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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.

AseanPlus News 05 Jul 2016 | 3:20 AM Premium

Japanese victims of Dhaka siege arrive home

Tokyo (AFP) - The bodies of seven Japanese nationals killed in a bloody restaurant attack in Dhaka were returned home early Tuesday on a government plane.

Nation 05 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Second Bangladeshi militant a friend of Nibras

PETALING JAYA: A second suspected Bangladeshi militant in the recent Dhaka attack is said to have studied at the same Malaysian private university as his friend Nibras Islam.

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.

Bangladesh 05 Jul 2016 | 6:45 AM Premium

Bangladesh politician 'stunned' by son's role in attack

Dhaka (AFP) - A Bangladeshi politician has spoken of his shock on discovering his son was one of the suspected gunmen who murdered foreign hostages, and said many young men from wealthy, educated families had gone missing.

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 07 Jul 2016 | 2:09 AM Premium

Elites, expats and enclaves

KARACHI: In many parts of the developing world where security is an issue and social inequity is rampant, there is deep resentment of those who access and partake in the security and privilege of enclaves.

Nation 05 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Police not sure if duo are victims or gunmen

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have yet to confirm whether the two Bangla­deshis who previously studied at Monash University Malaysia were gunmen or victims of the Dhaka attacks.

Nation 11 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Liow: Party wants an end to recurrence of grenade attack by extremists

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA has pledged to give full support to the police to wipe out Islamic State (IS) terrorists in the country to prevent the recurrence of the grenade attack in Selangor.

Nation 08 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Govt monitoring varsities for IS ideology

PUTRAJAYA: The authorities are keeping a close watch on local universities where the Islamic State (IS) influence may be strong, said the Deputy Prime Minister.