A team of police and Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) has arrested a Jamaat man on charge of his involvement in the attack on Buddhists and their worship places in Ramu in late September.
At least 100 people, including 22 cops, were injured when the activists of Jamaat-e-Islami fought a pitched battle with the law enforcers in the city’s Motijheel area on Monday afternoon.
The top U.N. official in Burma says 22,000 people have been displaced in a week of sectarian fighting between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in Burma's Rakhine state.
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Officials in northern Afghanistan say a suicide bomb attack on a mosque has killed at least 40 people and wounded dozens of others.
NEW YORK, Oct 25 (AP/UNB) — A paid informant for the New York Police Department's intelligence unit was under orders to "bait" Muslims into saying inflammatory things as he lived a double life, snapping pictures inside mosques and collecting the names of innocent people attending study groups on Islam, he told The Associated Press.
Despite repeated assurances by the Prime Minister’s Energy Adviser about providing new gas connections to industries from November, state-owned Petrobangla has not yet received any directive from Energy Division in this regard.
Stressing the need for building a corruption-free society, eminent lawyer Barrister Rafique-ul Huq on Wednesday said the people of the country do not want thugs and cheats to assume state power.
Muslim pilgrims are gathering in the Saudi city of Mecca for Islam's annual pilgrimage, which begins Wednesday.
Congressman Joseph Crowley has said the arrest of Bangladeshi man - Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis - over an alleged bomb plot in New York will not affect Dhaka-Washington ties and termed the matter as an ‘isolated’ one.
One of India's most influential film-makers, Yash Chopra, has died from dengue fever in Mumbai, aged 80.
Bangladesh is in touch with the United States of America (USA) about Nafis issue and Bangladesh mission in Washington will sit in a meeting with the State Department this night (Saturday morning, US time), Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni said here on Friday.
The father of a Bangladeshi man arrested on suspicion of plotting to blow up the U.S. Federal Reserve building in New York City has denied his son was involved.
A Bangladeshi man arrested on suspicion that he plotted to blow up the U.S. Federal Reserve building in New York City has appeared in federal court and has been ordered held without bail.
New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday urged the government to stop harassing the war crimes defense counsel and publicly condemn such actions.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is taking responsibility for a deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya last month, saying it is her job to be in charge of security for State Department employees working around the world.
The sword of Damocles hangs over the head of the principal defence counsel for Ghulam Azam and Delwar Hossain Sayedee over producing required defence witnesses (DWs) to rebut the war crimes charges made by the prosecution against the duo Jamaat-e-Islami leaders.
Syria says it is banning Turkish civilian flights from its airspace.
A Syrian Foreign Ministry statement said the ban was to take effect at midnight Saturday and comes in response to a Turkish move to ban Syrian flights.
Anger over violence targeting the Buddhist community in Bangladesh is becoming an issue again in neighboring Burma.
Amid gloomy real estate business at home, listed developers are going to arrange the ‘REHAB Fair-2012’ in New York targeting the growing Bangladesh-origin second generation and retired groups in the USA.