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Death toll in Istanbul bombings rises to 44

The death toll from Saturday night's twin bombings in Istanbul has risen to 44, of whom 36 were police officers, Health Minister Recep Akdag was cited as saying by state-run Anadolu agency and...

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

France extends state of emergency to cover Euros

France's parliament confirms a two-month extension of the state of emergency that has been in place since November's jihadist attacks to cover the Euro 2016 football tournament and Tour...

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Security firm boss takes blame

The head of a security firm on Monday accepts "full responsibility" for accidentally leaving behind a dummy bomb that caused Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium to be evacuated.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

Fake bomb fiasco costs MU millions

A fake bomb inside Old Trafford that forced the abandonment of Manchester United's last Premier League game of the season triggers angry calls Monday for action as the club faced a multi...

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

Cops bust 'militants' den', recover arms, explosives

Police yesterday recovered 20 grenades, firearms and ammunition, and a huge amount of bomb-making materials, including gel

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Mahmudur won't be freed now

Mahmudur Rahman, acting editor of Bangla daily Amar Desh, was shown arrested in a bomb blast case yesterday, a day after the Supreme Court upheld a High Court bail granted to him in a sedition case.

January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

Six killed by bomb at Turkey police HQ

A car bomb blast has hit a police headquarters in south-eastern Turkey, killing six people and wounding at least 39, officials say.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

Asset now burden

Over the past few days, The Daily Star published a series of reports on ordeals of the victims of mindless violence in the name of politics between January 5 and April 5 last year. Lives perished,...

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

Impossible to forget

For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

Left in the lurch

For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved...

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

France retaliates, bombs Syria after Paris carnage

French warplanes pounds the Islamic State group's de facto capital in Syria on Sunday, in the first such strikes since a wave of coordinated attacks claimed by the jihadists left 129 people...