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Nawaz Sharif undergoes 'successful' surg London, May 31 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has undergone a successful open heart surgery at a hospital in London on Tuesday, his family confirmed. 31-May-2016
Number of people internally displaced by New York, May 31 (IBNS) The number of Afghans who have fled violence and remained trapped in their own country – where they live on the brink of survival – has dramatically doubled over the past three years, a new report by Amnesty International highlights. 31-May-2016
Nawaz Sharif undergoing surgery in Londo London, May 31 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is undergoing an open heart surgery at a hospital in London on Tuesday, his family members confirmed. 31-May-2016
Afghanistan: 6 cops killed during clash Helmand, May 30 (IBNS) At least six policemen were killed during a clash with militants in Afghanistan's Helmand province , media reports said on Monday. 30-May-2016
Ashraf Ghani wishes Nawaz Sharif speedy Islamabad, May 29 (IBNS) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday wished Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to undergo a successful surgery and a speedy recovery later. 29-May-2016
Pakistan PM extends his stay in London London, May 27 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is currently in London, has extended his stay in the city, media reports said. 27-May-2016
Pakistan confirms Mullah Akhtar Mansour' Islamabad, May 26 (IBNS): The Pakistan government on Thursday confirmed the death of Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour during a drone strike in the province of Balochistan. 26-May-2016
Afghan Taliban appoint Mawlawi Haibatull New Delhi, May 25 (IBNS) The Afghan Taliban apparently named Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader following the death of Mullah Akhtar Mansour, media reported on Wednesday. 25-May-2016
Sri Lanka: Deadly tropical storm displac New York, May 25 (Just Earth News): The United Nations humanitarian wing has reported that at least 84 people have died, another 116 are missing, and more than 230,000 are displaced following a severe tropical storm this past week that caused widespread flooding and landslides in 22 districts of Sri Lanka. 25-May-2016
Pakistan confirms drone strike Islamabad, May 23 (IBNS) The Pakistan government has confirmed that the United States shared information that a drone strike was carried out in Pakistan near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area, in which reportedly the Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhter Mansoor was targeted. 23-May-2016
Taliban leader Mansur killed Islamabad/Washington/Kabul, May 22 (IBNS) The US on Sunday confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Mansur has been killed during an airstrike in a remote area of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region. 22-May-2016
Afghan National Police repels an Armed T Kabul, May 22 (IBNS): At least 11 armed Taliban were killed including three armed Taliban commanders following an armed attack, after a group of armed Taliban attacked the Afghan National Police check posts in Anar Dara District of Farah province on Saturday, officials said. 22-May-2016
Bangladesh: Village doctor hacked to dea Kushtia, May 21 (IBNS) A village doctor in Bangladesh's Kushtia district was hacked to death on Friday by machete wielding assailants, according to media reports. 21-May-2016
Pakistan: Balochistan minister son miss Quetta, May 21 (IBNS) Son of a Pakistani provincial minister has been missing for the past two days, media reports said. 21-May-2016
Afghanistan: Cargo plane crashes, 7 kill Kabul, May 19 (IBNS): At least seven people were killed as a cargo plane belonging to Silk Way Airlines crashed in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan on Thursday, media reports said. 19-May-2016
Nearly 1,000 Afghans fleeing their homes New York, May 18 (Just Earth News): The United Nations humanitarian wing has reported that since the beginning of the year, about 1,000 Afghans have fled their homes every day due to fighting, and aid workers are struggling to meet the needs of those on the run from hard hit provinces such as Kunduz, Herat and Uruzugan. 18-May-2016
Bangladesh University teacher killing: O Dhaka, May 17 (IBNS) One person has been arrested in connection with the killing of Rajshahi University (RU) teacher AFM Rezaul Karim Siddique, media reports said on Tuesday. 17-May-2016
Panama: Nawaz Sharif suggests forming jo Islamabad, May 16 (IBNS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday addressed the National Assembly where he suggested to form a joint committee to draft the terms of reference (ToRs) for establishing the judicial commission to probe allegations connected with the Panama Papers leak. 16-May-2016
Bangladesh monk killing: Three detained Dhaka, May 15 (IBNS) At least three people were detained over the killing of Buddhist monk in Bangladesh, media reports said on Sunday. 15-May-2016
Bangladesh: 3 teenagers found dead in Sa Dhaka, May 14 (IBNS): Police have recovered bodies of three teenagers from a dairy farm in Hemayetpur area, close to Bangladesh capital Dhaka, media reports said. 14-May-2016
Bangladesh: Buddhist monk hacked to deat Dhaka, May 14 (IBNS) A 75-year old Buddhist monk was hacked to death in Naikkhangchhari upazila of Bandarban, Bangladesh, on Saturday morning, reports said. 14-May-2016
Pakistan to hang 5 terrorists Rawalpindi , May 13 (IBNS) Pakistan is all set to hang five hardcore terrorists who perpetrated Safora chowrangi bus attack and were also involved in Improvised Explosive Device blast near Saleh Masjid Karachi, killing of a social worker Miss Sabeen Mahmud and attacks on Law Enforcement Agencies. 13-May-2016
Bangladesh: Pakistan condemns execution Islamabad, May 11 (IBNS): The Pakistan government on Wednesday condemned the execution of Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami in Bangladesh. 11-May-2016
Bangladesh: Motiur Rahman Nizami hanged Dhaka, May 11 (IBNS) Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami was hanged in Bangladesh for crimes during the war of independence from Pakistan in 1971 on Wednesday. 11-May-2016
UN regrets execution of six people in Af New York, May 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations human rights arm has expressed regret over the execution of six people in Afghanistan on Sunday, amid serious concerns about compliance with fair trial standards, and reports about the widespread use of torture and ill-treatment as a means of extracting confessions. 11-May-2016
UN experts urge Sri Lanka to adopt measu New York, May 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Two United Nations experts have urged the Government of Sri Lanka to replace the legal framework that allowed human rights violations to occur and to establish democratic institutions in line with international human rights standards. 11-May-2016
Pakistan: Explosion kills 2 in Quetta Quetta, May 10 (IBNS): At least two people were killed in an explosion near the main entrance of Balochistan University in Pakistan's Quetta area on Tuesday, media reports said. 10-May-2016
Ali Haider Gilani recovery: Imran Khan c Islamabad, May 10 (IBNS): Politician Imran Khan on Tuesday congratulated former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and his family over the rescue of his son Ali Haider Gilani. 10-May-2016
Bangladesh set to execute war criminal M Dhaka, May 10 (IBNS): The Bangladesh government is gearing up to execute death convict war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami. 10-May-2016
Ex-Pakistan PM's son freed by US, Afghan Kabul, May 10 (IBNS); Afghanistan on Tuesday confirmed son of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani-Ali Haider Gilani- has been rescued during a joint operation in the Giyan district of Paktika province by US and Afghan forces. 10-May-2016
Investigate killing of rights activist, Islamabad, May 10 (IBNS) Pakistani authorities should conduct a prompt and impartial investigation into the killing of human rights activist Khurram Zaki and appropriately prosecute those responsible, Human Rights Watch said today. Zaki, 40, had been publicly critical of extremist cleric Abdul Aziz and militant sectarian groups. 10-May-2016
Imran Khan mourns Khurram Zaki's death Karachi, May 8 (IBNS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Sunday mourned the death of rights activist Khurram Zaki. 08-May-2016
Funeral prayer offered for slain Pakista Karachi, May 8 (IBNS) Several people participated in offering funeral prayers for slain rights activist Khurram Zaki outside the Chief Minister House in Pakistan's Karachi city on Sunday. 08-May-2016
Afghanistan: Road mishap kills 52 Kabul, May 8 (IBNS) At least 52 people were killed when two buses and a fuel tanker collided on a highway in Afghanistan on Sunday, media reports said. 08-May-2016
Rights activist Khurram Zaki shot dead i Karachi, May 8 (IBNS) Civil society activist Khurram Zaki was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Pakistan's Karachi city on Saturday, media reports said. 08-May-2016
Bangladesh: Spiritual leader hacked to d Dhaka, May 7 (IBNS): A spiritual leader was hacked to death by unknown attackers at Rajshahi’s Tanor upazila in Bangladesh on Friday, media reports said on Saturday. 07-May-2016
Bangladesh: Halt imminent execution afte Dhaka, May 6 (IBNS) The Bangladeshi authorities should halt the imminent execution of Motiur Rahman Nizami and impose a moratorium on the death penalty, Amnesty International said after the country’s Supreme Court rejected his final appeal on Thursday. 06-May-2016
SC rejects Jamaat-e-Islami Motiur Rahman Dhaka, May 5 (IBNS): The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the final plea to review his death sentence handed to fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami Motiur Rahman Nizami. 05-May-2016
Raheel Sharif orders inquiry into MQM wo Islamabad, May 4 (IBNS) Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the death of Mutahida Qaumi Movement worker Aftab Ahmed . 04-May-2016
Singapore detains eight suspected Bangla Singapore, May 3 (IBNS) The Singapore government on Tuesday said it had detained eight suspected Bangladeshi militants in April. 03-May-2016
Deputy UN chief pledges to spotlight sit New York, May 3 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Just three weeks away from the World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey, the United Nations deputy chief on Monday ended a three-day mission to Nepal after meeting with people affected by the 2015 earthquake as well as with senior government officials. 03-May-2016
Pakistan: JuD madrassah attacked, 15 in Peshawar, May 2 (IBNS): At least 15 people were injured in an attack on a Jamaatud Dawa madrassah in Peshawar's Tehkal area of Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said on Monday. 02-May-2016
ISIS publishes hit-list of American offi Washington, May 2 (IBNS) ISIS hackers have published the names of dozens of American pilots involved in drone strikes which mauled the fringe unit, urging followers to find and kill them all, reports said. 02-May-2016
Bangladesh tailor death: Three detained Dhaka, May 1 (IBNS): Three people have been detained in connection with the killing of a Hindu tailor in Tangail city of Bangladesh on Saturday, media reports said on Sunday. 01-May-2016
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