DHAKA, Bangladesh - A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday.
DHAKA, Bangladesh - The death toll from a weekend ferry disaster in central Bangladesh rose to 70 on Monday, as divers finished their search after the vessel was lifted to the surface and towed to shore.
DHAKA, Bangladesh - A special tribunal dealing with war crimes involving Bangladesh's 1971 independence war has convicted and sentenced a leading war collaborator to death for crimes including mass killing, arson and looting.
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police on Wednesday accused Bangladesh's former prime minister and an opposition alliance leader of instigating a bus firebombing that killed seven people and injured 16 others as political violence is surging in the country.
DHAKA, Bangladesh - A police official says unidentified attackers have thrown petrol bombs on a packed passenger bus, leaving at least seven people dead and 16 others injured, amid a nationwide general strike enforced by an opposition alliance calling for new elections in Bangladesh.
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Clashes between police and opposition activists and a separate attack by unidentified gunmen left at least four people dead in Bangladesh on Monday amid heightened tensions on the anniversary of elections boycotted by a major opposition alliance last year.