Ansarullah Bangla Team

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Bounty for 6 ABT men

Releasing photos of six alleged Ansarullah Bangla Team men, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police yesterday put bounties on them

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Singapore detains 8 Bangladeshis

Months after deporting 26 “radicalised” Bangladeshi workers, Singapore arrested another eight Bangladeshis who the authorities said were members of a group called Islamic State in Bangladesh (ISB).

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Motion Timeline: 29 killings in 4 years

Since 2013, at least 29 secular activists, publishers, minorities and advocates of free thinking have been killed in grisly attacks, which are believed to be works of militants. Trial for only one...

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

Ansarullah man held in Sylhet

Detectives detain a member of Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) in Sylhet in connection with an alleged attack by the militant group during a raid on a flat in Dhaka’s Uttar Badda on February.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Cops claim identifying 3 Avijit killers

Police claim to have identified three persons “who directly took part” in the killing of secular writer and blogger Avijit Roy last year. The three are members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah...

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Militants' den busted in city

Detectives claimed to have busted an "Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) den" in the capital's Mohammadpur early yesterday, hours after a

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

US intel warns of expansion of terror groups in Bangladesh

The US intelligence chief has said efforts by Bangladesh's prime minister to undermine the political opposition will probably provide openings for transnational terrorist groups to expand...

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

The real face of Bangladesh - moderate, secular

For Bangladesh, countering radicalisation is a multi-faceted effort that goes beyond the state. It has an active civil society and media which have come together with the government to address...

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

It's not enough

It was a long battle of a father.

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

2 get death; 6 others jailed

A Dhaka court yesterday handed down death penalty to two people and different jail terms to six others, including the chief of banned Islamist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team, for the killing of...