Xulhaz

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Xulhaz killing: Ansarullah operative on fresh remand

A Dhaka Court today grants a five-day remand for an operative of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) in connection with the killing of USAID staff Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Tonoy.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

3 Xulhaz killers identified, cops say

Law enforcers have identified three alleged killers including the mastermind in connection with the murder of LGBT rights activist Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Tonoy.

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Take all steps possible to protect citizens, US tells Bangladesh

The United States wants to see Bangladesh government take every step possible to protect its citizens, Spokesperson of US State Department Mark Toner says in a daily press briefing.

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

Kerry calls PM, seeks justice for Xulhaz

US Secretary of State John Kerry last night phoned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and requested her to take necessary steps to bring to book the killers of Xulhaz.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Bangladesh, US should fight terrorism together, say officials

In the wake of recent wave of killings, Bangladesh home minister and US ambassador stress the need to fight against terrorism together.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Ansar Al Islam claims responsibility

Militant outfit Ansar Al Islam or the Bangladesh branch of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has reportedly claimed responsibility for the murder of LGBT magazine editor and his friend.