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Bangladesh sci-fi writer stabbed in head at seminar

DHAKA: One of Bangladesh's top writers was stabbed in the back of the head during a seminar in the northern city of Sylhet on Saturday, police said, the latest in a series of attacks on authors and bloggers. Police said Zafar Iqbal, a…

Bangladesh stun Australia in historic Test victory

DHAKA: Bangladesh Wednesday registered their first-ever win over Australia in Test cricket, beating Steve Smith's men by 20 runs in a thrilling match in Dhaka. All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan took 5-85 to help the hosts dismiss Australia for…

Bangladeshi forces kill militant carrying explosives

DHAKA: Bangladesh police shot dead a suspected militant in the capital Dhaka on Saturday, a day after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security forces camp. The man was killed as he tried to cross a security roadblock on a motorbike…

Bangladesh police fire tear gas at anti-coal protest

DHAKA: Clashes erupted in Bangladesh's capital Thursday as police fired tear gas at hundreds of campaigners protesting against a massive coal-fired power plant they say will destroy the world's largest mangrove forest. Witnesses said…