Pizza chef Saiful Islam Chowkidar was reportedly shot dead during a raid to free hostages
Car bombings in Baghdad conjure up no hashtags, no Facebook profile pictures with the Iraqi flag, and no Western newspaper front pages of victims' names and life stories
The rise of lone wolves acting in the name of the 'caliphate' means the battlefield in the fight against extreme Islamism is inside every country
Sheikh Hasina accuses the militants of ‘maligning the name of Islam’ following attack
Bangladesh is no stranger to Islamist violence but this is the first incident of hostage-taking
Two police officers have been killed in a gun battle between police and attackers
Many of those arrested were believed to be petty criminals and there were fears the political opposition would be targeted
Police are investigating but the attack has not yet been confirmed as Islamist related
Shafik Rehman is the third pro-opposition journalist to be arrested in Bangladesh since 2013. His family has described allegations the 81-year-old plotted to abduct and kill the Prime Minister's son as 'completely farcical'
Xulhaz Mannan and fellow activist Mahbub Tonoy were murdered by a group of suspected Islamic militants in an apartment in Dhaka last month
The militant group said it had carried out the attack on the 52-year-old who was previously accused of blasphemy
Ansar Al Islam says two men it claims to have murdered were 'pioneers of practicing and promoting homosexuality'
It is feared the murder could be linked to other attacks in the country by Islamic extremists
Hundreds of students have taken to the streets to demand the killers be caught
As many as 43,000 Bangladeshis die each year from arsenic-related diseases
Fatema Akhter Sonali confessed to killing her boyfriend out of revenge after he made the tape and refused to marry her