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Update : 17 Jan 2016, 07:35 AM

5 time bombs recovered in Gazipur 

Police have recovered five time bombs and a remote control from Kunia Targach area of Gazipur City Corporation. Acting on a tip-off, police made a raid in the area and found five time bombs and a remote control abandoned in a sand field near the area early Sunday, said Gazipur Superintendent of Police Harun-or-Rashid.

Sayedee files review petition 

War criminal Delwar Hossain Sayedee has filed a plea seeking review of the Supreme Court verdict that awarded him imprisonment till death. Masud Sayedee, son of the convict, said they have filed the 90-page plea on Sunday morning. They sought Sayedee's acquittal on 16 grounds in the review petition, BSS reports.

Akheri Munajat ends seeking divine blessings 

The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the second largest Muslim congregation after Hajj, has ended with Akheri Munajat Sunday morning. Noted Islamic scholar Maulana Md Saad from Delhi conducted the prayers which began around 11am on the bank of Turag River in Tongi, Gazipur.

Father-son killed in B'baria road accident 

A man and his seven-year-old son have been killed as a truck rammed into the motorcycle they were riding on Comilla-Sylhet highway in Brahmanbaria. The deceased are Roni, 35, and his son Imran.

Burkina Faso hotel attack: 18 nationalities among dead 

At least 29 people of 18 nationalities have been killed in an attack on a hotel in the capital of Burkina Faso by al-Qaida-linked militants, security officials have confirmed. According to the foreign ministries of the countries concerned, at least two of the victims were believed to be French, two Swiss, one Dutch, and six Canadian. 

Iran sanctions lifted over nuclear deal 

International sanctions on Iran have been lifted after a watchdog confirmed it had complied with a deal designed to prevent it developing nuclear weapons. The EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said the deal would contribute to improved regional and international peace and security.

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