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Bangladesh upholds death penalties in blogger murder

Bangladesh upholds death penalties in blogger murder

Bangladesh's High Court on Sunday upheld death sentences handed out to two Islamists for the murder of a secularist blogger in 2013, an official said.

Bangladesh court upholds death sentences over envoy attack

Bangladesh court upholds death sentences over envoy attack

Bangladesh's Supreme Court rejected a final appeal on Sunday by a leading militant and two others against death sentences imposed over a grenade attack on the British ambassador in 2004, lawyers said.

Bangladesh arrests four women in cafe attack probe

Bangladesh arrests four women in cafe attack probe

Bangladeshi security forces said on Tuesday they had arrested four women suspected of being members of a home-grown militant group blamed for an attack on a Dhaka cafe last month in which 22 people were killed.

Bangladesh hunts escaped extremist as it probes IS links

Bangladesh hunts escaped extremist as it probes IS links

Bangladesh on Wednesday launched a hunt for the survivor of a police raid on an extremist hideout which killed nine suspected Islamists who claimed to belong to the Islamic State group.

Nine militants killed in Dhaka police raid

Nine militants killed in Dhaka police raid

Bangladeshi police killed nine suspected Islamist extremists in a gunbattle on Tuesday after storming a hideout where they said a new mass attack was being planned.