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Islamic State calls for attacks in West during Ramadan

An audio message purporting to come from the spokesman of Islamic State calls on followers to launch attacks in the United States, Europe, Russia, Australia, Iraq, Syria, Iran, and the Philippines during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which began in late May.

July 17, 2016
July 17, 2016

Gulshan attack a stain on country's image: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the Gulshan terror attack and subsequent incidents were carried out by a quarter with vested interest aimed at maligning the bright image of Bangladesh as 'a role model of development' which the country has earned over the years through persistent endevour of her government.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

Muhith stresses need to fortify parental bond

Finance Minister AMA Muhith underscores the need to strengthen the bond between parents and children in view of the recent attacks held in Bangladesh.

July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016

NSU might scrap studentship if absent for 1 semester

North South University is on the verge of taking a major decision to strip studentship for anyone being found absent for four months without valid reason. A recommendation for such stern action has come in view after the university’s students have been found involved in terrorist activities.

July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016

Dhaka, Sholakia attacks to topple govt: Minister

Attacks in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone and Sholakia Eidgah were aimed at toppling the government, says Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu.

July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016

Cops sue 2 detained over Sholakia attack

Police sue the two detainees and some anonymous others over the Eid-day attack on Sholakia Eidgah in a case filed under anti-terrorism act.

July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016

Be cautious in granting bail to ‘militants’: Minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq urges the judges to become more cautious and rigid in granting bail to the accused detained in connection with militancy-related cases.

July 5, 2016
July 5, 2016

OPINION: Why IS chooses to bomb during Ramadan

To the radical mind, if additional prayer and alms giving is encouraged in Ramadan - then why not more bloodshed too? View it that way and you understand precisely the line of reasoning that has given rise to such a grisly and gruesome death toll this year.

July 5, 2016
July 5, 2016

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.

July 4, 2016
July 4, 2016

Now, main job is to resist brainwashing of youths: Joy

Sajeeb Wazed Joy, son of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, says resisting brainwashing of youths through false interpretation of religion is important than any other tasks now in the country.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Gulshan attack: 6 gunmen killed, 1 held, PM says

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina condemns the Gulshan restaurant attack that resulted in the confirmed death of two police officials and six gunmen. The premier questions the religious morale of the attackers and slams media for covering the unfolding events live on television.