Bangladeshi Islamic speaker Sheikh Abu Taha Adnan found alive

The popular Bangladeshi Islamic speaker Sheikh Abu Taha Adnan has been found several days after he went missing. Police claimed that he was in hiding for...

Several killed in Bangladesh violence following alleged Quran desecration

At least seven people have been killed and hundreds injured in violence that broke out in Bangladesh after the Quran was allegedly desecrated. A photo...

Awami League MP shot dead at home in Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi MP belonging to the ruling Awami League Party has been killed by gunmen at his home in the north of the country,...

The killers of 13 year old Samiul Rajon sentenced to death

Six men have been sentenced to death in Bangladesh for torturing and murdering a 13-year-old boys in separate incidents earlier this year. Four men were...

Delwar Hussain Sayedee’s death sentence reduced to life imprisonment

Bangladesh's highest court has reduced the death sentence of a prominent Jamaat-e-Islam leader, sparking protests by both his supporters and secular opponents. In a ruling...

Sheikh Bilal Philips forced to leave Bangladesh

A prominent Jamaican-born Salafi scholar has been forced to leave Bangladesh for his alleged "extremist" views.  Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips left Dhaka last Wednesday after...

Bangladesh denies lifting travel restrictions to Israel

Bangladesh has denied lifting travel restrictions for its citizens to Israel after the announcement that its passports would no longer carry the words “valid for all...

Abdul Quader Molla hanged by Bangladeshi government

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Bangladesh considering dropping Islam as national religion

Government officials in Bangladesh are considering dropping Islam as the country’s national religion. Reports say that Dr Abdur Razzak, a leading member of Bangladesh’s ruling...

Bangladeshi “Tree Man” with rare skin disease to undergo surgery

A Bangladeshi man dubbed the "Tree Man" for huge bark-like warts on his hands and feet will be undergoing surgery to remove the unusual...