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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 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...

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Pir hacked to death in Rajshahi

A Pir (spiritual leader) has been hacked to death in Rajshahi’s Tanor upazila in a fashion that bears the hallmark of previous murders of bloggers and secular activists. This killing is the latest...

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

US mother accidentally shot dead by two-year-old son

A two-year-old boy has accidentally shot and killed his mother in the US city of Milwaukee after finding a gun in the back of their car.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Culture of impunity led to more killings: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that increased incidents of killings have arisen out of a prevailing culture of impunity in Bangladesh.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

Muezzin killed inside Old Dhaka mosque

Unknown assailants have stabbed dead a muezzin inside a mosque in Old Dhaka’s Islampur area. Police recovered the body from the stairs of the mosque. However, any motive behind the murder is yet to...