Archiv: Bangladesh


28.05.2019 - 11:24 [ The Wire ]

India Invites Eight Countries for Modi’s Swearing-In, Leaves Out Pakistan

The Indian Air Force operation inside Pakistan was also an electoral campaign issue highlighted extensively by the BJP and Modi as an achievement of a muscular security policy.

28.05.2019 - 11:16 [ Reuters ]

Pakistan not invited to Modi’s swearing-in: sources

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi suggested the reason was India’s internal politics, after Modi had made “Pakistan bashing” the central theme of his election campaign.

29.12.2018 - 14:47 [ The Bangkok Post ]

Bangladesh shuts mobile internet on tense election eve

Authorities have deployed around 600,000 police, army and other security forces, a senior official said, following a deadly campaign of clashes and the arrests of opposition activists.

The forces — which also include the elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), navy, border and coast guards and auxiliary police units — will guard some 40,000 election booths across the country.