A Sunday bombing in Iraq — marking one of Baghdad’s bloodiest days in a decade — capped off a week of Islamic-State linked attacks spanning the globe. Before Iraq came a suicide bombing at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, which Turkey blamed…
By Michael D. Regan
Bangladeshi authorities said Sunday that the attack that killed 20 people inside a Dhaka restaurant on Friday is not the work of the Islamic State.
By Laura Santhanam
Gunmen killed at least 20 people in an attack at a bakery in the diplomatic zone near the U.S. embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
In Bangladesh, progressive voices have been swept up in a growing wave of unprecedented violence. In April alone, four people were hacked to death.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry called on Bangladesh's leader to step up law enforcement to prevent a wave of killings targeting liberal voices, the State Department said Friday.
By PBS NewsHour
Malaysian officials initiated emergency, high-level talks with neighboring countries Sunday, hoping to address the more than 5,000 refugees that have been stranded at sea as they try to escape ethnic persecution and poverty in Myanmar and Bangladesh. But none of…
Since November, an estimated 20,000 to 25,000 people have fled persecution in Myanmar and poverty in Bangladesh. Thousands are currently stranded at sea, some having been turned away from Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Many are from the Rohingya, a muslim…
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.
By Andrew Troast
Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video Thursday, proclaiming the establishment of a new branch of the terrorist organization in India.
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