Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim families have left India for Bangladesh since seven Rohingya men were deported to their home country Myanmar in October, community leaders said on Thursday, and more were preparing to flee a crackdown.
Anti-corruption group Transparency International said on Tuesday it found "irregularities" in 47 of 50 constituencies it surveyed during last month's general election in Bangladesh, which was marred by allegations of vote rigging.
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who won her third straight term in an election last month marred by allegations of rigging, will "soon" meet opposition leaders who have so far boycotted parliament after rejecting the vote result.
The head of Bangladesh's garment manufacturers association on Sunday called on protesting workers to return to work by Monday or companies will cut off their pay, after demonstrations calling for higher salaries that have lasted for a week.
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