• 8 Bangladeshis held in Singapore for plotting attacks back home

    Singapore says it has arrested eight Bangladeshi workers, who were planning to stage terror attacks back home. The country’s home ministry releases a kill-list found with them, which include MPs, ministers and media personnel. Meanwhile, in Dhaka, cops arrest five other Bangladeshi nationals, who were repatriated from Singapore after the authorities found that they possessed and/or proliferated jihadi-related materials, or supported the use of armed violence.

  • 2 shot dead in Ctg

    Two youths were shot dead during an attack by rivals in Rangunia upazila of Chittagong.

  • 3 TV journo hurt in Brahmanbaria AL attack

    Three television media journalists have been attacked allegedly by Awami League men while covering vote rigging in Brahmanbaria Sadar.

  • Taliban group claims Lahore park attack

    A Taliban splinter group says it carried out a suicide attack on a park in the Pakistani city of Lahore, which killed more than 70 people, including children. The Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group said the attack had deliberately targeted Christians celebrating Easter Day.

  • 24 killed in attacks on minorities in 2015: report

    At least 262 incidents of repression on minorities take place across the country last year affecting 1,562 families, according to a report of Bangladesh Hindu- Buddhist-Christian Oikya Parishad.

  • Villagers kill leopard after it injures 3

    A leopard which entered the locality of Shreebordi municipality in Sherpur attacked the municipality mayor who was trying to get a peek at it yesterday morning.

  • Cop, 4 others hurt in clash in Feni

    Five people, including a policeman, were injured when a clash broke out over an attack on the motorcade of independent lawmaker Rahim Ullah in Feni yesterday.

  • Saudi attack: Bangladeshis ‘safe’

    No Bangladesh national are either killed or injured in the deadly attack at a mosque in Al Hasa, some 350 km off Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Human Rights Watch

    2015 saw attack on freedom of expression

    Freedom of expression came under severe attack in Bangladesh last year, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2016.

  • 19 dead in Somalia restaurant attack

    Somalia's Islamist Shebab militants killed at least 19 people when five gunmen detonated a bomb before storming a popular seaside restaurant in the capital Mogadishu.

  • Tea workers in fear of attack

    Around five thousand families of agitating tea garden workers in Chandpur of Habiganj are passing their days in fear of attack by Chunarughat upazila chairman men who allegedly roughed up three protesters on Saturday.

  • IS kills dozens in new Syria assault

    Dozens of people have died in an offensive by so-called Islamic State on government-held areas of Deir al-Zour in eastern Syria, local media say.

  • Cops name 3 arrestees

    The two men killed on Wednesday night in an “encounter” with detectives in the capital's Hazaribagh were leaders of a faction of Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), detectives claimed yesterday.

  • I blame my fate

    For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved ones, others their lone bread earners during the longest spell of horror allegedly carried out by the BNP-led coalition, protesting the January 5, 2014, elections.

  • Dhaka condemns attacks on Saudi embassy in Tehran

    Bangladesh has condemned the recent attacks on the Saudi embassy in Tehran and its consulate at Mashhad in Iran as such acts are a clear violation of the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and the 1963 Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.

  • 6 killed in India air force base attack

    Four gunmen and two guards are killed when unidentified militants attack an Indian Air Force base near the Pakistan border in an apparent challenge to attempts to revive a dialogue between the nuclear-armed neighbours.

  • Bagmara blast linked to past attacks: Home minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says the bomb attack on a mosque of Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Bagmara of Rajshahi’s is linked to all other terrorist attacks in the past and there is an international conspiracy at its source.

  • Muggers stab student near Dhaka airport

    Muggers have stabbed a student and took off with his money and mobile phone near Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

  • Mohona TV car attacked, journo shot in Raozan

    A microbus of private television channel Mohona TV allegedly attacked and a journalist said to have been shot in Chittagong’s Raozan while returning from the burial of top war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, the terror of Raozan who was hanged early today.

  • Widow of Beirut bomb attack hero proud of her husband

    The family of a man who has been hailed as a hero for tackling a suspected ISIS suicide bomber during an attack in Con Thursday at the at the cost of his own life, say they feel pride at his actions, reports CNN.

  • Culprit threatening Anisuzzaman identified: IGP

    Police have identified the individual who threatened Professor Anisuzzaman with life, chief of the force AKM Shahidul Haque says.

  • PM Hasina cancels France tour

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has cancelled her France tour after the near-simultaneous attacks in Paris that left at least 129 dead.

  • Cop killed in attack on patrol team in Ashulia

    Police constable stabbed dead after unknown assailants attack a patrol team of Ashulia industrial police at the outskirts of Dhaka. One other policeman injured in the attack.

  • Attacks on publishers cowardly, act prompt: BNP

    BNP acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expresses his party’s strong condemnation over the attacks on country’s publishers that killed one and injured three others in Dhaka.

  • EU for thorough probe into Hossaini Dalan blasts

    EU Ambassador to Bangladesh Pierre Mayaudon has urged Bangladesh to ensure thorough investigation and bring the Hossaini Dalan bomb attackers to justice.

  • Blasts aimed at destabilising country: DMP

    Terming the blasts at Dhaka’s Huseni Dalan as a planned attack, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia says a vested quarter carried out the attack to destabilise the country.

  • Sweden stunned by school attack

    Sweden has reacted with shock to the killing of a teacher and pupil at a school in the west of the country, near Gothenburg, by a sword-wielding man.

  • Sweden sword attack: Two dead after masked attacker strikes

    A pupil and a teacher at school in Sweden are killed after a masked man with a sword entered the building.

  • Afghan forces 'regain Kunduz control'

    Afghan officials say they have regained control of key areas of the northern city of Kunduz from the Taliban.

  • Taliban tighten grip on Afghan city of Kunduz

    Taliban fighters seize a military hilltop site in Kunduz, tightening their grip on the northern Afghan city.

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