July 02, 2016 - 12:12 GMT
The victims were chopped to death by sharp weapons inside the Holey Artisan Bakery restaurant in the Gulshan diplomatic district of Dhaka on Friday, Chowdhury told reporters six hours after the hostage crisis ended.
July 02, 2016 - 07:43 GMT
Exact casualty figures and other details would be revealed in an official briefing in the afternoon, officials said.
June 21, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The security alert follows a series of police raids at the weekend in relation to March 22 suicide attacks on the Brussels international airport and an underground station in the Belgian capital, in which more than 20 people were killed.
June 18, 2016 - 09:12 GMT
Some 40 house searches were carried out, especially in Brussels.
June 02, 2016 - 13:16 GMT
The suspects were said to be planning an attack in Dusseldorf, Germany on behalf on the Daesh group.
April 08, 2016 - 18:54 GMT
Reports from Belgium claim that Mohamed Abrini, suspected of being 'the man in the hat' seen with the Brussels airport bombers, has been arrested in connection with the November Paris attacks.
March 24, 2016 - 07:07 GMT
Intelligence officials reported that a network spanning as many as 400 to 600 militants trained by Daesh are present in Europe.
March 23, 2016 - 09:34 GMT
The three suspects that were seen wheeling heavy bags into the airport have been named. Belgium's prosecutors says the two brothers likely killed themselves in a twin suicide attack while the final man fled.
March 22, 2016 - 14:42 GMT
At least 26 people were killed and dozens injured Tuesday morning in three explosions in the Belgian capital of Brussels.
March 22, 2016 - 14:12 GMT
The blasts at the airport and metro station which killed at least 20 people occurred four days after the arrest in Brussels of a suspected participant in the November Daesh attacks in Paris that killed 130 people. Belgian police had been on alert for any reprisal action.
March 17, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A Daesh flag was found next to the body of a suspect killed in a shootout during an operation on Tuesday. The suspect was described as a man of Algerian origin who is known to police for a previous theft offence.
March 16, 2016 - 09:50 GMT
Indonesia called on a popular police chief to investigate growing Daesh recruitment in the country.
March 08, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
As many as 775 detainees were brought to the prison, which was set up after the September 11, 2001 attacks. There are 91 detainees left at the prison.
February 09, 2016 - 09:06 GMT
The US responds to Turkish concerns over support to the PYD which is linked to the PKK, saying the US will continue to support any moderate groups fighting Daesh.