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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.

California student among dead in France Bastille Day attack - UC Berkeley

A California university student who has been missing since Thursday`s Bastille Day attack in Nice is among those who died after a truck driver deliberately plowed through a crowd, killing at least 84 people, University of California, Berkeley, said on Sunday.

Bangladesh identifies masterminds of deadly Dhaka terror attack

Bangladesh identifies masterminds of deadly Dhaka terror attack

Bangladesh said it has identified the masterminds of the deadly Dhaka cafe terror attack.

Dhaka attack: Sole Japanese survivor hid in cafe's garden

A Japanese who survived the deadly terror attack on an upscale cafe in Dhaka says he hid in the bushes of the cafe`s lawn.

Days after Dhaka cafe attack, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina appeals to parents to keep close watch on children

Days after Dhaka cafe attack, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina appeals to parents to keep close watch on children

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday asked parents and authorities to remain vigilant about the movement of children to prevent them from getting radicalised.

Singapore jails four Bangladeshi men for terrorism financing

A Singapore court jailed four Bangladeshi men for between two and five years for terrorism financing on Tuesday in a case that has put the city-state`s most marginalized migrant-worker community in the spotlight.

Bodies of six Bangladesh cafe attackers still lying at hospital morgue – Know why

Bodies of six Bangladesh cafe attackers still lying at hospital morgue – Know why

Bodies of six young terrorists who attacked a popular cafe here and killed 22 people on July 1 are still at the mortuary of a Bangladeshi military hospital as no one came to receive them, police said today.

Dhaka investigating Zakir Naik's Islamist links: Bangladesh Minister

Dhaka investigating Zakir Naik's Islamist links: Bangladesh Minister

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said the government was examining the possibilities of banning Zakir Naik's 'Peace TV Bangla'.

Dhaka cafe attack survivor dies after `torture` by police

Dhaka cafe attack survivor dies after `torture` by police

A Bangladeshi teenager who police say was a suspect in last week`s deadly attack on a Dhaka cafe has died in custody, with his family insisting he was a hostage and alleging torture by security forces.

Rising violence in Bangladesh: What`s behind it?

Rising violence in Bangladesh: What`s behind it?

Although around 90 percent of Bangladesh`s 160 million-strong population is Muslim, mostly Sunni, the nation is officially secular.

Bangladesh attacks: No NSG team to Dhaka

Government sources have confirmed that media reports about an NSG team heading to Bangladesh, to assist in the post blast analysis of the attack at the Eid prayer gathering in Kishoreganj on Thursday and the Gulshan cafe attack last week, are false.

US issues fresh travel alert for Bangladesh, asserts threat of terrorism is ''real''

Cautioning its citizens to maintain caution in the wake of the attacks including the shooting in a mosque on Eid and the deadly assault in a cafe in Bangladesh, the United States has issued a fresh travel advisory calling on its citizens to be vigilant and consider the risk of travel to Bangladesh.

Bangladesh's famous model Naila Nayem's ex-husband featured in latest ISIS video?

Bangladesh's famous model Naila Nayem's ex-husband featured in latest ISIS video?

The three Bangladeshi youths who appeared in the latest ISIS video threatening of more terror attacks around the world have been identified as a dentist, an aspiring singer and an MBA student, officials said here on Thursday.

Dhaka cafe attackers used five pistols, two AK-22 rifles

The Islamist militants who killed 22 people, including an Indian girl, in the brazen assault at a cafe here used five pistols and three AK-22 rifles, police said on Thursday.