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Afghanistan: Landmine explosion in Achin

Kabul, Aug 31 (IBNS): A landmine explosion in Afghanistan's Achin district on Thursday left at least four policemen killed, media reports said on Friday.

31-Aug-2018
Afghanistan : ISIS leader Yasir Khurasan

Kabul, Aug 30 (IBNS) :A leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) Yasir Khurasani was killed with his five comrades during an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

30-Aug-2018
Herat blast kills one, injures six other

Kabul, Aug 30 (IBNS): At least one civilian was killed and six others were injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Afghanistan's Herat province.

30-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Foreign airstrike kills Tal

Kabul, Aug 29 (IBNS): At least three insurgents, including a Taliban shadow district governor, were killed in an airstrike carried out by foreign forces in Afghanistan's Kapisa province, reports said.

29-Aug-2018
Rohingya crisis: Myanmar rejects UN repo

Naypyidaw, Aug 29 (IBNS): Days after a UN report said that top military leaders in Myanmar must face genocide charges pertaining to the Rohingya crisis, the country has rejected it.

29-Aug-2018
Bangladesh : Woman journalist hacked to

Dhaka, Aug 29 (IBNS) : A woman journalist of a television channel in Bangladesh was hacked to death by unidentified assailants in front of her residence in Pabna district town on Tuesday night.

29-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Road mishap kills 2, four h

Kabul, Aug 28 (IBNS): At least two people were killed when their car crashed into a military ambulance near the capital of northern Samangan province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, media reports said.

28-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: 2 AAF personnel shot dead i

Kabul, Aug 28 (IBNS): Two personnel of the  Afghan Air Force (AAF) were shot dead by unknown people in Kabul on Monday, media reports said.

28-Aug-2018
Pakistan's Army chief General Qamar Jave

Islamabad, Aug 27 (IBNS): Pakistan's Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday condoled the death of US Senator John McCain.

27-Aug-2018
Iran: Magnitude 6 earthquake kills at le

Tehran, Aug 27 (IBNS): A magnitude 6 earthquake killed at least two people, after it struck Iran on Sunday, reports said.

27-Aug-2018
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitaro

Kabul, Aug 27 (IBNS): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani met his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic as she visited the South Asian nation on Sunday.

27-Aug-2018
ISIS leader killed during airstrike in A

Kabul, Aug 27 (IBNS): An ISIS leader in Afghanistan was killed during an airstrike in Nangarhar area of the country on Saturday night, media reports said on Monday.

27-Aug-2018
Afghanistan remembers 'great friend' US

Kabul, Aug 27 (IBNS): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday condoled the death of US Senator John McCain and called him a 'great friend' of his nation.

27-Aug-2018
Pakistan condoles US senator John McCain

Islamabad, Aug 26 (IBNS): Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday condoled the death of US senator John McCain.

26-Aug-2018
Bangladesh: Road accident claims 13 live

Dhaka, Aug 25 (IBNS): A bus collided with a human hauler in Bangladesh city of Natore, leaving at least 13 people killed on Saturday, media reports said.

25-Aug-2018
Ambassador of US in Pakistan David Hale

Islamabad, Aug 25 (IBNS): The outgoing Ambassador of US in Pakistan, Ambassador David Hale, paid a farewell call on Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday.

25-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Jalalabad explosion kills t

Kabul, Aug 25 (IBNS): At least two people were killed in an explosion in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Saturday morning.

25-Aug-2018
Airstrike in Afghanistan kills five Isla

Kabul, Aug 24 (IBNS): An airstrike conducted by foreign forces in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan left five Islamic State terrorists killed, media reports said.

24-Aug-2018
No nation can progress unless it demonst

Islamabad, Aug 22 (IBNS): Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Wednesday said that no nation could progress in the world unless it showed the spirit of sacrifice.

22-Aug-2018
UNAMA chief Tadamichi Yamamoto wishes Af

Kabul, Aug 21 (IBNS):  UNAMA chief Tadamichi Yamamoto has wished people of Afghanistan on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha.

21-Aug-2018
All militants involved in Kabul rocket a
Kabul, Aug 21(IBNS): Afghanistan security forces have killed all the attackers involved in the rocket firing incident in different parts of Afghanistan capital Kabul city, media reports said on Tuesday.
21-Aug-2018
UN mission welcomes Afghan government’

New York, Aug 21 (IBNS): After a surge in hostilities in Afghanistan over the past weeks, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomed on Monday the Government’s announcement of a conditional ceasefire for the Eid al-Adha holiday and called on warring parties to use this “momentum” to put an end to the conflict.

21-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Over 150 bus passengers kid

Kabul, Aug 20 (IBNS): Over 150 passengers have been kidnapped by Taliban affiliated militants near Kunduz highway in Afghanistan, reports said on Monday.

20-Aug-2018
Pakistan: Car bomb explosion leaves six

Islamabad, Aug 20 (IBNS): At least people were hurt when an explosion occurred in Mastung district of Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said.

20-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Magnetic bomb explosion lea

Kabul, Aug 20 (IBNS): A magnetic bomb explosion in Afghanistan's Kabul city left a policeman injured on Sunday, media reports said on Monday.

20-Aug-2018
US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo lik

Islamabad, Aug 19 (IBNS): United States (US) Secretary of State Michael Pompeo might visit Pakistan next month and meet country's new PM Imran Khan, media reports said.

19-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Two rockets land in Kabul c


Kabul, Aug 19 (IBNS): At least two rockets landed in Afghanistan's  PD16 Qalai Zaman Khan area in Kabul city on Sunday, media reports said.

19-Aug-2018
Pakistan's new PM Imran Khan to address

Islamabad, Aug 18 (IBNS): Pakistan's new PM Imran Khan will address the nation on Sunday, media reports said on Saturday.

18-Aug-2018
Imran Khan takes oath, becomes Pakistan'

Islamabad, Aug 18 (IBNS): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party chief Imran Khan on Saturday became the 22nd Prime Minister of the country as he took oath at a simple ceremony at the President's house.

18-Aug-2018
Imran Khan will take oath as Pakistan PM

Islamabad, Aug 18 (IBNS): Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan will take oath as Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday.

18-Aug-2018
‘No safe way’ into battle-scarred Af

New York, Aug 18 (IBNS): The city of Ghazni in Afghanistan is still too dangerous for aid workers to reach, after a week of “intense” fighting and reports that traumatized children are turning up at hospitals looking for their parents, UN humanitarian agency, OCHA, said on Friday.

18-Aug-2018
ISIS claims responsibility for Kabul edu

Kabul, Aug 17 (IBNS): ISIS militant group has taken responsibility for the suicide attack in Afghanistan's Kabul city which targeted an education center in the city recently, media reports said on Friday.

17-Aug-2018
UN condemns ‘heinous’ suicide attack

New York, Aug 17 (IBNS): The perpetrators of Wednesday’s “heinous” suicide bombing that killed students at an education centre in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, must be brought to justice, the UN Secretary-General has said.

17-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: UN chief calls for 'urgent'

New York, Aug 17 (IBNS): After days of intense fighting for the Afghan city of Ghazni, south-west of Kabul, the United Nations Secretary-General and the Head of the UN  mission in the country (UNAMA) have denounced the toll that the almost 20-year conflict has taken on civilians, and called on warring parties to lay down their arms and seek a political solution to the conflict.

17-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Kabul classroom suicide bom

Kabul, Aug 16 (IBNS): At least 48 people have died in a suicide bombing in western Kabul region of Afghanistan, reports said.

16-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: top UN official denounces

New York, Aug 16 (IBNS): With the death toll rising after days of intense fighting for the Afghan city of Ghazni, south-west of Kabul, the Head of the United Nations mission in the country (UNAMA) said on Wednesday that the situation was “unacceptable” and called on warring parties to lay down their arms and seek a political solution to the conflict.

16-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Blast rocks Kabul, casualti

Kabul, Aug 15 (IBNS): A suicide blast hit Afghanistan's Kabul city on Wednesday, media reports said.

15-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Explosion in Laghman provin

Kabul, Aug 15 (IBNS): An explosion in Laghman province of Afghanistan left at least six children killed, media reports said on Wednesday.

15-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Six girls, including four f

Kabul, Aug 15 (IBNS): At least six girls, including four from a family, have died from a rocket explosion in Afghanistan's Laghman province, reports said.

15-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Taliban attack kills at lea

Kabul, Aug 15 (IBNS): At least 45 security members have been killed in an attack by Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Baghlan province, reports said on Wednesday.

15-Aug-2018
Polish tourist performs Kiki challenge,

Islamabad, Aug 14 (IBNS):  Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is facing criticisms for a video it has made in collaboration with a Polish tourist who is seen doing the ''Kiki challenge'' inside an empty aircraft.

14-Aug-2018
Pakistan celebrates Independence Day tod

Islamabad, Aug 14 (IBNS): WIth much patriotic zeal, Pakistan is celebrating 72nd Independence Day on Tuesday.

14-Aug-2018
United Nations welcomes progress toward

Kabul, Aug 14 (IBNS):  The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes the recent progress made toward Afghanistan’s parliamentary polls, including candidate vetting and other preparations required for printing ballots on schedule, as testament to Afghanistan’s successful ownership of the electoral process.

14-Aug-2018
Imran Khan accepts King Salman bin Abdul

Islamabad, Aug 14 (IBNS):  Pakistan's Prime Minister-elect Imran Khan has accepted King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz's invitation to visit his nation in the upcoming days.

14-Aug-2018
Sheikh Hasina feels India-Bangladesh rel

Dhaka, Aug 13 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said currently the relationship of her nation with India has touched a newer height.

13-Aug-2018
Afghanistan: Blast close to IEC central

Kabul, Aug 13 (IBNS): At least three people were killed as a blast hit near the Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in Pul-I-Charkhi area  of Afghanistan capital Kabul city on Monday, media reports said.

13-Aug-2018
Taiwan hospital fire kills at least 9

Taipei, Aug 13 (IBNS): At least nine people have died as a fire broke out in a hospital in Taiwan, local media reports said.

13-Aug-2018
Pakistan: One killed in Chaman blast

Islamabad, Aug 12 (IBNS): At least one person was killed as a blast rocked Pakistan's Chaman area on Sunday, media reports said.

12-Aug-2018
Group of 50 Taliban join peace process i

Kabul, Aug 12 (IBNS): A group of 50 Taliban fighters have joined the peace process in Afghanistan's Badghis province, media reports said on Sunday.

12-Aug-2018
Imran Khan to take oath as Pakistan PM o

Islamabad, Aug 11 (IBNS): Pakistan's Prime Minister-elect Imran Khan will take oath on Aug 18.

11-Aug-2018
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