Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claims to have arrested seven members of the militant group Allah'r Dal from Dhaka’s Dakkinkhan area.
Islamist militant group Boko Haram releases photos apparently showing a rocket-making factory in north-eastern Nigeria.
Ultimately it was the killing of an Italian national in Dhaka by unknown perpetrators that is believed, within the BCB, to have led to Australia calling off their tour of Bangladesh.
Fierce fighting is continuing between Afghan forces and the Taliban in parts of Afghanistan's northern city of Kunduz, despite government claims that it had regained control of the city.
The Afghan government is investigating new reports that Taliban leader Mullah Omar has died, a spokesman said.
Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has claimed responsibility for the murder of an American atheist blogger in Bangladesh over two months ago, according to SITE Intelligence Group.
The Bangladesh embassy in Tripoli seeks assistance of Red Crescent to expedite the rescue activity of its two nationals, who were allegedly kidnapped by a militant group loyal to Islamic State