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Bangladesh police parade suspect Shariful Islam Shihab in Dhaka after his arrest in connection with the murder of two gay rights activists. Photograph: AFP Photo/Getty Images

Police in Bangladesh have arrested an Islamist militant over the killing of two gay rights campaigners, who died amid a surge in violent attacks again(...)

A Bangladeshi man throws a shoe at a Motiur Rahman Nizami poster to celebrate the execution of the Jamaat-e-Islami party’s senior leader outside Dhaka’s central jail in Bangladesh. Photograph: AP Photo

Bangladesh hanged an Islamist party leader, Motiur Rahman Nizami, on Wednesday for genocide and other crimes committed during a 1971 war of independen(...)

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(...)

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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(...)

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