Two top al-Qaeda-affiliate's leaders nabbed in Bangladesh

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent's Bangladesh chief and his top advisor were among 12 militants belonging to the group arrested by police which also seized a huge cache of explosives, foiling a major attack planned for the end of Ramzan, officials said on Thursday.

Heavy security in Dhaka for Awami League's rally

Heavy security cover has been put in place in Bangladesh's capital ahead of ruling Awami League's scheduled rally in the city today to mark the first anniversary of the controversial polls amid heightened political tension and violence which has claimed 13 lives so far.=

Bangladesh lauded for smashing Indian insurgents' camps on its soil

Bangladesh security forces have done a commendable job in smashing camps of Indian insurgents in their country and helped contain the decade-old insurgency in Tripura, a senior police officer said on Monday.

HuJI leader, sentenced to death, arrested in Bangladesh

A key operative of outlawed Islamist militant outfit HuJI, who was sentenced to death in absentia for a deadly blast here, has been arrested in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh anti-crime force accused of abducting missing people

Rights groups and family members of scores of people reportedly gone missing in the last three years have accused the country's anti-crime Rapid Action Battalion of abducting them, a charge denied by the elite force.

Khaleda Zia wants to protect militants: Awami League

A senior Awami League leader on Monday said Bangladesh`s opposition leader Khaleda Zia was "out of her mind" to suggest that the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) should be decommissioned.

39 foreigners arrested in Bangladesh over illegal international calls

Dhaka: Thirty-nine foreigners, including five Chinese and 32 Taiwanese nationals, have been arrested in Bangladesh for allegedly offering illegal cheap international calls from an upscale area.

Five killed in Bangladesh clash

At least five people were killed Thursday and 25 injured as Rapid Action Battalion members opened fire at opposition activists in Laxmipur town of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh urged to stop extrajudicial killings

Amnesty said a special anti-crime force has killed at least 200 people without trial since Jan 2009.