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  • Precautions  in place: PM

    Fighting Terror: Precautions in place: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the intelligence and law enforcement agencies were on alert as attempts were underway to carry out terror attacks in Bangladesh.

  • Christchurch: Why this is not an isolated terrorist attack

    In the aftermath of the deadly attacks in New Zealand that caused global shock, it is important to explore the broader questions about the ideology behind these acts of terrorism.

  • Hasina, Trudeau for joint action

    Fight Against Terror: Hasina, Trudeau for joint action

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau have underscored the need for initiating a global movement to stamp out terrorism.

  • Hasina, Trudeau for joint action

    Trudeau calls Hasina; both urge int’l community to act against terrorism

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau have called upon the global community to act together to stamp out terrorism as they talked over phone this morning.

  • Putin calls Modi expressing solidarity in fight against terror

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and conveyed solidarity of his country with India in the latter’s fight against terrorism.

  • Saudi backs India's anti-terror fight

    Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Indian leader Narendra Modi yesterday vowed to increase pressure on countries that fuel terrorism.

  • Hard power and the war on terror in South Asia

    Hard power or the coercive use of force has emerged as the most preferred tool in combatting terrorism in the post-9/11 era.

  • Zero tolerance for terrorism

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated that Bangladesh doesn't allow its territory to be used by any terrorist, terrorist group or entity against any state or people, and always favours resolving any issue with neighbours through talks.

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    Modi rules out India’s participation in Saarc summit in Pakistan

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveys to his Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli India’s firm opposition to the staging of the Saarc Summit by Islamabad, given the fact that Pakistan continued to support cross-border terrorism from its territory.

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    Bangladesh strongly condemns New York blast

    Condemning strongly the blast in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square in New York, Bangladesh government says that terrorists must be brought to justice.

  • Twitter weeding out users advocating violence

    Twitter says its internal controls have been allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the "promotion of terrorism" earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down.

  • Several people stabbed in Finnish city of Turku- police

    Several people were stabbed in the Finnish city of Turku, police say, adding they had shot at and arrested one person.

  • The ouster of ISIL from Mosul

    It is the considered opinion of scholars and observers of terrorism and extremism that the ISIL capture of Mosul was the most significant...

  • The long battle against militancy

    The actual and potential damage caused by religious militancy or the so-called 'Islamist violence' can no longer be brushed aside in our parlance. Owing to factors both internal and external, this writer believes that even the pragmatic objective of marginalising religious militancy would actually be an awesome task, not to speak of eliminating religiously motivated violence. The reasons for such a view are grounded in reality.

  • What is meant to divide should unite

    The Finsbury Park Mosque attack was another manifestation of Islamophobia that has gripped Britain and many other western countries including the US in recent times. Reportedly, there has been a fivefold increase in hate crimes against Muslims in London after the London Bridge attack. There has been a similar spike in incidence of hate crimes against Muslims in the US, particularly after January 20, 2017.

  • The Gulf crisis: Grappling for a face-saving solution

    A two-week old conflict in the Gulf goes to the core of key issues in international relations that hamper the fight against political violence and govern diplomatic relations: the absence of an agreed definition of terrorism that allows autocrats to abuse efforts to counter extremism by repressing non-violent critics and the ability of small states to chart their own course and punch above their weight.

  • 'Suicide bombers kill 26 at Iraq wedding celebration'

    At least 26 people are killed and 25 are injured as two suicide bombers attack a celebration being held the night before a wedding north of Baghdad, a police officer and a doctor say.

  • England's tour to Bangladesh is set to go ahead

    England's tour to Bangladesh looks increasingly likely to go ahead despite serious reservations held by ‘several’ young players and one-day captain Eoin Morgan after Moeen Ali became the first to publicly state he will go.

  • Loye says terror fears saw him quit BD role

    Former England batsman Mal Loye expects the current team's tour of Bangladesh to go ahead despite security concerns even though he quit a coaching position in the country because of terrorism fears.

  • Cops to write to home ministry to ban Ansar-Al-Islam

    Law enforcers are to write to the home ministry to take necessary steps to ban militant outfit Ansar-Al-Islam, an alleged Bangladesh chapter of al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent.

  • 4 female JMB members on 4-day fresh remand

    A Dhaka court places four female members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on a four-day fresh remand in a case filed under the Anti-Terrorism Act.

  • ‘No national unity with BNP’

    The ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance leaders turn down any possibility of forging a national unity with BNP-led alliance for stamping out militancy from the country.

  • Transnational terrorism and the IS brand

    Islamic State unleashes terror in regions beyond the Middle Eastern sphere.

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    Terrorists in Bangladesh

    The poor, marginalised, and uninformed madrasa students in Bangladesh are too weak and disorganised to spearhead any violent or revolutionary movement. This explains why urban, rich, and secular-educated – not rural, poor, and madrasa-educated – youths appear so far to be the main foot soldiers of Islamist terror.

  • 5 ‘militants’ held in Dhaka

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detains five alleged members of newly formed militant outfit Al Ansar (Huji), including its chief coordinator, from Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area.

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    Dhaka raid militant Abdullah’s aide held in Dinajpur

    Detectives arrest an allegedly close aide of Abdullah, one of the militants killed in Dhaka raid, from Nawabganj upazila of Dinajpur.

  • Comments

    Terrorism is a global phenomenon and it doesn't belong to any religion. So pointing finger to a particular religion won't do any good.

  • Cost of terrorism on the economy

    Life can change at any moment. On July 1, 2016, life changed for us Bangladeshis. Security has become an even higher priority for the country.

  • One dead in Texas shooting, gunman still at large

    One person is killed and four others are wounded in a shooting in Austin, Texas. Police warn that the shooter is still at large.

  • Man held in Singapore for promoting violence, radicalism, and IS

    A Singaporean who actively spread radical ideology online and helped radicalise at least two other citizens is detained under the Internal Security Act in Singapore.