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  • Christchurch Shooting: Two Bangladeshi victims laid to rest

    Two Bangladeshis, who were killed in the recent mosque shootings in Christchurch of New Zealand, were buried yesterday at their ancestral homes in Narayanganj and Narsingdi.

  • Bodies of two Christchurch shooting victims arrive in city

    The bodies of two Bangladeshi citizens, who were killed in the attack at Christchurch mosque in New Zealand, are sent to Dhaka.

  • Post-Christchurch social reconstruction: Global the message, local the onus

    Post-Christchurch social reconstruction: Global the message, local the onus

    It is not enough to alert the public of social cracks: how they can be repaired must be part and parcel of any de-constructing exercise.

  • A tour marred by cruelty, marked by humanity

    I can still remember the day before I was set to fly for New Zealand to cover the series between Bangladesh and the Kiwis. I had a detailed meeting with my sports editor regarding my work plan as it was a crucial series for the Tigers.

  • Why Facebook didn’t block live New Zealand shooting video

    Why did Facebook air live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting for 17 minutes? Didn’t anyone alert the company while it was happening?

  • Ardern vows to deny accused mosque gunman notoriety he seeks

    New Zealand’s prime minister declares she would do everything in her power to deny the accused mosque gunman a platform for elevating his white supremacist views, after the man dismissed his lawyer and opted to represent himself at his trial in the killings of 50 people.

  • NZ pledges gun control

    New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said yesterday, as it emerged that the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court.

  • 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.

  • Terror Attack in NZ

    Terror attacks by non-Muslims get less media coverage

    Terror attacks carried out by non-Muslims get less coverage compared to those by Muslims, said a report by the University of Alabama.

  • 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.

  • After losing wife, Farid says he forgives NZ shooter

    Bangladeshi origin Farid Uddin Ahmed, whose 44-year-old wife Husne Ara Parvin was killed as she rushed back into a mosque to rescue him during Friday’s shooting, says he forgave the alleged gunman.

  • 9 Pakistani nationals killed in NZ attack

    Pakistan’s foreign ministry spokesman has said three more Pakistanis have been identified among those killed in the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand. That brings the number of Pakistanis killed to nine.

  • 3 Bangladeshis among dead

    How can we stop hate crimes like the Christchurch massacre?

    We join the world in mourning the 49 (so far reported) lives lost in the horrific Christchurch (New Zealand) massacre of Muslim devotees who were offering their Friday prayers.

  • 'Invasions' of a different breed

    Christchurch and 'social cracks'

    It was not, as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern noted, “one of the darkest days,” in New Zealand's history, but “the darkest”. New Zealand

  • BCB, NZC to discuss 3rd Test

    The third and final Test on Bangladesh's tour of New Zealand was called off in the wake of a horrific incident which left 49 people dead at a mosque in Christchurch on Friday.

  • PM asks for security review for future tours

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said Bangladesh will send its cricket team to any touring country in the future after examining and reviewing security measures there.

  • 'It will take time to get over this'

    Sleepless Tigers return home

    The players of the Bangladesh cricket team returned home yesterday night after a harrowing experience in Christchurch, where they narrowly escaped a terrorist attack as they were headed to a local mosque for Friday prayers.

  • NZ shooting: Traumatised citizens mourn victims

    The attack on the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch prompts an outpouring of grief and deep shock in the usually peaceful country, which prides itself on welcoming refugees fleeing violence or persecution.

  • 3 Bangladeshis among dead

    49 killed in Christchurch mosque massacre

    A "right-wing extremist" and white supremacist armed with semi-automatic weapons rampaged through two mosques in the quiet New Zealand city of Christchurch during Friday prayers, killing 49 worshippers and wounding dozens more.

  • Women's team shaken by attack

    The Bangladesh women's football team were shocked at the news of mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand yesterday which,

  • Tides before and after the ides of March

    Just what a sea change in outlook yesterday's tragic attack may have on the people of New Zealand can only fully be appreciated by someone who has witnessed the secure life in the small country before two mosques in Christchurch became the sites of a brutal shootings on March 15.

  • Attack Attempt to Bangladeshi Cricketers

    'Foreign hosts need to step up security'

    Following the horrific shooting incident in New Zealand's Christchurch where the Bangladesh team survived a close shave, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan said that the board will be asking for a minimum level of security before going on overseas tours. In the case that security requirement is not met, the team will not be allowed to tour.

  • Attack Attempt to Bangladeshi Cricketers

    Frightening experience

    There was widespread shock and condemnation from the cricketing fraternity yesterday after the tragic shooting incident in

  • Attack Attempt to Bangladeshi Cricketers

    Tigers to return today

    The Bangladesh cricket team will return home tonight after escaping unharmed from yesterday's active shooter situation during Jumma prayers at a mosque in Christchurch. The incident was labelled as the worst terror attack on New Zealand soil.

  • President, PM condemn terror attacks

    President Abdul Hamid yesterday condemned the shooting at two mosques in New Zealand and reiterated Bangladesh's steadfast commitment against terrorism.

  • The longest 10  minutes of my life

    The longest 10 minutes of my life

    My hands are still shaking. It is only upon my third attempt that I have been able to sit in front of my laptop and try my best to put to words the most horrific incident I have witnessed in my entire life.

  • Says top Bangladesh consulate official in Auckland; 4 more injured, several 'missing'

    3 Bangladeshis among dead

    Lying on a bed in Christchurch Hospital, Mohtasim Billah said he did not know how he survived yesterday's terror attack that left at least 49 people dead.

  • Islamic world reacts with disgust at NZ mosque attacks

    Political and Islamic leaders across Asia expressed their disgust at the deadly shooting at two mosques in New Zealand as some revealed their citizens had been caught up in the bloodshed.