counter terrorism

April 18, 2018
April 18, 2018

'Licensed' guns going to criminals

To make money, some authorised arms dealers are allegedly selling legally imported and licensed guns to underworld criminals and their accomplices.

January 22, 2018
January 22, 2018

Militants in Prisons: Deradicalisation call falls on deaf ears

The fight against militancy remains challenging as ever as dozens of militants are getting freed every year from prisons that have no de-radicalisation programmes.

July 21, 2017
July 21, 2017

Terrorism rose in Bangladesh last year: US

The US Department of State has said while terrorist attacks in 2016 decreased by 9 percent globally, at the same time Bangladesh

March 2, 2017
March 2, 2017

UK minister Alok Sharma arrives in Dhaka

Alok Sharma, UK foreign office minister for Asia and the Pacific, arrives in Dhaka on a three-day visit for strengthening counter-terrorism cooperation.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

US, Bangladesh to work together to combat militancy: Home minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says the US has agreed to work with Bangladesh to combat terrorism and militancy in the country.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Bangladesh, US and India to fight terrorism jointly: Bernicat

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat says the US, Bangladesh and India will join efforts in countering violent extremism and terrorism.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Govt displeased with anti-religion bloggers, their killers: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today says the government is not pleased with “bloggers who demean religion” and the people who are killing them.

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

Busting of militants' den

The special team for counter terrorism and transnational crime must be complimented for yet another success in busting a terrorist den, this time in Bogra.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Egypt to remain in Saudi coalition but won’t join military action

Though Egypt joins the Saudi-led 34-nation Islamic Military Coalition against terrorism and violent extremism, it will not join any military action, says its envoy in Bangladesh.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

The imperative of a counter-terrorism strategy

One may wonder if our politico-bureaucratic elite suffer from a lack of tradition on strategic thought. Such a worry arises in the...