Italian citizen Cesare Tavella

October 9, 2015
October 9, 2015

Is the wolf just around the corner?

The nature of the crimes tells us one thing for sure, that these are the work of professional men. Whether those men acted on their own, or on behalf of an extremist group, or a political cartel is critical because that can give us an idea at what rate the fuse is burning to set off explosion.

October 7, 2015
October 7, 2015

Creating disorder in Bangladesh

While attempts are being made to create disorder and insecurity in Bangladesh by killing foreign nationals – politicians are busy playing a no-holds-barred blame game against each other.

October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015

Islamic extremists also targeting Pirs alongside free-thinkers

Besides free-thinkers, pirs (religious instructors) also become targets of Islamic extremists.

October 5, 2015
October 5, 2015

Will the killings affect the economy?

Following the killing of an innocent Italian citizen on September 28 in Dhaka, tensions have been engulfing us on all sides. Diplomatic missions, quite naturally, alerted their citizens to stay safe and take precautions while moving around the city.

October 3, 2015
October 3, 2015

4 held over ‘IS link’ in Mymensingh

Police arrest four people, including a schoolboy, from different areas in Ishwarganj upazila in last two days for their suspected link to Middle East-based militant outfit Islamic State (IS).

October 3, 2015
October 3, 2015

Japanese national gunned down in Rangpur

Five days into the killing of an Italian citizen in Dhaka, a Japanese national is gunned down in northern district of Rangpur. Five persons detained for interrogation.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

Italian citizen's murder, a rude awakening

The antennae of some Western diplomatic missions in Dhaka had received a signal that 'Western interests' might be targeted in a terrorist attack.

October 1, 2015
October 1, 2015

Tavella murder: Detectives still clueless

Detectives say they are still clueless about motives behind the murder of Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Italian killing not IS job: Kamal

Ruling out the existence of militant outfit Islamic State in the country, Home Minister Kamal says both Bangladesh and Italy primarily agree that the militant outfit was not involved with killing of Italian citizen Cesare Tavella.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Foreign missions’ alert surprises PM

There is no justification of alert, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says expressing her surprise as some diplomatic missions in Dhaka issued the alert for their nationals following the murder of an Italian citizen in Dhaka.

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