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AseanPlus News 04 Jul 2016 | 3:38 AM Premium

Dhaka attack: Lively, jolly human being taken away too soon

DHAKA: Ishrat Akhond, 45, was one of the 20 people killed by militant suspects after they took a number of diners hostage at an upscale café in Dhaka's diplomatic zone Friday night.

AseanPlus News 04 Jul 2016 | 2:27 AM Premium

Dhaka attack: The boy who could have, but didn’t leave his friends

DHAKA: Faraaz Ayaaz was offered a release, but he instead chose to remain back with the friends with whom he had gone to the Holey Artisan Bakery on the dreadful July 1.

Nation 04 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dhaka gunman a popular student

EXCLUSIVE: With boyish good looks, Nibras Islam from Dhaka, Bangladesh, had everything going for him – young, smart and from a wealthy family. The 20-something was also very popular at a private university in Malaysia where he studied commerce. He has been identified as one of the seven attackers responsible for killing 20 people in the attack that shook the world.

World 03 Jul 2016 | 5:05 AM Premium

Bangladesh garment industry trembles after Dhaka attack

DHAKA/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Some leaders of Bangladesh's $26 billion garment industry expect Western fashion retailers to review their ties with the world's second-largest garment exporter after Islamist militants killed 20 foreigners in an attack on a Dhaka restaurant.

World 03 Jul 2016 | 3:49 AM Premium

Bangladesh may be confronting a more fearsome militant foe

DHAKA/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Bangladesh, faced with the worst militant attack in its history, is probing deeper for possible ties between the men who murdered around 20 people in a restaurant and trans-national Islamist extremist groups, security officials said.

AseanPlus News 03 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dhaka attack victims: Those who recited Quran spared

DHAKA: A family described how the birthday celebration of a 13-year-old turned into the bloody nightmare known as the Gulshan attack.

World 02 Jul 2016 | 9:51 PM Premium

Nine Italians confirmed dead in Dhaka attack, one missing - government

MILAN (Reuters) - Nine Italians were killed in Friday's attack by Islamist militants in the Bangladeshi capital, with another Italian still unaccounted for, Italy's foreign minister said on Saturday.

World 02 Jul 2016 | 7:09 PM Premium

Italy PM says Italians killed in 'madness' of Dhaka attack

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi condemned on Saturday a deadly attack in the Bangladeshi capital where suspected Islamist gunmen stormed into a cafe and killed 20 foreigners inside, including some Italians.

World 02 Jul 2016 | 5:05 PM Premium

Italians among those killed in Dhaka attack - Italian government source

MILAN (Reuters) - An unknown number of Italians were among hostages who were killed after suspected Islamist militants attacked an upmarket cafe in the Bangladeshi capital on Friday night, a source at Italy's foreign ministry said on Saturday.

Nation 02 Jul 2016 | 11:40 AM Premium

Najib: Dhaka attack a clarion call for world to unite against terrorism

KUALA LUMPUR: The terror attack on a Dhaka cafe is a clarion call for the world to unite against the scourge of terrorism, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.