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  • A minibus part of a Japanese convoy, as relatives of victims of an attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery and the O'Kitchen Restaurant, visited the site, in Dhaka.

    Bodies of 7 Japanese victims reach Tokyo

    Bodies of the seven Japanese nationals who were killed in a militant attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in Bangladesh capital Dhaka return to home soil Tuesday morning.

  • IS kills dozens in new Syria assault

    Dozens of people have died in an offensive by so-called Islamic State on government-held areas of Deir al-Zour in eastern Syria, local media say.

  • Evacuation call at starving Syrian town

    Some 400 people in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya need to be urgently evacuated for medical treatment, says UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien.

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