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  • Nairobi militant attack death toll rises to 14

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that all Islamists who had stormed an upmarket hotel complex had been "eliminated" after an almost 20-hour siege that left at least 14 dead.

  • Clash in front of BNP’s Naya Paltan office premeditated: CTTC chief

    The clash between BNP men and law enforcers in front of the party’s central office at Dhaka’s Naya Paltan on November 14 was premeditated on BNP’s part, Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit Chief Monirul Islam says.

  • 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.

  • Cop narrates surreal scenes of terror in Sholakia

    The attackers were hesitant to cross the checkpoint and suddenly there was an explosion. Some members of the police team fell to the ground. Seconds later, there was another explosion. With firearms in one hand and a machete in the other, the attackers later tried to make their way to the road that leads to the Sholakia ground.

  • Hindu priest comes under attack in Satkhira

    Assailants attack a Hindu priest leaving him severely injured in Satkhira Sadar Upazila a day into the killing of a Hindu priest in Jhenidah and a Buddhist man in Bandarban.

  • 'Attacker' of Tutul held

    Police yesterday claimed to have arrested an alleged operative of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) who they said directly took part in the murder attempt on publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul last year.

  • Facebook sets up safety check for Paris friends

    Facebook launched a check-in feature to let people know that friends in Paris were safe after a series of bombings and shootings in the French capital killed at least 140 people on Friday.

  • Jeb Bush slams Trump for saying 9/11 came during George Bush's 'reign'

    Jeb Bush fires back at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump who slammed George W Bush over the September 11, 2001 attacks that brought down the World Trade Center.

  • New kind of violence undid BCB plans

    Ultimately it was the killing of an Italian national in Dhaka by unknown perpetrators that is believed, within the BCB, to have led to Australia calling off their tour of Bangladesh.

  • Aussies focus on Kiwis after Bangladesh

    Australia captain Steve Smith switched focus to New Zealand's upcoming tour as he voiced regret that a two-Test series in Bangladesh had to be called off.

  • Australia wrong to cancel tour

    Australia were "overly sensitive" to postpone their tour of Bangladesh over security concerns, says Pakistan Cricket Board president Shahryar Khan.

  • Australian players

    Australia postpone Bangladesh tour

    Australia cricket team’s short tour for two Tests in Bangladesh is scrapped after high-level meetings regarding danger of militant attacks during the series.

  • Australia’s tour: Hope dims further

    Bangladesh tour of Australia is in limbo as Cricket Australia sent back Test cricketers to state teams to train ahead of a domestic one-day tournament.

  • Australia tour of Bangladesh may be scrapped

    Australia's cricket tour of Bangladesh could be scrapped within days amid heightened warnings from Britain and the United States about the likelihood of militant attacks.

  • Militant attack fear: US, Canada alert citizens in Bangladesh

    A day into murder of an Italian in Dhaka, US and Canada advise their citizens to limit their movement while in Bangladesh, saying they have info that militants may target foreigners here.