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  • Iraqi men mourn over bodies after they lost five members of their family in a suicide bombing that ripped through Baghdad's busy shopping district of Karrada

    Anger over security as Iraqis mourn 200 dead in Baghdad bombing

    Iraqis mourn more than 200 people killed in a Baghdad suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group and accused the government of not doing enough to protect them.

  • Shinzo Abe

    Fate of 7 Japanese hostages still unknown

    Of the eight Japanese citizens who were taken hostage by gunmen at Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka, one was rescued, a top official says in Tokyo. Japan was unable to contact the seven, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Koichi Hagiuda told reporters.

  • US State Department Spokesman John Kirby. Photo: AP

    IS link not confirmed yet: US

    The US State Department says it “cannot yet confirm” the link of Middle-east-based terror group Islamic State (IS) with the hostage crisis at a restaurant in Bangladesh capital Dhaka though the group reportedly claimed credit for the attack.

  • Babul Akter

    SP Babul Akter freed after 'interrogation'

    SP Babul Akter has been freed hours after he was picked up by police for quizzing in connection with brutal murder of his wife in Chittagong on June 5.

  • Crossfire is not the answer to militancy

    We cannot but express our total dismay at the rising number of deaths of suspects in police custody.

  • Crossfire to hide govt link with secret killings: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia alleges the law enforcers are getting people killed in the name of crossfire in an attempt to hide the fact that government is linked with secret killings.

  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal

    Arrest not politically motivated: Home minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says that no one has been detained in the ongoing crackdown against militancy with any political motive.

  • Opinion: Anti-militancy drive and the mockery

    Banned outfit Hizb-ut Tahrir pasting posters through Dhaka poses questions to the quality of the anti-militancy drive. Are the cops serious about this drive? If so, how can a bunch of militants openly paste posters in the city without getting caught?

  • 26 ‘militants’ among 3,115 held on day 4 drive

    Over 3,100 people have been detained that includes 26 alleged militants during day four of the nationwide crackdown on militants. This brings up the total tally of people held during the anti-militancy crackdown to 11,648 with only 145 among the alleged militants in the last four days.

  • Hasanul Haq Inu

    Inu ‘threatened with death’

    Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu is anonymously threatened with death through a package containing a shroud, says a ministry official.

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