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  • RP Shaha Kidnap, Killing: The details 'untangled'

    The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal has found significant evidence that a Tangail man was involved in the

  • CIA contractors likely source of latest WikiLeaks release: US officials

    Contractors likely breached security and handed over documents describing the Central Intelligence Agency's use of hacking tools to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, US intelligence and law enforcement officials say.

  • Philippines cancels license of remittance firm after BB heist probe

    Philippine central bank says it revoked the license of a remittance company that anti-money laundering investigators said was used to transfer some of the $81 million hackers looted from the Bangladesh central bank.

  • Prof Rezaul killing probe at final stage: Home minister

    Investigation into Professor Rezaul Karim Siddiquee killing case is now at the final stage and the killers could be arrested anytime, says Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal.

  • Probe body formed over Karwan Bazar fire

    Fire service has launched a four-member investigation panel into last night's blaze at Karwan Bazar that gutted over 180 shops in capital Dhaka’s largest retail kitchen market.

  • Rehman held on specific charges: Ministers

    Senior journalist Shafik Rehman has been arrested on specific allegation, ministers for law and information say. “The matter is now under investigation. If he is found innocent in the investigation, he will be released,” Law Minister Anisul Huq says.

  • Trials stumble on outdated laws

    Many of the country's laws have become obsolete and are of little effect in doing investigation and delivering justice in modern times, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha said yesterday.

  • No headway in probe

    A team from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday visited the spot in the Comilla Cantonment area where college

  • Sohagi Jahan Tonu

    Exhumation of body ordered

    A Comilla court yesterday ordered the exhumation of the body of college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu for a fresh autopsy.

  • Voice for justice gets louder

    With no visible progress in the investigation, protests continued across the country yesterday, demanding justice for Sohagi Jahan Tonu who was killed inside Comilla Cantonment area on March 20.

  • Further probe in Pahela Baishakh sex assault: Court

    A Dhaka court orders further investigation in a case filed over sexual assault during Pahela Baishakh celebration near TSC of Dhaka University last year.

  • EP worried over rights situation

    A European Parliament (EP) delegation has expressed concern over the human rights situation in Bangladesh, and called for an impartial investigation into all the cases of blogger killings.

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    Lawyer seeks to sue Star editor for sedition

    A Dhaka court yesterday ordered police to seek permission from the government for investigating a sedition charge brought by a lawyer against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.

  • India shelves investigation

    India agreed in principle not to carry out investigations relating to anti-dumping and countervailing duties on jute goods exported from Bangladesh, a senior commerce ministry official said yesterday.

  • Search for info on Pakistani POWs

    The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal has formed a special committee to gather information about Pakistani prisoners of war (POWs) who were allegedly involved in war crimes in Bangladesh during the 1971 Liberation War.

  • Changes likely in prosecution, probe teams

    The government may bring a change in the prosecution and investigation teams dealing with war crimes as suggested by the Supreme Court after it found neglect and incompetence in handling the case against Delawar Hossain Sayedee.

  • Khaleda sued for sedition

    A Dhaka court yesterday ordered an investigation into a sedition charge filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for her comments on the number of 1971 martyrs.

  • Los Angeles schools shut over 'threat'

    Los Angeles schools are closed as an unspecified threat is investigated, police say.

  • CID gets more time to probe Munzur murder

    A Dhaka court again gives Criminal Investigation Department (CID) more time to complete further probe into the case filed over killing Maj Gen Abul Manzur in 1981.

  • UN asks Bangladesh to ‘fully probe’ publisher killing

    The United Nations has called upon Bangladesh authorities to “fully investigate” the killing of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.

  • Japanese officials seek cooperation in probing Hoshi murder

    A two-member team from the Japanese embassy in Dhaka seek Rangpur district administration’s cooperation in probing the murder of its national Kunio Hoshi.

  • Nuclear smugglers tried selling radioactive materials to ISIS: AP

    One AP investigation uncovered an attempt to sell bomb-grade uranium to a real buyer from the Middle East, the first known case of its kind.

  • Blatter faces criminal investigation

    Swiss prosecutors say they are investigating Sepp Blatter, the head of football's world governing body Fifa, on suspicion of criminal mismanagement.

  • Egypt's government resigns amid corruption probe

    Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb and his Cabinet resigns amid a corruption investigation that led to the arrest of the agriculture minister last week.

  • DB takes over Niloy murder probe

    DB takes over charge of blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay Niloy’s murder probe from police, three days after the killing.

  • Blatter 'under investigation in US'

    Fifa president Sepp Blatter is being investigated by US officials as part of their inquiry into corruption at the world football body.

  • Australia, Canada want probe into polls irregularities

    Australia and Canada call upon the Election Commission and all responsible authorities to swiftly and impartially investigate the reports of irregularities and violence during the city corporation elections in Dhaka and Chittagong on April 28.

  • ACC to probe illegal investment in Malaysia

    The ACC is going to take assistance from Malaysian government for a joint investigation into illegal investment by Bangladeshis in the name of second home there.

  • UN climate head Rajendra Pachauri resigns

    The head of the United Nations Climate Change Panel (IPCC), Rajendra Pachauri, steps down amid sexual harassment allegations.