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7 hurt as drug addicts attack cops in Rajshahi

7 hurt as drug addicts attack cops in Rajshahi

At least seven railway policemen were injured as some alleged drug addicts attacked them at Rajshahi railway station today. Police said the injured include a sub-inspector (SI), an assistant SI and a constable of Government Railway Police (GRP) and four constables of Railway Nirapotta Bahini (RNB). The seven have been admitted to Rajshahi Police Lines...

Cops foil Tuba demo in Ashulia, Savar

Cops foil Tuba demo in Ashulia, Savar

Garment workers and leaders could not organise their pre-scheduled demonstration in Savar and Ashulia today as law enforcers did not let them. A group of workers tried to stage demonstration in Ashulia at 5:00pm but police foiled the programme.  “Workers stopped demonstration after seeing police,” Officer-in-Charge of Ashulia Police Station SM Badrul Alam told The...

'Many dead' as Boko Haram attack town in Nigeria

'Many dead' as Boko Haram attack town in Nigeria

Many people are feared dead after suspected Boko Haram Islamist gunmen attacked a town in north-east Nigeria. Eyewitnesses told the BBC that half of Damboa had been burnt down, including the town's main market. At least 18 bodies so far have been recovered from the attack, which lasted for several hours. The death toll is...

14-party to send delegation to Gaza

14-party to send delegation to Gaza

Ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance today decided to send a delegation of its representatives to Palestine to express sympathy for the victims of Israeli attacks on Gaza. The decision came at a meeting of the alliance at the AL president’s political office in Dhanmondi. The 14-party alliance urged the foreign ministry to take necessary steps...

Pak cops foil attack against PM's home

Pak cops foil attack against PM's home

Pakistani police fought for more than 10 hours with militants they said were planning to attack the home of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, officials said Thursday. An intelligence officer and two militants were killed when the shootout erupted during an overnight operation in the eastern city of Lahore, said police chief Zulfiqar Hameed. Shuja...

Hindu family comes under attack in Lalmonirhat, 4 hurt

Hindu family comes under attack in Lalmonirhat, 4 hurt

Four people including two women were stabbed when supporters of a Jamaat-e-Islami activist attacked the house of a Hindu family in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat this morning. They also set the house on fire during the attack, which was made in a bid to grab the land, reports our Lalmonirhat correspondent quoting police. Later, police...

Taliban attacks in Afghanistan kill 13

A roadside bombing targeting police officers and an attack on a convoy of de-miners killed at least 13 people in Afghanistan, authorities said Friday, separate attacks blamed on the Taliban ahead of foreign troops withdrawing from the country. In the western province of Ghor, seven police officers died in the roadside bombing Thursday in Charsada district, provincial Gov. Sayed Anwar Rahmati said. Rahmati said the blast was followed by a four-hour gunbattle between Taliban fighters and police officers that killed...

Attack, Arson at Bihari Camp

10 killed; nine of a family

10 killed; nine of a family

At least nine members of a family were burnt alive when eight Bihari homes at Kurmitola camp in the city's Mirpur were torched following a clash between Biharis and law enforcers, allegedly accompanied by locals early yesterday. Another person with rubber-bullet pellet injuries, reportedly from police firing, died of his wounds in hospital. Dozens were...

  

Militants post images of Iraq mass killing

Militants post images of Iraq mass killing

  As the Iraqi government bolstered Baghdad's defenses Sunday, the Islamic militant group that captured two major cities last week posted graphic photos that appeared to show its fighters massacring dozens of captured Iraqi soldiers. The pictures on a militant website appear to show masked fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant,...

  

Ukrainian forces win back port city

Ukrainian forces win back port city

Government troops in eastern Ukraine have won back the port city of Mariupol from pro-Russian separatist rebels after heavy fighting. Interior Minister Arseny Avakov said the security forces had successfully brought separatist strongholds in the city "under control". Five pro-Russian rebels were reported killed and at least four government soldiers injured in the city. Rebels...

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