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Gunmen opens fire at political rally in Colombo, July 31 (IBNS): Unidentified gunmen on Friday opened fire at a political rally in Sri Lanka's Colombo city, leaving one person dead. 31-Jul-2015
Amnesty International says more Myanmar London, July 30 (IBNS) The release of at least 11 prisoners of conscience in a mass prisoner amnesty in Myanmar Thursday is a step in the right direction, but authorities must immediately clear the country's jails of the scores of peaceful activists who still remain behind bars, Amnesty International said. 30-Jul-2015
Children in Nepal still at risk three mo New York, Jul 28 (IBNS): Three months after Nepal's devastating 25 April earthquake and its aftershocks, children continue to face multiple risks as their families have been pushed deeper into poverty and they remain in need of aid, warned the United Nations's Children Fund (UNICEF). 28-Jul-2015
US embassy employee shot dead in Pakista Islamabad, July 26 (IBNS): Unknown gunmen have shot dead a Pakistani man who was working with the United States embassy in Islamabad, media reports said on Sunday. 26-Jul-2015
Pakistan: 5.5 earthquake hits Islamabad Islamabad, July 25 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Pakistan's Islamabad city on Saturday, officials said. 25-Jul-2015
Nepal: UN relief official warns emergenc New York, Jul 25 (IBNS): Three months after the first of the devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal, hundreds of thousands of survivors continue to require and rely on urgent humanitarian assistance, the top United Nations humanitarian official in the recovering country said on Friday. 25-Jul-2015
Afghanistan suicide attack kills 19 Kabul, July 22 (IBNS) : A suicide attack in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province has killed at least 19 people while leaving 32 others wounded, media reports said on Wednesday. 22-Jul-2015
Pakistan: Train hits car, 6 killed Islamabad, July 19 (IBNS) A train hit a car at an open railway crossing in Matiari district of Pakistan which killed at least six people on Sunday, media reports said. 19-Jul-2015
Bangladesh: Two buses collide head-on, 1 Dhaka, July 19 (IBNS) Two passenger buses collided head-on in west of the Bangabandhu Bridge in Bangladesh's Sirajganj area to leave at least 16 people dead on Sunday, media reports said. 19-Jul-2015
In Nepal, UN and partners help quake-str New York, July 14 (IBNS) More than 2.8 million people remain in urgent need of life-saving humanitarian assistance in Nepal, especially in the district worst hit by the twin earthquakes east of the capital, Kathmandu, where monsoon-triggered heavy downpours, floods and landslides will soon exacerbate their needs, the United Nations has said. 14-Jul-2015
Afghanistan: UN envoy condemns deadly su New York, July 14 (IBNS) The top UN official in Afghanistan on Monday condemned the deadly attack perpetrated on Sunday in the eastern province of Khost. 14-Jul-2015
Dismissing Pakistan's remark India says New Delhi/Islamabad, Jul 13 (IBNS) Hours after Pakistan National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz said that they need more evidence on the 26/11 Mumbai attack trial, India has retorted his comments,saying the joint statement between the two countries issued three days ago is the core of the bilateral ties. 13-Jul-2015
Pakistan wants more evidence on 26/11 t Islamabad, Jul13 (IBNS) Three days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif led a string of "breakthrough decisions", including speeding up of 26/11 trial, Pakistan on Monday said it wants" more information and evidence" on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. 13-Jul-2015
3 days after talks, Pakistan wants more Islamabad, July 13 (IBNS) Pakistan also said that Kashmir "tops the list of outstanding issues with India", an issue that did not find place in the joint statements made by the foreign secretaries of the two countries on Friday last. 13-Jul-2015
Afghanistan: IED blast kills 10 Kabul, July 12 (IBNS): At least 10 people were killed in a Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Afghanistan's Tagab District on Sunday, media reports said. 12-Jul-2015
Afghanistan: Security Council welcomes d New York, July 11 (IBNS) The United Nations Security Council has welcomed the recently held direct talks between Afghan Government and Taliban representatives as a step towards "peace and reconciliation" in the region. 11-Jul-2015
23 killed in Bangladesh stampede Dhaka, July 10 (IBNS): At least 23 people were killed in a stampede during the distribution of zakat (donation for the poor ahead of Eid) in Mymensingh town in Bangladesh on Friday, media reports said. 10-Jul-2015
UN agency rushes food relief to thousand New York, July 10 (IBNS) The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is ramping up relief efforts aimed at reaching tens of thousands of Bangladeshis stranded by a spate of flash floods which struck the South Asian country last week. 10-Jul-2015
ISIS commander killed in Afghanistan Kabul, July 9 (IBNS): A senior ISIS commander Shahedullah Shahed was killed in during an air strike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, officials said on Thursday. 09-Jul-2015
Afghanistan: UN officials welcome direct New York, July 9 (IBNS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his Special Representative in Afghanistan Nicholas Haysom have welcomed direct talks held between Afghan Government and Taliban representatives in Islamabad, Pakistan – urging both parties to move towards reconciliation and peace. 09-Jul-2015
ISIS group's No. 2 leader in Afghanistan Kabul, July 7 (IBNS) An air strike killed The second-in-command of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) affiliates in Afghanistan in the country's Nangarhar province. 07-Jul-2015
Pakistan train mishap kills 12 Gujranwala, July 2 (IBNS): At least 12 people were killed as two bogies of a special train which carried army officials dropped into a canal and two others were derailed as a railway bridge collapsed near Pakistan's Gujranwala city on Thursday, media reports said. 02-Jul-2015
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