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Bangladesh ruling party set to win poll hit by violence, boycott

Activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-E-Islami set fire to an office of ruling party Bangladesh Awami League during a clash in Narayanganj January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-E-Islami set fire to an office of ruling party Bangladesh Awami League during a clash in Narayanganj January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-E-Islami set fire to an office of ruling party Bangladesh Awami League during a clash in Narayanganj January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man tries to extinguish a fire on a van after a clash between Bangladesh Jamaat-E-Islami and Bangladesh Awami League in Sitakundo January 5, 2014.REUTERS/Stringer

A man tries to extinguish a fire on a van after a clash between Bangladesh Jamaat-E-Islami and Bangladesh Awami League in Sitakundo January 5, 2014.REUTERS/Stringer

A man tries to extinguish a fire on a van after a clash between Bangladesh Jamaat-E-Islami and Bangladesh Awami League in Sitakundo January 5, 2014.REUTERS/Stringer
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Activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami set fire to an office of the ruling party Bangladesh Awami League during a clash in Narayanganj January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami set fire to an office of the ruling party Bangladesh Awami League during a clash in Narayanganj January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami set fire to an office of the ruling party Bangladesh Awami League during a clash in Narayanganj January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A polling officer pours ballot papers from a box onto a table to count during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A polling officer pours ballot papers from a box onto a table to count during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A polling officer pours ballot papers from a box onto a table to count during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Members of the the election commission remove election material after hearing news of a possible attack on polling booths by protesters in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of the the election commission remove election material after hearing news of a possible attack on polling booths by protesters in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of the the election commission remove election material after hearing news of a possible attack on polling booths by protesters in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Election materials are set ablaze in front of a polling booth after an attack by protesters in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Election materials are set ablaze in front of a polling booth after an attack by protesters in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Election materials are set ablaze in front of a polling booth after an attack by protesters in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A member of the police kicks a protester during a clash after protesters attacked and set fire topolling booths in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A member of the police kicks a protester during a clash after protesters attacked and set fire topolling booths in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A member of the police kicks a protester during a clash after protesters attacked and set fire topolling booths in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Polling officers prepare to count votes during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Polling officers prepare to count votes during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Polling officers prepare to count votes during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Members of the election commission remove election material after hearing news of a possible attack on polling booths by protesters in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of the election commission remove election material after hearing news of a possible attack on polling booths by protesters in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of the election commission remove election material after hearing news of a possible attack on polling booths by protesters in Bogra January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A woman arrives at a polling centre to cast her vote during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A woman arrives at a polling centre to cast her vote during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A woman arrives at a polling centre to cast her vote during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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A woman casts her vote at a polling centre during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A woman casts her vote at a polling centre during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A woman casts her vote at a polling centre during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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A polling officer puts indelible ink on a woman's finger at a polling booth during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A polling officer puts indelible ink on a woman's finger at a polling booth during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A polling officer puts indelible ink on a woman's finger at a polling booth during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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A polling officer works at an empty station during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A polling officer works at an empty station during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A polling officer works at an empty station during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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A woman seals a ballot while inside a polling area during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A woman seals a ballot while inside a polling area during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A woman seals a ballot while inside a polling area during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Soldiers patrol along a street near a polling booth during the parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Soldiers patrol along a street near a polling booth during the parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Soldiers patrol along a street near a polling booth during the parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Polling officers count votes during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Polling officers count votes during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Polling officers count votes during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Army soldiers stand guard in a street during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Army soldiers stand guard in a street during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Army soldiers stand guard in a street during parliamentary elections in Dhaka January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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