• Pakistan high commission staff held, freed later

    Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka yesterday alleged a team of the Detective Branch of police threatened to kill one of its employees if he failed to provide them with a huge amount of money.

  • EC shows its helplessness

    If the complaints filed by the returning officer in the recent polls to Phulpur municipality are proven to be true then the acts by ruling Awami League MP Sharif Ahmed of Mymensing-2 would be considered unlawful and punishable as per the electoral laws.

  • EC draws attention of PM, speaker

    The Election Commission yesterday complained to the prime minister and the Speaker that Awami League MP Sharif Ahmed had threatened a returning officer to influence the municipality polls.

  • Munich stations evacuated over 'IS attack threat'

    Police in Munich evacuated two major railway stations after an intelligence agency warned Germany of an imminent attack, officials say.

  • Journos become target again

    At least 15 journalists were attacked by ruling party men and many more were threatened at polling stations while they were covering yesterday's municipality elections.

  • Los Angeles schools shut over 'threat'

    Los Angeles schools are closed as an unspecified threat is investigated, police say.

  • Belgium-Spain friendly cancelled due to security concerns

    Football friendly between Belgium and Spain scheduled for Tuesday in Brussels has been cancelled on the recommendation of the national crisis centre following the Islamist attacks in Paris.

  • ‘I feel insecure, like I felt in 1971’

    Four days into the murder of publisher Dipan, his father Prof Abul Quasem Fazlul Huq says he feels insecure as he had felt during the nine months of Bangladesh’s 1971 Liberation War.

  • Tarana Halim threatened

    Tarana Halim, state minister for post and telecommunication, has been threatened over a telephone call for her stance on banning illegal voice over internet protocol (VoIP) and Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) businesses.

  • PM asks armed forces to stay alert to maintain democracy

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked the armed forces to always remain alert like other forces of the country to protect the sacred constitution and maintain the continuation of democracy braving any threat.

  • UK 'must prepare for Russian threat'

    The former head of MI6 says that Russia has become a danger to Britain and the country must be prepared to take steps to defend itself and its allies.

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