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Security tight in Dhaka as Bangladesh prepares to vote

Saturday, December 29, 2018, 8:23 PM

DHAKA-As Bangladeshis get set for Sunday's parliamentary elections, there are fears that violence and intimidation could keep many away from polls, including two-opposition-candidates who said police had barricaded them inside their homes. Under the decade-long leadership of Sheikh Hasina, whose ruling party hopes to retain power in Sunday's vote, Bangladesh's economy has grown by more than 6% annually, lifting millions out of extreme poverty.