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  • 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.

  • Gulshan attack: 6 gunmen killed, 1 held, PM says

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina condemns the Gulshan restaurant attack that resulted in the confirmed death of two police officials and six gunmen. The premier questions the religious morale of the attackers and slams media for covering the unfolding events live on television.

  • US State Department Spokesman John Kirby. Photo: AP

    IS link not confirmed yet: US

    The US State Department says it “cannot yet confirm” the link of Middle-east-based terror group Islamic State (IS) with the hostage crisis at a restaurant in Bangladesh capital Dhaka though the group reportedly claimed credit for the attack.

  • LIVE: Gulshan hostage crisis

    Stay tuned with The Daily Star for live updates of the hostage crisis at a restaurant in Gulshan, Dhaka.

  • Terror Strikes Dhaka

    In an unprecedented turn of events last night, gunmen held hostage dozens of people inside a popular hangout for foreigners in the capital's diplomatic zone of Gulshan, and fired shots and hurled bombs at law enforcers, killing at least two cops and injuring around 40. According to some accounts, 20 foreigners and a few children were among the hostages.

  • Istanbul airport attackers 'Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz'

    Three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers who killed 43 people in a gun and bomb attack at Istanbul are Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals, Turkish official say.

  • IS behind Istanbul airport attack: Turkish PM

    Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says first signs in Istanbul attack point to Islamic State group.

  • Work together to fight IS globally: Bernicat

    US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat has emphasised on working together globally to fight terrorist group Islamic State “instead of trying to find out whether it has any presence in Bangladesh or not”.

  • French police chief's killer 'claimed allegiance to IS'

    A man claiming allegiance to so-called Islamic State (IS) stabbed a French police commander to death before being killed when police stormed a house, officials have said.