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    Xulhaz-Tonoy murder: Key accused confesses

    A key accused in the case on the sensational killings of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in 2016 confesses to the crime to a magistrate in Dhaka.

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    Xulhaz-Tonoy Murder: Another ABT man arrested

    Counterterrorism police have arrested an alleged operative of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team for “directly taking part” in the murders of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in 2016.

  • 1 year on, no probe progress, no arrest

    A year has passed since the murder of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend, but police could neither complete the investigation nor arrest any of the five killers.

  • France’s condolences for recent killings

    The Embassy of France is deeply shocked and saddened by the three recent murders in Bangladesh, it says in a press release.

  • Obama writes to slain LGBT editor’s family

    US President Barack Obama writes to the family of slain LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and extends his condolences.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A ‘productive’ Bangladesh trip: Nisha Biswal

    US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal says that she has had a “productive” Bangladesh trip taking forward bilateral cooperation on countering terrorism and extremism.

  • CID to investigate evidence of Kalabagan twin murder

    A Dhaka court allows Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police to conduct tests of 10 evidence in connection with the murder of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy in Dhaka’s Kalabagan area.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bring culprits to book thru’ swift probe

    Calling for swift investigations into the recent murders and bringing the culprits to justice, the European Union and three other

  • 7 took part in Kalabagan twin murder: Guard

    Seven people took part in the killing of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Tonoy on Monday evening, according to a security guard who was also injured in the attack.

  • All in a Week

    Rossing thousands of miles to come to the Bay area should have been fun. Contrary to my expectations, the journey turned out to be a straight disappointment.

  • Killing spree continues

    We are left speechless with horror at the coldblooded killing of Xulhaz Mannan, an official of USAID and rights activist and his friend Mahbub Tonoy...

  • Govt shifting blame for recent killings: Khaleda

    Blaming the head of the government for the recent killings, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says the government is shifting the blame to other people in a bid to hide facts.

  • Xulhaz ‘killers’ as seen in CCTV footage

    Law enforcers find a CCTV footage that shows some suspected killers of LGBT rights activist Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Tonoy Fahim running away after committing the murder in Kalabagan area of Dhaka.

  • Tracked for days before murder: IGP

    Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Haque today said Kalabagan’s double murder was “planned extensively and the victims were being followed” for days.

  • UN, US, UK, Germany, Denmark, Norway, CPJ condemn Xulhaz killing

    UN, US, UK, CPJ, Denmark and Norway condemn the murders of USAID staff Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in Dhaka’s Kalabagan area.

  • 2 hacked to death in Dhaka flat

    In an assault that bears the hallmarks of militant attacks, unidentified assailants yesterday hacked to death a local staff member of the USAID and his friend in a flat in the capital's Kalabagan, police said.

  • LGBT magazine editor stabbed dead at Dhaka home

    Posing as courier service staff, miscreants enter the house of an editor of the country’s first LGBT magazine and stab him dead along with his friend at his flat in Dhaka’s Kalabagan area. Cops suspect involvement of militant groups in the killing.

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