Dhaka—The IS group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on worshippers at a Shiite mosque in northern Bangladesh, the U.S.-based monitoring organisation SITE said Friday.
The attackers entered the mosque in Shibganj, some 200 miles (125 kilometres) north of Dhaka,
Getting rid of the worst threats won’t mean the war is over. It might be just beginning.
ON November 18, The New York Times carried a story on accelerated international efforts, led by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, to reach a ceasefire in the civil war in Syria. The Times reported that Secretary Kerry said the chances of success will depend “on the ability of Syrian opposition groups to organize and negotiate with the government of President Bashar al-Assad.”
Beijing—Chinese President Xi Jinping met Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic calling for more industrial cooperation and people-to-people exchanges.
The meeting came just two days after a high-level economic and trade forum between China and Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries held in east China’s Suzhou City.