Bangladesh says extra security for Pakistan in Asia Cup

Bangladesh today promised enhanced security for the Pakistan cricket team during next month`s Asia Cup, after political unrest in Dhaka endangered their participation in the regional event.

Strongly condemn Pak`s resolution on Mollah: Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today slammed Pakistan as anger mounted over a Pak parliamentary resolution condemning execution of Jamaat-e- Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah for crimes against humanity in 1971.

Protesters in B`desh express anger over resolutions on Mollah

Hundreds of demonstrates shouting slogans today gathered outside the Pakistan High Commission here demanding the expulsion of its envoy after resolutions were adopted by Pakistan expressing concern over the execution of Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Mollah for 1971 war crimes.

Bangladesh summons Pakistan envoy over Mollah resolution

The Pakistan National Assembly passed the resolution moved by the Jamaat-e-Islami party Monday expressing sympathy for Mollah`s family.

21 killed in Bangladesh violence after Jamaat leader`s hanging

The death toll in violence across Bangladesh triggered by the execution of a top Jamaat-e-Islami leader on Sunday rose to 21, prompting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to issue a stern warning saying, "We know how to control you."

10 killed in Bangladesh violence after Jamaat leader`s hanging

The death toll in violence across Bangladesh triggered by the execution of a top Jamaat-e-Islami leader on Saturday rose to 10, even as Islamists set afire the house of a federal minister in the country`s northwest.

Protests in Pakistan over Mollah`s execution

Pakistani activists of the Jamaat-i-Islami held protests in various Sindh towns giving vent to their anger over the execution of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leader and war criminal Abdul Quader Mollah.

Mollah`s hanging `saddens` Pakistan Interior Minister

Pakistan Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has expressed "deep grief" and concern over the execution of war criminal and leader of Jamaat-e-Islami, Abdul Quader Mollah in Bangladesh.

Amnesty fears attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh after execution

Execution of a top leader of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami for war crimes in Bangladesh could lead to reprisal attacks on minority communities, especially Hindus, a leading human rights watchdog has warned.

Five killed in violence as Bangladesh buries executed Islamist leader

At least five persons were killed and nearly 150 vehicles torched on Friday in a fresh bout of violence in Bangladesh during clashes between angry Jamaat activists and Awami League supporters as executed Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah was buried at his hometown.

Don`t hang Mollah, says rights group

Human Rights Watch Thursday urged Bangladesh not to execute Abdul Quader Mollah, an Islamist leader sentenced to death for "war crimes" committed in the 1971 war of liberation.

Scenes of joy in Dhaka after Mollah verdict

Hundreds of youths gathered in Dhaka`s Shahbagh area to celebrate after the Supreme Court Thursday dismissed the review petition filed by Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, clearing the way for his execution.

Bangladesh set to execute Jamaat leader for 1971 war crimes

A top Jamaat-e-Islami leader convicted of genocide during Bangladesh`s liberation war of 1971 is set be executed with the Supreme Court on Thursday upholding his death sentence, two days after his hanging was dramatically put on hold in a last-minute reprieve.

Bangladesh SC puts on hold Mollah`s execution

The hearing on a review petition filed by the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leader was adjourned till Thursday.

Bangladesh Islamist Abdul Quader Molla given last-minute stay of execution

A Bangladeshi court on Wednesday granted a last minute reprieve to senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, staying his execution shortly before he was to be hanged for genocide during the country`s 1971 liberation war.

`Butcher of Mirpur` gets to live more after Bangladesh court stays his execution

A Bangladeshi court tonight granted a last minute reprieve to senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, staying his execution shortly before he was to be hanged for genocide during the country`s 1971 liberation war.

Senior Jamaat leader to be hanged after midnight: Official

Top fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, convicted of genocide and rape during Bangladesh`s 1971 liberation war, will be executed at midnight, officials said on Tuesday.

Jamaat`s death row convict seeks review of verdict

A senior leader of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami, sentenced to death by a tribunal for genocide during the 1971 liberation war, today decided to challenge the verdict in Bangladesh`s Supreme Court.

Bangladesh war crimes trial an internal matter: India

India on Wednesday termed as "internal matter" the decision by the Bangladesh Supreme Court to give death sentence to fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah for 1971 war crimes.

Sporadic clashes erupt during Bangladesh strike

Violent clashes erupted in some parts of Bangladesh Wednesday, the first day of a two-day nationwide strike called by the Jamaat-e-Islami party to protest against the Supreme Court awarding capital punishment to its leader Abdul Quader Mollah for war crimes, including mass killings.