TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015


  • 2 'Islamic State men' held in Dhaka

    The Detective Branch of police detain two suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) from Dhaka. One of them is said to be a local recruiter who already gathered about 20 activists including an teacher.

  • 2 ‘militants’ held for Ashulia bank robbery

    Three days into the Ashulia bank robbery that left eight people dead, police arrested two “militants” for their alleged involvement with the deadly incident.

  • Turkey seige

    Turkey lifts Twitter block

    Social media restrictions are being lifted in Turkey, as sites comply with a court order to stop sharing images of a prosecutor being held at gunpoint.

  • Militants manage to circumvent the system

    THE arrest of Ariful Islam, caught after he, along with his accomplices, hacked to death Oyasiqur Rahman Babu, has by default, brought to light some significant inefficiencies in law enforcement.

  • US shocked at blogger Oyasiqur’s murder

    The United States has expressed utter astonishment at the murder of independent writer Oyasiqur Rahman.

  • tank burnt

    Fighting in Aden as Yemen's Houthis make gains

    Iran-allied Houthi militiamen pushed into the northeastern outskirts of the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday amid heavy clashes with loyalists of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi

  • Pakistan militants deny killing in Khyber

    The news that Pakistan security forces killed 30 militants in gun battles in the mountainous northwestern Khyber region on Saturday, is being denied by a spokesman for the militants.

  • 5 Pakistan cops die in Taliban attack

    Authorities and Taliban spokeman say that the Pakistani Taliban killed five police officers in a rocket attack in country's southwest on Friday. In another incident of a Taliban attack, on a police bus in Pakistan's largest city of Karachi left 10 people wounded.

  • 9 Pakistani Taliban killed in US drone strike

    A US drone strike kills at least nine Pakistani militants in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province

  • Govt in dark about Bangladeshi abductees in Libya

    Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali says he does not know anything about the two Bangladeshi nationals who have allegedly been abducted in Libya by a militant group linked to the ISIS

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