» 12/28/2016, 10.23
Dhaka, anti-terrorism forces foil Christmas attack on a Catholic church
The target was the Holy Spirit parish in the Banani neighborhood. The officers arrest members of the "New Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh". For months, the terrorist group was rebuilding the leadership decimated by successive arrests after Dhaka massacre.
Three Islamic terrorists escape following attack against police van
An outlawed Islamist group, the Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh, attacked a police van carrying some of their jailed leaders. A police constable and an escaped prisoner died in the subsequent gunfight. The other two are still at large. The country is now under high alert.
Three death sentences for August 2005 bombings
The three men sentenced to death are top in the Islamic group Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh. There are growing doubts about the authorities’ real commitment to the anti-terrorism battle. The notorious Bangla Bhai, captured last year, is waiting for his execution, but in a villa.
Ex-Bangladesh PM charged in killings
Caretaker government’s law enforcement drive reaches Awami League leader Sheikh Hasina. The country’s powerful army is bent on wiping the slate clean of the major political parties with tacit Indian and US support.
01/07/2016 22:33:00 BANGLADESH
Scores of hostages held in a Dhaka café frequented by foreigners
Police say that “derailed youths” shouting “Allah is great” shot their way into a coffee shop in the capital’s diplomatic district. This comes after a wave of violent attacks and murders against Bangladesh’s non-Muslims. Police call for CCTV cameras in every place of worship.
27/07/2016 10:29:00 BANGLADESH
Killed militants linked to Dhaka massacre terrorists
The capital's police chief said that the two terrorist groups have many similarities. They were all young and belonging to good families. University cards found in the apartment of the nine militants killed yesterday. Photos of young people spread on social media to facilitate recognition.
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