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.