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Four killed in Bangladesh Eid congregation attack

Four killed in Bangladesh Eid congregation attack

Nearly a week after the Dhaka cafe massacre, Bangladesh was on Thursday the target of another terror attack aimed at a police contingent guarding an Eid congregation during prayers. Four…

Islamic State says Dhaka cafe slaughter a glimpse of what’s coming

Islamic State says Dhaka cafe slaughter a glimpse of what’s coming

Islamic State has warned of repeated attacks in Bangladesh and beyond until rule by sharia, Islamic law, is established, saying in a video last week’s killing of 20 people in…

3 Students At U.S. Universities Among Those Killed In Bangladesh Attack

3 Students At U.S. Universities Among Those Killed In Bangladesh Attack

One was about to enter business school. Another brought an international outlook to the halls of Berkeley. And the last, while being a U.S. citizen, claimed Dhaka as home. All…

Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh, India voices concern

Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh, India voices concern

A Hindu priest was hacked to death in Bangladesh on Friday, in a chilling similarity to the murder of another priest from the religious minority in the southwestern district of…

Gunmen attack restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic quarter

Gunmen attack restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic quarter

Gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangladeshi capital on Friday and the U.S. State department said there was a hostage situation. Three policemen…

Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader for rape and genocide in 1971 war

Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader for rape and genocide in 1971 war

Bangladesh hanged an Islamist party leader, Motiur Rahman Nizami, on Wednesday for genocide and other crimes committed during a 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, drawing an angry reaction and…

Muslim leader under fire for supporting female genital mutilation

Muslim leader under fire for supporting female genital mutilation

The leader of the only South Asian Muslim community known to practice female genital mutilation (FGM) came under criticism on Friday by campaigners who accused him of urging followers to…

Khaleda Zia issues rare rebuke of Hindu priest’s killing

Khaleda Zia issues rare rebuke of Hindu priest’s killing

The leader of Bangladesh’s biggest opposition party on Tuesday issued a rare condemnation of a recent Islamist killing, a sign the party may be trying to avoid accusations that it…