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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 bomb blasts kill six, scores injured

DHAKA: At least six people, including two police officials, were killed and scores wounded in two bomb blasts in Bangladesh on Saturday near a militant hideout that was raided by commandos, police said. The explosions in the northeastern…

Bangladesh commandos storm extremist hideout

DHAKA: Bangladesh commandos Saturday stormed a hideout of suspected Islamist extremists in the country's northeast, rescuing at least 78 civilians, in a major anti-militant drive. The commandos backed by armoured personnel carriers…