Bangladeshi activist shout slogans celebrating the execution of two war criminals Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid of Jamaat-e-Islami and Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party at the Central Jail in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photograph: AP

Bangladesh has executed two influential opposition leaders on charges of war crimes during the country’s 1971 independence war, a senior jail official(...)

Flowers lay on the spot where Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy was killed in a street in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in February 2015. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

A publisher of secular books has been hacked to death in the Bangladesh capital, police said. In a separate attack in Dhaka, police said two writers a(...)

The Gulshan area of Dhaka, Bangladesh, where Cesare Tavella was shot on Monday. Photograph: Google Maps

An Italian citizen was shot dead by unidentified assailants in the Bangladeshi capital on Monday, police said. Cesare Tavella, who was aged around 50 (...)

Niloy Chatterjee (40) a blogger who advocated secularism, was killed in his flat in the capital, Dhaka, said police official Mustafizur Rahman.

A blogger was hacked to death in Bangladesh on Friday, the fourth killing of an online critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority country in(...)

Bangladeshi relatives surround the bodies of some of those killed in a stampede at a charity distribution event in Mymensingh. Photograph: Strdel/AFP/Getty Images

At least 22 people have been killed in a stampede during a charity handout during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, police in Bangladesh said. Police (...)

File photograph of cranes  operated  by Bangladeshi Army personnel  pictured at the scene in April 2013 where an  eight-storey building in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka collapsed. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Police in Bangladesh on Monday filed the first formal murder charges against the owner of a building that collapsed in 2013, killing more than 1,130 (...)

Protesters demonstrate against the killing of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das in Bangladesh. Mr Das was hacked to death by masked assailants in the third such killing in the country in less than three months. Photograph:  EPA/STR

A blogger has been hacked to death by machete-wielding attackers in Bangladesh, the third killing of a critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-maj(...)

Bangladesh police officials speak to reporters after secular blogger Washikur Rahman was hacked to death on a Dhaka street. Photograph: Suvra Kanti Das/AFP/Getty Images

A blogger has been hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, the second attack in five weeks on a critic of reli(...)

 Soldiers and sailors in the port town of Mongla helped emergency services search through the rubble and pull out more than 40 survivors. Photograph: Stronger/EPA

At least five people were killed and another 100 feared trapped after a cement factory collapsed in Bangladesh on Thursday, police said.Soldiers and s(...)

People gather on the spot where Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy was killed in  Dhaka, Bangladesh,  on Thursday evening. Roy, a prominent Bangladeshi-US blogger, was attacked with his wife by machete-wielding assailants while walking in the streets. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism has been hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh’s(...)