militant attack

July 8, 2016
July 8, 2016

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...

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

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.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

'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...

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

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.

October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015

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.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

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.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

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.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

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.

October 1, 2015
October 1, 2015

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.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

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.