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'Anyone could become a target': wave of Islamist killings hits Bangladesh

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
There is an eerie feeling out on the streets of Bangladesh. To some of the city's academics, activists and gay community, Dhaka now feels more dangerous than a war zone, after a spate of machete attacks by Islamist groups, including the murder last ...
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Isil claim responsibility after Hindu man is hacked to death in Bangladesh

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎13 hours ago‎
Human rights activists have urged mainstream politicians in Bangladesh to abandon sectarian hostilities that date back to the 1971 war of independence, and to engage in a constructive dialogue that would deprive Islamist extremists of cover for their ...
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Situation very complex in Bangladesh: US

The Hindu - ‎8 hours ago‎
The situation is “very complex” and there is a threat “on the ground” in Bangladesh, the U.S. has said after a series of bloody attacks on secular writers and minorities in the Muslim-majority country were claimed by ISIS and al-Qaeda.
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What The Bangladesh SWIFT Hack Teaches About The Future Of Cybersecurity And Cyberwar

Forbes - ‎8 hours ago‎
Cybersecurity headlines this week have been filled with emerging details of the February 2016 cyber theft of 81 million dollars from the Bangladesh central bank's holdings in the New York Federal Reserve Bank. In a nutshell, highly skilled attackers ...

Bangladesh steps up public diplomacy with 'new' Myanmar

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎10 hours ago‎
The relations with the new democratic Myanmar are of strategic importance, as they are the gateway to China and ASEAN economies, besides spelling a potential supply of natural gas.
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Campaign of terror against Bangladesh's liberal voices

The Economist - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Across the capital, Bangladesh's prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, blamed the murders on the opposition alliance. A more plausible explanation emerged a few hours later when a local group affiliated with al-Qaeda claimed responsibility.
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SNC-Lavalin engineer turns Crown witness in Bangladesh bribery case

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Former SNC-Lavalin executives accused of bribery in Bangladesh are facing two pieces of potential bad news: one from the Supreme Court of Canada and the other from an engineer who is prepared to testify against his former bosses.
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[Opinion] EU should call out Bangladesh on workers' rights

EUobserver - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
In April 2015, Cecilia Malmstroem, the European Union's trade commissioner, made a compelling speech calling for respect for garment workers' rights in Bangladesh in remembrance of the catastrophic collapse of the Rana Plaza factory, in which 1,100 ...

Catholic leaders in Bangladesh condemn murder of LGBT activists

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - ‎10 hours ago‎
Catholic leaders in Bangladesh have joined the chorus of condemnation for the April 25 murders of Xulhaz Mannan, who worked for the U.S.

Slovenia: a promising market for Bangladesh

The Daily Star - ‎9 hours ago‎
Even a small country could be a very promising market for Bangladesh if it has deep diplomatic relations with that country.
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Finance bods SWIFT to update after Bangladesh hack

The Register - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Security vendors are pushing for a more comprehensive revamp of the SWIFT international inter-bank financial transaction messaging system beyond a update prompted by an $81m hack against Bangladesh's central bank. The loss of $81m (part of an ...
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May Day and the politics of 'Made in Bangladesh'

The Daily Star - ‎10 hours ago‎
They were supposed to have been the rising stars of Bangladesh. At an age when they were supposed to graduate to college from school, they were introduced to needles and threads.

In Bangladesh, sons follow murdered fathers' footsteps

CNN - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
This month alone, killers in Bangladesh have murdered a university professor, an atheist blogger, and two gay rights activists.

In Bangladesh, Dial Facebook for Murder

New America Media - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The government in Bangladesh seems mostly preoccupied trying to prove there is no Al Qaeda or Islamic State in Bangladesh. Bangladesh home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal called the murders of a university teacher in Rajshahi, a city professor and ...

Attacks on liberals in Bangladesh

BreakingNews.com - ‎18 hours ago‎
University professor hacked to death in Rajshahi, Bangladesh; murder follows Nov. 2014 killing of another teacher at school who was also found hacked to death - bdnews24.

Untold stories seen through the Prism of youth: child journalists in Bangladesh

The Guardian - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A man sleeps in his boat, anchored in the polluted waters of the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Environmental issues are an area of focus for Prism's young journalists.
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Bangladesh's blindness to activists murders poses a danger for itself and India

Economic Times (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Since January 2013, 35 secular writers, bloggers, professors, members of religious minorities and foreigners have been brutally murdered in Bangladesh. Though Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State claimed responsibility for 23 of them, the Bangladesh ...

Bangladesh jails 2 Hindu teachers for insulting Islam

Rapid City Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
A court has jailed two teachers in southern Bangladesh for making derogatory comments about Islam and the Prophet Muhammad, invoking a rare law from the British colonial era that makes insulting any religion a crime.
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Bangladesh's ICC ODI ranking: How BCB president Nazmul Hassan created unnecessary confusion

Zee News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Nazmul claimed that Richardson put Bangladesh at 5th place with 101 rating points during the Sunday meeting in Dubai. Last Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 16:32.
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