News > International

4 killed as Bangladesh police fire at protesters outraged by defamatory Facebook post on Prophet Mohammed

4 monthes ago   |   By RT

Some 20,000 people took to the streets in Bangladesh to demand the death penalty for a Hindu man, who was arrested on accusations of writing a blasphemous Facebook post about Prophet Mohammed, with the protests going violent.
The police said they used live ammunition in self-defense against a crowd of Muslim worshipers, as the protesters acted aggressively and started throwing stones at the officers.
At least, four people were shot dead and up to 50 others injured, in an incident which took place at a prayer ground in the town of Borhanuddin on the country's largest island of Bhola on...
Read more ...

 

Bangladesh police say violence over Facebook post kills 4

Bangladesh police say violence over Facebook post kills 4

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

Police say at least four people were killed after security officials in southern Bangladesh opened fire to disperse hundreds of Muslims during a protest over an alleged social media post undermining Islam's Prophet Muhammad
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   International  


Report: Intel officials say Russia boosting Trump candidacy

Report: Intel officials say Russia boosting Trump candidacy

Intelligence officials have warned Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign to help President Trump get reelected, two officials familiar with the closed-door... Read more ...

Mother of missing Idaho children, who haven't been heard from since...

Mother of missing Idaho children, who haven't been heard from since September, arrested in Hawaii

Police said the mother was given a deadline to turn the children over to authorities, and according to a family member, she failed to meet it. Read more ...

Appeals court approves of $6.7M award to graffiti artists

Appeals court approves of $6.7M award to graffiti artists

A building covered in graffiti was destroyed to make room for luxury residences. The graffiti artists were awarded $6.7 million. Here's why. Read more ...

California 2020 Presidential Primary: Yuba County election results

California 2020 Presidential Primary: Yuba County election results

As California votes in the March 3 presidential primary election, get ongoing coverage and election vote results as returns come in from the polls. First results are expected... Read more ...

Woman killed in New Orleans Mardi Gras float accident

Woman killed in New Orleans Mardi Gras float accident

A 58-year-old woman was killed when she was rolled over by a float Wednesday evening during a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, police said. Read more ...

New rendering released for unidentified girl found in barrel in decades-old...

New rendering released for unidentified girl found in barrel in decades-old homicide

Authorities released a new rendering for an unidentified girl found dead in a barrel in New Hampshire in 2000. Read more ...

VIDEO: Fuel tanker overturns, sparking massive fire on Indiana highway

VIDEO: Fuel tanker overturns, sparking massive fire on Indiana highway

A semi tanker carrying fuel overturned in Indiana, sparking a massive fire that briefly engulfed an interstate highway. Read more ...

Roger Stone sentenced in case that rocked Justice Department

Roger Stone sentenced in case that rocked Justice Department

Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, was sentenced Thursday on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress. Read more ...

KFC releasing its fried chicken and donut sandwich nationwide

KFC releasing its fried chicken and donut sandwich nationwide

Chicken and donut lovers rejoice! Read more ...

‘Doomsday cult' mom Lori Vallow arrested in Hawaii for not turning over...

‘Doomsday cult' mom Lori Vallow arrested in Hawaii for not turning over missing kids

The doomsday-obsessed mother of two children who have been missing for months was arrested Thursday in Hawaii. Lori Vallow, 46, was nabbed on a $5 million warrant from Madison... Read more ...