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Virus attack devastates shrimp farms in South West BD

Bagerhat, Sept 7 (UNB) – ‘Bagda’ shrimp farmers in the district are counting huge losses due to decline in production caused by virus attack and drastic fall in its prices. Local farmers said a huge quantity of ‘Bagda’ shrimp die in many enclosures in different areas of the district a few months back due to drought and virus attack, leading ... Read More »

Death Official says 16 dead, 119 hurt in Kabul Taliban attack

An Afghan official says the death toll from a Taliban suicide attack in Kabul late Monday night has risen to 16 civilians, with another 119 people wounded. Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi on Tuesday says some 400 foreigners were rescued after the attack targeted the Green Village compound, which houses several international organizations and guesthouses. Smoke rose on Tuesday morning ... Read More »

Google finds ‘indiscriminate iPhone attack lasting years’

Security researchers at Google have found evidence of a “sustained effort” to hack iPhones over a period of at least two years. The attack was said to be carried out using websites which would discreetly implant malicious software to gather contacts, images and other data, reports BBC. Google’s analysis suggested the booby-trapped websites were said to have been visited thousands ... Read More »

Libya: Deadly attack highlights disregard for civilians

EU Containment Policy Helps Keep Migrants in Harm’s Way Tunis –The deaths of at least 44 migrants and asylum seekers in an airstrike on July 3, 2019, on a compound that includes a detention center in Tajoura, near Tripoli, Libya, is a foreseeable consequence of warring parties failing to adequately protect civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. They are also ... Read More »

Gunmen attack Catholic church in Burkina Faso; 6 killed

File photo of attack on Burkina Faso hotel

Ouagadougou, May 13 (AP/UNB) — Authorities say gunmen have attacked a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, killing a priest and five worshippers. The attack on Sunday took place in Dablo, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) from the capital, Ouagadougou. Urbain Kabore, a government spokesman for the West African country’s Sahel region, said the gunmen also set fire to a health ... Read More »

‘BCL men’ attack police station in Bhola: 6 cops injured

Bhola, Apr 22 – Awami League’s student-associate Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men reportedly attacked Borhanuddin Police Station here on Sunday night over the seizure of a fellow’s motorcycle, injuring six policemen. Officer-in-charge of the police station Ashim Kumar said a police team intercepted the motorbike of Mizanur Rahman, general secretary of Borhanuddin Abdul Jabbar Govt College unit BCL, in front ... Read More »

Attack on Dutch city of Utrecht; Bangladeshis safe

Dhaka, Mar 18 – No Bangladeshi national has been affected due to latest terror attack in the Dutch city of Utrecht that left three dead and nine others injured, says the Bangladesh Embassy in The Hague on Monday. Bangladesh nationals living in the city of Utrecht are advised to move to a safe place as per the directives of the ... Read More »

New Zealand wants answers from tech giants after mosque attack livestream

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday said she would be looking for answers from Facebook and other social media firms. About how an attack that killed 50 mosque-goers was livestreamed on their platforms. Saying there were “further questions to be answered” by the tech giants,Ardern said Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg had been in contact and “acknowledged ... Read More »

US grand jury indicts actor for alleged hate attack hoax

A Chicago grand jury on Friday indicted American actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts after allegedly lying to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime. Police say Smollett — who gained fame on Fox musical drama “Empire” —staged the attack in a bid to gain publicity and a bigger paycheck. Instead, the 36-year-old actor — ... Read More »

RU Muktijoddha Santan Command protests ‘attack’

Rajshahi, Feb 24 – Protesting the attack by police on Muktijoddha Sangsad Santan Command, an organization of the children of freedom fighters in Dhaka its Rajshahi University unit has observed sit-in strike programme and protesting rally on the campus on Sunday. They observed the programs in front of the university central library at 11.00am to 01.pm on the day. Monir ... Read More »

Holey Artisan bakery attack report Oct 18

Dhaka, Sept 30 – An Anti-Terrorist Special Tribunal of Dhaka yesterday fixed October 18 for submission of the report in connection with the attachment of the properties of fugitive Mamunur Rashid Ripon and his appearance to the respective authorities in the Holey Artisan Bakery attack case. Read More »

US weighs up military response against Syria

The US says “all options are on the table” in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, as Western leaders continue to weigh up military action. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters that no final decision had been taken on military strikes. But she said the US holds Russia and Syria responsible for the incident. Read More »

UK govt to consider laser pen licence after attacks rise

Buying powerful laser pens could require a licence in future, the government has said, amid concerns over the number of attacks on aircraft. Ministers say they could also bring in new measures to license retailers and restrict advertising after warnings about the risks to pilots and planes. The government said it wanted to find “the best way to protect the ... Read More »

Gunmen kill three on Mexico beach

Gunmen have killed three people and wounded two others on a popular beach in north-western Mexico, officials say. The victims, all men, were resting under a palm tree in San José del Cabo, in Baja California Sur state, reports say. Their identities have not been confirmed. No arrests have been made. There was panic among tourists when the incident happened, ... Read More »

Six victims, three suspects killed in London assaults

London — Terrorism struck at the heart of London, police said Sunday, after a vehicle veered off the road and mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and witnesses told of men with large knives stabbing passersby at nearby Borough Market. Police said six people died and 20 were injured in the attacks, while police shot dead three suspects. The Metropolitan ... Read More »