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1 cop killed in Florida shootings

One police officer has been killed and three wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida cities where the officers are responding to suspected drug activity and reports of a suicide attempt, say...

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Govt itself trying to destabilise country: BNP

BNP alleges that the government itself is trying to destabilise the country by using the repeated incidents of secret killings only to stay in power.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

Jhenidah Hindu priest killed, ‘IS claims murder’

A veteran Hindu priest was hacked to death in Jhenidah Sadar in a manner similar to previous suspected militant killings. Islamic State reportedly claimed responsibility of the murder.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

AL activist killed in Chuadanga

Unidentified criminals shoot dead an Awami League activist in Alamdanga upazila of Chuadanga.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

US, UK mourn latest killings, urges united fight on terror

US envoy to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat and UK Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Hugo Swire mourn over the recent killings, that of a police official’s wife and a grocer, and...

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Wife of police super shot dead in Ctg

Motorbike riding assailants reportedly stab and shoot dead wife of a police officer in Chittagong city, police say. Law enforcers are probing link of militants with the murder.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

War crimes charges pressed against 4 Moulvibazar men

The prosecution presses two charges against four Moulvibazar men for their alleged involvement in crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

Villages in ashes after deadly Indonesia volcano eruption

Indonesian rescuers searched for survivors in scorched villages and devastated farmlands after a volcano erupted in clouds of searing ash and gas, killing seven and leaving others fighting life...

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

Taliban chief killed in US drone attack: Afghan spy agency

Afghanistan's spy agency says Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour is killed in a US bombing raid, the first confirmation from regional officials of his death, which marks a potential blow to...

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Cops link major killings to hanging of war criminals

Police say they see a link between some major murders with the execution of some convicted war criminals. Blames have been put on a group "who were of anti-liberation spirit and are against...

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Mahmudur sent to jail after remand

A court in Dhaka sends Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman to jail in a case filed in connection with a plot to 'abduct and kill' Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed...