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Australia planning for first Bangladesh tour in more than a decade: Report

Australia planning for first Bangladesh tour in more than a decade: Report

Australia were scheduled to play two Tests in Dhaka and Chittagong in October 2015 but the tour was cancelled amid security fears after a spate of attacks by Islamist extremists in the Muslim-majority nation.

Bangladesh commandos kill two Islamist extremists

Bangladesh commandos kill two Islamist extremists

"Our commandos could effectively engage two of them. We can confirm the two were killed," Brigadier General Fakhrul Ahsan told reporters in the city of Sylhet.

UK report recommends special prison units for Islamist extremists

The British government recommends establishing special units for Islamist extremists within prisons in England and Wales to prevent them from radicalising other prisoners, a report said on Monday.

Kenya security accused of murder and abduction: Report

Security agencies are killing and abducting men in north-east Kenya suspected of links to Islamist extremists, a rights group said Wednesday, as police challenged them to provide evidence to an independent body.

Bangladesh arrests 14 workers deported from Singapore

Tensions are high in Bangladesh after five more secular bloggers and a publisher were brutally killed last year.