Bangladesh


Bangladesh police kill extremists, foil 'mass attack'

2016-07-26 15:15

Bangladeshi police have killed nine suspected Islamist extremists believed to be planning another mass attack following a deadly café assault earlier this month.

Bangladesh says 261 missing amid radicalisation fears

2016-07-20 20:35

Doctors, engineers and university students are among 261 people officially missing in Bangladesh, with some feared recruited by Islamic militant groups, as the country reels from a wave of deadly attacks.

New Bangladesh attack kills 4

2016-07-07 20:07

Islamic extremists in Bangladesh hurled homemade bombs and traded gunfire with police guarding an Eid prayer service attended by hundreds of thousands of people.

Bangladesh reels from new deadly attack at start of Eid

2016-07-07 10:04

Suspected Islamists carried out a new deadly attack Thursday at a huge prayer gathering in northern Bangladesh to celebrate the end of Ramadan, only days after the mass murder of hostages in the capital Dhaka.

10 bloody attacks around the world this Ramadan

2016-07-06 16:19

A series of attacks, most linked to the Islamic State group, has killed nearly 350 people in eight countries during the holy month of Ramadan.

Some ex-hostages being questioned over Dhaka attack

2016-07-04 17:40

Some of the hostages rescued from the weekend attack on an upscale restaurant in Bangladesh's capital are being questioned by investigators searching for clues about the possible masterminds behind the attack.

Bangladesh arrests two over café siege: Police

2016-07-04 14:44

Bangladesh police said they have formally arrested a detained attacker and one other over a siege at a café in which 20 hostages were killed.

Bangladesh denies ISIS link after hostage bloodbath

2016-07-03 21:41

Bangladesh says the attackers who slaughtered 20 hostages at a restaurant were well-educated followers of a homegrown militant outfit who found extremism "fashionable", denying links to the Islamic State group.

Dhaka survivor haunted by screams of victims

2016-07-03 16:02

A survivor of a massacre in a Bangladeshi café has how he spent the night being literally sick with fear as he listened to the haunting screams of diners being hacked to death.

Stop killing in name of religion - Bangladesh PM

2016-07-02 22:29

Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pleaded with Islamist extremists to stop killing in the name of religion after 20 hostages were killed in a siege at a Dhaka restaurant.

 

One arrested in Bangladesh over boy's gruesome killing

2016-07-26 07:01

Bangladesh police have arrested a spinning mill worker for allegedly torturing a nine-year-old boy to death with an air compressor, the second such incident in less than a year.

Singapore court jails 4 Bangladeshis linked to ISIS

2016-07-12 11:25

A Singapore court has sentenced four Bangladeshi workers, who allegedly planned attacks linked to ISIS in their own country, to jail sentences of two to five years.

Bangladesh clamps down on social media after café attack

2016-07-07 14:00

Bangladesh launched a clampdown on social media sites spreading jihadist propaganda after an attack on a Dhaka café in which 20 hostages were murdered, saying the country's youth were being radicalised online.

Policeman dead after bomb at Bangladesh Eid prayers

2016-07-07 07:19

At least one policeman was killed and five others wounded Thursday after a small bomb exploded near a mass Eid prayer congregation in Bangladesh, police said.

Bangladesh politician 'stunned' by son's role in attack

2016-07-05 12:34

A Bangladeshi politician has spoken of his shock on discovering his son was one of the suspected gunmen who murdered foreign hostages, and said many young men from wealthy, educated families had gone missing.

Educated and well-off, Dhaka attackers defy usual profile

2016-07-04 15:33

The attackers who killed 20 hostages and two police officers in an attack in Bangladesh's capital, do not fit the usual militant profile.

PICS: Tears, prayers as Bangladesh mourns dead in hostage crisis

2016-07-04 13:59

Bangladesh's prime minister pays respects at a stadium where the bodies of the three victims from the weekend attack in Bangladesh's capital lay in state.

Dessert chef escaped Dhaka siege

2016-07-03 20:37

A dessert chef who is only one of two Italians to survive the Dhaka restaurant siege, says he took refuge in an adjoining house and stayed there long after the massacre ended.

Bangladesh hunts for hostage crisis clues

2016-07-03 13:02

Security officials are hunting for clues in the investigation into the horrific hostage crisis that left 28 dead, including foreigners, and seized the diplomatic quarter of Bangladesh's capital over the weekend

Dhaka gunmen spared hostages who could recite Qur'an verses - witness

2016-07-02 19:35

Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant to end a hostage-taking by heavily armed militants, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners.

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