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May 29, 2018
Bangladesh's 'war on drugs': Over 100 alleged dealers killed by Rapid Action Battalion in two weeksTwelve more alleged drug dealers were killed in overnight raids carried out by the Bangladesh's law enforcement agencies, police said.
Jan 12, 2018
Security forces in Bangladesh kill three militants in raid near Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's officeThree militants were killed in a raid by Bangladesh's anti-crime elite force on a militant hideout near Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's office in Dhaka.
Sep 28, 2017
Bangladesh Police arrests three Rohingya men trying to smuggle 8 lakh meth pills from MyanmarBangladesh police Wednesday arrested three Rohingya men and a Bangladeshi who were trying to smuggle 800,000 methamphetamine pills into the country from Myanmar, an official said.
May 21, 2017
Bangladesh 'militants' surrender after Facebook plea claiming innocenceFive young Bangladeshis accused of being Islamist militants surrendered to authorities on Sunday, an official said, after a lengthy siege that prompted questions about heavy-handed police tactics.
May 07, 2017
Bangladesh suicide blasts: Two neo-JMB militants blow themselves up during anti-terror operations in DhakaTwo suspected militants on Sunday blew themselves up in "suicide blasts" when security forces raided their hideout in Bangladesh, the latest such incident amid an intensified nationwide crackdown on Islamist militants
Jul 21, 2016
Dhaka attack: Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion identifies 261 missing persons as suspected JihadisBangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion has identified 261 missing persons as possible threats that could've joined terrorists outfits like the Islamic State.
Jul 20, 2016
Bangladeshi officials announce 260 missing amid hunt for Islamist extremistsAt least 261 people across Bangladesh are missing, officials announced early on Wednesday, sparking fears many of them have joined homegrown Islamist extremist outfits or the Islamic State group in the Middle East.
Jul 18, 2016
Bangladesh to offer Tk 10 lakh as reward to militants who lay down armsThe Taka 10 lakh reward was for any militant outfit member who was ready to return to normal life and give specific information about activities of militants
Jul 02, 2016
Dhaka attack: Is Bangladesh paying the price for Al-Qaeda-IS turf war?According to terror research firm SITE Intelligence Group, Dhaka has become victim to a competition between Ansar al-Islam, the Bangladesh division of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and ISIS.
Mar 14, 2016
5 militants held in Bangladesh, authorities suspect they had planned attacks on the country's Independence DayFive militants, including the commander of a banned terror outfit, were arrested by Bangladesh's security force, which also seized a huge cache of explosives