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USA

Bombing underscores NY subway system’s vulnerability

The crude pipe bomb that exploded beneath the streets of New York serves as a chilling reminder of the vulnerability of the city’s subway system, a 24-hour-a-day operation with 472 stations and...

USA

Accused NY bomber's family says attack 'our worst nightmare'

Zulifikar Haider hopes his daughter would live the American dream when she married a fellow Bangladeshi living in the United States, but that dream turns into a nightmare when the family see...

Akayed followed Jasim's writings

Akayed Ullah, accused of setting off a bomb in a crowded New York subway passage on Monday, was apparently influenced by sermons and write-ups of radical Muslim preacher Mufti Jasim Uddin Rahmani,...

NY suspect had no criminal record in Bangladesh: IGP

The Bangladeshi man suspected of trying to bomb one of New York City's busiest commuter hubs had no criminal record in his home country which he last visited in September, Bangladesh's...

December 14, 2017
December 14, 2017
USA

Bombing underscores NY subway system’s vulnerability

The crude pipe bomb that exploded beneath the streets of New York serves as a chilling reminder of the vulnerability of the city’s subway system, a 24-hour-a-day operation with 472 stations and...

December 14, 2017
December 14, 2017
USA

Accused NY bomber's family says attack 'our worst nightmare'

Zulifikar Haider hopes his daughter would live the American dream when she married a fellow Bangladeshi living in the United States, but that dream turns into a nightmare when the family see...

December 14, 2017
December 14, 2017

Akayed followed Jasim's writings

Akayed Ullah, accused of setting off a bomb in a crowded New York subway passage on Monday, was apparently influenced by sermons and write-ups of radical Muslim preacher Mufti Jasim Uddin Rahmani,...

December 13, 2017
December 13, 2017
USA

Akayed discusses militant’s leaflet with his wife: Monirul

Akayed Ullah, the Bangladeshi suspect in Monday's pipe bomb explosion beneath New York's Times Square, gave a leaflet of militant leader Jasim Uddin to his wife and asked her to read it...

December 13, 2017
December 13, 2017

He 'acted alone'

The suspect in Monday's New York subway blast looked at Islamic State propaganda online but is not known to have any direct contact with the militants and probably acted alone, law enforcers...

December 13, 2017
December 13, 2017

Chain migration to blame: Trump

A would-be suicide bomber's rush-hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, authorities said, but it gave new fuel to President...

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017
USA

NY blast: Akayed’s wife, 3 relatives quizzed

Law enforcers quiz the wife of New York subway blast suspect Akayed Ullah and his three relatives to know more information about the suspect.

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017

NY blast suspect’s family heartbroken by attack

The family of the man accused of setting off a pipe bomb in a crowded New York City subway corridor says it’s heartbroken and deeply saddened by the suffering the attack has caused.

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017
USA

New York blast in retaliation for US airstrikes on IS: Report

Akayed Ullah told investigators that he set off his bomb in retaliation for United States airstrike on Islamic State targets including in Syria, The New York Times reports quoting law enforcers.

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017

Akayed Ullah ‘born and raised in Dhaka’

Arrested Akayed Ullah, who went to the US from Bangladesh in 2011 on a visa available to certain relatives of US citizens, was born and raised in Dhaka, villagers say.