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  • Strauss planning to maximise limited-overs success

    England are planning to announce an updated central contracts policy at the end of this month, to make sure they are best-placed to challenge for two world tournaments on home soil.

  • Bangladesh players

    Why England's decision to tour Bangladesh is right

    Bangladesh is facing a critical moment in its history - certainly its cricketing history - is apparent.

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    Man held in Bagerhat over threat ‘using IS’s name’

    Police in a drive arrest a man on Friday night for allegedly giving a threat to a teacher and a Brac employee using the name of militant outfit Islamic State (IS) from Doshani area in Bagerhat town.

  • 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.

  • PM slams British govt for giving ‘shelter’ to Tarique

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina comes down hard on the British government for giving shelter to BNP Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, saying he has link to killings in Bangladesh and giving threat to British MP Tulip Siddiq.

  • US reaffirms shelter for bloggers, secular activists

    The United States has reaffirmed shelter for Bangladeshi bloggers and secular activists in view of the attacks and killings on the group in the South-Asian country. A spokesperson says US' Homeland Security will consider visa requests for bloggers and secular activists on "humanitarian parole".

  • Stay alert to any threat, safeguard sovereignty

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the army men to stay alert to any internal and external threat, and thus safeguard the country's constitution and sovereignty.

  • Killers of children to be punished

    Voicing serious concern over the sudden rise in child killings, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hoped court would hand down capital punishment to the perpetrators of such crimes so that no one dares to harm children.

  • Families now threatened

    Families of the two tortured children received threats of “eviction” from their houses at Chowbaria village in Poba upazila two days after filing of a case over the torture.

  • Pakistan high commission staff held, freed later

    Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka yesterday alleged a team of the Detective Branch of police threatened to kill one of its employees if he failed to provide them with a huge amount of money.

  • EC shows its helplessness

    If the complaints filed by the returning officer in the recent polls to Phulpur municipality are proven to be true then the acts by ruling Awami League MP Sharif Ahmed of Mymensing-2 would be considered unlawful and punishable as per the electoral laws.

  • EC draws attention of PM, speaker

    The Election Commission yesterday complained to the prime minister and the Speaker that Awami League MP Sharif Ahmed had threatened a returning officer to influence the municipality polls.

  • Munich stations evacuated over 'IS attack threat'

    Police in Munich evacuated two major railway stations after an intelligence agency warned Germany of an imminent attack, officials say.

  • Journos become target again

    At least 15 journalists were attacked by ruling party men and many more were threatened at polling stations while they were covering yesterday's municipality elections.

  • Los Angeles schools shut over 'threat'

    Los Angeles schools are closed as an unspecified threat is investigated, police say.

  • Belgium-Spain friendly cancelled due to security concerns

    Football friendly between Belgium and Spain scheduled for Tuesday in Brussels has been cancelled on the recommendation of the national crisis centre following the Islamist attacks in Paris.

  • ‘I feel insecure, like I felt in 1971’

    Four days into the murder of publisher Dipan, his father Prof Abul Quasem Fazlul Huq says he feels insecure as he had felt during the nine months of Bangladesh’s 1971 Liberation War.

  • Tarana Halim threatened

    Tarana Halim, state minister for post and telecommunication, has been threatened over a telephone call for her stance on banning illegal voice over internet protocol (VoIP) and Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) businesses.

  • PM asks armed forces to stay alert to maintain democracy

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked the armed forces to always remain alert like other forces of the country to protect the sacred constitution and maintain the continuation of democracy braving any threat.

  • UK 'must prepare for Russian threat'

    The former head of MI6 says that Russia has become a danger to Britain and the country must be prepared to take steps to defend itself and its allies.