Title Description Posted Date
Afghanistan: Special forces operation ki

Kabul, May 29 (IBNS): The Afghanistan government has confirmed on Tuesday that at least nine people were killed in an operation conducted by the country's special forces.

29-May-2018
Former ISI chief barred from leaving Pak

Islamabad, May 29 (IBNS): A joint venture by former Pakistani spy chief Asad Durrani with his Indian counterpart AS Dulat, a former RAW chief, has landed him in the soup, as he now finds himself on the country's Exit-Control List.

29-May-2018
Afghanistan: Foreign airstrike kills six

Kabul, May 28 (IBNS): At least six Taliban militants have been killed in airstrikes conducted by foreign forces in Afghanistan's Paktia province, local media reports stated on Monday.

28-May-2018
Afghanistan: Taliban attack kills one po

Kabul, May 28 (IBNS): At least one police officer has been killed in an attack launched by the Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Paktia province, local reports said.

28-May-2018
Afghanistan: Khost shooting kills two so

Kabul, May 26 (IBNS): A gun attack by unknown assailants has killed at least two soldiers near a voter registration booth in Afghanistan's Khost province, reports said.

26-May-2018
Afghanistan: Nangarhar airstrike kills T

Kabul, May 26 (IBNS): A Taliban military chief has been gunned down in an airstrike conducted by Afghan forces in the country's Nangarhar province, reports said on Saturday.

26-May-2018
Afghanistan President Ghani thanks India

Kabul, May 26 (IBNS): On the back of a spectacular performance by Afghan cricketer Rashid Khan in the latest fixture of Hyderabad-based cricket team Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, has thanked the Indians for providing a platform to cricketers from his country.

26-May-2018
Afghanistan: Kandahar explosion claims 2

Kabul, May 23 (IBNS): The death toll in Tuesday's car bomb explosion in Afghanistan's Kandahar province has risen to 21, reports said on Wednesday.

23-May-2018
Kandahar explosion: At least two killed,

Kabul, May 22 (IBNS): At least two people have been killed and 25 others sustained injuries in the explosion which rocked Afghanistan's Kandahar on Tuesday afternoon, local Khaama Press reported quoting a security source.

22-May-2018
Blast rocks Afghanistan's Kandahar provi

Kabul, May 22 (IBNS): An explosion  rocked Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Tuesday afternoon, reports said.

22-May-2018
Pakistan: Heatstroke in Karachi claims a

Karachi, May 22 (IBNS): At least 65 people have died so far this summer due to soaring temperatures in Pakistan's Karachi region, local Dawn News reported quoting the Edhi Foundation.

22-May-2018
Record-high opium production in Afghanis

New York, May 22 (IBNS): Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan reached a record-high last year, leading to unprecedented levels of potential heroin on the world market, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in a new report released on Monday.

22-May-2018
Afghanistan: Series of explosions hit s

Kabul, May 19 (IBNS): At least eight people were killed as blasts rocked a sports stadium in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Friday, media reports said on Saturday.

19-May-2018
Afghanistan: Back to back explosions kil

Kabul, May 19 (IBNS): At least eight people have died in a series of explosions which rocked Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, reports said.

19-May-2018
Taliban attacks check-post in Afghanista

Kabul, May 18 (IBNS): In an attack by Taliban terrorists at a check-post in southeastern Paktika province of Afghanistan, at least three policemen have been killed, media reports said on Friday.

18-May-2018
One killed, 14 injured in suicide attack

Nowshera, Pakistan, May 17 (IBNS) :  One person was killed and 14 others injured in a suicide attack on a security forces' convoy on Nowshera's Mall Road in Pakistan's Khybar Pakhtunkhwa district on Thursday.

17-May-2018
Afghanistan: Taliban, Army clashes in Fa

Kabul, May 16 (IBNS): Over 300 people, including militants, security forces and civilians, have been killed in clashes in Afghanistan's Farah province.

16-May-2018
Campaign of hacking,spyware and surveill

Islamabad, May 16 (IBNS): Human rights defenders in Pakistan are under threat from a targeted campaign of digital attacks, which has seen social media accounts hacked and computers and mobile phones infected with spyware, a four-month investigation by Amnesty International reveals.

16-May-2018
UN welcomes 'reinvigorated efforts' in A

Kabul, May 15 (IBNS): Adopting a new anti-corruption strategy and implementing several initiatives in a broad anti-corruption agenda demonstrate Afghanistan’s commitment to countering corruption, finds a new United Nations report released on Tuesday.

15-May-2018
Nawaz Sharif's says his remarks on Mumba

Islamabad, May 14 (IBNS):   Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday that former PM Nawaz Sharif has said his remarks on Mumbai terror attacks was misreported by the media.

14-May-2018
Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi meets

Islamabad, May 14 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister  Shahid Khaqan Abbasi called on former PM of the country Nawaz Sharif on Monday, media reports said.

14-May-2018
Afghanistan: 9 killed in Jalalabad attac

Kabul, May 13 (IBNS): At least nine people were killed when militants attacked  Revenue Department building in Jalalabad area of Afghanistan on Sunday, media reports said.

13-May-2018
Nepal: Bus mishap kills five in Pyuthan

Kathmandu, May 13 (IBNS): At least five people were killed when the bus in which they were travelling fell below the road in Sarumarani Rural Municipality-4 of Pyuthan district of Nepal on Sunday, media reports said.

13-May-2018
Pakistan: 20 tourists swept away in Nee

Islamabad, May 13 (IBNS): At least 20 people were swept away after a bridge collapsed in Neelum Valley in Azad Jammu and Kashmir of Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said.

13-May-2018
Bangladesh creates history, Bangabandhu

Dhaka, May 12 (IBNS): Creating history, Bangabandhu-1 satellite was launched to the space on Friday.

12-May-2018
Nawaz Sharif 'admits' Pakistan terrorist

Islamabad, May 12 (IBNS): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seems to admit that  Pakistani terrorists carried out the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

12-May-2018
Teenage boy killed in Pakistan for 'hono

Islamabad, May 12 (IBNS): In the name of honour killing, a teenage boy was beaten to death  by his paternal uncle, media reports said on Friday.

12-May-2018
Afghanistan: Taliban, security officials

Kabul, May 12 (IBNS): At least 60 persons have been killed in a clash between the Taliban militants and security members in Afghanistan's Farah province, local Tolo News reported.

12-May-2018
Afghanistan: Heavy clash between local f

Kabul, May 11 (IBNS): Heavy clashes have been reportedly going on between the Taliban militants and local uprising forces in Afghanistan's Ghor province, media reports said.

12-May-2018
Premature IED explosion kills four terro

Kabul, May 12 (IBNS): At least four terrorists were killed in Afghanistan's Paktia province after a home made bomb went off prematurely.

12-May-2018
Afghanistan: End attacks on civilians, p

New York, May 12 (IBNS): A top United Nations rights official has welcomed the Afghan Government’s “undeniable commitment” to improving an often “dire” human rights record, while also voicing concern over continued attacks on civilians ahead of key elections later in the year.

12-May-2018
Afghanistan: Raids in Laghman province k

Kabul, May 11 (IBNS): Afghan army Commandos and the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), Special Forces conducted operations in  eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan, killing at least 12 terrorists, media reports said on Friday.

11-May-2018
Afghanistan: Violence at voter registrat

New York, May 11 (IBNS): Afghanistan has suffered “a disturbing pattern” of attacks on voter registration facilities since the process began last month, which add up to an “assault on democracy”, the United Nations mission there said Thursday.

11-May-2018
Afghanistan: Kabul attacks kill at least

Kabul, May 10 (IBNS): At least seven people died in the dual attacks in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Wednesday, reports said.

10-May-2018
Pakistan: Local PML-N leader, three othe

Karachi, May 10 (IBNS):  A local leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), along with three others, were injured in an alleged target attack by unknown men in country's Karachi city on Wednesday, media reports said.

10-May-2018
Afghanistan: Explosions heard in Kabul c

Kabul, May 9 (IBNS): At least two explosions were heard in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Wednesday, reports said.

09-May-2018
Taliban mortar attack kills or wounds 21

Kabul, May 9 (IBNS); At least 21 civilians have been either killed or wounded in a mortar attack conducted by Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, local Khaama Press reported.

09-May-2018
Afghanistan: Taliban takes control of Bi

Kabul, May 9 (IBNS): Sounding alert, a government official in Afghanistan's Faryab province has said that Bilchiragh district has been taken over by the Taliban militants.

09-May-2018
Dangers persist for nearly a million Roh

New York, May 9 (IBNS): Renewed efforts are underway in Bangladesh to protect nearly one million Myanmar refugees from cholera, amid a warning from the UN health agency on Tuesday that “we’re not out of the woods yet”.

09-May-2018
Afghanistan: Road mishap kills five in N

Kabul, May 8 (IBNS): At least five people were killed in a car crash on Jalalabad-Torkham highway in Rodat district of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, media reports said.

08-May-2018
Pakistan: Training plane crashes in Laho

Lahore, May 8 (IBNS): At least two pilots were injured when a training plane crashed in Lahore on Tuesday, Pakistani media reports said.

08-May-2018
Bangladesh court gives death sentence to

Dhaka, May 8 (IBNS): A Bangladesh court on Tuesday awarded death sentence to two people in connection with the murder of Rajshahi University Prof AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee.

08-May-2018
Bangladesh court defers Khaleda Zia's ba

Dhaka, May 8 (IBNS): Bangladesh Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned an appeal hearing against BNP leader Khaleda Zia’s bail in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case till Wednesday, media reports said.

08-May-2018
Afghanistan: Seven Pakistani nationals a

Kabul, May 8 (IBNS): At least seven Pakistani nationals were among the 19 terrorists who have been killed in Afghanistan by the country's national forces recently.

08-May-2018
36 killed in Kunduz airstrikes: UNAMA

Kabul, May 8 (IBNS): In a new report on Apr 2 airstrikes in the Dasht-e-Archi district of Kunduz province, UNAMA has presented its findings which include verification of 36 deaths.

08-May-2018
Bangabandhu-1 satellite will now be laun

Dhaka, May 7 (IBNS): The  Bangabandhu-1 satellite will now be launched on May 10,  Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) confirmed on Monday.

07-May-2018
Kabul: Security force thwart possible su

Kabul, May 7 (IBNS): Afghanistan security forces have thrawted a possible suicide attack in national capital Kabul, media reports said on Monday.

07-May-2018
RPG chairman appeals to Minister Sushma

New Delhi, May 7 (IBNS): Harsh Goenka, chairman of RPG Enterprises, has sought the help of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to rescue the employees who have been abducted by Taliban gunmen in Afghanistan, according to media reports on Monday.

07-May-2018
Minor raped in Bangladesh, one arrested

Dhaka, May 7 (IBNS): Police have arrested a person for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl at Sundorpur village in Chunarughat upazila of Bangladesh's Habiganj district, media reports said on Monday.

07-May-2018
Afghanistan: Kidnap gang busted in Kabul

Kabul, May 7 (IBNS): Intelligence officials of Afghanistan have detained a three-member kidnap gang from capital Kabul city, media reports said on Monday.

07-May-2018
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