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IS claims responsibility for Sylhet blasts

Islamic State (IS) reportedly claims the responsibility for the bomb blasts near a militant den in Sylhet city's Shibbari that killed at least three people and injured many.

May 7, 2017
May 7, 2017

Pope blasts ‘mother of all bombs’ name

Pope Francis criticises the naming of the US military's biggest non-nuclear explosive as "the Mother of All Bombs", saying the word "mother" should not be used in reference to a deadly weapon.

March 26, 2017
March 26, 2017

IS claims responsibility for Sylhet blasts

Islamic State (IS) reportedly claims the responsibility for the bomb blasts near a militant den in Sylhet city's Shibbari that killed at least three people and injured many.

June 11, 2016
June 11, 2016

Deadly attacks rock Damascus suburb

Bomb attacks hit a Damascus suburb which is the site of Syria's holiest Shia shrine, killing at least 12 people, state media reports.

January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

IS claims deadly Jakarta attacks

Islamic State militants say they were behind a series of explosions and gun attacks in the Indonesian capital Jakarta that have left at least seven people dead.

January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

'Same old, routine speech'

The BNP yesterday criticized Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's recent address to the nation, saying it lacked directions as to how the country's “deep political crisis” will be resolved.

October 16, 2015
October 16, 2015

30 dead in Nigeria mosque blasts

At least 30 people have died after two explosions at a mosque near the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, an emergency official says.