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Bangladesh PM Hasina reelected Awami League chief

Bangladesh PM Hasina reelected Awami League chief

Sheikh Hasina said, "Awami League must come back to power to take the nation forward towards its goal of becoming a poverty-free nation."

Bangladesh PM Hasina accuses BNP of being behind 2014 grenade attack

In a veiled attack on the BNP leaders, Hasina, who narrowly escaped the attack, said it is clear who were involved in that incident and that there is no need to prove it.

Dhaka terror attack: Mumbai preacher Zakir Naik denies asking Muslims to become terrorists, calls ISIS 'un-Islamic'

Dhaka terror attack: Mumbai preacher Zakir Naik denies asking Muslims to become terrorists, calls ISIS 'un-Islamic'

Mumbai-based Islamic scholar Zakir Naik, who is in the limelight after it emerged that one of the Dhaka terrorists may have been inspired by him, has denied supporting terrorism.

Dhaka attack: Gunman Rohan Imtiaz's father `stunned`, says his son hardly read any religious books

Dhaka attack: Gunman Rohan Imtiaz's father `stunned`, says his son hardly read any religious books

Rohan Imtiaz had been a top-scoring student whose behaviour gave no hint he was radicalised before he disappeared last December.

Bangladesh ruling party leader’s son identified among hostage-takers

One of the five gunmen who launched Friday's terror attack in Dhaka has been identified by an Awami League leader as Rohan Ibne Imtiaz, the son of another leader of the ruling party's city unit, even as the attack which claimed 20 lives -- mostly of foreigners -- was claimed by the Islamic State terror group.

Anti-terrorist drive: Bangladesh arrests over 3,000; PM Hasina vows no mercy to those behind killings

Anti-terrorist drive: Bangladesh arrests over 3,000; PM Hasina vows no mercy to those behind killings

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday vowed to hunt down those behind the recent targeted killings of bloggers and minorities as police detained over 3,000 people, including 37 suspected Islamists, on the first day of a nationwide anti-terrorist drive.

10 killed Bangladesh local govt body polls violence

At least 10 people, including two candidates, were killed today in violence during the fifth phase of local government body polls in Bangladesh.

BNP contests Bangladesh's 1st local body polls on party lines

Amid sporadic violence, millions on Wednesday queued up in Bangladesh to vote in the first-ever local body polls on party lines, joined by opposition BNP which had boycotted the 2014 General Elections.

Awami League leader's slit-throat body found in Dhaka

Bangladesh police have found the body of an Awami League leader Anamul Huq Gias with his throat slit in West Sanarpar in Dhaka`s Demra area this morning.

Bangladesh hangs 2 top opposition leaders for war crimes

They had sought presidential clemency admitting their guilt.

Lawmaker arrested for shooting 9-year-old in Bangladesh

A ruling party lawmaker in Bangladesh was arrested on Thursday for allegedly shooting and injuring a nine-year-old boy.