In one particularly bloody day in March, Myanmar’s security forces shot and killed at least ten children, some as young as 6, in violent crackdowns against peaceful protests.
Police on Friday recovered two more mortar shells and a rocket launcher from the pond near Shaheed Shamsuzzoha hall of Rajshahi University.
A team of the Bangladesh army exploded a mortar shell, which was found on Tuesday near a pond on the Rajshahi University campus.
But according to a new report released April 26 by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), world military expenditure rose to nearly $2 trillion in 2020, an increase of 2.6 percent, in real terms, from 2019.
The 12th anniversary of the atrocious carnage at the Pilkhana BDR (now BGB) headquarters in the capital is being observed on Thursday.
Bangkok, Feb 2 (AP/UNB) — The man installed by army leaders as Myanmar’s president after Monday’s military coup is best known abroad for his role in the crackdown on 2007 pro-democracy protests and for his ties to still-powerful military leaders.
Dhaka, Feb 2 – A UN human rights expert on Monday condemned the military coup in Myanmar, urging a strong and unequivocal condemnation and action by the international community.
Naypyitaw, Feb 1 (AP/UNB) — Myanmar military television said Monday that the military was taking control of the country for one year, while reports said many of the country’s senior politicians including Aung San Suu Kyi had been detained.
Dhaka, Jan 12 – Bangladesh will participate in India’s Republic Day Parade in New Delhi on January 26. A contingent of 122 proud soldiers of the Bangladesh Armed Forces departed for India in a specially sent IAF C-17 aircraft, said…
Dhaka, Dec 24 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the members of Bangladesh Army to stand beside people to improve their living standards.
An Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was “assassinated” Friday, state television said. Israel declined to immediately comment on the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who Israeli Prime…
The Armed Forces Day was celebrated across the country on Saturday, marking the establishment of the Bangladesh military during the Liberation War.
Dhaka, Nov 21 – Bangladesh always believes in peaceful coexistence with all neighbours, but it is also ever ready to protect its sovereignty from any aggressive attack, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The chiefs of the three services on Saturday paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day 2020.
The Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed has no personal account on Facebook and other social media, the Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) Directorate has said.
Major General Md Main Ullah Chowdhury of Bangladesh Army has been appointed the Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping mission.
Bamako, AP/UNB, Aug 19 – President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali resigned late Tuesday just hours after armed soldiers seized him from his home.
Dhaka, July 19 – Bangladesh Army on Sunday clarified its stance over Lieutenant General (retired) Chowdhury Hasan Sarwardi, Bir Bikram, and said he was declared persona non grata in all cantonments and its areas on April 10, 2019.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday stressed the need for strengthening Bangladesh Navy further in a bid to protect the country’s vast maritime area.
A C-130J transport aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) ferried medical aid supplies provided by the People’s Liberation Army of China, to Bangladesh from China on Wednesday.
Two Bangladeshi peacekeepers, who have lost their lives in the line of duty, will be honoured at United Nations ceremony as the UN Headquarters will observe the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Friday.
The government has procured five C-130J aircrafts from the United Kingdom (UK) as part of its efforts to modernise Bangladesh Air Force (BAF).
A C-130B transport aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force left Dhaka for Maldives on Saturday with daily essentials as souvenir and 11 Bangladeshi doctors who could not join their workplace in Maldives due to coronavirus situation.
A total of 345 members of Armed Forces both in-service and retired military / civilian members and their families have been admitted to Dhaka CMH after being infected with Covid-19 till today (Monday). Among them, 88 infected patients have fully…
By Thalif Deen UN, Apr 29 (IPS) – China and India, which went to war back in 1962 largely over a disputed Himalayan border– and continue a longstanding battle for military supremacy in Asia– have set a new record in…
Bangladesh Army has donated Tk 25 crore to the Prime Minister’s Relief and Welfare Fund to expedite government’s steps taken to fight the coronavirus.
A 6-day combined exercise of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) and Pacific Air Force, USA named “Exercise Cope South-2020” ended here at BAF Base Bangabandhu on Thursday.
Nairobi, AP/UNB, Jan 06 – Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya before dawn Sunday, killing three American Department of Defense personnel and destroying several U.S. aircraft and vehicles before they were repelled,…
A new Iranian general has stepped out of the shadows to lead the country’s expeditionary Quds Force, becoming responsible for Tehran’s proxies across the Mideast as the Islamic Republic threatens the U.S. with “harsh revenge” for killing its previous head,…