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Was FBI Bribery Attempt Also Aimed at Getting Charges Dropped Against Khaleda Zia’s Son?

US Department of Justice documents reveal that Rizve Ahmed was also seeking Robert Lustyik’s help in getting “charges dropped” against an opposition politician, thought to be BNP leader Tarique Rahman. The Bangladeshi-American man convicted in the US of bribing an FBI agent to obtain confidential information on the Bangladeshi prime minister’s son also sought assistance […]

Minar Rashid মাওলানা নিজামীর মৃত্যুদন্ড নিয়ে জাতিসংঘ থেকে শুরু করে বিভিন্ন আন্তর্জাতিক মানবাধিকার সংস্থা এবং আরও কিছু দেশ উদ্বেগ জানিয়েছে । মৃত্যুদন্ড কার্যকর করার আগে তা স্থগিতের আহ্বানও জানিয়েছিল । সর্বশেষ খবর হলো , তুরস্ক তার রাষ্ট্রদূত প্রত্যাহার করে নিয়েছে । প্রথম আলো সহ সম ঘরানার পত্রিকাগুলো আলবদর নেতার ফাঁসি হয়েছে বলে শিরোনাম দিয়েছে । […]

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Chief of Al Badr, Motiur Rahman Nizami (centre), with two members of Islami Jamiat-e-Talba. Pakistan’s national Parliament once again sided with war criminals by passing a resolution that drew condemnation in Bangladesh. In the resolution, it expressed “serious concerns” over the execution of Motiur Rahman Nizami for committing crimes during the Liberation War of Bangladesh […]

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Turkey’s president strongly condemned the execution of an Islamist party leader in Bangladesh. In a speech in Ankara on Thursday, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country had recalled his ambassador from Bangladesh in protest. Motiur Rahman Nizami, the 73-year-old head of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, was executed early Wednesday for his role in acts of genocide and […]

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday alleged that the incumbent government has been pushing the country towards a darkness of incivility. “The illegal government has been issuing certificates of despotism to ruling party men. They are plunging the country into a darkness of incivility,” she said in a press statement. The BNP chief claimed that citizens […]

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Bangladesh and Pakistan have summoned each other’s envoys over the reaction of the execution of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami. At first, Pakistan summoned Bangladesh acting High Commission Nazmul Huda and handed over its resolution expressing concern over the execution. Hours after Mizanur Rahman, secretary (bilateral) at Bangladesh’s foreign ministry, summoned Pakistan envoy Shuja Alam […]

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Bangladeshi-origin Labour Councillor Nadia Shah has been appointed the mayor of Camden. The appointment was made at a special inauguration ceremony on Wednesday. Nadia is the first woman mayor in Britain of Bangladeshi origin. Nadia succeeded Councillor Larraine Revah as the mayor of Camden for 2016-17. Naida, born and brought up in Camden, was elected as a […]

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India-based Hizb-ul-Mujhadeen chief Syed Salahudin on Wednesday strongly condemned the hanging of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami chief Matiur Rahman Nizami and alleged premier Sheikh Hasina was “committing crimes and unleashing terror to appease New Delhi.” Syed Mohammed Yusuf Shah, or popularly known as Syed Salahudin, is the head of the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, a Kashmir-based and Islamic Mujahid group […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son, and her Information Technology affairs advisor, Sajeeb Wazed Joy has said the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami chief and convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami has been a result of tremendous efforts from the Awami League. On Wednesday, after the execution of notorious war criminal Nizami, Joy posted a Facebook status regarding […]

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SWIFT has told its bank customers that they are responsible for securing computers used to send messages over its global network, which was used to steal some $81 million from a Bangladesh central bank account at the New York Fed in February. The theft marked one of the biggest-ever cyber heists. ‘SWIFT is not, and […]

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Indian external affairs secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Bangladesh foreign affairs secretary M Shahidul Haque hold a bilateral meeting at state guesthouse Padma on Thursday noon. Bangladesh and India on Thursday agreed to work together on containing ‘terrorism’ and ‘violent extremism’ and workout ways to reach the goal. Visiting Indian external affairs secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar after […]

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The spokesperson of UN secretary general, Stephane Dujarric, has said the United Nations have concern over the execution of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami given the way the case was handled. “Obviously, we’ve raised our concern on this particular case, the way the case has been handled,” Stephane Dujarric replied when a journalist drew […]

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