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Ghani extends amnesty for Taliban, says

Kabul, Feb 28 (IBNS): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced on Wednesday that Taliban will be amnestied if the militants give up weapons and return to civilian life, while officially opening the peace process in Kabul.

28-Feb-2018
UN agencies helping Rohingya refugee cam

New York, Feb 28 (JEN): Against the backdrop of the fast approaching wet season in Bangladesh, United Nations relief agencies are working flat out to strengthen vital infrastructure and boost resilience among hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees living in rudimentary shelters as well as for local communities hosting them.

28-Feb-2018
Pakistan: Lifter collapses at Islamabad

Islamabad, Feb 27 (IBNS):  An ambo-lifter, which is used for carrying patients who can't walk, collapsed at Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Tuesday, leaving at least five people injured, media reports said.

27-Feb-2018
ISIS attack repulsed in North of Afghani

Afghanistan, Feb 27 (IBNS) : A major attack by the militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria /ISIS) terrorist group was repulsed in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan, leaving 22 militants dead or wounded.

27-Feb-2018
Syria: US-led airstrikes kill 25 civilia

Damascus, Feb 26 (IBNS): At least 25 civilians were killed as airstrikes by the US-led anti-terror coalition hit  Deir al-Zour  area in Syria, a monitor group reported on Monday.

26-Feb-2018
Lorry-Bus accident in Bangladesh kills 8

Dhaka, Feb 26 (IBNS): A bus crashed into a lorry on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Bangladesh's Sonargaon area which left at least eight people killed on Monday, media reports said.

26-Feb-2018
Afghanistan : Fourteen militants killed

Kabul, Feb 26 (IBNS) :  At least 14 militants were killed in a series of airstrikes in southern Helmand and western Farah provinces of Afghanistan.

26-Feb-2018
Impact of Afghanistan’s fourth consecu

New York, Feb 26 (JEN): More than 10,000 civilians have lost their lives or suffered injuries during 2017, according to the latest report by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) documenting the impact of the armed conflict on civilians in Afghanistan.

26-Feb-2018
England: Leicester explosion, fire leave

Leicester, Feb 26 (IBNS): A suspected explosion and subsequent fire left at least six people hurt in England's Leicester on Sunday, media reports said.

26-Feb-2018
Former Senator from Kabul killed by gunm

Kabul, Feb 25 (IBNS):  Rafiullah Gull Afghan, a former senator from Kabul, was killed as gunmen opened fire on his vehicle in the city on Saturday, media reports said.

25-Feb-2018
Motorbike-bomb blast in Afghanistan kill

Kabul, Feb 25 (IBNS): A  motorbike-bomb blast in the Yahyakhel district of Afghanistan's southeastern Paktika province left at least three people killed on Sunday, media reports said.

25-Feb-2018
Suicide blast in Kabul leaves 3 killed,

Kabul, Feb 24 (IBNS): At least three people were killed as a suicide blast rocked  Shash Darak area of Afghanistan's Kabul city on Saturday, media reports said.

24-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: At least one dead in Kabul

Kabul, Feb 24 (IBNS): At least one person has died in a suicide bombing incident which rocked Afghanistan's Kabul city on Saturday, local media reports said.

24-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: UN mission welcomes new pen

New York, Feb 23 (JEN): While welcoming the entry to force of a new Penal Code in Afghanistan as a having the “potential to trigger real change,” the United Nations mission in the country said on Thursday that it is concerned by the removal of the chapter penalizing violence against women.

23-Feb-2018
Three ISIS militants killed, 1 wounded

Afghanistan, Feb 22 (IBNS) : At least three militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in a US drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

22-Feb-2018
Five Afghan intelligence staff killed in

Afghanistan, Feb 22 (IBNS) : At least five workers of the Afghan Intelligence Agency, National Directorate of Security (NDS), were killed in militant attack in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan.

22-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: Terrorist attack kills at l

Kabul, Feb 22 (IBNS): At least five National Directorate of Security (NDS) members have been killed in a terrorist attack in Afghanistan's Parwan province on Wednesday.

22-Feb-2018
12 military personnel injured in a bus e

Colombo Feb 21 (IBNS): Twelve military personnel and seven civilians have been injured in an explosion inside a private bus in Diyatalawa, in the hill country of Sri Lanka this morning.

21-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: At least eight killed in He

Kabul, Feb 21 (IBNS): At least eight people have been reported dead in an accident in Afghanistan's Herat province.

21-Feb-2018
Terror financing: FATF allows Pakistan t

Islamabad, Feb 21 (IBNS): Pakistan has been granted a period of three months by Paris-based Financial Action Task Force to clean up its act
pertaining to terror funding, reports said.

21-Feb-2018

Rohingya refugees face immense health needs; UN scales up support ahead of monsoon season

21-Feb-2018
Bangladesh: Khaleda Zia challenges sente

Dhaka, Feb 20 (IBNS): Days after BNP supremo Khaleda Zia was sentenced to five years imprisonment in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, the former PM on Tuesday filed an appeal challenging the verdict in the lower court, media reports said.

20-Feb-2018
Pakistan: Local under-19 cricketer commi

Karachi, Feb 20 (IBNS): A Pakistani Under-19 cricketer, who is the son of a former international cricketer, allegedly committed suicide at his residence in  Model Colony area of Pakistan on Monday, media reports said.

20-Feb-2018
Pakistan approves motion to make Mandari

Islamabad, Feb 20 (IBNS): Ina major development, the Pakistani Senate has approved a motion to declare Mandarin as one of the official languages in the country, media reports said.

20-Feb-2018
Pakistan: Two lawyers killed in firing i

Lahore, Feb 20 (IBNS): A person opened fire at a sessions court in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least two lawyers, media reports said.

20-Feb-2018
Imran Khan ties nuptial knot for the thi

Lahore, Feb 19 (IBNS) : Former cricket captain and Pakistan Threek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan tied the knot with his spiritual advisor Bushra Maneka at a simple ceremony, in Lahore on Sunday, media reports said.

19-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: Bodies of at least 12 hosta

Kabul, Feb 19 (IBNS): At least 12 bodies were found in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province according to local Tolo News.

19-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: Prayer leader blown up by o

Kabul Feb 17 (IBNS): A prayer leader was killed when his own explosives exploded in Afghanistan's Panjwai district, media reports said on Saturday .

17-Feb-2018
Pakistan: Court gives death sentence to

Islamabad, Feb 17 (IBNS): In a major development,  an anti-terrorism court (ATC), which was hearing the rape and murder case of seven-year-old Zainab, gave death sentence to  Imran Ali Naqshbandi  in its verdict on Saturday, media reports said.

17-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: At least five policemen kil

Kabul, Feb 17 (IBNS): At least five policemen were killed in Afghanistan's Zabul province by Taliban insurgents.

17-Feb-2018
UN says more than 10,000 civilians kille

New York, Feb 16 (JEN): More than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded in the Afghanistan conflict during 2017, a nine per cent drop over 2016, according to a United Nations report out Thursday which also revealed rising casualties caused by suicide bombings and attacks using improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

16-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: 10,000 civilian casualties

Kabul, Feb 15 (IBNS): More than 10,000 civilians lost their lives or suffered injuries during 2017, according to the latest annual UN report documenting the impact of the armed conflict on civilians in Afghanistan.

15-Feb-2018
Pakistan: Four security personnel killed

Quetta, Feb 14 (IBNS): Unidentified men attacked  targetted a motorcycle patrol of the Frontier Corps (FC) while it was on routine duty  in Quetta, leaving at least four security personnel killed, media reports said on Wednesday.

14-Feb-2018
Over 40 Taliban insurgents killed in air

Afghanistan, Feb 14 (IBNS) : More than 40 Taliban insurgents were killed in a series of airstrikes launched in response to the coordinated attack of the group on Nish district.

14-Feb-2018
Pakistan: Human rights activist Asma Jah

Lahore, Feb 13 (IBNS): Pakistan's senior lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir was offered funeral prayers at the Gaddafi Stadium here on Tuesday.

13-Feb-2018
Bangladesh: Two JMB terrorists arrested

Dhaka, Feb 13 (IBNS): Bangladesh security forces on Tuesday claimed they have arrested   two militants of the banned Islamist outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from country's capital city Dhaka, media reports said.

13-Feb-2018
Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilo

Islamabad, Feb 13 (IBNS): Abdulaziz Kamilov, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, along with a four-member delegation, visited Islamabad on Monday.

13-Feb-2018
Grenade lobbed in Afghanistan cricketer'

Kabul, Feb 13 (IBNS): Unidentified men have lobbed hand grenade in the house of Afghanistan cricketer Hamid Hassan in eastern Nangarhar province, media reports said on Tuesday.

13-Feb-2018
Pakistan declares Mumbai attack mastermi

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IBNS) Hafiz Saeed, the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind and one of the most wanted by India, has been declared a terrorist by Pakistan, media reports said.

13-Feb-2018
Rajapaksa calls to dissolve the governme

Colombo, Feb 12 (IBNS): Winning a stunning victory by grabbing two third of the 340 local government bodies, the party backed by the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday urged the government to dissolve Parliament immediately and declare a General Election.

12-Feb-2018
Afghanistan : Car bomb explosion leaves

Afghanistan, Feb 12 (IBNS) : At least four Taliban insurgents were killed in an explosion triggered by a premature blast in a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device.

12-Feb-2018
Pakistan: Human rights activist Asma Jah

Lahore, Feb 11 (IBNS): Pakistan's senior lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir died in Lahore city on Sunday, media reports said.

11-Feb-2018
Khaleda Zia's conviction and sentencing

Dhaka, Feb 10 (IBNS): BNP leader Barrister Moudud Ahmed on Saturday said conviction and sentence against former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case is going to be a turning point for the party.

10-Feb-2018
Afghanistan : Explosion in cricket groun

Kabul, Feb 10 (IBNS) : At least three people were killed in an explosion in a cricket ground in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
Local Khaama Press said the  incident took place on Friday in the vicinity of Bati Kot district while a number of people were busy playing cricket in the area.

10-Feb-2018
Four relatives visit Dhaka jail to meet

Dhaka, Feb 9 (IBNS): Four relatives of jailed ex-Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia went to the prison on Nazimuddin Road in capital Dhaka city to meet her.

09-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: Residents say airstrike kil

Kabul, Feb 9 (IBNS): Residents in Afghanistan's Khost province said that at least seven seven members of a family were killed in an airstrike carried out by the nation's security forces.

09-Feb-2018
Bangladesh: Former PM Khaleda Zia gets f

Dhaka, Feb 8 (IBNS) : Former Prime Minister and  BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was on Thursday sentenced to five years in jail as a Bangladesh court convicted her in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, reports said.

08-Feb-2018
Uzbek nationals among 14 ISIS militants

Afghanistan, Feb 8 (IBNS): At least 14 militants affiliated with the Islamic State terror group were killed in the latest airstrikes conducted northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan.

08-Feb-2018
Bangladesh ‘fully committed’ to UN p

New York, Feb 8 (JEN): UN peacekeeping is a “very important component” of keeping the world safe and secure, and Bangladesh remains “fully committed” to contributing men – and increasingly women – to serve.

08-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: Gunmen kill three police pe

Kabul, Feb 7 (IBNS): An unidentified gunman killed three police personnel in Afghanistan's  Kandahar province on Wednesday, media reports said.

07-Feb-2018
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