Police: Counter-insurgency operations in 2017 killed more than 200 militants and 70 security forces.
An unprecedented influx of Rohingya Muslim refugees entered Bangladesh amid allegations of “ethnic cleansing” in Myanmar.
Little is known about young man who fled to India after a madrassa principle accused him of blasphemy.
Mubashar Hasan reappeared a day after a prominent journalist, who was also missing for about two months, returned home.
About 4,500 youths will be released from jail, allowing them to find jobs, officials say.
Akayed Ullah became self-radicalized, police allege, but relatives say he visited refugees from Myanmar merely to deliver aid.
Utpal Das said he was blindfolded and driven around for hours before being pushed out of a minibus.
Process of voluntary repatriation of refugees is to start in late January, officials say.
Many patients are women and girls who were raped in Myanmar.
Five refugees and a suspected human trafficker were detained, police say.
If approved by parliament, triple talaq would carry a three-year prison sentence.
Residents express concerns over government’s action to give their land to Bengali settlers.
Many victims were shot and others were burned in homes during first month of a military crackdown, starting in late August, MSF reports.
Last month, Bangladesh and Myanmar signed an agreement for the voluntary repatriation of Rohingya Muslims who had fled violence in Rakhine state.
Ousted Muslim Conference chief Abdul Gani Bhat insists he did not betray the organization.
Suspect Akayed Ullah executed terror plan in name of Islamic State, prosecutors allege.
Four people, including suspect, injured in pipe-bomb explosion, police say.
A Hindu is suspected of attacking victim with a machete and setting him on fire over religious objections.
Situation could spawn cross-border violence with Bangladesh and recruitment by extremists, International Crisis Group warns.
Catholic cleric was found alive, but a Christian association said he was abducted.
The scheme encourages upper-caste Hindus to marry members of the historically marginalized Dalit community.
Bangladesh is one of two countries that introduced resolution at special session in Switzerland.
Inmate Mohammad Mosihuddin shouted extremist slogans as he tried to slit a jailer’s throat, police say.
“The presence of God today is also called Rohingya,” pontiff says.
Pontiff underscores inter-religious harmony, seeks world help in resolving refugee crisis.
Catholic priest who was preparing for papal visit has been missing since Monday.
The incident led to massive caste-based protests across Maharashtra state last year.
But pontiff, who will visit Bangladesh from Nov. 30-Dec. 2, calls on Myanmar’s government to respect human rights.
Police believe suspects are linked to Ansarullah Bangla Team, a group linked to blogger killings.
Police arrest two suspected members of another extremist group in Dhaka.