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No evidence New York bomb suspect linked to Bangladesh militants, says security chief
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No evidence New York bomb suspect linked to Bangladesh militants, says security chief

Bangladesh has found no evidence linking a Bangladeshi man charged with an attempted suicide bombing in New York with militants in Bangladesh, its counter-terrorism chief told Reuters on Wednesday. US prosecutors on Tuesday brought federal charges against Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi and self-described supporter of Islamic State, accusing him […]

Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hits south Iran, 58 injured
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hits south Iran, 58 injured

Iranian media said another earthquake has jolted the country’s south, followed by several aftershocks. The semi-official ISNA news agency says the magnitude 6.1 temblor rocked the village of Hajdak in the southern province of Kerman in the early hours on Wednesday, about 700 kilometers, or 400 miles, south of Tehran. ISNA says […]

Woman gives birth on PIA flight from Saudi Arabia
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Woman gives birth on PIA flight from Saudi Arabia

A woman on Tuesday gave birth on board a Multan-bound flight from Saudi Arabia of Pakistan’s national carrier PIA. The crew of the Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) PK 716 flight came to the aid of the woman. The airline tweeted the pictures of the crew holding the baby. “Miracles happen everyday and […]