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* American blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

Feb 27 (MT) A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on Thursday, police said, with the atheist writer's family claiming he had received numerous threats from Islamists.
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* Kabul bomb hits Turkish embassy car

Feb 26 (BBC) A suicide attack on a Turkish embassy vehicle in Kabul has killed at least one person, Afghan officials say. The bomber rammed a vehicle carrying explosives into the car in the Afghan capital's diplomatic quarter, killing a Turkish soldier. The bomber also died.
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* India acquits six over Gujarat killing of UK tourists

Feb 27 (BBC) Six people accused of burning three British tourists to death in 2002 riots in the Indian state of Gujarat have been acquitted. The court ruled that there was no evidence against the accused. A Hindu mob apparently burnt the three British Muslims in riots sparked after 60 Hindus were killed in a train fire.
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* Rajendra Pachauri: India bail for ex-UN climate chief

Feb 26 (BBC) An Indian court has granted interim bail to former UN climate change panel head Rajendra Pachauri, who is facing charges of sexual harassment. The court order bans him from leaving India or entering his office while police investigate the allegations.
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