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Afghanistan: Military helicopter crashes

Kabul, Oct 31 (IBNS): Several people are feared to have died after a  military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan's western Farah province on Wednesday, media reports said.

31-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Kabul prison bombing leaves

Kabul, Oct 31 (IBNS): A suicide bomber targeted a vehicle carrying employees of Pul-i-Charkhi prison in Afghanistan on Wednesday which left at least six people killed, media reports said on Wednesday.

31-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Taliban attack leaves polic

Kabul, Oct 30 (IBNS): A Taliban attack in Afghanistan's western Farah province on Tuesday left at least one police official and two others security officials killed, media reports said.

30-Oct-2018
Imran Khan's visit will elevate bilatera

Beijing, Oct 30 (IBNS): China on Monday said the nation is hopeful that Pakistan PM Imran Khan's visit to the country will help both the parties elevate bilateral relations to a 'new height'.

30-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Blast leaves nine people in

Kabul, Oct 30 (IBNS): A blast in Afghanistan's Asadabad area left at least nine people injured, media reports said.

30-Oct-2018
Sri Lankan political crisis: Arjuna Rana

Colombo, Oct 29 (IBNS): Sri Lankan police have arrested deposed oil minister of the nation Arjuna Ranatunga over his role in Sunday's shooting incident which left one person killed, media reports said on Monday. 

29-Oct-2018
Kabul: Suicide bombing leaves one cop ki

Kabul, Oct 29 (IBNS): A suicide bombing in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Monday at least one policeman killed, media reports said.

29-Oct-2018
Sri Lanka: PM Mahinda Rajapaksha assumes

Colombo, Oct 29 (IBNS): Amid political crisis in the island nation,  former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday assumed charges as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, media reports said.

29-Oct-2018
Bangladesh: Khaleda Zia jailed in Zia Ch

Dhaka, Oct 29 (IBNS):  BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and three others, including Harris Chowdhury, former political secretary to the then PM, have been sentenced to seven years’ rigorous imprisonment in connection with the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case on Monday.

29-Oct-2018
UN urges electoral authorities to safega

Kabul, Oct 28 (IBNS): With voting in parliamentary elections largely complete following yesterday’s delayed vote in Kandahar, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) urges the country’s electoral authorities to safeguard the integrity and transparency of the electoral process, especially concerning vote counting, as well as the tabulation and announcement of results.

29-Oct-2018
Pakistan: Bus falls into deep gorge, kil

Islamabad, Oct 29 (IBNS): At least 17 people were killed as a passenger bus fell into a deep gorge on Sunday evening while travelling on the Karakoram Highway in Kohistan's Lotar area of Pakistan, media reports said.

29-Oct-2018
‘Exercise restraint’ Guterres urges

New York, Oct 29 (IBNS): United Nations chief António Guterres said on Sunday he was following Sri Lanka’s deepening political crisis with “great concern”, after a man was killed allegedly by a politician’s bodyguard, who reportedly fired on a crowd of demonstrators.

29-Oct-2018
Sri Lanka: Shooting incident leaves thre

Colombo, Oct 28 (IBNS): At least three people were injured security personnel of country's Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Arjuna Ranatunga fired live rounds of bullets on Sunday, media reports said.

28-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Taliban terrorists kill two

Kabul, Oct 28 (IBNS): The Taliban terrorists have killed two security guards of central Logar governor and seized a Humvee vehicle, media reports said on Sunday.

28-Oct-2018
Security forces thwart explosion plan by

Kabul, Oct 28 (IBNS):  The Afghan National Police Forces have thwarted a plan by anti-government armed terrorists  to detonate a magnetic bomb in Afghanistan's Kabul city, media reports said.

28-Oct-2018
Pakistan: Policeman goes missing in Isla

Islamabad, Oct 27 (IBNS):  Superintendent of police (SP) Tahir Khan of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police went missing from Pakistan's Islamabad city on Saturday, media reports said.

27-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Taliban kills population re

Kabul, Oct 27 (IBNS):  The head of population registration department in the Shahrak district of western Ghor province was killed by Taliban insurgents on Friday, media reports said on Saturday.

27-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Car bombing kills seven in

Kabul, Oct 27 (IBNS): A car bombing incident in Afghanistan's central Maidan Wardak province on Saturday left at least seven people killed, media reports said.

27-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Five dead in Maidan Wardak

Kabul, Oct 27 (IBNS): At least five people were killed in an explosion in Afghanistan's Maidan Wardak province, reports said.

27-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Traffic mishap leaves three

Kabul, Oct 26 (IBNS): A traffic mishap in Afghanistan's western Ghor province on Thursday left at least three people killed, media reports said.

26-Oct-2018
At least 14 children hurt in kindergarte

Beijing, Oct 26 (IBNS): A knife wielding woman has hurt at least 14 children at a kindergarten in China, reports said.

26-Oct-2018
Our government is fully committed to end

Islamabad, Oct 24 (IBNS): Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Wednesday said his government is committed to eliminating polio from the nation.

24-Oct-2018
Pakistan: Four school children hurt as g

Quetta, Oct 24 (IBNS): At least four school children were hurt when unknown gunmen opened fire at the gate of an educational institute in Pakistan's Quetta city on Wednesday, media reports said.

24-Oct-2018
UN Security Council hails ‘courage’

New York, Oct 24 (IBNS): Welcoming Saturday’s parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, the United Nations Security Council called for continued engagement with electoral institutions and urged that any complaints over the vote should be channelled through established legal and constitutional mechanisms.

24-Oct-2018
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani reach

Kabul, Oct 23 (IBNS): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday reached southern Kandahar province in the country.

23-Oct-2018
Pakistan: Road mishap kills seven people

Islamabad, Oct 23 (IBNS): A van carrying petrol and a truck collided close to Mach in Bolan district of Pakistan's Balochistan area on Tuesday and left at least seven people killed, media reports said.

23-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: US Vice President Mike Penc

Washington, Oct 23 (IBNS):  US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday congratulated Afghanistan and its president Ashraf Ghani for successful Wolesi Jirga elections.

23-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Afghan National Security Fo

Kabul, Oct 23 (IBNS): At least 42 Taliban militants have been gunned down in operations conducted by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in several provinces of Afghanistan.

23-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: NATO Resolute Support Servi

Kabul, Oct 23 (IBNS): The NATO-led Resolute Support mission service member was killed in Herat province of Afghanistan, officials said on Tuesday.

23-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Zabul Governor Rahmatullah

Kabul, Oct 22 (IBNS):   The Zabul Governor Rahmatullah Yarmall escaped an armed attack in Afghanistan's Mizani district, media reports said on Monday.

22-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Roadside bomb blast in Nang

Kabul, Oct 22 (IBNS): A roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan's Nangarhar area left at least 11 people killed on Sunday, media reports said on Monday.

22-Oct-2018
Pakistan: Two buses collide, 19 die in G

Islamabad, Oct 21 (IBNS): At least 19 people were killed in Pakistan's  Ghazi Ghaat area when two buses collided on Sunday, media reports said.

21-Oct-2018
Amidst deadly violence, UN calls on Afgh

New York, Oct 21 (IBNS): Against a backdrop of violence and technical malfunctions, the UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has released a statement calling on the country’s electoral authorities to re-double their efforts to make sure all eligible voters are given a reasonable opportunity to cast their ballot.

21-Oct-2018
Nepal: Youth hacked to death in Morang

Kathmandu, Oct 20 (IBNS): A man hacked to death a youth in Nepal's Morang district on Friday, media reports said on Saturday.

20-Oct-2018
Pakistan: Karachi woman directed to shun

Karachi, Oct 20 (IBNS): In perhaps one of the first of its kinds incident in Muslim-majority Pakistan, a woman employee of a Karachi City-based software company was asked to stop wearing hijab at her workplace or resign from her job.

20-Oct-2018
Pakistan road accident leaves 2 injured

Karachi, Oct 20 (IBNS): A road mishap in Pakistan's metropolis' Punjab Colony neighbourhood on Friday left at least two people injured, media reports said.

20-Oct-2018
Afghanistan Wolesi Jirga polls: Ashraf G

Kabul, Oct 20 (IBNS): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday voted as the voting process for the Wolesi Jirga polls is currently going on.

20-Oct-2018
Kandahar Attack: 3 suspects detained

Kabul, Oct 20 (IBNS): The Ministry of Interior (MoI)  of Afghanistan on Friday said three people have been detained in connection to Kandahar attack.

20-Oct-2018
UN deplores pre-election killings and at

New York, Oct 20 (IBNS): With just hours to go before Saturday’s parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, the UN has been expressing concern at the uptick in deadly political violence in the country, whilst encouraging Afghans to exercise their right to vote.

20-Oct-2018
Afghanistan polls: UNAMA urges people to

Kabul, Oct 19 (IBNS): As Afghanistan prepares for parliamentary elections on Saturday, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) encourages all eligible Afghan citizens to use this opportunity to exercise their constitutional right to vote. 

19-Oct-2018
UN Security Council condemns Kandahar at

Kabul, Oct 19 (IBNS):  The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attacks that took place in Afghanistan over the past weeks, including in Jowzjan, Kunduz, Takhar, Herat, Zabul, Farah and  on Friday in Kandahar, resulting in numerous casualties and many injured, ahead of the parliamentary elections in Afghanistan on Oct 20.

19-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Unknown men sets mosque on

Kabul, Oct 19 (IBNS): Unknown men on Friday set a mosque on fire in Afghanistan's Dorbaba district on Friday, media reports said.

19-Oct-2018
Pakistan FM Qureshi calls Afghanistani c

Islamabad, Oct 19 (IBNS): Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called his Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani on Friday to express his condolences on the sad demise of senior Afghan leaders and officials, including the Governor, Police Chief and Intelligence Head of KandharKandahar, in a terrorist attack in  Kandahar   on Thursday.

19-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Unidentified gunmen kill lo

Kabul, Oct 19 (IBNS): Unidentified gunmen killed a local prayer leader in Afghanistan's  Chakhansor district on Friday, media reports said.

19-Oct-2018
Kandahar police, spy chiefs killed in Ta

Kabul, Oct 19 (IBNS): A shooting incident inside the governor’s house in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan left police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq and the intelligence chief killed, media reports said on Friday.

19-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Bomb blast kills Wolesi Jir

Kabul, Oct 17 (IBNS): A bomb blast in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Wednesday killed Wolesi Jirga runner Abdul Jabar Qahraman, media reports said.

17-Oct-2018
Pakistan: Zainab rape-murder convict exe

Lahore, Oct 17 (IBNS): The key convict in the rape and murder case of 7-year-old  Zainab Ameen Fatima in Kasur was executed at the Kot Lakhpat Central Jail in Lahore on Wednesday.

17-Oct-2018
Afghan candidate killed in explosion cla

Kabul, Oct 17 (IBNS) : Parliamentary candidate Abdul Jabar Qahraman was killed when an  explosion ripped through his office in Afghanistan's  Lashargah city, the provincial capital of southern Helmand province, media reports said.

17-Oct-2018
Bangladesh: Two suspected Neo JMB terror

Dhaka, Oct 16 (IBNS): During a security raid in a suspected terrorist hideout, two people were killed in Bangladesh's  Narsingdi Sadar upazila on Tuesday, media reports said.

16-Oct-2018
Afghanistan: Vehicle hits a roadside bom

Kabul, Oct 16 (IBNS): A civilian vehicle hit a roadside bomb in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan on Tuesday which left at least four people killed, media reports said.

16-Oct-2018
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