Latest news from DHAKA, Bangladesh.

Bangladesh arrests 2 more suspects in blogger's killing

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police in Bangladesh have arrested two more suspected members of a banned militant group thought to be behind the slaying of a secular blogger in the fourth such deadly attack this year.

   August 28, 2015 - 04:12 GMT

Bangladesh indicts 10 for allegedly beating boy to death

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A magistrate in northeastern Bangladesh indicted 10 men and issued arrest warrants for three alleged fugitives Monday in the beating death of a 13-year-old boy in a case that stunned a nation used to violent crime because a video of him being tortured was posted online.

   August 24, 2015 - 12:19 GMT
Bangladesh police question 3 suspects in bloggers' murders

Bangladesh police question 3 suspects in bloggers' murders

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A court in Bangladesh's capital allowed police on Wednesday to hold three suspects, including a British citizen, for seven days for interrogation in the murders of two secular bloggers.

   August 19, 2015 - 11:21 GMT

Bangladesh arrests 3 lawyers for funding militant group

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh's anti-crime agency has arrested three lawyers accused of funding a little-known militant group, Shaheed Hamza Brigade.

   August 19, 2015 - 07:13 GMT

Bangladesh police arrest 3 suspects in bloggers' murders

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Authorities in Bangladesh said Tuesday that they have arrested three men, including a British citizen, for their involvement in the murders of two secular bloggers.

   August 18, 2015 - 10:28 GMT

Bangladesh sentences 6 for making toxic syrup for kids

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A court in Bangladesh's capital on Monday sentenced six officials of a now-dissolved drug company to 10 years in jail for producing toxic paracetamol syrup that reportedly killed hundreds of children who developed kidney diseases and other ailments after taking the medicine in the 1990s.

   August 17, 2015 - 15:10 GMT

13 in Bangladesh to face charges for killing teenager

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police in northeastern Bangladesh are seeking charges against 13 men for beating a 13-year-old boy to death in a case that stunned a nation used to violent crime because a video of the boy being tortured was posted online.

   August 17, 2015 - 01:54 GMT

2 suspects arrested in Bangladesh blogger murder case

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police in Bangladesh's capital on Friday arrested two suspected Muslim militants in the killing of a secular blogger last week in the fourth such deadly attack this year.

   August 14, 2015 - 03:55 GMT

Bangladesh court sentences 2 men for 1971 war crimes

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh has sentenced one man to death and another to life in prison for collaborating with Pakistan to commit mass killings and other crimes during the 1971 war for independence.

   August 11, 2015 - 09:26 GMT

Bangladesh police kill 6 alleged tiger poachers in gunfight

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police on Sunday killed six suspected tiger poachers in the world's largest mangrove forest in southwestern Bangladesh, home to critically endangered Royal Bengal tigers.

   August 10, 2015 - 01:15 GMT

Secular blogger killed in Bangladesh; fourth this year

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police say assailants entered an apartment building posing as potential tenants and killed a secular blogger in Bangladesh's capital, in the fourth such deadly attack this year.

   August 07, 2015 - 11:33 GMT

Bangladesh High Court asks former PM Zia to appear in court

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh's High Court has asked former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to appear in court in two months to face corruption charges involving the construction of two cargo terminals while she was in office.

   August 05, 2015 - 13:57 GMT
2nd Bangladesh vs South Africa test abandoned, ends in draw

2nd Bangladesh vs South Africa test abandoned, ends in draw

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The second test between Bangladesh and South Africa was declared a draw Monday after play on the fifth and final day was abandoned due to a wet outfield after days of rain.

   August 03, 2015 - 05:10 GMT

Day 4 of 2nd test Bangladesh vs South Africa test rained out

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Heavy rain washed out the entire fourth day of the second cricket test between Bangladesh and South Africa on Sunday, leaving the prospect of a result bleak.

   August 02, 2015 - 07:58 GMT
Rain washes out 3rd day of Bangladesh-South Africa test

Rain washes out 3rd day of Bangladesh-South Africa test

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Heavy rain washed out the entire third day of the second and final test between Bangladesh and South Africa on Saturday.

   August 01, 2015 - 09:53 GMT
Bangladesh-South Africa 2nd day rained out

Bangladesh-South Africa 2nd day rained out

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Heavy showers from tropical storm Komen washed out the entire second day of the second test between Bangladesh and South Africa on Friday.

   July 31, 2015 - 11:17 GMT

Steyn milestone as Bangladesh 75-1 in 2nd test vs. SAfrica

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Fast bowler Dale Steyn became the second South African bowler to take 400 test wickets as he made the sole breakthrough in Thursday's opening session of the second test against Bangladesh, as the hosts made a steady start to reach 75-1.

   July 30, 2015 - 06:21 GMT

Bangladesh 75-1 at lunch, day 1 vs. South Africa

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Scores Thursday at lunch on the first day of the second test between Bangladesh and South Africa at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium:

   July 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT

Bangladesh chooses to bat in 2nd test vs. South Africa

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss on Thursday and elected to bat first in the second and final test against South Africa.

   July 30, 2015 - 03:56 GMT

Bangladesh upholds opposition leader's death sentence

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an influential opposition leader and an aide to a former prime minister for his role in mass killings during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971.

   July 29, 2015 - 04:36 GMT
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