Momen backs Tauhedul Islam, a diplomat rebuffed by Austria as ambassador

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has thrown his support behind diplomat Md Tauhedul Islam, whom Austria has refused as the Bangladesh ambassador in Vienna. Momen says that he will de... Read More

Bangladesh tribunal jails ex-leader of Hindu group for 7 years over blasphemy

Dhaka, Jan. 3 -- A Sylhet tribunal has sentenced a former leader of a Hindu group to seven years in jail on charges of blasphemy over a Facebook post allegedly insulting Islam five years ago . Judge ... Read More

Second Bangladeshi man allegedly killed by Khasi men on the Indian border in a week

Dhaka, Jan. 1 -- A Bangladeshi man has been shot dead allegedly by unidentified members of the Khasi community on the Indian side of the Companiganj frontier in Sylhet. This is the second unprovoked ... Read More