Bangladesh Sufi Muslim killed in suspected Islamist attack

DHAKA: A local Sufi Muslim leader has been found hacked to death in Bangladesh in a suspected Islamist killing, police said yesterday, two weeks...

Bangladesh professor under 24-hour armed guard after threats

NEW DELHI: After a Dhaka University professor asked a woman to remove her veil during his class, Muslim extremists called for his death, posting...

Bangladesh blogger seeks US help as threats escalate

WASHINGTON: When Bangladeshi blogger and social activist Ashif Entaz Rabi hosted a TV talk show about a slaying of a publisher by Islamic extremists,...

Maimed maid face of human trafficking

CHENNAI: When Kasthuri Munirathinam crawled out of the window of a second floor apartment in Riyadh, she was scared for her life. The 55-year-old...

Parts of India ban daytime cooking – More than 300 die of heat

PATNA: With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of...

Singapore detains Bangladeshis suspected of Islamic State links

SINGAPORE: Singapore has detained eight Bangladeshi workers on suspicion of planning attacks linked to the Islamic State group in their home country, authorities said...

New hit-list threatens Bangladeshi teachers, politicians

DHAKA: Bangladesh police were yesterday investigating a new hit-list that includes the head of a university, journalists and ruling party officials, after a series...

Police arrest guards over rhino poaching

GUWAHATI: Indian police said yesterday they have arrested four forest guards on suspicion of helping to cover up rhino poaching in a national park...

Wary of China moves, US, India discuss anti-submarine warfare – India, US, Japan plan...

NEW DELHI/HONG KONG: India and the United States are in talks to help each other track submarines in the Indian Ocean, military officials say,...

Armed guards at India dams as drought ravages farmers – 330 million suffer from...

TIKAMGARH, India: As young boys plunge into a murky dam to escape the blistering afternoon sun, guards armed with guns stand vigil at one...

Hindu tailor hacked to death in Bangladesh – Islamic State claims responsibility

TANGAIL: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the murder of a Hindu tailor in central Bangladesh yesterday, according to a US-based monitoring group,...

India asks Britain to deport liquor tycoon

NEW DELHI: India’s foreign ministry said yesterday it has asked Britain to deport the embattled former airline boss Vijay Mallya, who faces a money...

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