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BD diplomat held in NY for not paying servant wages

A Bangladesh diplomat has been indicted on charges he forced a servant to work for his family in Queens without pay and assaulted him on several occasions, New York prosecutors say. Prosecutors say 45-year-old Md Shaheldul Islam was arraigned Monday ...

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Police: Several people wounded by shots at Munich rail station

Several people were wounded when shots were fired at a commuter rail station near the southern German city of Munich on Tuesday and one person was detained, police said. “Several people were injured by shots. A female police officer was ...

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BD national dead in Toronto shooting

A 20-year-old Bangladeshi national Toronto man, Soumik Asgar, has been identified as the victim in a fatal shooting Rexdale early Sunday morning. Soumik Asgar is the city’s 21st homicide victim of the year, Toronto police say, accoding to CBC report. ...

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IS calls for attacks in West, Russia, Middle East, Asia during Ramadan

An audio message purporting to come from the spokesman of IS called on followers to launch attacks in the United States, Europe, Russia, Australia, Iraq, Syria, Iran, and the Philippines during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which began in ...

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Reports : Qatari pilgrims harassed in Mecca Grand Mosque

Qatari nationals barred from entering the Grand Mosque in Mecca, according to an Al Sharq newspaper report. Saudi authorities have prevented Qatari nationals from entering the Grand Mosque in Mecca, marking a sharp escalation in the Gulf diplomatic crisis, Doha-based ...

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Gaddafi’s son Saif ‘freed’ in Libya

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, second son of the late deposed Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, is said to have been freed under an amnesty, in a move which could fuel further instability. His father’s preferred successor, he had been held by ...

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Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates announced hotlines to help families with Qatari members, their official news agencies reported, after their cutting of diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar led to travel disruption. The coordinated move suggests the ...

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Two Bangladeshis shot dead in Saudi Arabia

Two Bangladeshi expatriates were gunned down by some miscreants at Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province Dammam. Reason behind the killing could not be known. The deceased are Shahporan and Shamim Ahmed, both hailing from Bhairab Upazila of Kishoreganj District. Apart from ...

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‘Mastermind’ of Tehran terrorist attacks killed by Iranian security forces

Iran’s security forces have killed the alleged mastermind of Wednesday’s terrorist attacks. The twin assault claimed 17 lives when four armed assailants raided the country’s Parliament while a suicide bomber struck at the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum. “The mastermind and main ...

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Bangladesh into semis as England beat Australia

Bangladesh have advanced to the semifinal of the Champions Trophy for the first time in their cricketing history after England defeated Australia by 40 runs (D/L) method in Birmingham today. Bangladesh did their part on Friday as they handed New ...

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