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2005-09-11 04:05:17

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police stepped up the hunt for Islamic and other militants on Sunday as they moved to reinforce security in the capital after seizing a huge stockpile of bombs and explosive materials three days ago.

2005-09-07 07:59:35

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police raided hotels, conducted random checks of people on the street and detained about 25 people across the country to try to thwart more attacks after a wave of bombings, officials said on Wednesday.

2005-08-20 11:06:17

DHAKA (Reuters) - Scores of Bangladeshis were injured on Saturday as protesters stormed police barricades during a general strike called after hundreds of bomb attacks ripped through the country earlier in the week.

2005-08-18 09:05:16

By Nizam Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - Security forces detained dozens of suspects in an intense hunt on Thursday for Islamic militants who set off hundreds of crude bombs across Bangladesh, killing two people and injuring more than 100.

2005-08-17 08:41:17

By Nizam Ahmed DHAKA (Reuters) - Scores of mysterious bomb blasts, many of them targeting government buildings, rocked cities across Bangladesh on Wednesday, killing one person, wounding at least 100 and triggering panic.

2005-08-17 01:21:08

DHAKA (Reuters) - A series of bombs exploded almost simultaneously in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, the main port city Chittagong and other towns on Wednesday, injuring at least 20 people and triggering widespread panic.

2005-08-06 08:16:12

DHAKA (Reuters) - India and Bangladesh held talks on Saturday on mutual cooperation in tackling cross-border terrorism and illegal migration -- two key irritants that often strain their usually friendly ties.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).