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Report in the News, Aug 9, 2017
Islamabad: Pakistan can avoid ‘rupture’ in relations with the United States by helping it stabilise Afghanistan.
Dr. Moeed Yusuf, Associate Vice President of the Asia Centre at the US Institute of Peace (USIP) Washington, expressed this viewpoint while speaking on ‘Trump Administration’s prospective policy towards Pakistan’ here at the Centre for International Strategic Studies (CISS).
Dr. Yusuf proposed that Pakistan should act against Haqqani Network and Taliban in a verifiable manner. He gave an overview of the ongoing reassessment of US policy on Afghanistan by Trump …

Business, China »

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by Alice Yan in South China Morning Post, Aug 9, 2017
A young woman looking for a job in southwest China collapsed unconscious in the street after she ran out of money and hadn’t eaten for several days, according to a newspaper report.
Two police officers in Guiyang in Guizhou province found the woman lying on the ground surrounded by pedestrians on Monday, the Guiyang Evening News reported.
The officers managed to revive the unnamed woman in her 20s who said she was from the small city of Xingyi in Guizhou and had …

Bangladesh »

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Report in The Daily Star, Aug 8, 2017 at 2.07pm
Bangladesh’s law enforcers claim to have destroyed the operational capacity of militants leading to hopes that there will be no more militant attacks at the moment.
“We have destroyed the operational capacity of militants,” said Monirul Islam, chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit, at a programme today.
“The operational capacity of the militants that grew last year is no more. We have destroyed it. Thre is no fear of any more militant attack at the moment,” he said.
The biggest display of …

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report in The Daily Star, Aug 9, 2017
The Criminal Investigation Department yesterday claimed to have arrested a “terror financier” at Habiganj.
Mostaq Ahmed Khan, 27, once a Bangladeshi expatriate in Turkey, used to collect money from different organisations and individuals in Turkey and spend it for terror and militancy financing in Bangladesh, Molla Nazrul Islam, CID special superintendent, told reporters at his office in the capital.
“Several crore of taka was deposited in Mostaq’s account with a private bank, and he later distributed it to different illegally run non-government organisations and some …

Bangladesh »

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Reuters report in Dhaka Tribune, August 09, 2017
Bangladeshi-American indicted for attempted murder of FBI agent, IS support
A federal grand jury has indicted a Maryland man on charges of attempting to murder an FBI agent and trying to provide support to Islamic State militants, US prosecutors said on Tuesday.
Nelash Das, 25, of Landover Hills, was arrested by federal agents in September 2016 as he was preparing to attack a US military service member.
He was accompanied by a person who was a paid FBI informant, court records show.
Nelash, a Bangladeshi citizen who …

Bangladesh, Headline »

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by Manik Miazee in Dhaka Tribune, August 09, 2017
Jamaat-e-Islami is moving forward with efforts to shake off its association with the war crimes of 1971 as part of a long-term action plan to regain ground in the battle for ballots.
The right wing Islamist party, a key ally of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), will meet BNP chief Khaleda Zia in London and ask for 82 seats in the next parliamentary election, sources in the party said.
According to the sources, the party’s central leaders will meet alliance chief Khaleda …