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  • 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.

  • Arms Smuggling: Just so easy

    In recent years, the country's northwestern border in Chapainawabganj has emerged as a major route for smuggling in arms. It has of late become militants' most preferred point for collecting illegal firearms and explosives. This is the route through which terror outfit “Neo JMB” smuggled in the guns and bombs used in last year's Gulshan café attack. With such chilling information surfacing, Shariful Islam visits the zero line area of Indo-Bangla border in the district to investigate how the illicit trade goes on there so easily.

  • Need to launch digital counter-narratives

    The content of the counter narrative must be built using real and compelling messages. In the Harakat-ut-Taleem campaign in Pakistan, former extremists provided the content and participated in the message. This may be hard to do in Bangladesh at present. However, the messages must address the issues that motivate potential radicalization.

  • 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.

  • Smalley hesitant

    Australia's Paul Smalley is hesitant to take the job of technical director of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) following the terrorist attack in Gulshan.

  • Zakir Naik, AFP, Islamic preacher

    Mumbai cops begin probe against Zakir Naik

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis directs the Mumbai Police officials to open an inquiry against Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, according to Zee News.

  • Italian president pays homage to Gulshan attack victims

    Italian President Sergio Mattarella pays tribute to the victims of the Gulshan cafe attack after the coffins arrived at Rome on Tuesday.

  • Priest killed in similar fashion

    Nobody had an answer as Shefali wailed, “Why would anyone kill my husband whose only job was to perform puja?” Ananda Gopal Ganguly had been performing services at different temples in his village and adjacent areas for decades, she said. His father Satya Gopal Ganguly was also a priest.

  • The Teacher and the Preacher: Lessons of History

    Those who are involved in these jihad-inspired terrorist activities are no different from the Pakistani collaborators during the Liberation War in 1971. They wish to turn us again into a subjugated people who will not be able to think for themselves but do the bidding of others.

  • Don't recruit 'Jamaat-Shibir terrorists'

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the authorities concerned to stay alert so that the Jamaat-Shibir activists and those involved in terrorist and militant activities could not be recruited in the police force.

  • Top men fled; risk too high

    The JMB threat is still there as two of its key leaders slipped through police fingers during a raid into a JMB “bomb and ammunition

  • India 'al-Qaeda' chief arrested

    Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, say they have arrested two key members of the "Indian branch" of al-Qaeda.

  • Austrian teenager beaten to death by IS

    A teenage Austrian girl who fled to Syria along with her friend is believed to be beaten to death after being caught trying to flee the IS stronghold of Raqqa.

  • Terrorist attacks ring out crisis of conscience

    The series of coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday killed 129 people, and some of those wounded remain in critical conditions.

  • Danger of chemical attack: French PM

    French PM Manuel Valls warns that France could face chemical or biological attack from terror groups, as MPs debate extending the state of emergency after the Paris attacks.

  • Cops claim 15 IS suspects' arrest

    Since September last year, police claim to have arrested about 20 suspected Islamic State members, militants having contacts or trying to establish link with the terrorist outfit.

  • France train shooting: Americans overpower gunman

    Three people hurt after heavily armed man opens fire on a train in northern France, before being overpowered by American passengers.

  • BB asks FIs to tighten money laundering rules

    The central bank today issued a master circular asking all financial institutions (FIs) to follow the anti-money laundering and terrorist financing rules strictly.

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    The privileges of a white terrorist

    June 17 saw one of the deadliest attacks on a house of worship in recent decades.

  • Bin Laden 'proof of death requested'

    Son of Osama Bin Laden asks the US for a death certificate for his father, according to the whistle-blowing website, Wikileaks.

  • UN assures India of Zaki-ur-Rehman release issue

    A UNSC committee assures India that it will take up the issue of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi at its next meeting.

  • IS shows purported executions of Ethiopia Christians in Libya

    The Islamic State jihadist group has released a video purportedly showing the executions of some 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.

  • Turkey holds UK teens bound for Syria

    Three teenagers who were stopped from travelling to Syria from Turkey have been flown back to the UK and arrested, Scotland Yard has said.