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Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Friday warned a belligerent opposition that her government would be forced to be tough to contain ongoing violence and restore normalcy in the country. Urging Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia to stop vandalism and killing people, Hasina said: "If you-- Khaleda--want to say something, first shun the violence and stop killing people." The prime minister was speaking in the Awami League's first public rally after the January 5th general elections, which were boycotted by the BNP-led 18-party opposition alliance and other political parties, The Daily Star reported. Central African Republic's interim President Michel Djotodia has resigned, according to a statement issued after a two-day summit in neighboring Chad. Talks to decide a new leadership will take place in Central African Republic's capital, Bangui, at a later date. Regional leaders had put pressure on Djotodia to step down after he failed to halt months of inter-religious violence that has forced 1 million people from their homes. Israel on Friday announced plans to build 1,400 new homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, days after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited the region to push peace talks in which settlements represent a major hurdle. Although widely expected, the announcement angered some of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's own coalition partners and infuriated the Palestinians, who accused Israel of seeking to derail the peace negotiations. "The recent announcement shows Israel's clear commitment to the destruction of peace efforts and the imposition of an apartheid regime," chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said in a statement. One of Turkey's most senior legal figures warned Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party on Friday that efforts to tighten its grip on the judiciary would breach the constitution, deepening a crisis triggered by a damaging corruption scandal. Erdogan has cast a wide-ranging...