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John Kerry to travel to Dhaka and New Delhi

On August 30, Kerry and US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will co-chair the second US-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue (S&CD).

DNA samples of Dhaka cafe attackers match with kin: Police

DNA samples of Dhaka cafe attackers match with kin: Police

On July 1, the terror attack on Holey Artisan Bakery and O` Kitchen restaurant at Gulshan by five young gunmen left 22 people dead.
 

Fire erupts at Dhaka's shopping mall

A fire broke out at the Bashundhara City shopping mall in Dhaka on Sunday, authorities said.

Bangladesh arrests four women in cafe attack probe

Police believe that Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, a banned group that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State, played a significant role in organising the group.
 

Flood-hit Indian elephant that travelled 1,700 km dies in Bangladesh

An Indian elephant, which had been trapped in swamps after being swept away over 1,700 km into Bangladesh by raging flood waters, died on Wednesday despite valiant efforts by villagers and officials to save him.

'Five financiers behind Dhaka cafe terror attacks identified'

Bangladeshi investigators probing the brazen terror attack on a cafe here say they have identified five businessmen who have allegedly financed a new Islamist group to carry out operations and are now trying to arrest them.

Bangladesh kicks out North Korea diplomat over smuggled goods

Bangladesh has kicked out a North Korean diplomat after he was caught smuggling more than one million cigarettes as well as electronics into the country in a shipping container, Dhaka officials said today.

Bangladesh detains 10 for possessing fake currency notes

Nine foreigners and a Bangladeshi woman were detained in a raid here for possessing counterfeit foreign currency and fake note-making materials, police said on Monday.

Cafe attack: Bangladesh Police assigns ID numbers for Dhaka tenants

Police in the Bangladeshi capital said on Saturday they will assign identity numbers for all Dhaka residents who live in rented houses following the deadly terror attack on a cafe here that killed 22 people.

''Dhaka terror attack has not affected number of Indians visiting Bangladesh''

Last month`s terror attack at a Dhaka cafe that left 22 people dead, mostly foreigners including an Indian, has not affected the number of Indians seeking to visit Bangladesh, a senior diplomat from the country said here on Saturday.

Briton arrested over deadly Dhaka cafe siege

Briton arrested over deadly Dhaka cafe siege

Police said Hasnat Karim, a British citizen of Bangladesh origin, and Tahmid Khan, a University of Toronto student, were arrested late Wednesday.

Bangladesh upholds death sentence for six militants

A Bangladesh court on Thursday upheld the death sentence for six Islamist militants convicted over a suicide bombing in 2005 of a lawyer`s office that killed eight people, a top prosecutor said.

Dead Bangladesh-American suspect was friend of cafe attacker: Police

One of nine suspected militants killed in a police raid in Bangladesh this week was a Bangladeshi-American who was a friend of one of the gunmen who attacked a cafe on July 1 killing 22 people, police said on Thursday.

This is what Zakir Naik thinks about Narendra Modi, Islamic State and jihad

This is what Zakir Naik thinks about Narendra Modi, Islamic State and jihad

Controversial preacher Zakir Naik has said he is willing to return to India "whenever the government or the agencies want me".

Bangladesh arrests four militants in hunt for cafe attack Islamists

Bangladesh arrests four militants in hunt for cafe attack Islamists

Five Bangladesh militants, most from wealthy, liberal families, stormed an upmarket restaurant on July 1 and murdered customers before they were gunned down.

Money laundering: Bangladesh Oppn leader Khaleda Zia's fugitive son sentenced to 7 yrs in jail

Money laundering: Bangladesh Oppn leader Khaleda Zia's fugitive son sentenced to 7 yrs in jail

The 'fugitive' eldest son of Bangladesh's opposition leader and former premier Khaleda Zia was on Thursday sentenced to seven years in prison by a court here for laundering nearly USD 2.5 million, overturning a lower court's decision to acquit him in the high-profile graft case.

Bangladesh officials seek more samples from cafe attackers' bodies

Bangladeshi investigators have sought more samples from the bodies of the slain attackers to check whether the ISIS' 'super soldiers' carried out the country's worst terror attack at an upscale restaurant in Dhaka's diplomatic zone early this month, killing 22 people.

Dhaka court indicts five militants for blogger's murder in 2015

A Dhaka court on Wednesday charged five activists of a banned militant outfit for the 2015 murder of popular blogger Oyasiqur Rahman Babu, who wrote against the Jamaat-e-Islami and radical Islamists.

US, anti-IS coalition allies regroup after jihadist attacks

With jihadist attacks proliferating around the world, the United States has reassembled its coalition partners for meetings Wednesday and Thursday to review a two-year-old war that has so far failed to eliminate the Islamic State group.

Pro-VC of North South University suspended for sheltering Dhaka cafe attackers

The North South University in Dhaka has suspended acting pro-vice chancellor M Gias Uddin Ahsan following his arrest on charges of sheltering militants before the terror attack on a cafe here.