Former Bangladesh Telecommunication Minister Aminul Huq is sentenced to 31 years in jail for his role in aiding Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh with terrorist bomb attacks in the country.
- Bangladesh hangs six people convicted of killing two judges during a wave of terrorist attacks including the founder of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, Shaykh Abdur Rahman, and his deputy Siddiqul Islam. The convicted men stated they had sought to kill the judges because the judiciary was run by secular rather than Sharia law.
- A garment factory boiler explosion in Dhaka, Bangladesh, kills 10 people and injures dozens.
- At least 134 people are dead and dozens are missing in landslides caused by days of heavy monsoonal rain in Bangladesh.
- More than 300,000 people are evacuated in Bangladesh as Cyclone Mora approaches.
- Four people are killed in twin bombings in Sylhet, Bangladesh.
- Raids by security forces on Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh in Gazipur leave 11 militants dead.
- Members of the 19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, scheduled to be held in Pakistan during November 2016, postpone the meeting following a Indian-led boycott, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan in response to Pakistan's alleged involvement in a deadly terrorist attack on a Indian Army base in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir, on September 18.
- A court in the Philippines orders the central bank to return US$15 million back to Bangladesh.
- A boiler explodes causing a fire in a factory in the Bangladeshi city of Tongi killing at least 25 people and injures 70 others.
- A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits central Myanmar, 25km west of the town of Chauk, and was also felt in Thailand, Bangladesh and India, according to reports. At least three people are killed.