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Bangladeshi bomber jailed for 30 years in Britain


March 19th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national, working for British Airways, has been sentenced to 30 years in jail for plotting with an Al Qaeda terrorist to smuggle a bomb ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi BA worker jailed for 30 years for conspiring with Al Qaeda to blow up flight


March 19th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): A convicted British Airways computer expert from Bangladesh has been jailed for 30 years for plotting to launch a 9/11-style terror attack from Britain after conspiring with radical ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi BA computer engineer convicted on terror charges


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 29 (ANI): Woolwich Crown Court has convicted Rajib Karim, an Asian-origin British Airways computer engineer who had plotted to blow up a plane, of four terror charges, including sharing information ... Read more...

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Security tightened around Bangladesh PM following militant threat


January 7th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Jan.7 (ANI): Security has reportedly been tightened around Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed in wake of Islamic militants threatening to assassinate her and to blow up a high-security jail ... Read more...

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Bangladesh PM gets death threat from militants


January 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong (Bangladesh), Jan 6 (IANS) Islamist militants have threatened to kill Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina if their associates are not freed from prison within a month.In a letter to a ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi terror group operates despite ban


September 15th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 15 (IANS) Banned Islamist outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) receives five million takas ($72,254) from domestic and foreign sources every month to run its operations, a media report said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Jean M. Barrie: Mysterious Name Emerges From A Trunk Containing Decades Old Fetuses


August 19th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two women named Yiming Xing and Gloria Gomez discovered remains of fetuses dating probably back to 1930s in a 4-foot-tall green trunk while cleaning the basement ... Read more...

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Militant chief held in Bangladesh


July 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) The head of the banned Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has been arrested, police said Tuesday. Anwar Alam Khokon, the acting chief of JMB, was arrested in Bogra district, ... Read more...

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Dhaka jails two militants for 2005 serial bombings


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) Two Islamist militants were Tuesday sentenced to 32 years' rigorous imprisonment by a court here for their role in the serial explosions that rocked Bangladesh Aug 17, 2005. Judge ... Read more...

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We have snapped Islamist-ultra Left nexus: Dhaka


April 25th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has said it has snapped a developing nexus between the Islamists and ultra-Left militants that could have led to an exchange of arms. ... Read more...

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Bangladesh militant outfit chief escapes arrest


November 1st, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 1 (IANS) Authorities Sunday afternoon failed to nab the Amir (chief) of Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), a banned militant outfit, as he managed to escape from his home in the ... Read more...

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Dhaka sleuths learn what it takes to be recruited into JMB


September 30th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 30 (IANS) Learning to blow up or be blown up and to pull a cycle rickshaw -- these are among the tests a recruit must pass before being inducted into ... Read more...

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Islamist militants regrouping in Bangladesh: Reports


August 18th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 18 (IANS) The islands of silt that rise in remote areas of Bangladesh as rivers change course are havens for regrouping by banned Islamist militant outfits, media reports said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Two get 10 years in jail for Bangladesh bombing


August 16th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) A court in Bangladesh's Chittagong town Sunday awarded 10 years' jail term to two militants of a banned outfit for carrying out bombing near a shopping mall four ... Read more...

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Militants were hired from India to kill Hasina, Zia: Report


August 6th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 6 (IANS) A banned Bangladeshi Islamist outfit hired "a dozen operatives from India" to eliminate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her rival Khaleda Zia in a failed bid to ... Read more...

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Islamic militancy showing new signs of life in Bangladesh: CSM


July 30th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, July 30 (ANI): Islamic militancy is showing new signs of life in Bangladesh despite crackdowns.According to a Christian Science Monitor (CSM) report, terrorist groups are showing a persistence and resilience that ... Read more...

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Dhaka nabs militant who set up terror unit in India


July 3rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Abdur Rahim alias Shahadat who played a key role in strengthening the banned Islamist militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in bordering districts of India's West Bengal state ... Read more...

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Jama’atul Mujahideen militants receive military training in Pakistan


June 25th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, June 25 (ANI): Some key members of banned Islamist militant organisation Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) are now in Pakistan for military training.The Daily Star quoted a senior official of the ... Read more...

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Key Bangladeshi militants taking training in Pakistan: Official


June 23rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Some key members of banned Islamist militant organisation Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) are now staying in Pakistan for taking military training, an official said. A senior official of ... Read more...

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US to assist Bangladesh in warding off terrorism


June 14th, 2009 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 14 (DPA) A senior State Department official Sunday renewed US government's promise to help Bangladesh protect itself from possible terrorist threats. "We are here to help you to protect your ... Read more...

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Myanmar outfit trained Bangladesh Islamist militants: Report


May 19th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) A banned Myanmarese insurgent group has been training Bangladesh's Islamist militants since the 1980s, a newspaper report said Tuesday. Banned Bangladeshi outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has had close ... Read more...

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Top JMB terrorist arrested in Bangladesh


May 15th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, May 15 (ANI): Anti-crime force personnel in Bangladesh have arrested Jahedul Islam Sumon alias Mizan, a top militant of the banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), from the country's Mirpur area.The arrest took ... Read more...

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‘Islamist militants regrouping in Bangladesh’


April 29th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kushtia (Bangladesh), April 29 (IANS) Forty top leaders of Islamist militant outfits are regrouping with their 10,000-plus cadres in south-western Bangladesh in districts bordering India's West Bengal state, authorities have said. Bangladeshi ... Read more...

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‘Over 33 militant outfits active in Bangladesh’


April 26th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) Over 33 Islamist militant outfits are active in Bangladesh of which only four are banned, the home ministry has indicated. The ministry is working to update information after ... Read more...

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21 suspected women militants arrested in Bangladesh


April 23rd, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Twentyone suspected women militants and an extremist man were arrested Thursday in the southern Barisal district by Bangladesh's elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), an official said. RAB ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi militants threaten UN workers


April 21st, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) An Islamist militant body has asked officials of United Nations and other international organisations to stop work and immediately leave Barisal district in southern Bangladesh, the police said. The ... Read more...

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Eight militants caught with arms, explosives in Dhaka


April 13th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 13 (IANS) Eight Islamist militants, including three who were trained to be suicide bombers, have been nabbed in the Bangladesh capital and huge quantities of arms, ammunition, explosives and propaganda ... Read more...

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British probe launched on Bangladeshi terror camp


March 26th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) The body overseeing the running of charities in Britain has launched a probe and expressed serious concern after a terrorist camp in Bangladesh was reported to have been ... Read more...

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`NGOs with foreign funding fuelling militancy in Bangladesh’


March 19th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 19 (IANS) Foreign money is funding Bangladesh's NGOs that are fuelling Islamist militancy in the country, a minister has said. Finance minister A.M.A. Muhith Wednesday said: "There is an international ... Read more...

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12 militant outfits active in Bangladesh: Home ministry


March 17th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has demanded more details and action on a home ministry report that 12 Islamist militant outfits were working unhindered in the country. Hasina was ... Read more...

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Dhaka sees terror link in border guards’ mutiny


March 12th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 12 (IANS) A senior army officer engaged in investigation and nabbing of Islamist militants was among those killed in last month's revolt by Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers, a media report ... Read more...

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Handcuffed militant blasts grenade at media meet in Bangladesh


February 21st, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 21 (IANS) An arrested Islamist militant being paraded before the media in Bangladesh threw himself on a pile of grenades on display and detonated one of them, killing himself and ... Read more...

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Banned outfit planning fresh bombings in poll-bound Bangladesh: report


November 18th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 18 (IANS) Bangladesh's banned Islamist militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has begun stockpiling explosives and is planning a fresh round of attacks across the country in the run up ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi militant held, explosives seized


November 17th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 17 (IANS) A key member of the outlawed Islamist outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has been arrested at Mirpur near here and a large cache of explosives was seized from ... Read more...

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Lack of policy affecting fight against militancy in Bangladesh


October 26th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) Lack of policy and political guidance are hindering Bangladesh authorities from going all out against Islamist militancy, government officials have said.Absence of a clear policy by the political ... Read more...

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