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Stories with place: Dhaka
  • Bangladesh police investigate missing Japanese businesswoman 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 9:29 am

    NEW DELHI - Police in Bangladesh have opened a murder investigation in the disappearance of a Japanese businesswoman following reports that her body was buried in a graveyard under a false name.

  • Italian priest attacked in Bangladesh 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 4:08 am

    DHAKA, Bangladesh - Three men fired shots at an Italian priest Wednesday as he rode his bicycle to church in northern Bangladesh, sending him to a hospital with head injuries amid a surge in militant violence this year.

  • Bangladesh bloggers fear deadly backlash won't end soon 
    Updated: Nov-13-15 9:07 am

    DHAKA, Bangladesh - Omi Rahman Pial has changed homes five times in the last three months. He hasn't seen his young daughter in weeks and is afraid to be seen on the streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh's capital and home to several grisly killings of secular bloggers like him.

  • Australia to go ahead with World Cup qualifier in Bangladesh 
    Updated: Nov-12-15 9:55 pm

    SYDNEY - Football Federation Australia said Friday the Socceroos will travel to Bangladesh as scheduled for their 2018 World Cup qualifier in Dhaka on Tuesday despite security concerns.

  • India says Bangladesh hands over Indian rebel leader 
    Updated: Nov-11-15 2:29 am

    GAUHATI, India - Bangladesh on Friday handed over a jailed Indian rebel leader whose group has been fighting to free the northeastern Indian state of Assam from New Delhi's rule, officials said.

  • Bangladesh police probe local radicals in latest attacks story has photos
    Updated: Nov-01-15 7:14 am

    DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police in Bangladesh said Sunday that they were investigating the possibility a local radical Islamic group was behind two attacks on publishing houses in the capital this weekend that left a publisher of secular books dead and another critically wounded.