Three detained for murder of Hindu tailor in Bangladesh

Bangladesh police on Sunday arrested three men, including a member of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami and a journalist, for the brutal murder of a Hindu tailor by machete-wielding ISIS militants in the latest attack on secular writers and minorities in the Muslim-majority nation.

Derogatory remarks against Prophet: ISIS takes credit for hacking Hindu tailor to death in Bangladesh

Derogatory remarks against Prophet: ISIS takes credit for hacking Hindu tailor to death in Bangladesh

At least two assailants hacked a Hindu tailor to death in central Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, amid a rise in attacks on religious minorities by extremist groups in the Muslim-majority nation.

Bangladesh's ICC ODI ranking: How BCB president Nazmul Hassan created unnecessary confusion

Bangladesh's ICC ODI ranking: How BCB president Nazmul Hassan created unnecessary confusion

Nazmul claimed that Richardson put Bangladesh at 5th place with 101 rating points during the Sunday meeting in Dubai. 

Europe could learn from India in tackling migrant crisis: Australian official

 Europe can learn from India in tackling the migrant crisis as the country has experience in dealing with migrants and integrating them, a top Austrian official has said.

John Kerry calls Bangladesh PM, seeks probe into USAID worker killing

US Secretary of State John Kerry called Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and asked her to ensure a thorough investigation into the recent killing of a USAID worker, his spokesman said on Friday.

Bangladesh pacer Shahadat Hossain apologizes for torturing 11-year-old girl, asks for end to ban

Bangladesh pacer Shahadat Hossain apologizes for torturing 11-year-old girl, asks for end to ban

The 29-year-old pacer 38 Tests and 51 one-day internationals before he was suspended from all forms of the game.

'If you are atheist, secularist, Hindu or Buddhist, you'll be killed in Bangladesh'

'If you are atheist, secularist, Hindu or Buddhist, you'll be killed in Bangladesh'

Noted author and columnist Taslima Nasreen on Wednesday condemned the killings by extremists in Bangladesh, stating those who do not conform with their ideology are usually killed.

Two Hindu teachers jailed in Bangladesh for defaming Islam

Two Hindu teachers in Bangladesh have been jailed for six months for making blasphemous comments about Islam under a colonial-era law that makes insulting any religion a crime in the Muslim-majority country.

IS to attempt more sensational attacks in Bangladesh: Stratfor

The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group wants to expand its operations in Bangladesh to boost its image among local radicals, US-based intelligence assessment company Stratfor said in a report on Tuesday.

In Bangladesh, Hindu teachers jailed for `abusing Islam`

A court in southern Bangladesh sentenced two Hindu school teachers to six months in jail for making "abusive" remarks about Islam that led a mob to attack their school, a magistrate said Tuesday.

US condemns barbaric murder of Bangladesh editor of gay rights magazine

US condemns barbaric murder of Bangladesh editor of gay rights magazine

US Secretary of State John Kerry has condemned the "barbaric murder" of Julhash Mannan, the editor of a gay rights magazine, who also worked with the US embassy in Bangladesh.

LGBT activist among two hacked to death in Bangladesh

Two people were hacked to death Monday at an apartment in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, police said, with a local television channel identifying one of them as a leading gay rights activist.

Bangladesh Bank hackers compromised SWIFT software, warning to be issued

Bangladesh Bank hackers compromised SWIFT software, warning to be issued

The attackers who stole $81 million from the Bangladesh centralbank probably hacked into software from the SWIFT financial platform that is at the heart of the global financial system

Bangladesh`s top blogger gets death threat

Bangladesh`s best-known blogger said Monday he has become the latest secular activist threatened with murder, a warning which he suspected was linked to his recent scathing criticism of the government.

Bangladesh prof killing: Taslima Nasreen says Islamists killing secular people as atheist bloggers already left country

Bangladesh prof killing: Taslima Nasreen says Islamists killing secular people as atheist bloggers already left country

Addressing a rationalist conference in the Estonian capital of Tallin, the author called for pressurising the Bangladesh government to protect the rights and lives of atheist bloggers.

Bangladesh professor hacked to death in suspected Islamist attack

Police said English professor Rezaul Karim Siddique, 58, was hacked from behind with machetes as he walked to the bus station from his home in the country`s northwestern city of Rajshahi.

7 jihadis, including 2 imams of mosque, arrested in Assam; they had set up camp to impart physical training

7 jihadis, including 2 imams of mosque, arrested in Assam; they had set up camp to impart physical training

In a major development, seven jihadis affiliated to Bangladesh-based terrorist group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) have been arrested from Assam's Chirang district.

12 killed in road accident in Bangladesh

At least 12 people were killed, mostly on the spot, and over 50 others injured today in a major head-on collision between two passenger buses in Bangladesh's Rangpur district.

'US helped Bangladesh in uncovering plot to kill Hasina's son'

'US helped Bangladesh in uncovering plot to kill Hasina's son'

The United States provided assistance to Bangladesh in its investigation that unearthed the plot to abduct and kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son in the US, a senior American official has said, a day after the police claimed to have uncovered the conspiracy.

Second Bangla editor named in 'plot to kill Hasina's son'

The police claimed that they have found involvement of detained Rahman in the alleged conspiracy to abduct and kill prime minister's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy in the US.