The number of people arrested on suspicion of terror-related activities jumped 45 percent in 2016.
Arrests and attacks more than doubled in 2016 compared to the year before.
Home affairs minister says country will not accept a “food flotilla” from Malaysia.
However, he still expects to be summoned for questioning.
Dhaka also lodges diplomatic protest over alleged shooting of fishermen by a trawler from Myanmar.
Thailand and a rebel panel are going into 2017 without agreeing on “safety zones.”
Official claims five suspects sought to raise funds through robbery.
Authorities had accused the Kashmir Reader of inciting violence.
Proceedings against Gov. Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama will resume Jan. 3.
All citizens have the right to practice their faith in safety, Muslim group leader says.
Dissenters hacked almost 30 government sites following approval of amended cyber law.
Officers arrested 17 female militants this year, including three being groomed for suicide attacks.
Father Tom Uzhunnalil appeals for help in video purportedly released by Islamic State.
Malini Subramaniam’s coverage of the rebellion earned her the 2016 International Press Freedom Award.
Official said police found letter claiming suspects planned holiday season attack.
Police surrounded building after receiving tip that at least six militants were inside.
MUI claims call to prohibit companies from forcing employees to wear Christmas clothing respects diversity.
Study details new Rohingya insurgent group in Myanmar with ties to Bangladesh.
Abu Gomes has recruited Malaysians and taught them to make explosives, police anti-terror chief says.
The pangolin is the world’s most trafficked animal, whose meat is a delicacy in some cultures.
Densus 88 kills three suspects, arrests four.
Officials said government would give free medical care and other services to undocumented Thai families.
Human Rights Watch, Committee to Protect Journalists speak out against changes to Thai computer law.
Mohammad Mosihuddin (alias Abu Musa) has links with Islamic State and Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, sleuths claim.
Nearly 600 people have died in police custody in six years, according to a report.
Some of the suspects are tied to Islamic State and al-Qaeda, according to police.
Court rules on importance of evaluating whether language falls within bounds of free speech or sedition.
Retno L.P. Marsudi meets with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other officials.
Police say illegal items, potential damage to public facilities justified the arrests.
Women plead to the media to tell their stories.