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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...

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...

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

Chhatra Union rally demands trial of rapes, murders

Bangladesh Chhatra Union brings out a stick procession demanding trial of the incidents of murder and rape including the recent murder of Sohagi Jahan Tonu.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

No headway

Investigators are yet to make any headway in the gruesome killing of Christian convert Hossain Ali in Kurigram although two days have passed.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

12 to die for double murder in Noakhali

A Noakhali court yesterday sentenced 12 people to death for killing two brothers in the district nine years ago.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Jhenidah Shia preacher stabbed to death

A Shia community preacher has been stabbed to death in Jhenidah’s Kaliganj upazila. Islamic State has allegedly claimed responsibility of the killing.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

HC bins Tareque Sayeed’s plea to scrap 7-murder trial

The High Court has rejected a plea filed by sacked Rab official Lt Col (retd) Tareque Sayeed Mohammad for scrapping the trial against him in Narayanganj seven-murder case.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

6 to die for killing Ctg schoolboy

A Chittagong court sentences six persons to death in a case filed for killing a schoolboy after his abduction five years ago.