Fighting terrorism

March 28, 2017
March 28, 2017

Countries should share info on militancy: Bernicat

Assuring to support Bangladesh in fighting terrorism, US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat stresses the need for sharing information about militancy among countries to curb the menace.

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

Dhaka, Washington to fight terrorism together

Dhaka and Washington have agreed to enhance cooperation in the areas of counterterrorism and countering violent extremism through capacity enhancement.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

Help govt fight militancy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called on people to cooperate with the government in its fight against militancy and terrorism to maintain peace in the country. “We are taking actions against terrorism and militancy so that peace can prevail in the country. We want people's cooperation to this end,” she told parliament during an unscheduled discussion on the 67th founding anniversary of the Awami League.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out

Islamic State (IS) is losing territory, its finances are being drained and the number of foreign fighters recruited has reportedly down to a trickle, dropped by as much as 90 percent from a high of 2,000 a month in the past year.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

All-out help in fighting terrorism

Washington yesterday reassured Dhaka about extending all-out assistance in countering violent extremism and terrorism before it took root in Bangladesh.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Together, against all terrorism

Amid the spate of attacks and killings in Bangladesh, Dhaka and New Delhi yesterday announced that they would work

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. But there has been a slow, but steady gnawing at the very soul of this country.

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.