Two opposition party chiefs executed in Bangladesh

Two Bangladesh opposition leaders have been executed for war crimes committed during the 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan. Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid were hanged in Dhaka’s central jail. They were convicted of genocide and rape – charges they denied. Chowdhury has been an influential politician – he was elected MP six… Read More Two opposition party chiefs executed in Bangladesh

Seven feared dead as helicopter crashes in New Zealand

Seven people are feared dead after a sightseeing helicopter crashed in New Zealand, police said. “It is believed two were Australians and four were from the United Kingdom,” police said in a statement on Saturday. It did not give the pilot’s nationality. The helicopter went down on Saturday on Fox glacier, a popular tourist destination… Read More Seven feared dead as helicopter crashes in New Zealand