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  • Aus assures fans over Boxing Day security fears

    Cricket Australia has assured fans over security arrangements for the Boxing Day (Dec. 26) Test against Pakistan on Friday after police foiled a plot to attack prominent sites in Melbourne with a series of bombs on Christmas Day.

  • Death toll in Istanbul bombings rises to 44

    The death toll from Saturday night's twin bombings in Istanbul has risen to 44, of whom 36 were police officers, Health Minister Recep Akdag was cited as saying by state-run Anadolu agency and other media on Monday.

  • Turkey mourns after twin Istanbul bombings kill 29

    Turkey declared a day of national mourning on Sunday after twin bombings targeting police struck the heart of Istanbul near the home stadium of football giants Besiktas, killing 29 people.

  • Bombs outside Istanbul soccer stadium kill 29

    A car bomb followed by a suicide bombing less than a minute later killed 29 people and wounded 166 outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul on Saturday night, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.

  • EgyptAir jet lands in Uzbekistan after hoax bomb threat

    An EgyptAir plane forced to land in Uzbekistan due to a hoax bomb threat is cleared to resume its journey from Cairo to Beijing.

  • Brother of Brussels bomber wins taekwondo title

    Belgian Mourad Laachraoui, the younger brother of one of the Brussels airport bombers wins a gold medal at the European Taekwondo Championships.

  • France extends state of emergency to cover Euros

    France's parliament confirms a two-month extension of the state of emergency that has been in place since November's jihadist attacks to cover the Euro 2016 football tournament and Tour de France.

  • Security firm boss takes blame

    The head of a security firm on Monday accepts "full responsibility" for accidentally leaving behind a dummy bomb that caused Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium to be evacuated.

  • Fake bomb fiasco costs MU millions

    A fake bomb inside Old Trafford that forced the abandonment of Manchester United's last Premier League game of the season triggers angry calls Monday for action as the club faced a multi-million pound bill for the "fiasco".

  • Cops bust 'militants' den', recover arms, explosives

    Police yesterday recovered 20 grenades, firearms and ammunition, and a huge amount of bomb-making materials, including gel

  • Mahmudur won't be freed now

    Mahmudur Rahman, acting editor of Bangla daily Amar Desh, was shown arrested in a bomb blast case yesterday, a day after the Supreme Court upheld a High Court bail granted to him in a sedition case.

  • Six killed by bomb at Turkey police HQ

    A car bomb blast has hit a police headquarters in south-eastern Turkey, killing six people and wounding at least 39, officials say.

  • Asset now burden

    Over the past few days, The Daily Star published a series of reports on ordeals of the victims of mindless violence in the name of politics between January 5 and April 5 last year. Lives perished, people were crippled, families torn apart and dreams shattered in the 91 days of brutality that shook the nation to its core. In the last part of the series, we today will tell you the story of a victim who is living a life no one wants.

  • Impossible to forget

    For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports.

  • Left in the lurch

    For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved ones, others their lone bread earners during the longest spell of horror allegedly carried out by the BNP-led coalition, protesting the January 5, 2014, elections.

  • France retaliates, bombs Syria after Paris carnage

    French warplanes pounds the Islamic State group's de facto capital in Syria on Sunday, in the first such strikes since a wave of coordinated attacks claimed by the jihadists left 129 people dead in Paris - signalling its resolve in fight against the group.

  • How Stade de France tragedy unfolded

    Goals from Olivier Giroud and Andre-Pierre Gignac sealed a 2-0 win for France over Germany, but there was no joy at the end of the match.

  • EU for thorough probe into Hossaini Dalan blasts

    EU Ambassador to Bangladesh Pierre Mayaudon has urged Bangladesh to ensure thorough investigation and bring the Hossaini Dalan bomb attackers to justice.

  • Nigeria bombs leave at least 42 dead

    Two bomb attacks in north-eastern Nigeria have left at least 42 people dead and more than 100 injured, officials say.

  • 2 ‘muggers’ killed in Ctg bomb blast

    Two alleged snatchers are killed when a crude bomb hurled by the duo during a mugging exploded in Chittagong city.

  • 2 Rab men hurt in Chapainawabganj bomb attack

    At least two Rab members are hurt when assailants threw cocktail bombs at the law enforcers at Chapainawabganj.

  • 8 Turkish troops killed in bomb attack

    Eight Turkish soldiers have been killed in a bomb attack in the south-eastern province of Siirt, the army says.

  • 9 'militants' held while ‘preparing for bank robbery’

    Detectives claim to have arrested nine members of banned militant outfits Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (Huji) and Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) while preparing for a bank robbery in Dhaka.

  • Youth killed in Shariatpur bomb blast

    A youth was killed and another injured in a crude bomb blast in Jajira upazila of Shariatpur.

  • 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

  • Magura fisheries office set on fire

    Miscreants set fire to the fisheries office in Magura town and exploded at least seven crude bombs there early Monday, police said.

  • CJ for enhancing Dhaka CMM Court security

    Chief Justice SK Sinha visited the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court in Dhaka following a bomb blast on its premises.