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Suicide blast in funeral kills 18 in Afg

Kabul, Dec 31 (IBNS): At least 18 people were killed as a suicide bomber blew himself up at a funeral ceremony in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Sunday, triggering panic in the area, media reports said.

31-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: Blast during funeral praye

Kabul, Dec 31 (IBNS): A blast during a funeral  prayer of former district chief of Haskamena district in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Sunday left at least 12 people killed, media reports said.

31-Dec-2017
Six children killed in Afghanistan landm

Kabul, Dec 29 (IBNS); At least six children were killed in a landmine blast in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Friday.

29-Dec-2017
Attack on civilians in Kabul another 'de

 

New York, Dec 29(Just Earth News):  The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has strongly denounced the terrorist bombing earlier Thursday of a Shi'a cultural centre in Kabul, calling the “targeted attack” on civilians yet another despicable crime in a year marked by unspeakable atrocities.

29-Dec-2017
40 killed, 30 injured in suicide blasts

Kabul, Dec 28 (IBNS) :  At least 40 people were killed and dozens injured  by multiple bomb blasts targeting a cultural center in a Shiite neighborhood of western Kabul Thursday.

28-Dec-2017
Kabul blast, several feared killed

Kabul, Dec 28 (IBNS) : An explosion rocked Kabul city earlier on Thursday amid fears that several people were killed or wounded in the incident.

28-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: Blast wounds at least 14 so

Kabul, Dec 27 (IBNS): At least 14 soldiers were injured after a blast rocked Lashkargah city of Helmand province on Wednesday.

27-Dec-2017
Key Taliban leader detained in Afghanist

Kabul, Dec 27 (IBNS): A key Taliban figure in Shiberghan area of Afghanistan has been detained by Intelligent operatives of the country on Wednesday, media reports said.

27-Dec-2017
RAB arrest four suspected terrorists fro

Dhaka, Dec 26 (IBNS): Bangladesh security forces on Tuesday claimed they have arrested four members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam from Rajshahi’s Puthia upazila of the country.

26-Dec-2017
Bangladesh: Miles singer Shafin Ahmed to

Dhaka, Dec 26 (IBNS): Popular Bangladeshi singer Shafin Ahmed will contest in the upcoming Dhaka North City Corporation mayor election.

26-Dec-2017
Dhaka: ICT case accused arrested in airp

Dhaka, Dec 26 (IBNS): A person, who has been  an accused in a case filed under the Information Communication Technology (ICT) act, was arrested by the immigration police from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday, media reports said on Tuesday.

26-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: Unidentified men blow up mo

Kabul, Dec 26 (IBNS):  A mosque and a shrine were blown up by unidentified men in the Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, media reports said.

26-Dec-2017
Two killed in drone attack close to Paki

Islamabad, Dec 26 (IBNS): At least two people were killed in drone attack close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, media reports said on Tuesday.

26-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: 11 ISIS members killed in a

Kabul, Dec 26 (IBNS): At least 11 ISIS militants were killed in an airstrike carried out by the Afghan forces in Nangarhar province of the country, reports said.

26-Dec-2017
Pakistan: Hafiz Saeed opens Milli Musli

Islamabad, Dec 25 (IBNS): Jamaatud Dawa Emir Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has opened the office of Milli Muslim League (MML) in Lahore city of Pakistan.

25-Dec-2017
Kabul suicide attack: ISIS claims respon

Kabul, Dec 25 (IBNS): The death toll in the suicide attack in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Monday morning has risen to six.

25-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: At least three dead in suic

Kabul, Dec 25 (IBNS): At least three people have died in a suicide attack in Afghanistan on Monday morning, local Tolo News reported.

25-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: Landmine blast kills seven

Kabul, Dec 24 (IBNS): A landmine blast in Afghanistan's Marja district of southern Helmand province left at least seven civilians killed on Sunday, media reports said.

24-Dec-2017
Pakistan: Three terrorists arrested in M

Muzaffargarh, Dec 22 (IBNS): At least three terrorists were arrested by Pakistan's Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in country's Muzaffargarh on Friday, media reports said.

22-Dec-2017
Airstrikes on heroin labs and clashes le

Kabul, Dec 22 (IBNS) : At least 12 militants were killed during the airstrikes on heroin labs and direct clashes between the Afghan force and the Taliban insurgents in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.

22-Dec-2017
Suicide car bomb rocks Kandahar, casualt

Kabul, Dec 22 (IBNS) : A suicide attack rocked Kandahar province in South of Afghanistan  on Thursday amid reports that several people were killed or wounded in the attack.

22-Dec-2017
Afghan parties must agree on ‘convinci

New York, Dec 22(Just Earth News): The United Nations envoy for Afghanistan on Thursday highlighted the need for the country to achieve a political settlement with the armed opposition, pointing to an upcoming February meeting between the parties as an opportunity not to be missed.

22-Dec-2017
BNP sends legal notice to PM Sheikh Hasi

Dhaka, Dec 20 (IBNS): Alleging that the Prime Minister made false claims against their leader Khaleda Zia, Bangladesh's opposition party BNP has sent legal notice to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

20-Dec-2017
US government expresses concern over JUD

Washington, Dec 20 (IBNS): The US government has expressed concern over  Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed's decision of running for office during the upcoming general election in Pakistan.

20-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: Civilian killed during nigh

Kabul, Dec 20 (IBNS): At least one civilian was killed during a joint night raid conducted by Afghan and foreign troops in Parwan province.

20-Dec-2017
UN agencies scale up work in Bangladesh

 


New York, Dec 19(Just Earth News):  As the Rohingya refugee emergency in Bangladesh enters its fourth month, United Nations agencies are scaling up their relief work to respond to a range of issues, including outbreak of diphtheria, lack of access to sanitation and sexual violence.

19-Dec-2017
Afghanistan government welcomes US Presi

Kabul, Dec 19 (IBNS): The Afghanistan government has welcomed US President Donald Trump's new national security strategy and said it affirmed the enduring U.S. – Afghanistan strategic partnership.

19-Dec-2017
Yuan likely to replace USD in Pakistan-C

Islamabad, Dec 19 (IBNS): The Pakistan government has said it is examining the proposal to replace the US dollar with the Chinese yuan for trade between China and Pakistan.

19-Dec-2017
Perpetrators of attack on church in Paki

New York, Dec 19(Just Earth News):  Denouncing Monday’s attack on a Methodist church in western Pakistan, United Nations Secretary-General called for those behind the incident be held accountable.

 

19-Dec-2017
Coordinated explosions in Kandahar and H

Kabul, Dec 18 (IBNS) : Coordinated explosions rocked southern Kandahar province late on Sunday night hours after a coordinated attack check posts left several dead in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.

18-Dec-2017
Militants attack intelligence training f

Kabul, Dec 18 (IBNS) : A group of armed insurgents launched a coordinated attack on a training facility of the Afghan intelligence in Kabul city early on Monday. 

18-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: Taliban insurgents kill dis

Kabul, Dec 18 (IBNS): The police chief of Aab Kamari district in Badghis province of Afghanistan was killed by Taliban insurgents on Sunday night, reports said.

18-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: Taliban insurgents kill dis

Kabul, Dec 18 (IBNS): The police chief of Aab Kamari district in Badghis province of Afghanistan was killed by Taliban insurgents on Sunday night, reports said.

18-Dec-2017
Suicide attack in Pakistan church kills

Quetta, Dec 17 (IBNS): At least nine people were killed in a deadly suicide bomb and gun attack on a church in Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said.

17-Dec-2017
Sixteen militants killed, wounded in Afg

Kabul, Dec 16 (IBNS) : At least 16  militants were killed or wounded during the operations in southern Kandahar and southeastern Paktika provinces involving air and ground operations, Afghaistan's Khaama Press reported quoting the Ministry of Defense (MoD).

16-Dec-2017
Rohingya refugees face ‘multitude of p

 

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that it is concerned about the deteriorating environment in which Rohingya refugees are living, especially children, who make up 55 per cent of the Rohingya refugee population in Bangladesh.

16-Dec-2017
Ten ISIS militants killed, wounded in A

Kabul, Dec 14 (IBNS) : At least ten militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed or wounded during the operations of the Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province.

14-Dec-2017
ISIS attempts to occupy lands in Afghani

Tehran, Dec 13 (IBNS) : An Iranian minister has claimed that the Islamic State terror group is attempting to occupy lands in Afghanistan and Pakistan as the group has been suppressed in Syria and Iraq.

13-Dec-2017
Afghanistan : Explosion in Taliban leade

Kabul, Dec 13 (IBNS) : An explosion ripped through the residence of a local Taliban leader in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan  leaving at least four people dead or wounded.

13-Dec-2017
Myanmar can draw on UN expertise in tack

 

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): The United Nations can help Myanmar to defuse inter-communal tensions and create an environment for safe and dignified repatriation of Rohingya refugees, the Organization’s top political official said Tuesday, stressing that the country could also tap the UN’s capacities and experience in tackling other challenges, including democratic consolidation.

13-Dec-2017
UN stepping up support to diphtheria vac

 

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News):  A United Nations-backed campaign to immunize Rohingya children against diphtheria began on Tuesday in Bangladesh, following an outbreak that has resulted in nine deaths in the camps and makeshift settlements hosting these refugees from Myanmar.

13-Dec-2017
New York blast suspect's wife, 3 relativ

Dhaka, Dec 12 (IBNS): Dhaka security officials have picked up the wife of Akayed Ullah, the Bangladeshi national  who has been arrested in connection with the New York subway blast,  and his three relatives from Dhaka and Chittagong.

12-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: At least 76 militants kille

Kabul, Dec 11 (IBNS): At least 76 militants were killed in a five-day commando operation in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, local Tolo News reported.

11-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: Roadside mine blast kills 1

Kabul, Dec 10 (IBNS): A roadside mine blast in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least one person, media reports said.

10-Dec-2017
Peaceful conduct of elections 'historic



New York, Dec 10(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the holding of the two-phased State and Federal elections and congratulates the people of Nepal for the peaceful conduct of the polls.

10-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: Airstrikes kill eight Talib

Kabul, Dec 9 (IBNS): At least eight Taliban militants were killed and three injured in airstrikes carried out by foreign forces in Afghanistan.

09-Dec-2017
Afghanistan: Seven killed in Kabul blast

Kabul ,Dec 8 (IBNS): At least seven people were killed as a blast rocked Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Friday, media reports said.

08-Dec-2017
Millions of babies, mostly in South Asia

 

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): Almost 17 million babies live in areas where air pollution is at least six times higher than international limits, causing them to breathe toxic air and potentially risking their brain development, according to a new paper released on Tuesday by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

 

07-Dec-2017
Myanmar: opium cultivation down 25 per c

 

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): The total area of opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar has decreased significantly in 2017 to 41,000 hectares, down 25 per cent from the 55,500 recorded in 2015, a United Nations survey released on Wednesday has found.

07-Dec-2017
London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives in Pakis

Lahore, Dec 6 (IBNS); London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Wednesday reached Pakistan.

06-Dec-2017
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