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Thousands mourn slain New York imam

Hundreds of mourners gathered in New York City on Monday for the outdoor funeral for a Muslim imam and his associate who were gunned down over the weekend, as police questioned a man about what many in their Bangladeshi community believe was a h

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Hunt on for gunman in NY cleric killing

New York City police searched on Sunday for a gunman who killed a Muslim cleric and his associate as they left prayers at a mosque in the borough of Queens on Saturday, a crime that sowed fear and sadness in their budding Bangladeshi community.

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Kuwait Airways flight makes emergency landing in Dhaka

A Kuwait Airways flight en route to Bangkok was forced to make an emergency landing at Dhaka International Airport, Bangladesh after a passenger died mid-air, said a report. According to a report in WAM, flight 411 resume

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Blast in Bangladesh kills three, wounds 14

Militants on Thursday attacked Bangladeshi police guarding the country's biggest festival marking the end of Ramadan, killing three people and wounding 14, days after Islamic State claimed a major attack in the capital and warned of more vio

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Bangladesh gunmen ‘made no demands’

Seven militants who killed 20 people at a Dhaka restaurant made no demands and a person taken alive by police was only a suspect admitted in hospital, Bangladesh's home minister said on Sunday, rejecting Islamic State's claims of respons

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Three US students killed in Bangladesh attack

Three students at universities in the United States, including a US citizen and an Indian citizen, were among those killed in a militant attack in Bangladesh, university officials, the Indian government and a source said on Saturday.

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Gunmen behind Dhaka cafe killings ‘local’

The seven 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 the country began a two-day period of mourning on Sunday. Gunmen st

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Bangladesh stand-off ends; six gunmen killed, one arrested

Islamic gunmen shouting "Allahu Akbar" attacked an upscale cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, killing 20 people inside, before police stormed the building on Saturday and rescued 13 hostages, officials said. The attack, cl

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Bangladesh stand-off ends; six gunmen killed, one arrested

Islamic gunmen shouting "Allahu Akbar" attacked an upscale cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, killing 20 people inside, before police stormed the building on Saturday and rescued 13 hostages, officials said. The attack, cl

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Gunmen take hostages at cafe in Bangladesh

Gunmen stormed a restaurant popular with expatriates in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka on Friday night and took around 20 people hostage, including several foreigners, in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

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