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Death toll in Istanbul bombings rises to 44

The death toll from Saturday night's twin bombings in Istanbul has risen to 44, of whom 36 were police officers, Health Minister Recep Akdag was cited as saying by state-run Anadolu agency and...

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Mahmudur won't be freed now

Mahmudur Rahman, acting editor of Bangla daily Amar Desh, was shown arrested in a bomb blast case yesterday, a day after the Supreme Court upheld a High Court bail granted to him in a sedition case.

January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

Six killed by bomb at Turkey police HQ

A car bomb blast has hit a police headquarters in south-eastern Turkey, killing six people and wounding at least 39, officials say.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

Asset now burden

Over the past few days, The Daily Star published a series of reports on ordeals of the victims of mindless violence in the name of politics between January 5 and April 5 last year. Lives perished,...

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

Impossible to forget

For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

Left in the lurch

For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved...

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

France retaliates, bombs Syria after Paris carnage

French warplanes pounds the Islamic State group's de facto capital in Syria on Sunday, in the first such strikes since a wave of coordinated attacks claimed by the jihadists left 129 people...

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

How Stade de France tragedy unfolded

Goals from Olivier Giroud and Andre-Pierre Gignac sealed a 2-0 win for France over Germany, but there was no joy at the end of the match.

October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015

EU for thorough probe into Hossaini Dalan blasts

EU Ambassador to Bangladesh Pierre Mayaudon has urged Bangladesh to ensure thorough investigation and bring the Hossaini Dalan bomb attackers to justice.

October 24, 2015
October 24, 2015

Nigeria bombs leave at least 42 dead

Two bomb attacks in north-eastern Nigeria have left at least 42 people dead and more than 100 injured, officials say.

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

2 ‘muggers’ killed in Ctg bomb blast

Two alleged snatchers are killed when a crude bomb hurled by the duo during a mugging exploded in Chittagong city.