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Moscow Warehouse Fire Kills at Least 17 Migrant Workers


Bombing suspect from Canada killed

DHAKA — A Canadian man suspected of having planned a July attack on a bakery in Dhaka that left 22 people dead was killed in a shootout with the Bangladeshi police Saturday, officials said. The man, Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury, a 30-year-old Canadian citizen of Bangladeshi descent, was one of three militants killed in the raid outside Dhaka, the capital, the officials said. Bangladeshi authorities have said Chowdhury planned the July 1 assault on the Holey Artisan Bakery, a restaurant popular with expatriates and middle-class Bangladeshis. Some analysts believe Chowdhury acted as a coordinator for the Islamic State militant group in Bangladesh and northeastern India. (New York Times)



2 rescued after SOS spotted in the sand

CHUUK STATE — The US Coast Guard said two stranded mariners were rescued Friday after crews saw their ‘‘SOS’’ in the sand on an uninhabited island in Micronesia, Hawaii News Now reports. A US Navy aircraft crew spotted the pair on the beach and gave their location to the Coast Guard in Guam. Hawaii News Now says the two, who had no emergency equipment, were picked up and taken to a patrol boat. The Coast Guard received a report about the couple’s 18-foot vessel going missing on Aug. 19. Hawaii News Now says the two departed Weno Island on Aug. 17, and they were expected to arrive at their destination to Tamatam Island the next day. (AP)


Court orders end to lawyer’s detention

CAIRO — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of a rights lawyer who had been held without charge in solitary confinement for over 100 days after defying President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. The Saturday ruling in favor of Malek Adly, who was incarcerated on a series of administrative detention orders, rejected an appeal by prosecutors after a court ordered Adly’s release on Thursday. Adly’s supporters say he has been targeted over a televised interview in which he objected to Sissi’s decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. (AP)