Bangladesh factory fire leaves several dead

Bangladesh factory fire leaves several dead

A fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh killed at least 23 people and injured dozens on Saturday, in the country’s worst industrial accident since the Rana Plaza building collapse of 2013 in which over 1,100 people died. Emergency officials feared the death toll could climb after a fire broke out in […]

Bangladesh Cricket Board rules out using a neutral venue for upcoming England tour

Bangladesh Cricket Board rules out using a neutral venue for upcoming England tour

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has ruled out using a neutral venue for their home series against England, should the visiting team cancel their tour of the south Asian country. Concerns have been raised over the security of the tour in the wake of the attack on a Dhaka restaurant that left 20 dead on July […]

IS group claims responsibility for attack on Bangladesh restaurant

IS group claims responsibility for attack on Bangladesh restaurant

Gunmen attacked a restaurant in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital Friday night, taking hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces, authorities said. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. The head of the elite anti-crime force, Rapid Action Battalion, or RAB, told reporters Friday night that they were working to save […]

Hindu hacked to death in latest attack on Bangladesh minorities

Hindu hacked to death in latest attack on Bangladesh minorities

DHAKA: A Hindu monastery worker was hacked to death on Friday in what police suspected was fourth killing in a week by militants attacking minority groups in the majority-Muslim country. Nitya Ranjan Pandey, 60, who had volunteered at the monastery for 40 years, was taking a walk in the northwestern district of Pabna when he […]