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US drone kills militant blamed for attack on SRL team in Pak

A US drone air strike in Afghanistan has killed a Pakistani militant accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009, Pakistani security sources and Islamist militants said.

May 17, 2022
May 17, 2022

Jamaat-Shibir men attack cops from procession in Sylhet; OC, SI injured

Two policemen, including Sylhet Kotwali Police Station Officer-in-Charge, were injured after activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir attacked them in Sylhet city this afternoon.

March 22, 2017
March 22, 2017

US drone kills militant blamed for attack on SRL team in Pak

A US drone air strike in Afghanistan has killed a Pakistani militant accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009, Pakistani security sources and Islamist militants said.

December 8, 2016
December 8, 2016

Vietnam apologises for Indonesia team bus attack

Vietnamese football authorities apologised on Thursday after fans hurled stones at the Indonesian team bus shortly after their Suzuki Cup semi-final tie in Hanoi, breaking a window and injuring two of the visiting team's staff.

August 26, 2016
August 26, 2016

Papon thanks ECB

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon thanks the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to let England's tour of Bangladesh in October to go on as planned.

August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016

Cricket: ECB security delegation arrives

England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB's) security delegation arrived today at Bangladesh to hold a string of meetings with local security agencies.

August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016

Anticipation high for England

The Tigers are going through gruelling training sessions and eager to return to Test cricket.

August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016

ECB security delegation to meet Bangladesh home minister

The ECB's security delegation, which is expected to arrive in Dhaka on Wednesday, will have meetings with local security agencies, the UK and Australian high commissions and Bangladesh's home minister Asaduzzaman Khan.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Cricket: Eng still to decide on Bangladesh tour

England will not make a decision on whether to go ahead with a tour of Bangladesh later this year until a security probe of the country has been completed, assistant coach Paul Farbrace says.

July 25, 2016
July 25, 2016

More security for foreign coaches

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is preparing to provide its foreign coaches decent security cover upon their arrival in the aftermath of the recent attack in Gulshan.

July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016

Brazil holds terror suspects

Brazil hold 10 presumed Islamist militants in isolation cells at a maximum security jail as police comb their computers and mobile phones for information about possible threats to next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.