Fighting terrorism

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

‘US, India to work together to help Dhaka fight terror'

In the wake of the recent spate of targeted attacks on secular activists, bloggers, writers, professors and minorities, the US

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

Hasina very strong leader in fight against terrorism: US envoy

The United States has highly appreciated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s strong leadership role in fighting terrorism, and hoped that Bangladesh will continue to demonstrate its ‘strong commitment’.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

In the grip of madness

Bangladesh's experience with ribald extremism and terrorism is more recent and, so far, has been less painful in terms of mass attacks or casualties. ...

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Paris attacks expose failures, challenges for intelligence services

France's security services are once again facing a harsh spotlight after failing to prevent the brutal attacks in Paris carried out by the Islamic State group.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Anonymous declares war on IS for Paris attacks

The hacking group Anonymous declares war against the Islamic State for carrying out strategic bombings that killed 129 people in Paris on Saturday.

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Many terrorists on bail

A report in Prothom Alo has revealed an astonishing fact – a large number of suspected militants are arrested but then get bail because their bail pleas are not contested.

November 5, 2015
November 5, 2015

Opinion: Checkposts not enough to stop terrorism

Cops and intelligence agencies need to be more professional and competent. And that would be possible only through depoliticisation of these institutions. Fighting terrorism is a tricky battle,...

October 30, 2015
October 30, 2015

Arguments you cannot brush aside

The operative words are extremism and terrorism; so what's in a name, terrorism is terrorism. The threats have always been there and to be fair to ourselves some of the major terrorist acts...

October 9, 2015
October 9, 2015

AFTER THE KISS OF DEATH

The redeeming feature in these bleak circumstances though, is the Zimbabwe national cricket team's firm indication that they are visiting us next year.

October 9, 2015
October 9, 2015

Is the wolf just around the corner?

The nature of the crimes tells us one thing for sure, that these are the work of professional men. Whether those men acted on their own, or on behalf of an extremist group, or a political cartel is...