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Looking back: Deadly attacks on houses of worship in 2019

AP/UNB – DECEMBER 15, 2019 – On Dec. 1, a band of assailants opened fire on worshippers at a small-town Protestant church in Burkina Faso, an impoverished West African country where the Christian minority is increasingly a target of attacks. The victims included the pastor and several teenage boys; regional authorities attributed the attack to “unidentified armed men” who, according ... Read More »

1,000% increase in DNS amplification attacks since last year

Enterprise networks and communications service providers (CSPs) need advance attack mitigation as DNS patch adoption creates new threats San Francisco, United States – Media OutReach – 16 September 2019 – DNS amplification attacks swelled in the second quarter of this year, with the amplified attacks spiking more than 1,000% compared with Q2 2018, according to Nexusguard’s “Q2 2019 Threat Report.” Read More »

Trump again attacks ‘Will & Grace’ actress Debra Messing

President Donald Trump is again attacking Debra Messing, calling the liberal activist and “Will & Grace” star a racist and saying she should be fired from the NBC sitcom. Messing apologized earlier this week after tweeting in support of an Alabama church sign which reads “a black vote for Trump is mental illness.” Trump tweeted Thursday that Messing was being ... Read More »

Trade Huawei accuses US of cyber-attacks, threats to staff

Huawei has accused the US government of “using every tool at its disposal” to disrupt its business. In a press release on Tuesday, the Chinese tech giant said the US had launched cyber-attacks to infiltrate its networks and was threatening its employees. The firm, which was put on a US trade blacklist this year, did not offer evidence for the ... Read More »

Taliban attacks kill 10 Afghan troops, 4 police

Kabul, May 27 (AP/UNB) — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on security checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed four policemen, local officials said Monday. The soldiers were driving back to base after picking up their salaries in the country’s western Farah province. They were travelling in a Humvee ... Read More »

BD minorities say attacks on them went up following election

Dhaka, May 10 — Bangladesh Hindu-Buddhist-Christian Oikya Parishad (BHBCOP) on Friday expressed deep concern over the increased violence and oppression of minorities in the last four months after the national election. The BHBCOP, a non-profit aiming to protect rights of the religious and ethnic minorities, voiced its worries during its extended meeting at Moni Singh-Farhad Trust Bhaban in Dhaka’s Purana ... Read More »

অবিলম্বে গণস্বাস্থ্য কেন্দ্রে হামলাকারীদের বিচার-শাস্তি দাবী

দেশের ৪৩ জন শীর্ষস্থানীয় বুদ্ধিজীবি গতকাল রোব্বার, ২৮ অক্টোবর ২০১৮ অবিলম্বে গণস্বাস্থ্য কেন্দ্রে হামলাকারীদের বিচার, গ্রেফতার ও শাস্তি দাবী করেছেন। বিবৃতিতে তাঁরা বলেন,   আমরা গভীর উদ্বেগের সাথে লক্ষ করছি যে মুক্তিযোদ্ধা, গণস্বাস্থ্য কেন্দ্রের প্রতিষ্ঠাতা ও বুদ্ধিজীবি ডা. জাফরউল্লাহ্ চৌধুরীকে হয়রানি করতে তাঁর বিরুদ্ধে জমি দখল, মাছচুরি, গাছ চুরি, চাঁদাবাজি ইত্যাদি নানা ভিত্তিহীন অভিযোগে মামলা দেয়া হচ্ছে। Read More »