Title Description Posted Date
Bangladesh: Foreign missions' alert for New York, Sept 30 (IBNS): Amid directions given by UK, US and Australia governments to their nationals to limit their movements in Bangladesh, country's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is currently in the USA, expressed her surprise over the move. 30-Sep-2015
Taliban attack: UN rights chief urges pr New York, Sept 30 (IBNS): Following Monday’s attack by the Taliban in the Afghan city of Kunduz, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Monday urged both parties to the conflict to take all measures to protect civilians from harm. 30-Sep-2015
IS link not confirmed in Italian nationa Dhaka, Sept 29 (IBNS) Bangladesh government on Tuesday said that the involvement of militant group Islamic State (IS) an Italian national, who was killed in capital Dhaka, has not confirmed so far. 29-Sep-2015
UN mission deplores deadly suicide attac New York, Sept 29 (IBNS): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned Sunday’s suicide attack at a volleyball game in the south-eastern province of Paktika that killed at least 17 civilians and injured at least 60 more, most of them children. 29-Sep-2015
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif meets Ban Ki- New York, Sept 28 (IBNS) Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has met UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and raised the Kashmir issue with him. 28-Sep-2015
Nine Pakistanis killed in Mina stampede: Islamabad, Sept 26 (IBNS): Pakistan on Saturday announced the names of nine people who were killed in the stampede outside the holy city of Mecca which has claimed lives of more than 700 Haj pilgirms. 26-Sep-2015
In wake of adoption of Nepal's constitu New York, Sept 22 (IBNS) While acknowledging the adoption of the long-awaited constitution of Nepal, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced concern about recent violence in the country and stressed the need for dialogue and non-violence. 22-Sep-2015
Nepal adopts Constitution Kathmandu, Sept 20 (IBNS): Creating new history, Nepal on Sunday adopted the new Constitution. 20-Sep-2015
Pakistan: Air strikes kill 16 militants Peshawar, Sept 19 (IBNS): At least 16 militants were killed Pakistani security forces carried out aerial strikes in different areas of Tirah Valley in the country's Khyber Agency, media reports said on Saturday. 19-Sep-2015
UN officials outraged at accounts of Sri New York, Sept 18 (IBNS): Senior United Nations officials on Thursday expressed outrage at the very serious accounts of war crimes and crimes against humanity that were allegedly committed between 2002 and 2011 by all parties to the conflict in Sri Lanka, including Government security forces, affiliated paramilitary groups and the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. 18-Sep-2015
Afghan refugee teacher honoured with UN New York, Sept 16 (IBNS): Afghan refugee teacher Aqeela Asifi, who has dedicated her life to bringing education to refugee girls in Pakistan, has been named as the winner of the United Nations annual Nansen Award. 16-Sep-2015
Afghanistan: 5 civilians, 1 soldier kill Kabul , Sept 15 (IBNS) : A militant attack in Afghanistan's Andar district which left at five civilians and an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier killed on Tuesday, media reports said. 15-Sep-2015
UNESCO chief denounces killing of media New York, Sept 15 (IBNS): The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom on Monday denounced the recent killing of two media workers in Pakistan, and called for an investigation into both cases. 15-Sep-2015
Bangladeshi PM wins UN environment prize New York, Sept 15 (IBNS): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh has been announced as one of the winners of the United Nations Champions of the Earth award in recognition of her country’s initiatives to address climate change. 15-Sep-2015
Bangladeshi PM wins UN environment prize New York, Sept 15 (IBNS): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh has been announced as one of the winners of the United Nations Champions of the Earth award in recognition of her country’s initiatives to address climate change. 15-Sep-2015
Taliban attack Afghanistan prison, 430 i Kabul, Sept 14 (IBNS): At least 436 prisons were freed as Taliban militants stormed a prison in Afghanistan's southern Ghazni province on Monday, media reports said. 14-Sep-2015
UN rights experts applaud steps by China New York, Sept 12 (IBNS): Two independent United Nations human rights experts welcomed on Friday the recommendation to abolish the death penalty by India, as well as the decision to reduce the number of crimes subject to the death penalty by the Chinese authorities. 12-Sep-2015
UN and partners report 'extremely alarmi New York, Sept 11 (IBNS): The number of people in Afghanistan resorting to selling land or turning to friends or family for help because of food insecurity has doubled in the last year, according to a joint report released on Wednesday by the United Nations and partner agencies. 11-Sep-2015
Five cops killed in Afghanistan blast Kabul, Sept 10 (IBNS) At least five policemen were killed when the vehicle in which they were traveling struck a roadside bomb in southern Ghazni province on Thursday, reports said. 10-Sep-2015
Kashmir is the unfinished agenda of the Rawalpindi, Sept 7 (IBNS) Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has said that the issue of Kashmir is the unfinished agenda of the partition in the sub continent. 07-Sep-2015
Bangladesh: Ban on release, screening of Dhaka, Sept 6 (IBNS): Giving relief to the makers of the film, Bangladesh on Friday lifted a ban imposed on release and screening of a movie Rana Plaza. 06-Sep-2015
8 injured in Afghanistan suicide attack Kabul, Sept 5 (IBNS): At least eight people were injured as a suicide car bomber struck in the middle of a bazaar at Pul-i-Alam in Afghanistan's Logar province on Saturday, media reports said. 05-Sep-2015
Ban appoints Pakistan national as Force New York, Sep 5 (IBNS): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Friday the appointment of Major General Muhammad Tayyab Azam of Pakistan as the Force Commander of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO). 05-Sep-2015
Pakistan suicide attack kills 6 Peshawar, Sept 1 (IBNS): At least six people were killed in a suicide attack in Pakistan's Khyber Agency's Jamrud area on Tuesday, media reports said. 01-Sep-2015
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