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  • A mass murder largely forgotten

    Beginning October 1965 to mid-1966, at least half a million (over a million by some accounts) Indonesians were killed by the army and army-backed local civilian militias. Another million were incarcerated without charge.

  • Road crashes kill five

    Five people were killed and two others injured in road accidents in two districts yesterday, according to reports from our correspondents.

  • Flag of Awami League and Bangladesh Nationalist Party

    AL to focus on dev, BNP on democracy

    In their manifestos for the next national polls, the Awami League wants to focus on the government's "success stories" while the BNP on its “goal to restore democracy", insiders say.