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Bangladesh police shoot dead suspected cafe attack mastermind

DHAKA: Bangladesh police stormed a militant hideout just outside Dhaka Saturday, shooting dead three extremists, including the suspected mastermind of an attack on a cafe that killed 22 mostly foreign hostages last month. “We can see three dead bodies here,” senior police officer Sanwar Hossain told AFP. “Tamim Chowdhury is ...

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Five more MQM offices bulldozed, 196 sealed

KARACHI: Five more Muttahida Qaumi Movement offices were razed while a total of 196 ‘sector and unit’ offices in the city were sealed in a renewed crackdown on the party after the arrest of three suspected hitmen belonging to the “MQM London secretariat” and as many women activists on Friday ...

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Evidence against Altaf to be shared with UK

ISLAMABAD: The government will share evidence of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain inciting violence in Pakistan with British police next week, an official said on Friday. “We are gathering pieces of evidence and will send the details to the United Kingdom, seeking action against him,” the official told ...

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Serena shoulders burden of history at US Open

NEW YORK: Serena Williams once again arrives at Flushing Meadows poised to rewrite the tennis record books – if her own troublesome right shoulder and increasingly emboldened rivals allow. The 34-year-old US superstar matched Steffi Graf’s Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam singles titles with her triumph at Wimbledon ...

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Al-Shabab gunmen attack beach restaurant in Mogadishu

At least 10 people, mostly civilians, have been killed after militants with the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab terror group launched a car bomb attack on a beach restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. According to local police officials, the militants initially detonated the car bomb outside the compound before opening fire on the ...

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Egypt supply minister resigns over corruption allegations

Egyptian Minister of Supply Khaled Hanafi has resigned over his implication in a scandal related to fraudulent wheat subsides payments. “I announce leaving my post so that the state can choose who will bear and continue this path of giving” wheat payments, Hanafi said on state television on Thursday. Hanafi’s ...

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6 killed in attack on convoy in southwestern Pakistan

At least six people, including a senior local official, have been killed in an attack by unidentified gunmen on a convoy in southwestern Pakistan. Officials said Thursday that the attackers ambushed the convoy of Naeem Gichki, a senior local administration official, travelling in troubled Baluchistan province. Provincial home secretary Akbar ...

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