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  • Court orders DNA test of Dhaka attack militants

    A Dhaka court orders for DNA testing of the militants found involved in the gruesome Dhaka cafe attack of July 1.

  • Dhaka attack: Philippine expresses solidarity with Bangladesh

    The Philippine government expresses solidarity with the people of Bangladesh after a bloody hostage-taking incident at Gulshan in Dhaka.

  • Tribute paid for the Dhaka cafe attack victims

    Relatives and friends of the victims of Holey Artisan attack, along with people from all walks of life, pay their tribute to the departed souls with flowers at the entrance of Road 79 in Gulshan diplomatic zone of Dhaka.

  • Hostage crisis an outcome of gov’t misdeeds: Khaleda

    Terming the Gulshan hostage crisis an outcome of government’s misdeeds, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia again calls upon the government to reach a national unity in a bid to eliminate extremism from the country.

  • Get united to resist terrorists: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announces a two-day national mourning for the victims of Holey Artisan Bakery attack at Gulshan diplomatic zone in Dhaka and urges all, including anti-terrorism committees, community police and general people, to get united to resist a handful of derailed terrorists.

  • Confusion over death of Bangladeshi citizens

    In the backdrop of confusion over whether there is any Bangladeshi citizen among the dead victims at Holey Artisan cafe, a top military officer insists that not all of the 20 killed by the militants were foreigners.

  • Bloody end to Dhaka hostage crisis

    Twelve-hour-long hostage crisis at a cafe in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone ends after army commandos stormed the restaurant and rescued 13 people including Indian and Japanese citizens. Our correspondents say they have seen several bodies lying at the popular eatery. Officials have yet to hold any briefing.

  • Youth picked up from near Holey Artisan

    Law enforcers pick up a youth from near the Holey Artisan Bakery where gunmen have held a number of people including foreign nationals and children hostage.

  • Anxious wait for families of Holey Artisan hostages

    Panic can be clearly seen in all of their faces as the family members wait for the rescue of their dear ones held hostage inside the hitherto quiet dining place in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone.

  • Enough security during Xmas: Minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says visible security will be in place alongside intelligence surveillance during the Christmas celebrations on December 25.

  • Foreign missions’ red alerts excesses: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith describes the alerts issued by different diplomatic missions in Dhaka after the murder of the two foreign nationals as excesses.

  • Tavella murder: Detectives still clueless

    Detectives say they are still clueless about motives behind the murder of Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella.

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