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Bangladesh blogger death: 2 accused sent Dhaka, Dec 31 (IBNS): In a significant verdict, two accused in the blogger Rajib Haider murder case have been handed death penalty by a Bangladesh court on Thursday, media reports said. 31-Dec-2015
Afghanistan: UN helps humanitarian aid r New York, Dec 29 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations and its partners have helped deliver humanitarian aid packages to over 100 families affected by the recent fighting in the Kunduz area of northern Afghanistan, according to the UN mission in the country. 29-Dec-2015
Kabul: Bomb explosion kills one, leaves Kabul, Dec 28 (IBNS) An explosion near the Kabul Airport on Monday morning accounted for a life while injuring four others, Khaama Press reported. 28-Dec-2015
Afghanistan: 6 members of family killed Kabul, Dec 27 (IBNS) Militants killed six members of a family in Narai district of Afghanistan on Sunday, media reports said. 27-Dec-2015
IS claims responsibility for Bangladesh Dhaka/New York, Dec 26 (IBNS): The IS has taken responsibility for the attack on Ahmadiyya mosque in Bangladesh's Rajshahi area, reports said on Saturday. 26-Dec-2015
Pakistan Army chief to visit Afghanistan Islamabad, Dec 26 (IBNS) Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif is all set to visit Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said. 26-Dec-2015
Earthquake hits central Asia, over 30 in Peshawar, Dec 26 (IBNS): More than 30 people were injured as an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit the border of Afghanistan and Tajikistan, while the tremors were felt in north India, including Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said. 26-Dec-2015
Security Council strongly condemns deadl New York, Dec 23 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attack in Afghanistan that killed at least six United States service members, for which the Taliban claimed responsibility, saying "no violent or terrorist acts can reverse the path towards Afghan-led peace, democracy and stability." 23-Dec-2015
Despite progress, Afghanistan faces majo New York, Dec 22 (Just Earth News/IBNS) At the end of the first year of its transformation decade, the Afghan National Unity Government is struggling to project national unity, security has deteriorated as it grapples with intensified fighting with much less international support, and the economy remains a matter of concern, the top United Nations official in the country warned on Monday. 22-Dec-2015
Afghanistan: 6 NATO soldiers killed in B Bagram, Dec 21 (IBNS): At least six service members of the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission were killed as a suicide car bomb attack occurred in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan, media reports said. 21-Dec-2015
Pakistan: 11 killed in road mishap Quetta, Dec 19 (IBNS): At least 11 people were killed as a Karachi bound passenger coach collided with a tanker in Pakistan's Balochistan area on Saturday, media reports said. 19-Dec-2015
Pakistan: 23 suspected militants killed Rawalpindi, Dec 18 (IBNS) Air strikes carried out by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has killed at least 23 suspected militants in Pakistan's Shawal and Khyber agency areas, officials said on Friday. 18-Dec-2015
UN welcomes 'historic' signing of Libyan New York, Dec 18 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Representatives from a broad range of Libyan society on Thursday signed a United Nations-brokered agreement on forming a national unity government, a move welcomed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his top envoy for the country as among the "essential building blocks towards a peaceful, secure and prosperous Libya," but also as "the beginning of a difficult journey" along that path. 18-Dec-2015
UN's rapid response humanitarian fund ma New York, Dec 18 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The United Nations rapid response funding mechanism for saving tens of thousands of lives in both sudden disasters and long-festering crises marked its 10th anniversary on Thursday with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon laying out plans to strengthen it in the face of mounting challenges. 18-Dec-2015
Pakistan asked to halt executions New York, Dec 17 (IBNS): Pakistan’s government should immediately halt executions, reinstate the moratorium on the death penalty, and move toward abolition, Human Rights Watch has said in a joint letter with Amnesty International to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. 17-Dec-2015
Afghanistan: despite intensification of New York, Dec 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Amid rising levels of violence in Afghanistan that has now spread across a large part of the country, the United Nations Deputy Special Representative there, reported on Tuesday overall progress in the ability to provide relief aid to those in need, as all parties to the conflict have shown an increase respect for humanitarian laws. 16-Dec-2015
Bangladesh to join Saudi initiative to e Dhaka, Dec 15 (IBNS) Bangladesh government on Tuesday announced it will join Saudi-led initiative to establish a Centre against terrorism and extremism in Riyadh. 15-Dec-2015
Pakistan conducts successful flight test Rawalpindi, Dec 15 (IBNS) Pakistan on Tuesday conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen 1A ballistic missile. 15-Dec-2015
Bangladesh: Lorry hits three-wheeler, 8 Dhaka, Dec 15 (IBNS) At least eight people were killed when a lorry hit a shallow-engine driven three-wheeler at Sirajganj town in Bangladesh on Tuesday, local media reports said. 15-Dec-2015
In Kabul, UN political chief pledges con New York, Dec 15 (Just Earth News/IBNS): During a trip to Kabul, the top United Nations political official pledged continued support to the Government and people of Afghanistan as they face several challenges, especially in the economy and in security. 15-Dec-2015
22 killed in Pakistan blast Peshawar, Dec 13 (IBNS): At least 22 people were killed as a blast ripped through a clothes market in Kurram Agency's Parachinar area in Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said. 14-Dec-2015
Pakistan: 20 killed in Parachinar clothe Peshawar, Dec 13 (IBNS): A blast hit clothes market in Kurram Agency's Parachinar area in Pakistan that killed at least 20 people on Sunday, media reports said. 13-Dec-2015
Kabul: Suicide bombers killed during sta Kabul, Dec 12 (IBNS) An explosive filled vehicle was detonated by a suicide bomber near the Spanish Embassy in Sherpur Area of Kabul city on Friday, which resulted in a standoff between security officials and the assailants, Khaama Press reported. 12-Dec-2015
Border blockade on imports sends food an New York, Dec 12 (Just earth News/IBNS): Warning of severe shortages of food and fuel now plaguing Nepal caused by the ongoing major disruptions in imports across its southern border with India, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday predicted extreme hardship for the land-locked country if prices of basic food staples continue to soar. 12-Dec-2015
Afghanistan: Blast rocks Kabul Kabul ,Dec 11 (IBNS) A blast rocked Sherpoor area in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Friday, officials said. 11-Dec-2015
Pakistan test-fires nuclear capable Shah Rawalpindi, Dec 11 (IBNS): Pakistan on Friday said it has conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-III surface to surface ballistic missile which has a maximum range of 2750 kilometers. 11-Dec-2015
Afghanistan: UN mission condemns Taliban New York, Dec 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned the Taliban initiated attack at Kandahar airport on 8 December, which reportedly killed 39 civilians, including four children and injured at least 23 civilians. 11-Dec-2015
UN official appeals to donors to aid 53, New York, Dec 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): More than 50,000 people forced to flee in the wake of attacks on islands of Lake Chad are living in “precarious conditions” in need of food, drinking water, shelter, health care and other services in a situation exacerbated by chronic drought, the top United Nations relief official in Chad says. 11-Dec-2015
Leaders of China, Pakistan, Afghanistan Islamabad, Dec 10 (IBNS) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a trilateral meeting in Islamabad in Islamabad on Wednesday. 10-Dec-2015
Afghanistan: 50 killed in airport attack Kandahar , Dec 10 (IBNS): More than 50 people, which included 14 terrorists, were killed as insurgents stormed and launched an attack on the airport in southern Kandahar province , media reports said on Thursday. 10-Dec-2015
Nepal: UN aid agencies and partners appe New York, Dec 9 (Just Earth News/IBNS): United Nations agencies and their aid partners today expressed their “deepest concern” over critical and growing shortages of lifesaving medicines and supplies across Nepal and appealed to all sides to ease an effective blockade of the country’s southern border due to unrest over a new constitution. 09-Dec-2015
Afghanistan: Taliban militants attack Ka Kabul, Dec 8 (IBNS): A group of Taliban militants allegedly stormed the Kandahar airfield in Afghanistan and launched a coordinated attack on Tuesday, media reports said. 08-Dec-2015
SAARC Charter Day helps members renew th Islamabad, Dec 8 (IBNS): Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said SAARC Charter Day gives good opportunity to the SAARC members to renew their commitment to the Charter and its principles and objectives. 08-Dec-2015
Afghanistan: UN condemns alleged shellin New York, Dec 7 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations mission in Afghanistan on Sunday condemned the recent killings of nine civilians when an explosive ordinance was fired into the village of Shahi Khil in Wardak on 4 December, allegedly by Afghan forces. 07-Dec-2015
Pakistan spy racket: School teacher arre New Delhi, Dec 5 (IBNS) The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a school teacher from Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the alleged spying racket working on behalf of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, reports said. 05-Dec-2015
Bomb attack on Bangladesh temple injures Dhaka, Dec 5 (IBNS) At least nine people were injured in a bomb attack at the Kantajeu Temple in Bangladesh's Dinajpur area on Saturday, media reports said. 05-Dec-2015
Two terrorists killed in Pakistan Karachi, Dec 2 (IBNS): Two militants were killed during an exchange of fire with Rangers at Northern bypass area in Pakistan's Karachi city, media reports said. 02-Dec-2015
Two Pakistani Military Police official k Karachi, Dec 1 (IBNS): Unknown gunmen shot dead two Military Police (MP) officials as the vehicle in which they were traveling was attacked near Tibet Centre in Pakistan's Karachi city on Tuesday, media reports said. 01-Dec-2015
Children in Nepal at risk this winter du New York, Dec 1 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Due to severe shortages of fuel, food, medicines and vaccines, more than three million children under the age of 5 are at risk of death or disease during the harsh winter months in Nepal, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday. 01-Dec-2015
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