The Taliban yesterday announced their annual spring offensive, which comes as the US and Afghan politicians try to negotiate a peace settlement with the Islamist militants.
The UN Security Council has said it is alarmed by ties between Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militants and the Islamic State (IS) group.
Law enforcers find a CCTV footage that shows some suspected killers of LGBT rights activist Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Tonoy Fahim running away after committing the murder in Kalabagan area of Dhaka.
The Philippines military says 18 soldiers have been killed in fierce fighting with Islamist militants in the south of the country.
Bangladesh has joined a Saudi Arabia-based 34-state Islamic military coalition to combat terrorism, according to a joint statement published on state news agency SPA.
A Dhaka court frames charges against four ‘IS’ suspects for their alleged involvement in a conspiracy to topple the democratic government through subversive activities and establish a Khilafat state.
Wars on abstract concepts (e.g. terror, freethinking) are dangerous because they can be aimed at virtually anyone and can be invoked to launch every missile and curtail every freedom.
One of the gunmen who died after attacking a Paris concert hall has French nationality and is known to have ties with Islamist militants, a source close to the inquiry into a series of deadly attacks in Paris says.
Siegfried O. Wolf, a professor of political science at the South Asia Institute of the University of Heidelberg, said that foreign intelligence agencies did withhold sensitive information from Bangladesh, fearing that it could be misused. The country is in the grip of extreme political polarization, he said, and there is factionalism and rivalry among security agencies.