violent attacks as election day nears.
Reporters Without Borders labels the country a dangerous place for journalists.
Prime minister leads efforts to show that her secular party is open to Muslim influence.
Pages masquerading as legitimate news sites were spreading anti-opposition content, Facebook says.
National Unity Front says it will join China’s One Belt, One Road infrastructure plan.
In electoral pledges, National Unity Front also promises to discard media restrictions.
A soldier and three militants died in a gun battle before forces fired on protesters, authorities said.
India has important stakes in Bangladesh, where it is vying against China for influence.
Broadband restrictions will help block propaganda, false news on Dec. 30, election officials say.
Housing complex on Bhashan Char awaits opening ceremony to be led by PM Sheikh Hasina.
Ahead of the 2019 general election, the ruling party is defeated in three farm-belt states.
One of the accused allegedly staked out the home of actor/filmmaker Khijir Hayat Khan.
During BenarNews interview, acclaimed photojournalist discusses government efforts to silence him with defamation charge.
Myanmar authorities have intentionally sought to destroy the Muslim minority group, U.S. Holocaust Museum reports.
United States, International NGOs willing to send in teams, official says.
Khaleda Zia, Bangladesh’s three-time ex-PM, is sitting in jail as her political party prepares for national polls.
Witness Ripon Kumar Das was one of the first policemen to arrive on the scene.
Students, store owners express frustration over spike in clashes that made November the bloodiest month so far this year.
Man suspected of human trafficking arrested, official says, as authorities monitor sea routes.
“Nobody can hold us back,” Bangladesh’s longest-serving leader declares in seeking a record fourth term.