Bangladeshi Muslims carry the body of Xulhaz Mannan for his funeral in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday. A group affiliated to al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for the killings of gay rights activist Mannan and his friend. Photograph: AP

A group affiliated to al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for killing a Bangladeshi gay rights campaigner and his friend, the latest in a string of m(...)

Attack in Dhaka came two days after a university professor was killed in a similar fashion on Saturday in an attack claimed by the Islamic State. Image: Google Maps

Suspected Islamist militants hacked to death two people, including an editor of a transgender magazine, in the Bangladeshi capital on Monday, police s(...)

Since humble beginnings in Dublin, the chain now boasts over 300 stores in 10 countries and 62,000 employees

Next week, on April 14th, Primark will open its first store in Italy. The store is in Arese, about 12km from fashion hotspot Milan, in a former Alfa (...)

Members of the Gonojagoron Mancha movement shout slogans as they attend a protest rally after the verdict was announced in the trial over the murder of blogger Rajib Haider, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

A court in Bangladesh has sentenced two people to death and jailed six others for killing an online critic of religious militancy in 2013. They are t(...)

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 (...)