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  • Rohingya crisis issue

    Rohingyas 'terrified' about leaving

    A plan to start repatriating Rohingyas back to Myanmar is premature and the refugees are "terrified" about leaving Bangladesh where they sought refuge, dozens of aid agencies working in the region said yesterday.

  • Terror attack hits Melbourne street

    A Somali-born man set fire to a pickup truck laden with gas cylinders in the centre of the Australian city of Melbourne yesterday and stabbed three people, killing one, before he was shot by police in a rampage they called an act of terrorism.

  • Dhaka wants China's role in persuading Myanmar

    Dhaka has urged Beijing to encourage Myanmar to create a conducive environment for a speedy return of Rohingyas to their home in Rakhine.

  • Unidentified youth shot dead in Dhaka

    PBCP man killed in 'gunfight' with cops

    A suspected leader of outlawed Purba Banglar Communist Party's Lal Pataka faction was killed in a “gunfight” with detectives at Rajbari Sadar upazila in the early hours of yesterday.

  • Austrian colonel spied for Russia for decades: Vienna

    A senior Austrian military officer is believed to have spied for Moscow for decades, Vienna said yesterday, adding to a list of recent Russian espionage cases and souring relations with arguably the country's closest ally in the EU.

  • US accuses China of violating bilateral anti-hacking deal

    China has been violating an agreement with the United States aimed at stopping cyber espionage through the hacking of government and corporate data, a senior US intelligence official said on Thursday.

  • UK PM draws fury of Northern Irish allies over Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday drew the fury of her crucial Northern Irish allies after seemingly accepting an EU-backed Brexit solution they fervently oppose.

  • Hawking's thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

    A motorised wheelchair used by the late British physicist Stephen Hawking sold at auction on Thursday for almost 300,000 pounds ($391,740.00) while a dissertation raised nearly twice that at a sale to raise money for charity.

  • Ansar Al Islam members arrested

    In the name of serving people

    The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit yesterday claimed to have busted a militant gang whose members in the guise of NGO workers had long been spreading terror propaganda among Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar.

  • Bangladesh Police Superintendent Promotion in 2018

    235 promoted to police super

    The government has promoted 235 additional superintendents of police to superintendents of police.