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Bangladesh kills two suspects linked to 2016 Dhaka cafe attack

Bangladesh kills two suspects linked to 2016 Dhaka cafe attack

Bangladesh security forces on Monday killed at least two people suspected of belonging to a militant group behind a deadly cafe attack in Dhaka in 2016, police said after a raid at a tin-shed hideout in the capital.

Bangladesh arrests owners of blaze-hit Dhaka tower

Bangladesh arrests owners of blaze-hit Dhaka tower

Police in Bangladesh said Sunday they had arrested the owners of an office tower in Dhaka that caught fire earlier this week, killing 26 people and renewing the country's debate over lax safety standards.

Workers jump to their deaths as Dhaka office block fire kills 19

Workers jump to their deaths as Dhaka office block fire kills 19

Desperate workers leaped to their deaths as a huge fire tore through a Dhaka office block Thursday, killing at least 19 people and trapping others in the latest major inferno to hit the Bangladesh capital.

Bangladesh detains dozens in student protest crackdown

Bangladesh detains dozens in student protest crackdown

Bangladesh police said on Thursday they have arrested nearly 100 people as they step up a crackdown after student protests that paralysed the capital.

Bangladesh acquits British citizen held over cafe attack

Bangladesh acquits British citizen held over cafe attack

Hasnat Karim was with his family celebrating his daughter's birthday when militants attacked, taking 22 hostages, mostly foreigners.

Bangladesh court orders hospital for arrested photographer

Bangladesh court orders hospital for arrested photographer

Bangladesh's high court Tuesday ordered authorities to send an arrested award-winning photographer to hospital for treatment, a lawyer said, after the veteran journalist ...

Police fire tear gas on students as Dhaka protests enter eighth day

Police fire tear gas on students as Dhaka protests enter eighth day

Bangladeshi police fired tear gas on students occupying an intersection in central Dhaka on Sunday as thousands of protesters took to the streets for an eighth day to demand road safety measures.

Qatar reaffirms support for Palestinians at OIC meeting

Qatar reaffirms support for Palestinians at OIC meeting

Qatar is taking part in the 45th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of the Islamic Co-operation (OIC) member-states, which began on Saturday in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka ...

Bangla protesters demand justice five years after factory disaster

Bangla protesters demand justice five years after factory disaster

Survivors and the relatives of the dead placed wreaths at a concrete hammer and sickle memorial at Rana Plaza, as labour groups demanded justice in a rally marking the catastrophe's fifth anniversary.

Strike called in Bangladesh over power price rise

Strike called in Bangladesh over power price rise

The strike will begin on Thursday morning and end in the early afternoon, after the pope is expected to land in Dhaka following a visit to neighbouring Myanmar.

Bangladesh arrests another suspect in US blogger killing

Bangladesh arrests another suspect in US blogger killing

Bangladesh police said on Sunday they had arrested a suspected leader of an extremist group wanted in connection with the death in 2015 of a US blogger critical of religious extremism.

Bangladesh extremist killed in suicide blast in Dhaka

Bangladesh extremist killed in suicide blast in Dhaka

An extremist was killed on Tuesday in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka after detonating a suicide vest and other explosives as police prepared to raid his hotel room, an official said.