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Burkina Faso army kills 32 extremists

Sex slaves freed WT24 Desk Burkina Faso’s army says 32 Islamic extremists were killed over the weekend in the country’s north and several women used as sex slaves were freed, Agencies report. An army statement says one soldier was also killed in the latest clashes as the extremist presence grows in the West African nation. The statement says 24 extremists ...

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Jakarta arrests 43 following suicide attack

Indonesian police say they have arrested 43 suspected militants believed to have links to last week’s suicide attack in the country’s third-largest city WT24 Desk Indonesian police say they have arrested 43 suspected militants believed to have links to last week’s suicide attack at a busy police station in the country’s third-largest city, Agencies report. National police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo ...

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10 shot, 4 killed in California party

Ten people were shot and four of them were killed Sunday at a party in California’s Fresno when suspects sneaked into the backyard and fired into the crowd WT24 Desk At least 10 people were shot and four of them were killed at a football watch party in Fresno, California, Sunday night, police said, Agencies report. The victims were attending ...

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‘Show no mercy’

leaked documents reveal details of Xinjiang detentions; Over 400 pages leaked to NYT by Chinese political insider document brutal crackdown on Muslim minority WT24 Desk Hundreds of pages of leaked internal government documents reveal how China’s mass detention of Uighurs and other minorities in Xinjiang came from directives by Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, to “show absolutely no mercy” in the “struggle ...

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5 killed in California shooting

A surviving boy was undergoing surgery and listed in critical condition WT24 Desk Five members of a family, including three children, were killed in a shooting incident at a home in Southern California Saturday morning, local police said. The suspect is believed to be among the dead, Agencies report. According to the local San Diego Union-Tribune newspaper, the homicide incident ...

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Two Rohingya suspects killed

‘Gunfight’in Bandarban WT24 Desk Two suspected Rohingya drug traders were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) along Tumbru border of Naikkhongchhari upazila early Sunday, Agencies report. The deceased were identified as Yasin, 30, and Hossain Ali, 20, who were residing in Kutupalong camp in Ukhiya of Cox’s Bazar district. Commanding Officer of BGB-34 Battalion ...

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Holey Artisan Attack verdict Nov 27

22 people including 17 foreign nationals were killed in the attack WT24 Desk A tribunal here on Sunday set November 27 for delivering its verdict in the sensational case over Holey Artisan café attack that claimed  the lives of 22 people, including 17 of foreign nationals, Agencies report. Judgeof the Dhaka Anti-terrorism Special Tribunal Mohammad Mujibur Rahman fixed the date ...

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Malians rally to support army as 20 bodies found in village

WT24 Desk  Thousands of people took to the streets of Mali’s capital Bamako on Friday to support the West African country’s army, which has suffered heavy losses as it struggles to quell a jihadist revolt, Agencies report. The rally came as a grim discovery in the fragile Sahel nation’s conflict- wracked centre illustrated the size of the challenge the army ...

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5 killed in Bolivia clash

Growing crisis turns deadly WT24 Desk Bolivia’s political crisis turned deadly after security forces opened fire on supporters of Evo Morales in a central town, killing at least five people, injuring dozens and threatening the interim government’s efforts to restore stability following the resignation of the former president in an election dispute, Agencies report. Most of the dead and injured ...

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5 terrorists held in Ctg

WT24 Desk Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) arrested five terrorists, including an accused in the double murder of CRB, from a rented house of Ranirdighir Par under Enayet Bazar ward here in the early hours of today, Agencies report. Officer in-charge of Kotwali thana Mohammad Mohasin confirmed the arrest of the terrorists from the second floor of Ishaq Villa in the ...

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