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People voted Awami League to power: Shei

Dhaka, Dec 31 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is all set to rule the nation for the third straight time, on Monday said people voted her back to power as they have seen the development done under her government in the last two terms.

31-Dec-2018
Xi Jinping congratulates Sheikh Hasina o

Dhaka, Dec 31 (IBNS): Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang have congratulated Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina for winning the 11th parliamentary polls of the country held on Sunday.

31-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Explosion kills district po

Kabul, Dec 31 (IBNS): An explosion outside the governor’s house in northern Takhar province in Afghanistan left the district police chief for Durqad district dead, media reports said on Monday.

31-Dec-2018
Awami League scripts landslide victory i

Dhaka, Dec 31 (IBNS):  In a poll marred by deadly violence and allegations of rigged ballots, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Awami League have won the Bangladesh general polls held on Sunday by a massive margin as results were declared on early Monday.

31-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Presidential polls to be he

Kabul, Dec 31 (IBNS): Thre presidential polls in Afghanistan will be held on July 20.

31-Dec-2018
Bangladesh poll: Sheikh Hasina's Awami L

Dhaka, Dec 30 (IBNS): The Awami League-led alliance will be forming the government in Bangladesh for the third consecutive time as Shekh Hasina received an overwhelmining mandate in an election marked by sporadic violence that claimed 17 lives. This will also be the fourth term for Hasina's party.

 

30-Dec-2018
Voting ends in Bangladesh, counting on a

Dhaka, Dec 30 (IBNS): Amid reports of sporadic violence which left at least 17 people dead, Bangladesh voted to elect a new Prime Minister on Sunday.

30-Dec-2018
Voting underway in Bangladesh as Hasina

Dhaka, Dec 30 (IBNS): Amid tight security and reports of some sporadic clashes, Bangladesh is voting on Sunday to elect a new Prime Minister on Sunday even as Sheikh Hasina seeks her third consecutive term in the top office.

30-Dec-2018
Bangladesh goes to polls tomorrow

Dhaka, Dec 29 (IBNS): Amid tight security, Bangladesh will host its General Elections on Sunday where voters will decide whether they will bring back Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to power for the straight third term. 

29-Dec-2018
Fake degrees: PIA sacks more than 50 emp

Islamabad, Dec 29 (IBNS):  Pakistan International Airlines on Saturday sacked over 50 employees for holding fake degrees, media reports said.

29-Dec-2018
Commonwealth Secretary-General calls for

London, Dec 29 (IBNS): The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, who recently visited Bangladesh for discussion with government and opposition parties, called on the Government and the Election Commission to provide a conducive environment for free, fair, inclusive and participatory elections on Sunday.

29-Dec-2018
Over 40,000 combatants, civilians killed

Kabul, Dec 29 (IBNS): Over 40,000 combatants and civilians have been killed in conflict-hit Afghanistan in 2018, as per Crisis Group.

29-Dec-2018
Sajeeb Wazed Joy hopeful that Awami Leag

Dhaka, Dec 29 (IBNS):  Bangladesh Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has expressed hope that the ruling Awami League will register a 'massive victory' in the general elections which is scheduled to be held on Sunday.

29-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: 16 members of the suicide s

Kabul, Dec 29 (IBNS): During an operation conducted by Afghan armed forces in eastern Nangarhar province, at least 16 members of the suicide squad of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) were killed, media reports said on Saturday.

29-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Gunmen set on fire a middle

Kabul, Dec 29 (IBNS): Gunmen have set on fire a middle school in the Urgon district of southeastern Paktika province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Saturday.

29-Dec-2018
Bangladesh: Hindu home gutted in Thakurg

Dhaka, Dec 28 (IBNS): An alleged arson attack has been carried out at the residence of a Hindu family in Bangladesh's Thakurgaon Sadar Upazila, media reports said on Friday.

28-Dec-2018
Study suggests shifts in Afghan attitude

New York, Dec 28 (IBNS): In Afghanistan’s most underdeveloped regions, attitudes towards education and child marriage appear to have changed significantly since the overthrow of the Taliban government in 2002, according to a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

28-Dec-2018
US expresses concern over 'high level of

Dhaka, Dec 28 (IBNS): The US has expressed its concern over the  'high level of campaign violence' over the last two weeks as Bangladesh is gearing up to vote in the general polls on Sunday.

28-Dec-2018
BNP is sensing poll defeat: Sheikh Hasin

Dhaka, Dec 28 (IBNS): As Bangladesh is gearing up to vote in the crucial general elections on Sunday, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that she feels that the key opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party has sensed that they might be defeated in the upcoming polls.

28-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: US conducted airstrike leav

Kabul, Dec 28 (IBNS): A US force conducted airstrike in Afghanistan's western Farah province left two prominent local leaders of the Taliban group killed, media reports said on Friday.

28-Dec-2018
US airstrike kills local ISIS-K spokesma

Kabul, Dec 28 (IBNS): A US force conducted airstrike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province left local spokesman of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) Sul Aziz Azam killed, media reports said on Friday.

28-Dec-2018
Portion of mine collapses in Pakistan, 3

Islamabad, Dec 28 (IBNS):  A portion of a mine collapsed in Balochistan's Dukki district of Pakistan and left at least three miners dead on Thursday, media reports said.

28-Dec-2018
UN calls for ‘peaceful, credible and i

New York, Dec 28 (IBNS): In the run-up to Sunday’s general elections in Bangladesh, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for “an environment free of violence, intimidation and coercion” to allow a “peaceful, credible and inclusive poll.”

28-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: UN ‘unequivocally condemn

New York, Dec 27 (IBNS): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, known by its acronym UNAMA, condemned an attack on a government compound in the country’s heavily populated capital city of Kabul on Monday night, which news reports say left more than 40 dead.

27-Dec-2018
OIC condemns Kabul attack that left over

Kabul, Dec 26 (IBNS): The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Wednesday strongly condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a government building that houses a public welfare department in Kabul, Afghanistan by a suicide bomber and some extremists on Monday, leading to the death of dozens of people and injuring many more others.

26-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Drone strikes leaves 8 mili

Kabul, Dec 27 (IBNS) : At least eight militants were killed in drone strikes in central Logar province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Military in the Southeast said in a statement.

26-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Suicide attack kills 2

Kabul, Dec 26 (IBNS): A suicide attack in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Tuesday left at least two people killed, media reports said on Wednesday.

26-Dec-2018
Pakistan PM says India doesn't treat min

Islamabad, Dec 25 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said minorities were not treated right in India and his government would ensure they were treated as equal citizens in Pakistan, sparking criticism from across the border.

25-Dec-2018
UNAMA condemns Kabul attack

Kabul, Dec 25 (IBNS): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday condemned the attack carried out last night in an area of Kabul city heavily populated by civilians.

25-Dec-2018
Pakistan condemns terror attack in Kabul

Islamabad, Dec 25 (IBNS):  Pakistan on Tuesday 'strongly condemned' the shooting and suicide attack at a government building in Kabul that left over 43 people dead.

25-Dec-2018
Nawaz Sharif shifted to Lahore’s Kot L

Islamabad, Dec 25 (IBNS): A day after he was sentenced in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case, former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif was shifted to Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat prison from Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, media reports said.

25-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Kabul attack claims 43 live

Kabul, Dec 25 (IBNS): At least 43 people were killed as terrorists attacked a government building in Afghanistan's Kabul city, media reports said Tuesday.

25-Dec-2018
Afghanistan : Top Taliban leader killed

Kabul, Dec 25 (IBNS) : A top local leader of Taliban was killed in a drone strike conducted in western Herat province of Afghanistan, local Khaama Press said on Tuesday quoting the  authorities.

25-Dec-2018
Afghanistan:: 3 attackers,1 policeman ki

Kabul, Dec 25 (IBNS): One policeman was killed and three attackers were killed as terrorists attacked a government building in Afghanistan's Kabul city, media reports said Tuesday.

25-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Roadside bombing kills 7 ci

Kabul, Dec 24 (IBNS): At least seven people were killed as a bomb blast ripped through their vehicle in Deh Yak district of Afghanistan's southern Ghazni province on Monday, media reports said.

24-Dec-2018
Pakistani court gives seven-year jail t

Islamabad, Dec 24 (IBNS): A Pakistani court on Monday sentenced country's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to seven years in prison in Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption reference.

24-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Gunmen attack radio station

Kabul, Dec 24 (IBNS):  Unidentified gunmen attacked a local radio station Alina in Afghanistan's eastern Nuristan province and destroyed the equipment present in it, media reports said on Monday.

24-Dec-2018
Pakistan: Court to pronounce verdict on

Islamabad, Dec 24 (IBNS): An accountability court will on Monday pronounce verdict on two corruption references against former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, media reports said.

24-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Roadside bombing kills thre

Kabul, Dec 23 (IBNS): A roadside bombing in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Sunday left three people killed media reports said.

23-Dec-2018
Disheartened by US government's recent r

Dhaka, Dec 23 (IBNS): The Bangladesh government on Sunday said it was 'disheartened' by the US State Department's recent remarks regarding observers for the country's upcoming general election on Dec 30.

23-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Taliban ambush leaves polic

Kabul, Dec 23 (IBNS): A Taliban ambush in Afghanistan's Kunduz province of Afghanistan on Sunday left a commander of the Afghan National Civil Order Police in Takhar province dead, media reports.

23-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Road mishap leaves 3 dead

Kabul, Dec 23 (IBNS): At least three people died in a traffic accident in the Noorgram district of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said.

23-Dec-2018
Bangladesh: Road mishap kills 2 in Thaku

Dhaka, Dec 22 (IBNS): At least two people were killed when a tractor collided with a motorcycle in Thakurgaon’s Ranishongkoil area in Bangladesh on Friday, media reports said.

22-Dec-2018
Nepal : 23 people, most of them students

Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IBNS) :Altogether 23 people, most of them teenagers, were killed  when a bus carrying school students and teachers  plunged into a gorge in western Nepal, media reports said quoting the local police.
The students were aged mostly between 16 and 20. Two teachers and the driver also died in the accident early evening on Friday in a remote area.

22-Dec-2018
Disappointed with delay by Bangladesh in

Washington, Dec 22 (IBNS): The United States on Friday said it is disappointed by the Government of Bangladesh’s 'inability' to grant credentials and issue visas to a group of international observers within the 'timeframe necessary' for monitoring the upcoming general polls in the country.

22-Dec-2018
Troop withdrawal will not hit country's

Kabul, Dec 21 (IBNS): Afghanistan government on Friday said the US decision to reduce the number of American troops currently present in Afghanistan will not affect the security of the country.

21-Dec-2018
I respect parliamentary tradition: Sri L

Colombo, Dec 19 (IBNS): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who had to eat his words and reappoint Ranil Wickremesinghe as the country's Prime Minister, says he administered the PM's oath last Sunday because of his respect for the parliamentary tradition.

19-Dec-2018
Afghanistan : Militant leader among 13 k

Kabul, Dec 19 (IBNS) : At least 13 militants, including one of their local leaders, was killed in a drone strike conducted by the U.S. forces in southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan.

19-Dec-2018
Afghanistan: Security officials rescue a

Kabul, Dec 19 (IBNS): Afghanistan security officials have rescued an Afghan-German woman, who was abducted two years ago, from Kabul city of the country, media reports said.

19-Dec-2018
Pakistan: School bus hits passengers tra

Islamabad, Dec 18 (BNS): At least 12 children were hurt when the vehicle in which they were travelling hit a passenger train close to Pakistan's  Narowal city on Tuesday, media reports said.

18-Dec-2018
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