Feb 13, 2017

Malaysian aid ship to help Rohingyas arrives in Bangladesh

A Malaysian aid ship arrived Monday in Bangladesh carrying aid for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled from Myanmar, many citing abuses by the Myanmar security forces. Nearly 70,000 Rohingya have fled from Buddhist-majority Myanmar’s Rakhine state to Bangladesh to escape ...

Jan 6, 2017

'Mastermind' of Bangladesh cafe siege killed: police

An Islamist extremist accused of being one of the masterminds of last year’s deadly siege at a Bangladeshi cafe was shot dead during a pre-dawn raid Friday in Dhaka, police said. The bodies of Nurul Islam Marzan and another suspected extremist were found after ...

Dec 24, 2016

Two militants linked to cafe siege killed in Dhaka raid

Two militants linked to the Islamist extremist group behind July’s Dhaka cafe siege that left 22 people dead were killed Saturday after Bangladesh police raided a hideout in the capital, officials said. Security forces, acting on a tip, besieged a flat in Dhaka’s Dakshinkhan ...