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Bangladesh arrests 4 female militants in hunt for Dhaka cafe attackers

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
DHAKA (Reuters) - Police in Bangladesh arrested on Sunday (July 24) four female members of a home-grown militant group blamed for a bloody attack on a cafe in which 22 people were killed, most of them foreigners, an officer said.
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Gulshan cafe attack masterminds identified, says Dhaka metro police chief

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎3 hours ago‎
Gulshan cafe attack masterminds identified, says Dhaka metro police chief. Staff Correspondent, Published: 2016-07-24 15:34:47.0 BdST Updated: 2016-07-24 15:36:52.0 BdST.
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Dark days in Dhaka

BBC News - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
An Islamist attack on a cafe in Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, in early July - and the subsequent siege - ended with 20 people, mostly foreigners, dead.

Dhaka urged to end JICA-funded projects timely

Dhaka Tribune - ‎17 hours ago‎
At the meeting held last week at the Economic Relation Division in Dhaka, several decisions like above on use of JICA's loan were also taken.

NIA to probe IS operative Musa for Dhaka terror attack

Times of India - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: Days before Bangladesh's home minister Asaduzamman Khan Kamal's visit to India, National Investigation Agency has been asked to probe the Dhaka link to Islamic State operative Abu Al-Musa Al-Bangali arrested from Burdwan two weeks ago ...
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3 HujiB members held in Dhaka

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Members of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police have arrested three members of banned militant outfit Harkat-ul Jihad al-Islami Bangladesh (HujiB) from Kotwali area of Dhaka. The arrestees are Maulana Nazimuddin, president of HujiB's ...

Dutch-Bangla Chamber President Hasan Khaled reported missing from Dhaka

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎1 hour ago‎
Khaled, who studied at the Dhaka University in the 1980s, is Managing Director of Chemico Bangladesh Ltd. He has been involved with export-import and plastic goods trade for the last 25 years.
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Indian cleric under spotlight following Dhaka cafe attack

The National - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A week after the Dhaka siege, in which 24 people died, India's information and broadcasting minister, Venkaiah Naidu, noted the Facebook connection between the Dhaka attackers and Mr Naik and said the preacher's speeches were "highly objectionable".

Rajuk cancels eviction drive at Dhaka's posh areas

Dhaka Tribune - ‎7 hours ago‎
Rajuk's Authorised Officer of Zone 5 (Dhanmondi and Lalbagh) Abu Zafar Mohammad Shafiul Alam confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune. He said: “We had to cancel today's [Sunday] drive due to the absence of police. We have sent a letter to the Dhaka ...
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Terrorism and the dilemma of a 'liberal Muslim'

Dhaka Tribune - ‎18 hours ago‎
Expecting the common Muslim to apologise for a terrorist attack in Paris or circulating jokes on how everyone must keep a Qur'anic verse handy to save oneself from unexpected murders after Dhaka only adds fuel to the communal fire in which the ...

Woman Held Over Dhaka Terror Attack

NDTV - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Ruma Akhtar, was picked up by Dhaka Police on charges of her involvement in the Dhaka attack. (AFP File). Dhaka: A woman has been arrested for suspected involvement in the terror attack on a cafe here that killed 22 persons including an Indian, the ...

Security boosted at Dhaka schools

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Security has been tightened at several missionary and English medium schools around Dhaka after the school authorities were sent threats of attack, said sources in police and some schools yesterday.
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Books and brainwash in Singapore

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
In the city-state of Singapore, most militant propaganda are spread through books that speak of radicalised interpretations of Islam, the Dhaka Tribune found during a recent visit there. “It is easier to brainwash those of us who live in a foreign land ...

Malaysia, Middle East-bound passengers under scanner

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The reported involvement of a Malaysian student in the recent terror attack in Dhaka has prompted the local immigration authorities to give extra security attention to outbound Bangladeshi passengers, particularly those departing for Malaysia and ...
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Another child dies in a sewage canal

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A week earlier, a team of fire service men recovered the body of a six-year-old girl Sanjida, 19 hours after she had fallen into a putrid sewage canal near Mohakhali bus terminal in Dhaka. Sabbir's family lives in a slum next to Rupali Housing behind ...
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Fizz's Sussex hanging by a thread

Dhaka Tribune - ‎17 hours ago‎
Sussex's hopes of reaching the quarter-finals of the NatWest Twenty20 Blast suffered a potentially fatal blow as they went down to a heavy defeat at the Oval last Friday night.

Woman detained over Dhaka terror attack went to Dubai, has mental issues: Family

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
She returned after three months and started travelling to several places, including Dhaka.” According to the father, Ruma had been speaking to people over phone and behaved like a 'mad person' on her return from Dubai.

Security device sales shoot up

Dhaka Tribune - ‎16 hours ago‎
The sale of security devices has increased in the country in the wake of the two recent militant attacks in Dhaka's Gulshan and Kishoreganj's Sholakia, said market insiders.

Jica chief to visit Dhaka August 6-7

Dhaka Tribune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) President Shinichi Kitaoka will visit Bangladesh on August 6-7 to thoroughly assess the situation on the ground after the Dhaka terror attack and discuss future cooperation with the Bangladesh leadership.
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Dhaka attackers' blood samples handed over to FBI

The Daily Star - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A forensic team of Dhaka Medical College Hospital collected the samples on request of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of the DMP.