Three attackers on motorcycles slit the throat of 70-year-old Ananta Gopal Ganguly while he was en route to the temple he served in the district of Jhenaidah, located about 100 miles west the capital city.
After a series of deadly attacks by militants in West Africa, authorities in Senegal reportedly questioned hundreds of people over the weekend.
Special forces troops freed around 150 hostages from a hotel in Burkina Faso's capital that was attacked by al Qaeda fighters, but at least two dozen people from 18 countries were killed.
A conversation with Virginia Comolli, author of Boko Haram: Nigeria's Islamist Insurgency.
Several hostages were freed after a standoff in central Mali that ended with at least 13 casualties, including three attackers and five soldiers.
Mali’s capital Bamako used to be considered safe, but a recent wave of attacks has led to a redoubling of counter-terrorism efforts in the country's south.
The Algerian military has not confirmed the affiliation of the slain jihadists, but they reportedly belonged to an al Qaeda splinter group that has pledged loyalty to the Islamic State.
The region is increasingly anxious that Boko Haram is infiltrating villages along the border to facilitate attacks and expand the dubious “caliphate” it declared in northern Nigeria.
After threatening a beheading, the al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group has released two Germans held captive on a remote island in the Philippines since April.
This weekend, Ukip cancelled its Freepost address after receiving packages of shit and blood.