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Umpire kills Bangladesh cricket fan with bat: police

A cricket umpire killed a teenage spectator in Bangladesh by hitting him on the head with a bat in a dispute over a contested decision, police said on Sunday.

Nazrul Islam, 15, ran onto the pitch dur

Coup plot against Hasina govt foiled

The Bangladesh Army has foiled a coup plot by certain “religiously fanatic” Islamist officers, serving and retired, to overthrow Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed’s government. Two retired officers have been arrested while a serving officer, a major, is absconding.

Bangladesh army says coup bid foiled

A ‘heinous’ plot to overthrow the Awami League-led government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by some serving military officers has been foiled and two former officers have been arrested, the Banglade

Bangladeshi man given jail term for ‘wishing PM Sheikh Hasina’s death’ on Facebook

A Bangladeshi university lecturer has been sentenced to six months in jail after he posted a Facebook status wishing for the death of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Ruhul Khandakar, who was sentenced

Bangladesh village captivated by dog-monkey bond

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A dog in remote northeastern Bangladesh has become a minor celebrity by breastfeeding a baby monkey back to health after it was rescued from angry villagers, the dog's owner told on Wednesday.


Pakistan lose early wicket in Bangladesh Test


Pakistan lost in-form Mohammad Hafeez before reaching 36-1 in their first innings at tea in reply to Bangladesh's 338 on the second day of the second and final Test in Dhaka on Sunday.

Dominant Pakistan win Bangladesh three-match series

Ruthless Pakistan drubbed Bangladesh by 76 runs in the second one-day international in Dhaka on Saturday to take a decisive 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

Umar Akmal scored 59 and Shahid Afridi

Windies make solid start in Bangladesh Test


Teenager Kraigg Brathwaite closed in on a half-century as the West Indies reached 88 for no loss at lunch on the opening day of the second and final Test against Bangladesh on Saturday.

Gayle absence haunts Windies’ Bangladesh tour


The glaring absence of Chris Gayle stood out as the West Indies prepared to open their Bangladesh tour with a Twenty20 international in Dhaka on Tuesday.

Eight Bangladeshis beheaded in Saudi Arabia

Eight Bangladeshi migrants were beheaded in public in the Saudi Arabian capital after they were convicted of killing an Egyptian security guard four years ago, a media report said.

They were charged

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