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  • Aftermath of SL Blasts

    Stay alert

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in parliament yesterday asked people to be alert and inform law enforcement agencies about any suspected terror and militant activities without delay.

  • Horrific attacks in Sri Lanka

    In solidarity with Sri Lanka

    We are at a loss of words at the number of lives lost in the wake of gruesome bombings on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter

  • India's China Problem in Pakistan

    India's China Problem in Pakistan

    One can only hope that the latest tensions between India and Pakistan, which erupted after a terrorist attack last month killed over 40

  • Russia launches terror probe

    Russia said it had launched a probe into terrorism after a 17-year-old blew himself up at a regional headquarters of the FSB security service yesterday, wounding three employees.

  • Prison day-release questioned after killings in Belgian city

    Belgian authorities face questions over why a prison inmate, suspected of links to radical Islamists in jail, was let out for a day, enabling him to carry out what police called a "terrorist attack" in the city of Liege.

  • Deadly twin suicide attack hits Damascus police station

    Two suicide bombers attacks a police station in the Syrian capital Damascus, killing a number of civilians and policemen, state television says, citing the interior ministry.

  • Man drives van into crowd of Muslims

    A van ploughed into a crowd of Muslims near a London mosque early yesterday, leaving one person dead and injuring 10 others in the second terror attack this month in the British capital, reported AFP.

  • London attacker screamed 'going to kill all Muslims'

    Witnesses say the driver of a van that ploughs into worshippers leaving a London mosque, killing at least one person and injuring 10 others was screaming that he would kill all Muslims. British Prime Minister Theresa May says the incident is being treated as a potential terrorist attack.

  • Tofail Ahmed

    No negative message from foreign businessmen, companies: Tofail

    The recent killing incidents of foreigners will not have any bad impacts on business in Bangladesh as the foreign businessmen have no plan to leave the country, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says.

  • Dhaka raid: Cops identify 7 militants

    Police disclose the identities of seven among the nine militants who were killed in an anti-terror raid in Dhaka’s Kalyanpur area yesterday.

  • Dhaka militants changed dress after Fazr prayers when they saw end coming

    The militants who were killed in gunfight with the law enforcers early morning Tuesday change their dress after the Fazr prayers and wore black punjabis, says a neighbour who observed the militants time to time from around midnight till dawn from an adjacent building.

  • Dhaka raid militant Rouf missing ‘NSU student’

    One of the militants killed in gun battle during Dhaka raid in Kalyanpur has been identified as a "missing student of privately-run North-South University". However, confusion has arisen over identity of another militant as two families are claiming the same body.

  • Big blast rocks Mogadishu hotel

    A large explosion rocks a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital Mogadishu and there is ongoing gunfire after what is suspected to be an al-Shabab attack.

  • Terrorist attacks rise in Bangladesh in 2015: US report

    Terrorist attacks and the total number of deaths increased in Bangladesh in 2015, according to the US State Department.

  • All-out help in fighting terrorism

    Washington yesterday reassured Dhaka about extending all-out assistance in countering violent extremism and terrorism before it took root in Bangladesh.

  • 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.

  • IS 'may be plotting huge attacks' in UK

    The so-called Islamic State group may be planning a "spectacular" attack in the UK, the national head of counter-terrorism policing warns.

  • JMB regroups without watch

    Ahmadiyya Muslim community leaders in Rajshahi are of the opinion that those who are hostile to their ideology orchestrated Friday's

  • California shooter messaged Facebook friends about jihad support

    One of the shooters in the San Bernardino massacre, Tashfeen Malik, sent at least two private messages on Facebook to a small group of Pakistani friends in 2012 and 2014, pledging her support for Islamic jihad and saying she hoped to join the fight one day.

  • France to honour Paris attack victims

    France is to hold a national memorial service for the 130 people who died in the Paris attacks two weeks ago.

  • Tunisia declares state of emergency

    Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi declares a nationwide state of emergency and a curfew in the capital after a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus killed at least 12 people.

  • Brussels shutdown as manhunt continues

    Terror alert led restaurants and bars to shut early amid fears of a Paris-style attack in Central Brussels. The manhunt continues for the fugitive Salah Abdeslam, who is thought to be armed with a suicide belt.

  • Paris attacks expose failures, challenges for intelligence services

    France's security services are once again facing a harsh spotlight after failing to prevent the brutal attacks in Paris carried out by the Islamic State group.

  • Sad but not surprising at all

    THE terrorist attack in Paris on November 13 has rocked the whole world. Some people have already started calling the attack the “French 9/11”.

  • terrorism

    The privileges of a white terrorist

    June 17 saw one of the deadliest attacks on a house of worship in recent decades.

  • Blast hits Kabul government zone

    Large blast hits Afghan government buildings in Kabul

  • Suicide attack in Kabul 'kills at least seven'

    A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb near a district police headquarters close to Afghanistan's presidential palace in central Kabul killing at least seven people and wounding 22

  • Islamic State recruits 400 children since January: Syria monitor

    A monitoring group says, since last three months, the Islamic State has recruited at least 400 children in Syria and trained them as so-called "Cubs of the Caliphate" and hard line indoctrination.

  • 19 killed in Tunis museum attack

    At least 19 people, including 17 foreign tourists are killed after gunmen targeted a museum in the Tunisian capital.