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Hasina barred from returning; Zia readies to quit Bangladesh (NIGHTLEAD)
Dhaka, Apr 18 (IANS) Bangladesh will soon be without its battling begums, who took turns governing the country between 1991 and 2006. As Khaleda Zia prepared to leave under a 'deal', the government barred the return of Sheikh Hasina who is now in the US.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 7:12:33 PM

Government denies 'deal', but Zia is ready to fly
Dhaka, April 18 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia is 'packed up and ready to fly out', media reports said Wednesday even as influential advisers to the caretaker government denied plans to push her and rival Sheikh Hasina out of the country.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 1:47:51 PM

Bangladesh media may face curbs
Dhaka, April 18 (IANS) Curbs on the media in Bangladesh may finally be imposed, 13 weeks after a national emergency came into force in the country.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 11:43:54 AM

Khaleda to quit Bangladesh, Hasina already in US (NIGHT LEAD)
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) The civil-military bureaucracy is set to tighten its grip further over Bangladesh as former prime minister Begum Khaleda Zia prepared to go into exile on Tuesday amidst indications that her rival Sheikh Hasina may not be allowed to return from the United States.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 8:28:39 PM

US 'happy' with Bangladesh's interim government
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) US Ambassador Patricia Butenis praised Chief Advisor Fakhruddin Ahmed, the head of Bangladesh's caretaker government, for indicating a timeframe for holding elections even as state officials clinched a departure 'deal' with former prime minister Khaleda Zia.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 1:50:54 PM

Khaleda agrees to quit Bangladesh, Hasina already in US (LEAD)
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Begum Khaleda Zia has agreed to fly out of the country following a reported 'deal' with the government late Monday night.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 12:06:34 PM

Khaleda agrees to fly out after 'deal' with government
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Begum Khaleda Zia has agreed to leave the country following a reported 'deal' with the government late Monday night.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 10:19:54 AM

Bangladesh official for quick decision on Tata proposal
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Bangladesh's responses to the $3 billion investment proposal from the Indian corporate house of Tatas continues to be negative, but a time frame of three to six months has been fixed for decision-making.

Monday, April 16, 2007 6:54:52 PM

With second son also in jail, Khaleda under pressure to leave (SECOND LEAD)
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) With her younger son Arafat Rahman joining his elder brother in jail early Monday, former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia was under growing pressure to quit the country.

Monday, April 16, 2007 4:06:05 PM

Her younger son detained, Zia under pressure to quit Bangladesh (LEAD)
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) With her younger son Arafat Rahman detained in the early hours of Monday, former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia was under increased pressure to quit the country.

Monday, April 16, 2007 10:52:30 AM

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