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Report: Bangladesh-born IS leader’s firm financed attacks in Barcelona

Fourteen people have been killed in recent attacks in Barcelona A network of companies established by a Bangladesh-born senior IS leader financed the recent attacks in Barcelona, US investigators revealed. The FBI arrested the American citizen, Mohamed Elshinaway, who pleaded guilty to terrorism charges last week. A van ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians on a […]

First row: Nashir Uddin, Taherul Alam, Mohammed Hassan Ali, Mohammed Azram, Monjur Choudhury, Saiful Islam. Second row: Abdul Hamid Minoyee, Jahanger Zaman, Mohibur Rahman, Prabhat Nelli, Nadeem Aslam, Eisa Mousavi. Third row: Habibur Rahim, Badrul Hussain, Carolann Gallon, Abdul Sabe, Redwan Siddquee, Yassar Hussain.Photo: Northumbria Police They have been found guilty of nearly 100 offences, […]

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  European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has threatened to ‘limit visas’ to Europe for travellers from Bangladesh if there was no action by Dhaka on irregular migrants, reports UNB. In a letter to Italian prime minister Paolo Gentiloni on Tuesday, Juncker also promised to ‘pressure Bangladesh’ to take back its migrants, since the ‘vast majority […]

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A police official seen pouring water on the body of one the victims who was attacked by a suspected noxious substance on July 25, 2017 The attack comes 13 days after five people were left injured in an acid attack in North and East London on July 13 The locals were taken by storm after […]

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At least 12 people were killed in the inferno Five members of a Bangladeshi family have been killed in the massive fire that broke out in a 24-story Grenfell Tower apartment block in London early Wednesday. The deceased are Komru Miah, 82, his wife Razia Begum, 65, their three children Abdul Hanif, 29, Abdul Hamid, […]

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Fourteen candidates of Bangladeshi origin are contesting in the UK general election, scheduled to take place on June 8. Eight of them are contesting from Labour Party, one from Liberal Democrats, one from Friends and four are running as independents. The UK last went to polls on May 7, 2015, when the Conservatives came to […]

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Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union. The centrist’s emphatic victory, which also smashed the dominance of France’s mainstream parties, will bring huge relief to European allies who had […]

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Bangladeshis now make up the single largest group of illegal migrants to European shores, reports English daily The Independent. More than 2,800 Bangladeshis arrived on European shores from North Africa in the first three months of 2017, compared to only one over the same period in 2016, said the report from the London-based newspaper. Those […]

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Syed Jamanoor Islam, a British-Bangladeshi student, was described as a very well-behaved and decent boy.Metropolitan Police The attackers brutally beat Syed Jamanoor Islam with a baseball bat and then stabbed him several times A 20-year-old British-Bangladeshi student was stabbed to death in front of his mother near his East London home on Tuesday. Syed Jamanoor […]

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Muslim leaders hold peace rally in wake of Westminster terror attack ‘The figures of far-right extremists do not define the British values that we hold,’ speaker tells crowd in Birmingham Richard Vernalls, Press Association The Independent Online Muslims leave Birmingham Central Mosque after friday prayers Getty Images Muslim faith leaders have led a peace rally […]

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Munsur Ali, a British Bangladeshi Labour Party candidate, was democratically elected as a Councillor in the City of London at the recent election held on the 23rd of March. What is being called a historic win where not only Britain’s Labour party won a record 5 seats but also as it is the first time […]

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Bangladeshi-origin parliament member Rupa Huq has been named home affairs minister in the shadow cabinet of UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Rupa Huq, who was elected in last year’s UK general elections from Ealing Central and Acton constituency, has been inducted into the Labour Party shadow cabinet on Thursday, according to a news agency […]

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