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

25 killed as rocket attacks hit camp of Iranian opposition party

Rockets slammed into a former U.S. military base housing Iranian exiles near the Baghdad airport, reportedly causing numerous casualties. At least 80 rockets struck Camp Liberty, where members of the main Iranian opposition group, the Mujahedin-e Khalq, or MEK, have been living since February 2012, said Shahin Gobadi, a spokesman for the People’s Mojahedin Organization… Read More 25 killed as rocket attacks hit camp of Iranian opposition party

Opposition party wins as Canadians vote new leader

Canada voted in its first new leader in 10 years in a general election that handed Justin Trudeau’s Liberal party an absolute majority — and dealt a stunning blow to incumbent Prime Minister Stephen Harper. “This is what positive politics can do,” Trudeau told supporters in Ottawa early on Tuesday morning as the last few… Read More Opposition party wins as Canadians vote new leader