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Eight sentenced to death for killing Awami League leader

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 16:31

Eight persons were on Tuesday sentenced to death for brutally killing an Awami League leader 18 years ago.

Policeman killed in Bangladesh violence

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 15:32

A policeman was killed overnight after suspected activists of main opposition BNP and its radical ally Jamaat hurled a bomb at a police van.

25 killed as violence escalates in Bangladesh after execution

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 15:31

At least four persons were killed in clashes in Bangladesh today, taking the death toll to 25 in violence linked to the execution of a senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader, even as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina warned of strong action against rioters.

10 killed in Bangladesh violence after Jamaat leader`s hanging

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 20:33

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.

US urges for united effort to break political logjam in B`desh

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 11:44

The US has called for concerted effort at dialogue to bring the two major political parties of Bangladesh close together to find a way out for holding free, fair and peaceful elections there.

Bangladesh`s five opposition leaders jailed over violence

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 11:47

Bangladesh opposition`s five top leaders, who were detained late Friday night and early Saturday, have been sent to jail in connection with two cases slapped on them for attempting to kill policemen and creating violence in the capital city, Xinhua reported.

Five killed in violence as opposition strike begins in Bangladesh

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 16:39

At least five persons were killed, over 100 injured, trains and a Hindu temple were attacked as opposition parties today enforced a 60-hour strike across Bangladesh demanding a neutral caretaker government to oversee the next general election.

Death toll in Bangladesh violence rises to 6

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 11:12

The death toll in violence across Bangladesh, following dispute over electoral system, raised to six even as the country braced for a 60-hour opposition strike tomorrow, calling for a neutral caretaker government to oversee the next General Elections.

Six claimed dead as pre-poll violence grips Bangladesh

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 09:56

Six protesters were claimed to be dead while 500 others were injured when Bangladesh`s anti-government protesters and their ruling party rivals fought pitched battles for hours across the South Asian country Friday.

Bangladesh strike enters second day, one killed in violence

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 13:06

One person was killed and 10 others injured in continuing violence in the Bangladeshi capital.

Bangladesh violence: 28 killed, top Hefazat leader remanded

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 19:25

A top leader of a radical outfit, demanding a tougher blasphemy law in Bangladesh, was remanded to police custody in connection with raging violence that claimed 28 lives.

Radical Islamic outfit strikes horror in Bangladesh, 18 killed

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 09:23

At least 18 people, including three security personnel, were killed and over 50 injured as marauding members of a radical Islamic outfit demanding a tougher blasphemy law in Bangladesh clashed with police.