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Bangladesh ‘militants’ sentenced

A Bangladeshi court has sentenced four fugitives accused of Islamic militancy to 40 years in prison for a bomb attack that killed two judges last November. They include Shaykh Abdur Rahman, chief of the banned Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and Siddiqul Islam, alias Bangla Bhai, officials say. Two judges died when a suicide bomber attacked the court-house in southern Jhalakathi district last November. The four fugitives are also facing a murder charge for the same incident. This is the third such sentence handed down to members of the JMB. Full Story

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