Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directs all the security forces to earn expertise in using modern technology alongside receiving training to fight terrorism and militancy.
The Bangladesh government has "sometimes failed" to protect the freedom of speech and media, the US has said in its Country Reports
The security forces in Burundi systematically killed dozens of people during violent repression that took place in the capital Bujumbura on 11 December, Amnesty International said.
Young Palestinian women have increasingly joined males to hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers and chant slogans as unrest has spread in recent days in the occupied West Bank.
Secret files held by Yemeni security forces that contain details of American intelligence operations in the country have been looted by Iran-backed militia leaders, exposing names of confidential informants and plans for US-backed counter-terrorism strikes