Bangladesh drug war death toll hits 200: rights group

Bangladesh drug war death toll hits 200: rights group

The death toll from Bangladesh's contentious Philippines-style war on drugs since May has hit 200, a local rights group said Tuesday, with some 25,000 others imprisoned.

Bangladeshis behind restaurant killings, international link probed

Bangladeshis behind restaurant killings, international link probed

The jihadists who slaughtered 20 hostages at a Dhaka restaurant were members of a homegrown Bangladeshi militant outfit and not followers of the Islamic State group, a senior minister said Sunday.