• Militants spreading wings

    Amid a slack monitoring in recent months, the Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh and a few other militant outfits have become active

  • Banks warned against funding militancy

    State Minister for Finance M Abdul Mannan told the parliament that the government would take stern actions against banks concerned if the allegation of funding militancy is proved

  • PM vows tough punishment for arsonists

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says tough punishment would be given to those BNP-Jamaat men resorting to militant acts in Bangladesh.

  • When will it all end?

    ANY direction you cast your gaze you encounter violence in myriad forms; situated in racial, religious, ethnic, or class conflict zones.

  • John Kerry

    Our plan for countering violent extremism

    SHOW the world the power of peaceful communities, and tackle bad governance that breeds frustration.

  • Militancy is creeping in ominously

    With the BNP-Jamaat allies continuing to enforce blockade and hartal for the 44th day on February 18, the country has descended into deep chaos, uncertainty and unimaginable distress. We have got to be worried and perturbed after witnessing the scale of tragedies, lives lost by burning, destruction and losses inflicted on the economy in a free Bangladesh that we liberated at the cost 3 million lives. Since January 6, the country, from Teknaf to Tetulia, has turned into a theatre of unabated violence and destruction.

  • US at war with those perverting Islam: Obama

    President Barack Obama says US 'not at war with Islam - we are at war with people who have perverted Islam

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addressing an exhibition on recent atrocities unleashed by political unrest across the country at the National Museum in Dhaka. Photo: BSS

    PM seeks cooperation of all in stopping violence

    Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks all-out cooperation from all in rooting out militancy, terrorism from the country

  • Men in orange jumpsuits purported to be Egyptian Christians held captive by the Islamic State (IS) are marched by armed men along a beach said to be near Tripoli, in this still image from an undated video made available on social media on February 15, 201

    Christian captives 'killed by IS'

    Video emerges shows beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians who had been kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) militants in Libya

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