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Dhaka cafe terror attack mastermind killed in raid
Dhaka, Aug 27 (IANS) Bangladesh police on Saturday said they have killed the mastermind of last month's terror attack on a Dhaka cafe and two other militants during a raid on a house outside the Bangladeshi capital.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:38:05 PM

Climate change takes central stage at Mountain Echoes Litfest
Thimphu, Aug 27 (IANS) It may be wrong to say that the first day of the Mountain Echoes Literature Festival here began on a "positive note" as renowned author Amitav Ghosh painted a gloomy picture of the dangers of climate change looming over the world.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:36:10 PM

China aims to reduce logistics costs
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) China aims to reduce the cost of its logistics sector to alleviate the burden on companies and improve their business environment, the Ministry of Transport said on Saturday.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:26:04 PM

Dhaka cafe attack mastermind killed
Dhaka, Aug 27 (IANS) Mastermind of the Dhaka cafe attack along with two other militants were killed on Saturday during a raid in the Bangladeshi capital, officials said.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:02:34 AM

5-year-old girl killed in Philippines drug war
Manila, Aug 27 (IANS) A five-year-old girl has become the youngest reported victim of the war on drugs in the Philippines, a media report said on Saturday.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 8:48:03 AM

Pakistani man who made deer skin sandals for Shah Rukh Khan arrested
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Pakistan Wildlife Department on Friday arrested a shoemaker who made Peshawari sandals with deer skin for Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:58:04 AM

First batch of 5,000 Syrians evacuating Daraya
Damascus, Aug 27 (IANS) The first batch of Syrians on Friday started to leave the besieged town of Daraya under the new deal that allows evacuation of rebel fighters and civilians.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:38:04 AM

Japan's biggest airline grounds Boeing 787s over engine problem
Tokyo, Aug 26 (IANS) Japan's biggest airline has started grounding its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners after discovering a problem with the plane's Rolls-Royce engines, in another setback for the troubled aircraft.

Friday, August 26, 2016 9:34:04 PM

Dhaka cafe attack masterminds will be nabbed soon: Minister
Dhaka, 26 Aug (IANS) Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Friday alleged political patronisation behind the terror attacks on a cafe and an Eid congregation here last month, and said the masterminds will be arrested soon.

Friday, August 26, 2016 8:56:04 PM

Pakistan to keep border crossing with Afghanistan shut till apology
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Pakistan said on Friday it will keep its border crossing closed with Afghanistan and won't open the border until Afghanistan apologises for burning a Pakistani flag a week ago, a charge the Afghans deny.

Friday, August 26, 2016 8:44:04 PM

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