Bangladesh PM Hasina records big victory amid vote rigging claims

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gestures after casting her vote in the morning during the general election in Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 30, 2018. Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha/Handout via REUTERS

DHAKA (Reuters) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ruling party won Bangladesh’s election with a thumping majority, the country’s Election Commission said early on Monday, giving her a third straight term following a vote that the opposition rejected as rigged. An alliance dominated by Hasina’s Awami League won 287 of the 298 seats for which results […]

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