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  • Family terrorised over land

    The dreadful ordeal of a family, terrorised over an 8.5 katha land by a gang of miscreants that included ruling party men, is alarming. We are aghast by such criminal behaviour which again brings to light how affiliation with powerful quarters and influence are being abused to intimidate, terrorise and blatantly rob people at gunpoint in our country—in this case, literally.

  • Sting reopens Paris' Bataclan hall on anniversary of militant attack

    Rock star Sting headlined a concert in Paris' Bataclan music hall on Saturday to mark the venue's reopening a year after three Islamist militants gunned down 90 revellers in France's bloodiest terror attack.

  • Heightened security here to stay

    Heightened security measures around high-profile sporting events could become the norm, according to the England and Wales Cricket Board's respected security advisor Reg Dickason.

  • Roy looking to maintain Eng momentum in BD

    Jason Roy is striving for perfection as he looks to continue England's recent momentum in the one-day arena.

  • Security a necessary distraction

    It can be quite a hassle to get to the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on match days. A number of roads leading to the stadium are blocked as per the security measures and one often has to walk on foot for quite a distance in order to reach the main gate.

  • ‘Decision to tour Bangladesh was the right one’

    England assistant coach Paul Farbrace had no doubt that the decision to tour Bangladesh was the right one.

  • ‘England will be looking for payback’

    Former England captain Nasser Hussain says his country will face a stern test against a "much improved" Bangladesh on their upcoming tour.

  • Moeen Ali

    We are very wary of Bangladesh: Moeen Ali

    England allrounder Moeen Ali is feeling no pressure despite knowing how he performs may have a significant impact on his team’s fortunes in Bangladesh and India this winter.

  • I feel safe and confident: Walsh

    Bowling coach of Bangladesh, Courtney Walsh says he is not happy that England ODI captain Eoin Morgan and batsman Alex Hales have pulled out of the tour.

  • Snipers, tanks to reduce Eng security fears in BD

    England's players have been given assurances about the scale of the security operation which will see them put on 'lock down' in Bangladesh with snipers positioned at the team hotels and tanks parked outside them.

  • Morgan shares his Bangladesh worries

    Eoin Morgan says two previous security scares in the sub-continent made him wary of ever again jeopardising his personal safety, as he outlines why he remains deeply concerned about touring Bangladesh.

  • Bell available for Bangladesh tour

    England batsman Ian Bell will be available for selection for Bangladesh and India tours in the winter.

  • Cook assures England he will go, Morgan unsure

    England's leading Test century-maker Alastair Cook has assured England he will travel to Bangladesh and lead the team on the Test leg of the tour.

  • Strauss urges Eng fans to make own call on BD tour

    Andrew Strauss, the director of England cricket, urges supporters intending to follow the team in Bangladesh this autumn to make their own assessment of the situation in the country based on advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

  • Mustafizur

    British paper casts further doubts

    A report on British newspaper The Telegraph's website has cast further doubts over England's scheduled tour of Bangladesh.

  • Cricket: Anderson awaits security advice on BD tour

    James Anderson says he will accept the advice of England's security experts when it comes to deciding whether he should tour Bangladesh.

  • Cricket: ECB security delegation arrives

    England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB's) security delegation arrived today at Bangladesh to hold a string of meetings with local security agencies.

  • James Anderson

    Anticipation high for England

    The Tigers are going through gruelling training sessions and eager to return to Test cricket.

  • ECB security delegation to meet Bangladesh home minister

    The ECB's security delegation, which is expected to arrive in Dhaka on Wednesday, will have meetings with local security agencies, the UK and Australian high commissions and Bangladesh's home minister Asaduzzaman Khan.

  • Misbah bats for Bangladesh

    Pakistan skipper Misbahul Haq is the latest voice to speak out in support of England touring Bangladesh.

  • Cricket: Eng still to decide on Bangladesh tour

    England will not make a decision on whether to go ahead with a tour of Bangladesh later this year until a security probe of the country has been completed, assistant coach Paul Farbrace says.

  • Brazil holds terror suspects

    Brazil hold 10 presumed Islamist militants in isolation cells at a maximum security jail as police comb their computers and mobile phones for information about possible threats to next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Sports world pays tribute to Nice attack victims

    France Davis Cup captain Yannick Noah, riders at the Tour de France and golfers at the British Open lead tributes from the world of sport to the victims of the Nice terror attack.

  • ‘Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate’

    Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, popularly known as 'Rawalpindi Express', says it is "unfortunate and deplorable" when they become victims of hate or crime.

  • Eng reconsider Bangladesh tour

    England cricket chiefs indicated Saturday they were prepared to cancel a tour of Bangladesh after an attack saw 20 foreigners killed in the country.

  • ‘Euro 2016 in France could be terror target’

    The US has warned that the Euro 2016 football championship being held in France next month could be a target of militant attacks.

  • 8 Bangladeshis held in Singapore for plotting attacks back home

    Singapore says it has arrested eight Bangladeshi workers, who were planning to stage terror attacks back home. The country’s home ministry releases a kill-list found with them, which include MPs, ministers and media personnel. Meanwhile, in Dhaka, cops arrest five other Bangladeshi nationals, who were repatriated from Singapore after the authorities found that they possessed and/or proliferated jihadi-related materials, or supported the use of armed violence.

  • Bangladesh may enter list of risky nations again

    Bangladesh runs the risk of being reclassified as a country exposed to money laundering and terror financing because of slow implementation of laws on battling illicit flow of funds.

  • Terror suspects off the hook

    Two alleged Hizb-ut Tahrir operatives, Syed Imdadul Haque Shaikat and Shahidul Islam Hasan, were arrested in the capital's Motijheel area on July 29, 2011, while distributing leaflets of the outlawed militant outfit. Seventeen days into filing a case under the Anti-Terrorism Act 2009, police pressed charges against them for working for a banned organisation, distributing its leaflet and inciting anti-government activities.

  • Paris mosque urges Muslims to join 'anti-terror' protest

    The Great Mosque of Paris urges French Muslims to gather at the country's most important mosque Friday to say "No to terror" and "We are all Paris!".