US backs peaceful protests, calls for fair trial in Bangladesh

A special Bangladeshi tribunal handed down death penalty to Muhammad Quamaruzzaman for collaborating in the mass murder of 164 unarmed civilians in 1971.

Violence during Bangladesh opposition`s stir

Some 100 vehicles across Bangladesh were smashed or set on fire in the early hours of a non-stop 48-hour strike demanding release of opposition activists.

BNP demands resignation from Bangladesh govt

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party has demanded Bangladesh government`s resignation after its demonstration in front of Naya Paltan headquarters was foiled.

War crime trial: Bangladesh violence toll rises to 46

Violence continued unabated in Bangladesh on Friday as at least 46 people were killed in clashes that erupted after a top leader of fundamentalist Jamaat-e- Islami was handed down death penalty for "crimes against humanity" during the 1971 liberation war.

Strike over war crimes trials hits Bangladesh, 6 killed

Bangladesh was on the boil as activists of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami clashed with the police, leaving six people dead.