Dhaka hostage crisis | The Daily Star
  • Gulshan café attack victims’ family to get Tk 13.95 lakh each

    Each family of 20 foreign and Bangladeshi nationals, who were killed in the Holey Artisan cafe attack in Gulshan on July 1 last year, will get Tk 13.95 lakh as compensation.

  • Fighting an ideological battle

    The Gulshan attack of July 1 was meant to strike terror in the hearts of foreigners and women who, according to the terrorists do not conform to their ideals.

  • Shedding our prejudices

    If you are in a drawing room and any other gathering of your friends or acquaintances, naturally the talk of the day would lurk around what is going on around the world.

  • An appeal to those 'jihadists' who seek 'shahadat'

    As the nation grieves for the slain hostages in the July 1 Gulshan attack, somehow I find myself also thinking about the young attackers as well.

  • A minibus part of a Japanese convoy, as relatives of victims of an attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery and the O'Kitchen Restaurant, visited the site, in Dhaka.

    Bodies of 7 Japanese victims reach Tokyo

    Bodies of the seven Japanese nationals who were killed in a militant attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in Bangladesh capital Dhaka return to home soil Tuesday morning.

  • Should there still be ambiguity?

    Although some Bangladeshi politicians till the recent past – the home minister repeated his position on July 3 2016 that the Holey Artisan Bakery massacre has no ISIS link...