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15 suspected militants killed in Pakista Islamabad, June 30 (IBNS): Pakistan on Monday said 15 suspected militants have been killed in ground operation by the country's Army in and around Miramshah area of North Waziristan. 30-Jun-2014
Pakistan: Police seize truck with explos Lahore, June 29 (IBNS): The police foiled a terrorism bid in Pakistan's Lahore city as they seized a explosive-laden truck, media reports said on Sunday. 29-Jun-2014
Afghanistan needs statesmanship, not bri New York, June 25 (IBNS): Amidst challenges that are testing Afghanistan’s electoral, institutional and legal frameworks, together with the maturity of its political leaders, the top United Nations official in the country underscored on Wednesday the vital need for the Afghan political class to act decisively to manage these events and "avoid any slippery slope to civil disorder and instability." 26-Jun-2014
3 international experts tapped to assist New York, June 25 (IBNS): Three distinguished experts have agreed to advise the United Nations-mandated investigation into alleged human rights violations committed during the final stages of the armed conflict in Sri Lanka. 26-Jun-2014
Peshawar: One killed in PIA plane firing Peshawar, June 25 (IBNS) A woman was killed and two others were injured when unidentified gunmen fired at a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane at the Bacha Khan International Airport in Peshawar city of Pakistan, said reports on Wednesday. 25-Jun-2014
Pakistani offensive against Taliban mili New York, June 24 (IBNS):Pakistan’s military offensive against Taliban militants in the north of the country has displaced more than 400,000 people and the number continues to rise, the United Nations refugee agency reported on Tuesday. 25-Jun-2014
Pakistan: 23 militants killed in North Islamabad June 19 (IBNS): Pakistan on Thursday said 23 terrorists have been killed in the country's North Waziristan area on Wednesday night. 19-Jun-2014
Afghanistan: UN urges respect for electo New York, June 19 (IBNS) Following the announcement Wednesday by an Afghan presidential candidate that he will suspend cooperation with the electoral process, the United Nations has called for respect of the country’s Constitution and laws, as well as its independent electoral institutions. 19-Jun-2014
UN strongly condemns targeted attacks ag New York, June 18 (IBNS) The United Nations Wednesday strongly condemned the continued, targeted killing of Afghan election workers in the wake of last Saturday’s presidential run-off poll, and stressed that they must be able to carry out their important work without the threat of violence. 19-Jun-2014
Pakistan: 25 terrorists killed in operat Islamabad, June 17 (IBNS): Pakistan on Tuesday said at least 25 terrorists were killed as country's military jets bombed North Waziristan area on Tuesday. 17-Jun-2014
Sri Lanka: UN alarmed at inter-communal New York, Jun 17 (IBNS): The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights voiced her deep alarm on Monday at inter-communal violence taking place in south-western Sri Lanka in which several people have reportedly been killed and scores injured. 17-Jun-2014
Sharif justifies military operation in N Islamabad, June 16 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday sent out a strong message to the militants and said full-scale military operation in North Waziristan tribal region will continue until terrorism in eliminated from the Asian nation. 16-Jun-2014
Pakistan: Air strike kills 27 militants Rawalpindi, June 16 (IBNS): Pakistan on Monday said 27 militants were killed in air strikes in the country's North Wazirastan area. 16-Jun-2014
Afghanistan: UN condemns mutilation of v New York, Jun 16 (IBNS): The top United Nations official in Afghanistan on Sunday strongly condemned what appears to be punishment doled out by the Taliban to nearly a dozen of people who had their index fingers cut off after voting in the presidential run-off. 16-Jun-2014
Karachi airport attack mastermind killed Islamabad, June 15 (IBNS) The mastermind of the Karachi airport attack last week, Abu Abdul Rehman al Maani, was killed during air strikes carried out by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter jets and the Pakistan Army in the country's North Waziristan area on Sunday, media reports said. 15-Jun-2014
Afghans vote in run-off election Kabul, June 14 (IBNS): Defying Taliban threats, hundreds of Afghans exercised their franchise in a run-off vote to choose a new president of Afghanistan on Saturday. 14-Jun-2014
5.3 earthquake hits Pakistan Baluchistan, June 13 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit southwestern Pakistan on Friday. 13-Jun-2014
Afghanistan: UN urges broad participatio New York, Jun 13 (IBNS): As the Afghan people head toward a historic run-off presidential election that will culminate the country's first-ever democratic transfer of power, the top United Nations official there is encouraging them to actively participate in the polls, deliver the necessary change and help build a better future for their long-troubled nation. 13-Jun-2014
Musharraf allowed to leave Pakistan Karachi, June 12 (IBNS) A Karachi court on Thursday allowed former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf to leave the country. 12-Jun-2014
Pakistan: 6 killed in drone strike Peshawar, June 11 (IBNS) At least six suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike on a house in Pakistan's Miranshah town, media reports said on Wednesday. 12-Jun-2014
UN concerned about reported abuse in Mya New York, Jun 11 (IBNS): The United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday it was receiving increasing reports of abuse and exploitation as people continue to seek safety overseas two years after inter-communal violence erupted in Myanmar's Rakhine state. 11-Jun-2014
UN calls for improved polling process in New York, Jun 11 (IBNS): As Afghans prepare to vote in the presidential run-off, senior United Nations officials in the country are calling on key stakeholders to improve the electoral process, and reminding policymakers that Afghan men, women and children should be meaningfully involved in the peace efforts and future direction of their country. 11-Jun-2014
Afghanistan: UN condemns attack on de-mi New York, Jun 11 (IBNS): The top United Nations official in Afghanistan on Tuesday condemned the killing of eight Afghan de-miners and the wounding of another three in an attack in what remains one of the most heavily mined countries in the world. 11-Jun-2014
Karachi: TTP claims responsibility for A Karachi, June 10 (IBNS): The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack at the Airport Security Force (ASF) academy adjacent to old Karachi airport on Tuesday, after Sunday's attack at the Jinnah International Airport here leaving at least 28 people including 10 militants, dead, reports said. 10-Jun-2014
Karachi: Terrorists attack ASF academy Karachi, June 10 (IBNS) Terrorists on Tuesday attacked the Airport Security Force (ASF) academy adjacent to old Karachi airport, after Sunday's attack at the Jinnah International Airport here leaving at least 28 people including 10 militants, dead. 10-Jun-2014
Pakistan: Ban condemns latest terrorist New York, Jun 10 (IBNS): Strongly condemning Sunday's attacks in Pakistan -which reportedly left more than 50 people dead in the wake of separate assaults on the country's main airport in Karachi, and on busloads of Shia pilgrims in Baluchistan - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged the Government step up its efforts to tackle terrorism and religious extremism. 10-Jun-2014
Pakistan: Flight operations resume at Ka Karachi, June 9 (IBNS): Flight operations in the Jinnah International Airport here, which witnessed a major terrorist attack on Sunday leaving at least 28 people including 10 militants, dead, resumed on Monday. 09-Jun-2014
24 killed in Karachi airport firing Karachi, June 9 (IBNS) At least 24 people, including 10 militants, were killed in an attack on Jinnah International Airport, Pakistan's largest international and domestic airport located in Karachi city, said reports on Monday. 09-Jun-2014
Pakistanj: Karachi airport attacked, 4 s Karachi, June 8 (IBNS): At least four Airport Security Force (ASF) personnel were killed as armed assailants attacked Pakistan's Karachi international airport on Sunday, media reports said. 09-Jun-2014
Afghanistan flash floods kill 74 people Kunduz, Afghanistan, June 8 (IBNS): At least 74 people died and many others are feared dead as flash floods hit northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan on late Friday, reports said. 08-Jun-2014
Afghanistan: UNSC condemns latest Kabul New York, Jun 7 (IBNS): Emphasizing its ongoing support for Afghanistan's democratic process, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) strongly condemned on Friday's bomb attack in Kabul, which caused a number of deaths and injuries to civilians and security personnel. 07-Jun-2014
Pakistan: Suicide attack kills five Rawalpindi, June 4 (IBNS): At least five people were killed as security forces vehicle was target by a suicide attacker in Pakistan's Tarnol area on Wednesday, officials said. 05-Jun-2014
UN concerned over destruction as floods New York, Jun 4 (IBNS): New flash floods in northern Afghanistan over the weekend have affected thousands of homes and washed away agricultural land and roads, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported on Tuesday, noting that the number of people affected by flooding nationwide now stands at 140,000. 04-Jun-2014
Altaf arrest: Nawaz directs High Commisi Islamabad, June 3 (IBNS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday asked the Pakistani High Commission (HC) in London for providing consular access to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain who was arrested by the British police, media reports said. 04-Jun-2014
Pakistan: PAF plane crashes, 4 killed Karachi, June 3 (IBNS): A training jet of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed in Baldia town area of Karachi on Tuesday which left four people, including pilot and co-pilot, dead, media reports said. 03-Jun-2014
Pakistan: UN calls for measures to prote New York, Jun 3 (IBNS): Independent United Nations human rights experts on Monday called on Pakistan to adopt urgent measures to stop faith-based killings and ensure the security of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, whose faith is outlawed in the country. 03-Jun-2014
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