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1 Killed in Bangladesh Strike

Officials in Bangladesh say a nationwide general strike staged by the opposition has resulted in at least one death. Several other people were wounded.

The three-day strike, which began Sunday, is aimed at forcing Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to step down, making way for polls under a caretaker government.

A new election is set for early next year.

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Islamic State Recruits Women to Support Its Fight

Analyst says while women who support ideology are mostly confined to traditional roles in their societies, women who are considered outsiders are often used as a tactical tool More