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  • Aus assures fans over Boxing Day security fears

    Cricket Australia has assured fans over security arrangements for the Boxing Day (Dec. 26) Test against Pakistan on Friday after police foiled a plot to attack prominent sites in Melbourne with a series of bombs on Christmas Day.

  • Turkey mourns after twin Istanbul bombings kill 29

    Turkey declared a day of national mourning on Sunday after twin bombings targeting police struck the heart of Istanbul near the home stadium of football giants Besiktas, killing 29 people.

  • ‘Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate’

    Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, popularly known as 'Rawalpindi Express', says it is "unfortunate and deplorable" when they become victims of hate or crime.

  • 3 killed in Narsingdi textile mill blast

    Three people including a Pakistani national are killed in an explosion at a textile factory at Shilmandi union of Narsingdi Sadar.

  • Exposed to fatal cylinder blasts

    Passengers of a huge number of CNG-run vehicles are exposed to high risks of accidents in the absence of timely fitness verification of the gas cylinders. Further, many of these cylinders are counterfeit and therefore pose even greater threats.

  • Key Paris attacks suspect arrested

    The key remaining suspect in November's Paris terror attacks, Mohamed Abrini, is among five people arrested in Belgium.

  • 84-year-old saved by his daughter

    A loud bang and shaking of ground woke her up around 1:30am on Friday at her fourth-floor apartment in the six-storey building in

  • 15 govt employees killed in Pakistan blast

    At least fifteen people were killed when a bomb exploded on a bus carrying government employees in the volatile northwest Pakistani frontier city of Peshawar on Wednesday, officials say.

  • PM lashes out at Star editor

    Blasting The Daily Star for running the DGFI-supplied false news against her during the last caretaker regime, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the Star editor himself could not demonstrate his “courage” by stepping down from his post after admitting his faults.

  • Mahmudur won't be freed now

    Mahmudur Rahman, acting editor of Bangla daily Amar Desh, was shown arrested in a bomb blast case yesterday, a day after the Supreme Court upheld a High Court bail granted to him in a sedition case.

  • The boy to be in grandma's custody

    A Dhaka court allowed grandmother to take custody of a minor boy yesterday, a day after he was granted bail in a bomb blast case.

  • 'IS bomber' kills tourists in Istanbul

    A suspected member of the Islamic State (IS) group kills 10 people, at least nine of them German tourists, in a suicide bomb attack in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.

  • 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.

  • Cylinder blasts at RCC function, 4 hurt

    A gas cylinder explodes at the annual sports day programme of Rajshahi Cadet College (RCC) today injuring four people in Charghat upazila of the district.

  • 4 of a family burnt in Khulna gas pipeline blast

    Four members of a family including a police constable suffered burn injuries as a gas pipeline exploded at Mojgani in Khulna city. They were rushed to the burn unit of Khulna Medical College Hospital.

  • 2 crude bombs recovered in Dhaka

    Police recover two crude bombs from Shukrabad area of Dhaka.

  • Small blast at Tokyo's Yasukuni shrine

    The public toilets at Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni shrine have been hit by a small explosion.

  • UN condemns ‘despicable’ terrorist attacks in Paris

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Security Council condemn the attacks in Paris that killed at least 140 people.

  • It's BNP-Jamaat job: Hanif

    Awami League Joint Secretary General Mahbubul Alam Hanif blames the BNP-Jamaat political alliance for today's bomb attack at Ashura programme at Shia headquarters in old part of Dhaka.

  • BNP demands impartial investigation

    BNP demands impartial investigation into bomb attack at Shia Muslim group's headquarters in old part of Dhaka that killed one and injured 87 others.

  • 22 Shia marchers killed in Pakistan suicide blast

    A suicide bomber has killed at least 22 people taking part in a procession by Shia Muslims in southern Pakistan.

  • 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.

  • Eight die in Mumbai restaurant fire

    A possible gas cylinder blast kills at least eight people, most of them students, in a restaurant in the Indian city of Mumbai, police say.

  • Girl’s hand blown off in Chuadanga blast

    A schoolgirl sustains injuries in an explosion when her father is allegedly making bombs at their residence in Jibannagar upazila of Chuadanga.

  • 'JMB commander' killed in grenade blast: Cops

    A man, whom police identified as the commander of Chittagong unit of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh, is killed in a grenade explosion hours after his arrest with firearms and ammunition, according to the law enforcers.

  • 2 ‘muggers’ killed in Ctg bomb blast

    Two alleged snatchers are killed when a crude bomb hurled by the duo during a mugging exploded in Chittagong city.

  • 10 dead in Pakistan bus stop blast

    At least 10 people have been killed and more than 40 injured in an explosion at a bus terminal in the Pakistani city of Multan, officials say.

  • 2 Rab men hurt in Chapainawabganj bomb attack

    At least two Rab members are hurt when assailants threw cocktail bombs at the law enforcers at Chapainawabganj.

  • Suruc explosion: at least 27 killed in Turkey border blast

    A suspected suicide attack kills at least 27 people and wound nearly 100 others in the Turkish town of Suruc near the Syrian border.

  • Magura fisheries office set on fire

    Miscreants set fire to the fisheries office in Magura town and exploded at least seven crude bombs there early Monday, police said.