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No evidence suspected NY bomber linked with militants in Bangladesh: counter-terrorism chief.

Bangladesh has not found any evidence linking a Bangladeshi man charged with an attempted suicide bombing in New York on Monday with militants in Bangladesh, the country's counter-terrorism chief said. "We have collected evidence and information from his family members: his wife, father-in-law and mother-in-law," Monirul ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Bangladesh: Accused NYC attacker followed radical preacher.

Bangladeshi officials say a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system was influenced by the sermons and writings of a radical Muslim preacher but appeared to have no known links to local radical groups.

- FOX News - US

Would-be suicide bomber in New York City faces court hearing.

NEW YORK — A Bangladeshi immigrant is expected to appear before a federal magistrate to face terrorism charges accusing him of setting off an explosive strapped to his body in a New York City transportation hub.Akayed Ullah...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Bangladesh: Accused NYC attacker followed radical preacher.

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladeshi officials say a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system was influenced by the sermons and writings of a radical Muslim preacher but appeared to have no known...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Bangladesh questions family of man accused of NYC attack.

DHAKA, Bangladesh , Bangladesh counterterrorism officers are questioning the wife and other relatives of a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system, officials said yesterday.Bangladesh's Government condemned the attack, saying it opposes all forms of terrorism and violent extremism.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

NYC Bombing Suspect Charged With Terrorism.

U.S. federal prosecutors announced terrorism charges against Akayed Ullah on Tuesday, a day after the 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant allegedly detonated a pipe bomb in a New York City subway tunnel in what authorities said was an attack inspired by the Islamic State group. The charges included bombing a public place and ...

- Voice of America - US

Trump Administration Wants to End Family Sponsorship Visas.

After a Bangladeshi national detonated an improvised explosive device Monday morning near a Port Authority bus terminal in New York, calls for an immigration overhaul grew louder — led by President Donald Trump. "The lottery system and chain migration — we are going to end them fast. Congress must get involved ...

- Voice of America - US

'Trump you failed to protect your nation': NYC blast suspect.

New York: "Trump you failed to protect your nation," the Islamic State-inspired Bangladeshi-origin man wrote on Facebook before detonating a pipe bomb in a Manhattan subway station, according to a complaint filed in a US court.Akayed Ullah, the 27-year-old suspected bomber, had wires and a pipe bomb strapped to his body. ...

- Sify - IN

Two die in Rajshahi road crash.

Two people have been killed and at least 19 others injured after two buses crashed head-on in Rajshahi’s Godagari.

- BDNews24 - BD

Port Authority bomber reportedly wasn't on Bangladeshi terror watch lists.

Authorities in Bangladesh have said the man suspected of attempting to detonate a pipe bomb at New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal Monday was not on the country’s terror watch list.

- FOX News - US

U.S. slaps terror charges on accused Times Square bomber.

U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday brought federal charges against the suspect in Monday's attempted suicide bombing in one of New York City's busiest commuter hubs, accusing him of supporting a foreign terrorist organization. Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi and self-described supporter of the radical group Islamic State, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

UN stepping up support to diphtheria vaccination campaign for Rohingya children in Bangladesh

A United Nations-backed campaign to immunize Rohingya children against diphtheria began on Tuesday in Bangladesh, following an outbreak that has resulted in nine deaths in the camps and makeshift settlements hosting these refugees from Myanmar.

- UN - INT

Bangladeshi man charged with terrorism in New York bombing

Acting U.S. attorney Joon Kim tells news conference Akayed Ullah planned to 'murder as many human beings as he could'

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Suspect charged in NYC subway terrorist bombing, had taunted Trump on Facebook just before attack

A Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a New York subway bombing mocked President Donald Trump on social media while on his way to carry out the ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Bangladesh moves to protect Rohingya children from diphtheria

Source: World Health Organization, UN Children's Fund Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar Accelerated immunization, launched today by the Government of Bangladesh together with health partners, will cover nearly 255,000 children in Ukhiya and Teknaf sub-districts in Cox's Bazar.SEAR/PR/1674 12 December 2017, Cox's Bazar, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Subway bombing suspect taunted Trump: authorities

A Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a New York subway bombing mocked President Donald Trump on social media while on his way to carry out the botched suicide mission, authorities said as they brought federal charges against him Tuesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Reuters Video: NYC terror suspect charged, wife questioned

New York officials yesterday said they charged a Bangladeshi man with terrorism, accusing him of setting off a pipe bomb a day earlier in a crowded Manhattan commuter hub, as investigators in his home country questioned his wife. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

US files terror charges against New York 'subway bomber'

NEW YORK, Dec 13 — The United States yesterday unveiled federal terrorism charges against the Bangladeshi driver who detonated a bomb in a New York subway passageway, after allegedly being inspired by the Islamic State group and...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Trump gets fresh gunpowder against US visas after NYC subway blast

Chief of the United States visa monitoring authority gave the clearest indication yet of the coming sledgehammer blow to the current US immigration system barely 24 hours after the arrest of a Bangladeshi immigrant accused of making a homemade pipe bomb and setting it off in the New York subway system. The accused  got ...

- Firstpost - IN

Federal prosecutors charge NYC subway bomb suspect, say he taunted Trump before act

The Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a botched suicide bombing in the New York subway mocked President Donald Trump on Facebook on his way to carry out the attack, writing "Trump you failed to protect your nation," authorities said Tuesday as they brought federal charges against him. Akayed Ullah,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

New York bombing suspect Akayed Ullah warned Trump on Facebook

, Dec 13 : The man accused of blowing up a bus terminal in the heart of New York City had posted a warning to United States President Donald Trump just before the attack.The post by Akayed Ullah was revealed in charges filed by federal prosecutors on Tuesday."Trump you failed to protect your nation," the Facebook post ...

- Sify - IN

U.N. envoy urges Security Council to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS - A top U.N. official recounted to the Security Council on Tuesday “heartbreaking and horrific accounts of sexual atrocities” by Myanmar soldiers against Rohingya Muslim women, urging the body to visit the region and demand an end to attacks on civilians. Pramila Patten, special envoy of U.N. The ...

- Firstpost - IN

Gayle’s record-smashing 146 powers Rangpur Riders to Bangladesh Premier League crown

Chris Gayle has underlined his reputation as cricket's most destructive batsman with a records-breaking unbeaten 146 and propelled Rangpur Riders to their maiden Bangladesh Premier League crown.

- BDNews24 - BD

Times Square bomb suspect Akayed charged; Bangladesh questions wife

US prosecutors on Tuesday brought federal charges against a Bangladeshi man, accusing him of using a weapon of mass destruction in Monday's bombing of a Manhattan commuter hub.

- BDNews24 - BD

Bangladesh questions family of man accused of NYC subway bomb

Bangladesh counterterrorism officers are questioning the wife and other relatives of a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system, officials said Tuesday. Bangladesh's government condemned the attack, saying it opposes all forms of terrorism and violent extremism....

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Federal prosecutors charge NYC subway bomb suspect, say he taunted Trump before act

A Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a New York subway bombing blamed President Donald Trump for the botched suicide mission that he said he carried out for the Islamic State group, authorities said as they brought federal charges against him Tuesday. Akayed Ullah posted a statement on his Facebook...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

'I was destined to work with refugees'

UNHCR has nearly 11,000 staff. Meet Robina Kolok, a supply officer from South Sudan on assignment to Bangladesh.

- UN - INT

Bangladesh moves to protect Rohingya children from diphtheria

Source: World Health Organization Country: Bangladesh, Myanmar Accelerated immunization, launched today by the Government of Bangladesh together with health partners, will cover nearly 255,000 children in Ukhiya and Teknaf sub-districts in Cox's Bazar.SEAR/PR/1674 12 December 2017, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh – The Government ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Philippine bank accuses Bangladesh of heist 'cover-up'

The money was quickly withdrawn and laundered through Manila casinos.

- Zee News - IN

Bangladeshi man faces state and federal terror charges in New York

The suspect was the only person seriously injured in the blast, but he is expected to appear in court. Meanwhile President Donald Trump seized on the attack to call for stricter immigration rules.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Prosecutors say suspect taunted Trump before subway bombing

A Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a New York subway bombing mocked President Donald Trump on social media while on his way to carry out the botched suicide mission, authorities said as they brought federal charges against him Tuesday.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Bangladeshi man charged with terrorism in New York explosion

Ullah told police interviewers after the blast that 'I did it for the Islamic State,' according to court papers filed by federal prosecutors

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Diphtheria in Bangladesh Rohingya camps expected to double every few days

Fears that the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh could be a ticking health crisis time-bomb now appear well-founded

- UN - INT

New York police charge Times Square bomb suspect

Officials in New York have charged a Bangladeshi man with terrorism offences, accusing him of setting off a pipe bomb in a crowded Manhattan subway station.

- RTE - IE

Port Authority bombing suspect wrote on Facebook: 'Trump you failed to protect your nation'

The Bangladeshi man accused of strapping a pipe bomb to his body and detonating it in a subway passageway Monday wrote on Facebook before the attack that President Trump failed to protect' the U.S. and left handwritten notes in his home saying, O America, die in your rage,' a criminal complaint against Akayed Ullah stated.

- FOX News - US

'Trump you failed to protect your nation': New York bomber taunts US president on Facebook before attack

A Bangladeshi immigrant arrested in a New York subway bombing blamed president Donald Trump for the botched suicide mission that he said he carried out for the Islamic State group, authorities said as they brought federal charges against him Tuesday The post 'Trump you failed to protect your nation': New York bomber taunts ...

- Firstpost - IN

Bomb suspect charged, wife probed in Dhaka

NEW York officials said yesterday that they charged a Bangladeshi man with terrorism, accusing him of setting off a pipe bomb a day earlier in a crowded Manhattan commuter hub, as investigators in his home country questioned his wife.

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Gayle smashes records as Rangpur Riders lift BPL trophy

Chris Gayle smashed an unbeaten 146 off 69 balls in the Bangladesh Premier League final against Dhaka Dynamites on Tuesday to help his team lift the trophy.His innings, which helped Rangpur Riders set a 207-run target for the Dynamites, included 18 sixes — the most in a T20 innings. He bettered his own previous record of ...

- DAWN - PK

NYPD charges Bangladeshi-origin bombing suspect

New York police on Tuesday charged an ISIS-inspired Bangladeshi-origin man, a day after he triggered a blast at a metro station that injured three other people and caused chaos in one of the busiest commuter hubs in the US metropolis.

- Times Of India - IN

Bangladesh police detain wife, in-laws of New York 'attempted suicide bomber'

Dhaka, Dec 12 Bangladesh Police detained the wife and in-laws of New York's 'attempted suicide bomber' Akayed Ullah for questioning in Dhaka, the media reported.The counterterrorism unit detained the three on Tuesday afternoon from Zigatala's Moneshwar Road."The three have been brought in for questioning," Counterterrorism ...

- Sify - IN

NYC terror attack: Bangladeshi suspect charged

, Dec 12 : Bangladeshi national Akayed Ullah who was arrested in connection with the terror attack near Times Square in New York has been charged with three offences.The New York City Police Department posted on Twitter the following offences the suspect has been charged with- criminal possession of a weapon, support act of ...

- Sify - IN

Gayle smashes T20 records in BPL final

Dhaka, Dec 12 West Indies star Chris Gayle toppled several records on his way to a match winning performance for Rangpur Riders in the final of the Bangladesh Premier League cricket tournament here on Tuesday.Gayle smashed 18 sixes -- the most in a Twenty20 innings -- on his way to an unbeaten 146 runs off just 69 balls as ...

- Sify - IN

‘Inside job and a cover-up’: Philippine bank points finger at Bangladeshis over US$81 million heist

A Philippine bank on Tuesday accused Bangladesh’s central bank of a “massive cover-up” over an US$81 million cyber-heist last year, as it rejected allegations it was mostly to blame. Unidentified hackers shifted US$81 million in February last year from the Bangladesh central bank’s account ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Bangladesh urges France to mount pressure on Myanmar for Rohingya return

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought French President Emanuel Macron’s help to ratchet up international pressure on Myanmar to repatriate Rohingya refugees.

- BDNews24 - BD

Gayle stirs sixes storm to create T20 history in Bangladesh Premier League final

Chris Gayle hit 18 sixes on his way to an unbeaten 146 off 69 balls for Rangpur Riders against Dhaka Dynamites to create Twenty20 cricket history in the Bangladesh Premier League final on Tuesday.

- BDNews24 - BD

Myanmar delegation to visit Dhaka on Dec 19 to discuss Rohingya repatriation

A Myanmar delegation of the ‘joint working group’ on Rohingya repatriation is scheduled to arrive in Bangladesh next week to take the process forward of implementing the deal the countries signed last month.

- BDNews24 - BD

Gayle’s record-smashing 146 powers Rangpur Riders to Bangladesh Premier League crown

Chris Gayle's records-breaking unbeaten 146 has propelled Rangpur Riders to beat Dhaka Dynamites to the seventh Bangladesh Premier League maiden crown.

- BDNews24 - BD

Times Square bomb suspect charged; Bangladesh questions wife

US prosecutors on Tuesday brought federal charges against a Bangladeshi man, accusing him of using a weapon of mass destruction in Monday's bombing of a Manhattan commuter hub.

- BDNews24 - BD

NYC bombing suspect charged with terror offenses, NYPD says

The New York City bombing suspect has been charged with supporting an act of terrorism, making a terroristic threat, and criminal possession of a weapon, the police department said. Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Brooklyn resident from Bangladesh, is suspected of attempting a suicide bombing in the city's Port Authority on ...

- Business Insider - US

New York charges Times Square bomb suspect

DHAKA/NEW YORK: New York officials on Tuesday said they charged a Bangladeshi man with terrorism, accusing him of setting off a pipe bomb a day earlier in a crowded Manhattan commuter hub, as investigators in his home country questioned his wife.

- BangkokPost - TH

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