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Bangladesh's military-backed interim government has eased some of its emergency rule measures ahead of elections set for next month.
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Bangladesh authorities Friday reportedly hanged six Islamic militants, including the leader of their group, for killing two judges in bomb attacks last year.
A fire at the Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, killed at least two people injured several others Monday.
The former head of the Bangladesh central bank was named head of the caretaker government Friday, replacing President Iajuddin Ahmed.
Violence and a collapse of international credibility in forthcoming elections led Bangladesh's caretaker president to declare a state of emergency Thursday.
Thousands of troops and protesters were in the streets in Bangladesh, where President Iajuddin Ahmed said a controversial election will go on, the BBC reported.
Demonstrators marched through the Bangladeshi capital Sunday as troops took up positions in a bid to ensure a peaceful general election.