Bangladesh's opposition accused pro-government supporters on Tuesday of trying to kill their leader Khaleda Zia after her car was shot at and stoned by a mob while campaigning in Dhaka's mayoral elections.
At least seven persons, including a police officer, were injured on Saturday when the shotgun of the bodyguard of a ruling Awami League leader accidentally went off during a party rally in central Bangladesh.
Top Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Quamaruzzaman was on Sunday buried at his ancestral home after his overnight execution for committing war crimes and mass killing during Bangladesh's 1971 independence war against Pakistan even as his supporters called for nationwide protests.
Bangladesh`s highest court Monday rejected a final appeal by an Islamist leader to overturn his death sentence for atrocities committed during the 1971 independence war, clearing the last legal hurdle to his execution.
At least 22 people were killed and hundred others injured after a severe tropical storm ripped through Dhaka and northwestern region in Bangladesh overnight, leaving a trail of destruction in several areas.
Five persons, including a child, were killed and at least 10 others missing in an overnight boat capsize in central Bangladesh when a sand-laden cargo vessel collided with the passenger boat carrying over 70 people.
Indian football team was held to a goal-less draw by Bangladesh in its last group match of the AFC Under-23 Championship Qualifying round, which was marred by 40 minutes of power blackout during halftime here.