Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Cyber security firm – more evidence North Korea linked to Bangladesh heist

REUTERS: Cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab on Monday said it had obtained digital evidence that bolsters suspicions by some researchers that North Korea was involved in last year’s US$ 81 million (64.87 million pounds) cyber heist of the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Russian-based Kaspersky released a 58-page… Read More »

Bangladesh stumper Rahim misses remaining ODIs in New Zealand

REUTERS: Bangladesh wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim will miss the remaining two one-day internationals against New Zealand with a hamstring injury. The first-choice stumper, also a key middle order batsman, suffered the injury during his team’s defeat by 77 runs in the Boxing Day match at Christchurch. “We are looking at two weeks, anything before is a… Read More »

Bangladesh unions join suit against FIFA over World Cup workers

DHAKA/DOHA: Bangladesh labour activists said on Friday they had joined a lawsuit in Switzerland against world soccer body FIFA for allegedly failing to use its influence to ensure people working on 2022 World Cup facilities in Qatar are treated fairly. The suit, filed in FIFA’s home city of Zurich with the backing of the largest… Read More »

Bangladesh clamps down on social media after Dhaka cafe attack

DHAKA: Bangladesh has launched a clampdown on social media sites spreading propaganda inciting Islamist militancy after an attack on a Dhaka cafe in which 20 hostages were murdered, saying the country’s young were being radicalised online. Authorities said the deadly siege at an upmarket cafe popular with foreigners had been an “eye-opener”, exposing the role… Read More »