Mahmud Hossain Opu


Rohingya: Chased from Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh

'I grabbed my children and ran towards the forest, and waited there with several hundred people.'


In pictures: Hostage drama in Bangladesh

Twenty civilians and two police officers killed in attack at popular cafe in Dhaka.


Buddhist monks serve iftar for Muslims in Bangladesh

Monastery has been serving iftar meals to underprivileged Muslims during Ramadan for the past six years.


Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy's murder suspect killed

Sharif, wanted in connection with Avijit Roy's 2015 murder, is second suspect to die in "shoot-out" in as many days.


Bangladesh detains members of banned armed group

Police also recovered grenades, suicide belts, firearms and other explosive materials from a Dhaka apartment.


Ten priests receive death threats in Bangladesh

Single letter lists names of priests in and around the city of Rangpur, saying that they will be killed one by one.


Deadly attack on Shia mosque in Bangladesh

Mosque muezzin shot dead and three wounded after masked gunmen open fire on Shia worshipers at evening prayer.


Bangladesh widens operation to catch killers of blogger

Dhaka police looking for six men over the death of Niloy Chatterjee, after two suspects were arrested on Thursday.


Bangladeshi mourners pay tribute to murdered blogger

Hundreds join vigil for Avijit Roy in Dhaka as father of US blogger demands government to bring killers to justice.

War & Conflict

Bangladesh protesters denounce killing of blogger

Hundreds of people gather in Dhaka calling for police action, day after Avijit Roy, a US national, was hacked to death.

In Pictures

In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza

Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.

In Pictures

In Pictures: Holi celebrations in Bangladesh

Millions in the Indian subcontinent, including Bangladesh, celebrate the festival of colours with great fervor.