• “IS-linked hackers post target list of New Yorkers”

    A group of hackers linked to Islamic State has posted online a list of thousands of New York residents and urged followers of the militant group to target them, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.

  • Claim of IS baseless: minister

    Reiterating that there is no presence of Islamic State in the country, Bangladesh home minister terms IS claim of today’s murder of a Hindu tailor in Tangail as baseless.

  • Tailor killed in Tangail, ‘IS claims responsibility’

    Bike-riding assailants stab dead a middle-aged Hindu tailor in Tangail. Hours later, US-based SITE Intelligence Group tweet that international militant outfit Islamic State have claimed credit for the murder saying that he blasphemed Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

  • BNP says ready to cooperate with govt

    BNP says it is ready to cooperate the government with its experience in combating militancy in the country.

  • Bangladesh govt moves to boost harmony

    The government is to launch a new initiative to get leaders of all religions together and speak against militancy and try to boost religious harmony, said police sources.

  • Enemy of none, lover of sitar

    He was a sitar player. All his life, he was devoted to music, culture and peace. His family members and colleagues don't believe he had enmity with anyone. He never said or wrote anything against any religion or hurt anybody's religious sentiment.

  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal

    Homegrown militants under control: Kamal

    Admitting that there is existence of homegrown militants in the country, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal claims that they are under control.

  • No IS in Bangladesh: Home minister

    There is no existence of Islamic State in Bangladesh, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan reaffirms.

  • Opinion: Pahela Baishakh and Olama League’s Haram ‘fatwa’

    Bangladesh Awami Olama League claims Pahela Baishakh celebration is ‘Haram’. So then, is our government upholding a ‘Haram’ culture as it is a public holiday? Are the 160 million Bangalis observing a Haram festival? How could one organisation openly declare this and walk away without any protest from any quarters or action from the government?

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    Grenades, arms, ammo found at Bogra blast site

    A bomb disposal team recovers at least twenty grenades, firearms and ammunition from a building in Sherpur upazila of Bogra where two people were killed in a bomb explosion yesterday.

  • No room for terrorism in Islam: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday sought cooperation from the country's Islamic scholars in spreading the message among people that there is no place for militancy and terrorism in Islam as it is a religion of peace.

  • Islam has no room for militancy: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks cooperation from the country's Islamic scholars in spreading out a message among people that there is no place for militancy and terrorism in Islam.

  • Funding militancy: Stay on accused lawyer’s bail extended

    Apex court extends the stay on bail for Supreme Court lawyer Shakila Farjana, accused of funding militancy, until March 20.

  • ‘Bangladeshi’ college shooter held in India

    A man of alleged Bangladeshi origin has been held from Uttar Pradesh over the shooting outside Kolkata's Loreto College.

  • Twin car bombs kill 46 in Syria

    Double car bomb attacks kill at least 46 people in Syria's central city of Homs on Sunday as international efforts to bring about a ceasefire in the war-torn country have floundered.

  • Syria rebels pledge to keep fighting

    Rebel groups in Syria have told the BBC they will not stop fighting because they do not believe that Russia will end its bombing campaign in support of the government.

  • Hasina very strong leader in fight against terrorism: US envoy

    The United States has highly appreciated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s strong leadership role in fighting terrorism, and hoped that Bangladesh will continue to demonstrate its ‘strong commitment’.

  • Attack on Nigeria village 'kills 50'

    At least 50 people are reported killed in north-eastern Nigeria in a gun and bomb attack by suspected Boko Haram militants.

  • French minister resigns amid terror row

    French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira steps down from her job, shortly before MPs are due to debate plans to strip people convicted of terrorism of their citizenship.

  • The real face of Bangladesh - moderate, secular

    The high-profile arrests and deportation of 27 Bangladeshi workers from Singapore for planning violent attacks overseas may have caused some Singaporeans to wonder about Bangladesh and its people. The truth is that the country is a secular, moderate nation with a Muslim-majority population.

  • Facebook to respond in 48 hrs: Tarana

    Facebook authorities will response to any complaint by the Bangladesh government within 48 hours, says State Minister for Telecom Tarana Halim.

  • 27 Bangladeshi workers held in Singapore for supporting IS, al-Qaeda

    Twenty-seven male Bangladeshis working in Singapore are arrested for supporting the armed jihad ideology of terrorist groups such as Islamic State (IS) and al-Qaeda.

  • 5 JMB men jailed for 2005 blasts

    A court in Rangamati has convicted five members of the banned Islamist outfit JMB and sentenced them to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment each for their involvement in a bomb attack in 2005.

  • Jakarta attackers identified

    Police in Indonesia have identified four out of five of the Jakarta attackers, including two previously convicted militants.

  • Fresh gunfire, blasts at raided Indian air base

    Gunfire and blasts are heard at an Indian Air Force base attacked by militants a day earlier, as security forces hunted two gunmen still at large in the sprawling facility near the border with Pakistan.

  • Terror charges: Saudi executes 47 including Shia cleric

    Saudi Arabia executes 47 for terrorism, mostly suspected al-Qaeda members but also a prominent Shia Muslim cleric, Nimr al-Nimr, Interior Ministry said in a statement broadcast on state television.

  • Taliban suicide blast kills 21 in Pakistan

    At least 21 people are killed and dozens wounded when a Taliban suicide bomber on a motorbike crashed into the main gate of a government office in the northwest Pakistan town of Mardan.

  • Laden's former bodyguard dies

    Nasser al-Bahri - Osama Bin Laden's former bodyguard - has died after a long illness, medical sources in Yemen have told the BBC.

  • Two JMB suspects killed in Gazipur raid

    Two JMB suspects were killed when a Rapid Action Battalion team raided an abandoned house in Vogra of Gazipur late last night.

  • 14 Singapore returnee militant suspects sent to jail

    A court in Dhaka sends 14 militant suspects, who were repatriated by Singapore police recently, to jail in a case filed under the Anti-Terrorism Act.

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