Updated Monday, January 5, 2015 0:00 am TWN
Bangladesh police banned all protests in the capital from Sunday and locked main opposition leader Khaleda Zia in her office in Dhaka as tension rose before the first anniversary of an election her party boycotted.
Bangladesh marks the first anniversary Monday of a "farcical" election that was boycotted by the opposition amid accusations that the world's eighth most populous nation is becoming a one-party state.
Sunday, January 4, 2015
Friday, January 2, 2015
Sri Lanka's opposition Thursday accused the government of deploying thousands of troops to deter ethnic minority Tamils from voting against President Mahinda Rajapakse in next week's election.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Two Cambodian employees accused of participating in an alleged land grab by a Chinese company have been released from detention by ethnic minority villagers, an official and an activist said Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Sri Lanka's largest Tamil party Tuesday endorsed the main opposition candidate in next week's election, accusing President Mahinda Rajapakse of failing to deliver reconciliation after the country's ethnic war.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Sri Lanka's main Muslim party Sunday quit the government and pledged support to the opposition in a move seen as the biggest setback yet to President Mahinda Rajapakse's re-election bid.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Residents of Myanmar's commercial hub Yangon went to the polls Saturday for the first municipal elections in six decades, with voters enthusiastic for change even though many knew little about the candidates or their policies.
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