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NGO worker imprisoned in Bangladesh returns home to FranceA French NGO volunteer and Muslim convert who was imprisoned in Bangladesh for 70 days returned home to France on Sunday to a hero's welcome.
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Bloodshed in BaghdadINTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Monday 04.07.16: In recent days, a wave of deadly jihadist attacks have hit Turkey, Bangladesh and now Iraq. As citizens mourn their dead, The New York…
International link probed in Bangladesh restaurant killingsSeven militants who killed 20 people at a restaurant in Dhaka were local Bangladeshis and authorities had tried before to arrest five of them, police said, as investigators…
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Bangladeshi govt 'in denial they have a terrorist problem'2016-07-03 11:05 EN NW GRAB GOHEL FROM 10H
At least 20 killed in Dhaka restaurant attackAt least 20 people were killed in an upscale Dhaka restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage Saturday morning, Bangladeshi army officials said.
IS group claims responsibility for attack on Bangladesh restaurantGunmen attacked a restaurant in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital Friday night, taking hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces, authorities said. The…
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Bangladesh: Is NGO BRAC a parallel state?In this edition we go behind the scenes of the world's largest NGO. The Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, or BRAC, was set up in 1972. Now it has offices in a dozen…
Bangladesh: Surge in slayings of activists and freethinkersThis week, we examine what's behind the recent spate of killings in Bangladesh. From bloggers, to activists, authors and secularists – they have all been targeted. Also, from a…
Unsettling surge in murders of Bangladesh’s activists and freethinkersBangladesh has recently been hit by a wave of murders of prominent activists and bloggers. According to US officials, there have been 35 attacks in the last 14 months alone.…
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'What has the European Court of Human Rights done for us?'INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 26.04.16: Papers across the world focus on the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and the future of nuclear energy. Also, in…
Editor of Bangladesh LGBT magazine hacked to deathTwo people, including a senior editor of Bangladesh’s first LGBT magazine, have been found hacked to death in an apartment in the capital Dhaka, officials said Monday.