Egypt's Prisons Authority says 15 Islamic militants convicted of staging a deadly attack on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula four years ago have been executed.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir terms Prof Emajuddin Ahmed’s comment on severing ties with Jamaat as his personal one.
Law Minister Anisul Huq asks the deputy commissioners to inform the monitoring cell under the ministry if the prosecutions do not properly assist courts during trial of militants.
Libyan forces say they have re-taken control of the port in the city of Sirte, after fierce fighting against militants from so-called Islamic State.
In a rare appeal to India's Muslim minority, Islamic State says "it is planning to avenge the deaths of Muslims killed in riots in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat and elsewhere".
Abu Sayyaf of the Philippines has releases a video of Canadian hostage John Ridsdell being beheaded by their militants. The harrowing 52-second video shows four militants and Ridsdell in jungle surroundings.
Bike-riding assailants stab dead a middle-aged Hindu tailor in Tangail. Hours later, US-based SITE Intelligence Group tweet that international militant outfit Islamic State have claimed credit for the murder saying that he blasphemed Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Militants storm a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, leaving at least nine people dead, in an attack claimed by al-Shabab.
At least 180 Kenyan troops are killed when al-Shabab attacked their base last month, Somalia's president says.
A local Taliban commander and 50 fighters have been killed in overnight fighting in the Sangin district of Helmand province, Afghan officials say.
A coalition of human rights groups calls on the USA to grant temporary visas to secular writers from Bangladesh after a series of bloody attacks by Islamist militants.
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detain an alleged member of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in Bhaluka upazila of Mymensingh.
Armed police have raided a flat in the north Paris suburb of Saint Denis in an operation linked to Friday's attacks.
Jordan's King Abdullah II warned of a "third world war against humanity", describing the Islamic State group as "savage outlaws of religion" in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Islamic State militants are trying to develop the ability to launch deadly cyber-attacks on UK targets such as air traffic control or hospitals, Chancellor George Osborne says.
Islamic State in a video threatens to attack Washington warning that the countries taking part in air strikes against Syria would suffer same fate as France.
Boko Haram militants rape hundreds of women and girls in Nigeria as a deliberate strategy to dominate rural residents and possibly even create a new generation of Islamist militants.
The Nigerian military says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from an area where the Islamist militant group Boko Haram is active.
THE arrest of Ariful Islam, caught after he, along with his accomplices, hacked to death Oyasiqur Rahman Babu, has by default, brought to light some significant inefficiencies in law enforcement.