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US citizen among the extremists killed in Bangladesh

US citizen among the extremists killed in Bangladesh

28 July 2016 – A US national of Bangladesh origin was among nine suspected Islamist extremists killed in a massive gunfight in Dhaka, police said yesterday, as officers hunted a...

Floods and landslides kill 33 after heavy rains in Nepal

Landslides kill 33 after in Nepal

27 July 2016 – At least 33 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal and dozens more are missing, a government official said this...

Joko Widodo to announce cabinet reshuffle

Joko Widodo to announce cabinet reshuffle

26 July 2016 – Indonesian President Joko Widodo tomorrow will announce a cabinet reshuffle, his second reshuffle in less than two years aimed at increasing the effectiveness of his team. World...