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  • unrest in Mexico

    14 killed in Mexico shooting

    At least 14 people are killed Saturday in three shooting incidents in the northern Mexican city of Juarez, notorious for its drug gang related violence.

  • Drug war on, 'yaba trader' found dead

    Police recovered the bullet-hit body of a man in Damurhuda upazila of Chuadanga yesterday, two days after he had allegedly been picked up by plainclothes men.

  • CHRI concerned over deaths in 'shootouts'

    The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has condemned the recent deaths of scores of people in so-called shootouts in Bangladesh.

  • councillor Akramul Haque murder

    One or two 'mistakes' may happen

    Apparently defending the “gunfight” that left Teknaf ward councillor Akramul Haque killed, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said one or two "mistakes" may happen during such drives.

  • No godfathers will be spared: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said steps would be taken if any innocent became a victim of the ongoing anti-narcotics drive.

  • anti-drug war

    15 more killed as anti-drug crusade goes on

    At least 15 more suspects are killed as the countrywide anti-drug crusade continues to draw more blood, mounting a heap of 123 bodies in the last 16 days.

  • A war that might not go anywhere

    We are talking about the body counts -- the deaths in “gunfights” in the current anti-drug war. After all, we are now witnessing the bloodiest anti-crime drive with death tolls already surpassing that of the Operation Clean Heart (57 deaths) or even the anti-militant drive after the Gulshan attack (80 deaths).