• PM slams British govt for giving ‘shelter’ to Tarique

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina comes down hard on the British government for giving shelter to BNP Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, saying he has link to killings in Bangladesh and giving threat to British MP Tulip Siddiq.

  • Don't shoot

    The killing of three people in Pabna, Brahmanbaria and Jessore in police 'shootouts', speaks of abuse of power.

  • Extortion on in pretext of crackdown: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says that extortion is going on across the country in the name of ongoing crackdown on militants.

  • Govt itself trying to destabilise country: BNP

    BNP alleges that the government itself is trying to destabilise the country by using the repeated incidents of secret killings only to stay in power.

  • Jhenidah Hindu priest killed, ‘IS claims murder’

    A veteran Hindu priest was hacked to death in Jhenidah Sadar in a manner similar to previous suspected militant killings. Islamic State reportedly claimed responsibility of the murder.

  • AL activist killed in Chuadanga

    Unidentified criminals shoot dead an Awami League activist in Alamdanga upazila of Chuadanga.

  • US, UK mourn latest killings, urges united fight on terror

    US envoy to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat and UK Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Hugo Swire mourn over the recent killings, that of a police official’s wife and a grocer, and urge for a united global fight against terrorism.

  • Wife of police super shot dead in Ctg

    Motorbike riding assailants reportedly stab and shoot dead wife of a police officer in Chittagong city, police say. Law enforcers are probing link of militants with the murder.

  • War crimes charges pressed against 4 Moulvibazar men

    The prosecution presses two charges against four Moulvibazar men for their alleged involvement in crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Villages in ashes after deadly Indonesia volcano eruption

    Indonesian rescuers searched for survivors in scorched villages and devastated farmlands after a volcano erupted in clouds of searing ash and gas, killing seven and leaving others fighting life-threatening burns.

  • Taliban chief killed in US drone attack: Afghan spy agency

    Afghanistan's spy agency says Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour is killed in a US bombing raid, the first confirmation from regional officials of his death, which marks a potential blow to the resurgent militant movement.

  • Cops link major killings to hanging of war criminals

    Police say they see a link between some major murders with the execution of some convicted war criminals. Blames have been put on a group "who were of anti-liberation spirit and are against the war trials."

  • Mahmudur sent to jail after remand

    A court in Dhaka sends Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman to jail in a case filed in connection with a plot to 'abduct and kill' Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

  • Pir hacked to death in Rajshahi

    A Pir (spiritual leader) has been hacked to death in Rajshahi’s Tanor upazila in a fashion that bears the hallmark of previous murders of bloggers and secular activists. This killing is the latest in the spate of grisly murders that has been haunting the north since last year.

  • US mother accidentally shot dead by two-year-old son

    A two-year-old boy has accidentally shot and killed his mother in the US city of Milwaukee after finding a gun in the back of their car.

  • Culture of impunity led to more killings: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that increased incidents of killings have arisen out of a prevailing culture of impunity in Bangladesh.

  • Muezzin killed inside Old Dhaka mosque

    Unknown assailants have stabbed dead a muezzin inside a mosque in Old Dhaka’s Islampur area. Police recovered the body from the stairs of the mosque. However, any motive behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.

  • Chhatra Union rally demands trial of rapes, murders

    Bangladesh Chhatra Union brings out a stick procession demanding trial of the incidents of murder and rape including the recent murder of Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

  • No headway

    Investigators are yet to make any headway in the gruesome killing of Christian convert Hossain Ali in Kurigram although two days have passed.

  • 12 to die for double murder in Noakhali

    A Noakhali court yesterday sentenced 12 people to death for killing two brothers in the district nine years ago.

  • Jhenidah Shia preacher stabbed to death

    A Shia community preacher has been stabbed to death in Jhenidah’s Kaliganj upazila. Islamic State has allegedly claimed responsibility of the killing.

  • HC bins Tareque Sayeed’s plea to scrap 7-murder trial

    The High Court has rejected a plea filed by sacked Rab official Lt Col (retd) Tareque Sayeed Mohammad for scrapping the trial against him in Narayanganj seven-murder case.

  • 6 to die for killing Ctg schoolboy

    A Chittagong court sentences six persons to death in a case filed for killing a schoolboy after his abduction five years ago.

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    War trial: Mir Quasem’s verdict tomorrow

    All eyes are on the Supreme Court, which is set to deliver the verdict tomorrow on the appeal filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty amid comments from different persons including two ministers on the chief justice.

  • 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.

  • Indigenous woman found dead in Gulshan

    Police recover a body of a indigenous woman in Gulshan of Dhaka. The body of the woman, aged around 28, is found with injury marks on her chest, neck and other parts, cops say.

  • Truck kills 2 cops at checkpoint

    A police sergeant and a sub-inspector are killed as a truck crushes them at a checkpoint in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj.

  • 4-kid murder: Accused Bachchu killed in ‘gunfight’

    An accused in the Habiganj four-child murder case is killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion in Chunarughat upazila of the district this morning. The schoolboys had gone missing from Bahubal upazila on February 12 and were later found buried.

  • Shooting at Saudi office 'kills six'

    An attacker has opened fire at an education department office in Saudi Arabia's southern Jazan province, killing six employees, officials have said.

  • 5 of a family killed in Narayanganj

    Law enforcers recover slit-throat bodies of five members of a family in Baburail area of Narayanganj.