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University professor hacked to death in Bangladesh


Bangladesh

University professor hacked to death in Bangladesh

A university professor has been hacked to death in northwest Bangladesh – the latest to die in a series of attacks on liberal activists in the country.

Police believe two assailants on a motorbike targeted Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, 58, an English professor at Rajshahi University.

ISIL has reportedly claimed responsibility, accusing the academic of encouraging atheism.

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Turkey

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