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US Peace Corps leaves Bangladesh

ASIA: The US Peace Corps has suspended its activities in Bangladesh indefinitely for fear that Americans may become the targets of Islamic militants. A spokeswoman said all 70 volunteers had now left the country. Bangladesh said the move was “ill-advised”. The decision follows the arrest of militants blamed for a series of bomb attacks. Peace Corps fears retaliatory attacks by “terrorist elements”. The US on Tuesday expressed support for anti-terrorism actions in Bangladesh. In the past few weeks security forces have arrested five of the top seven leaders of the banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB). Full Story

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