Title Description Posted Date
Afghanistan: Taliban weapons and explosi

Kabul, Apr 30 (IBNS): A  Taliban weapons and explosives smuggler was killed during an airstrike conducted in Afghanistan's Andar district, media reports said.

30-Apr-2019
Dhaka cocktail attack on cops: ISIS clai

Dhaka: Apr 30 (IBNS): Militant activity watchdog SITE Intelligence Group on Tuesday claimed that Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the cocktail attack on police in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday.

30-Apr-2019
Dhaka: Crude bomb blast leaves three cop

Dhaka, Apr 30 (IBNS): A crude bomb blast in Bangladesh capital Dhaka's Gulistan area left two traffic constables and a community policeman injured, media reports said on Tuesday.

30-Apr-2019
Dhaka: Two suspected terrorists killed i

Dhaka, Apr 30 (IBNS): At least two suspected terrorists were killed in an explosion during a RAB conducted raid in a house located in Bangladesh capital Dhaka's  Mohammadpur area, media reports said on Tuesday.

30-Apr-2019
Sri Lankan president appoints new defens

Colombo, Apr 29 (Xinhua/UNI) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday appointed a former army commander as the island's new defense secretary, the president's media division said.

29-Apr-2019
15 insurgents killed, commander captured

Ghazni, Afghanistan, Apr 29 (Xinhua/UNI) Up to 15 militants have been killed and a group commander captured after the government forces targeted Taliban hideouts in Gilan and Muqar districts of eastern Afghanistan's Ghazni province, an army statement released here said on Monday.

29-Apr-2019
Afghanistan: 10 ISIS Khurasan terrorists

Kabul, Apr 29 (IBNS): A premature explosion of an Improvised Explosive Device in eastern Kunar province in Afghanistan left at least ten ISIS Khurasan terrorists killed or wounded, media reports said.

29-Apr-2019
Easter Sunday attacks aftermath: Sri Lan

Colombo, Apr 29 (IBNS): More than a week after Sri Lanka witnessed eight blasts by Islamist groups that left 253 people dead on an Easter Sunday, the Island Nation in order to ensure public safety on Monday banned burqa worn by Muslim women to cover their faces.

29-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Island nation bans bur

Colombo, Apr 29 : More than a week after Sri Lanka witnessed eight blasts by Islamist groups that left 253 people dead on an Easter Sunday, the Island Nation in order to ensure public safety on Monday banned burqa worn by Muslim women to cover their faces.

29-Apr-2019
Afghan president calls for durable peace

Kabul, Apr 29 (Xinhua) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani stressed achieving viable peace in his militancy-battered country through dialogue in the much-awaited consultative Loya Jirga or traditional grand assembly of elders and chieftains inaugurated here on Monday.

29-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka: Churches suspend Sunday mass

Colombo, Apr 28 (UNI): Churches across Sri Lanka suspended Sunday mass as security concerns remained high a week after terrorist bombings in churches and hotels that killed more than 250 people.

28-Apr-2019
Islamic State takes responsibility for a

Colombo, Apr 28 (IBNS): Terrorist group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the clash with Sri Lankan forces in Kalmunai town on Saturday.

28-Apr-2019
Clash claims 11 lives including two civi

Maymana, Afghanistan, Apr 28 (Xinhua/UNI) Two civilians are among 11 persons who lost their lives in the fighting between security forces and the Taliban outfit in Qaisar district of the northern Faryab province of Afghanistan on Sunday, an army spokesman in the northern region Ghulam Hazrat Karimi said.

28-Apr-2019
Pakistan: Blast in North Waziristan kill

Islamabad, Apr 28 (IBNS): A blast close to a checkpost in North Waziristan area of Pakistan on Sunday left at least three Levies personnel killed, media reports said.

28-Apr-2019
Lanka on security alert, President bans

Colombo, Apr 28 (UNI): Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has banned two national terror groups named National Thawheedh Jamaath (NTJ) and Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim.

28-Apr-2019
Pakistan: Three security personnel kille

Islamabad, Apr 28 (Xinhua): At least three security personnel were killed and two others injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwest district of North Waziristan, local media reported Saturday night.

28-Apr-2019
Over 100 suspects arrested in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Apr 27 (Xinhua/UNI) Over 100 suspects have been arrested since last Sunday's explosions which targeted churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka, killing over 250 people and injuring over 500, police said on Saturday.

27-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Two gunmen killed, 13

Colombo, Apr 27 (UNI/IBNS): Two gunmen and four suspected suicide bombers were killed when Sri Lankan forces engaged in a gun battle with suspected terrorists in Kalmunai city of Sri Lanka, the military confirmed on Saturday. 13  bodies, including of the two gunmen and of women and children, were recovered. 

27-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka imposes curfew in eastern city

Moscow, Apr 27 (Sputnik/UNI) Sri Lanka has instated a curfew effective immediately in its eastern city of Kalmunai following three explosions in the area, local media reported, citing police.

27-Apr-2019
Future of Rohingya refugees in Banglades

New York, Apr 27 (IBNS): The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the region by three senior United Nations officials, who called for continuing support on Friday for them from the international community.

27-Apr-2019
Afghanistan: Taliban commander killed du

Kabul, Apr 27 (IBNS): A Taliban commander was killed during an operation conducted by Afghan and coalition forces in southern Zabul province of the country, media reports said on Saturday.

27-Apr-2019
Around 130 ISIS linked suspects are in S

Colombo, Apr 26 (IBNS): At a time when the nation witnessed a massive terror attack on Easter Sunday, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday said country's intelligence services believed around 130 suspects linked to Islamic State (IS) group were in the country.

26-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka: Suspected man arrested over I

Colombo, Apr 26 (IBNS): Sri Lankan police have arrested a man from Dharga Town in Aluthgama area of the country for allegedly maintaining interactions with the Islamic State (IS) through social media platform of Facebook on Thursday, media reports said on Friday.

26-Apr-2019
Easter Day terror attacks: Sri Lanka to

Colombo, Apr 26 (IBNS): At a time when the country is still recovering from the eight suicide blasts on Sunday, the Sri Lankan government has suspended its plans to grant visas on arrival to citizens of 39 countries.

26-Apr-2019
Pakistan: Polio worker killed in Chaman

Karachi, Apr 26 (IBNS): Polio eradication teams were attacked by unknown men in Pakistan's  Sindh and Balochistan areas, media reports said on Friday.

26-Apr-2019
Kabul: Suspected terrorist blown up whil

Kabul, Apr 26 (IBNS): A suspected terrorist was killed of his own explosives as he tried to plant a bomb in a private university in Afghanistan capital Kabul city, media reports said on Friday.

26-Apr-2019
Easter Day bombings: Police release pict

Colombo, Apr 26 (IBNS): Sri Lankan police have released pictures of several suspects wanted in connection with the Easter Day bombings targeting multiple churches and hotels in the country.  

26-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka's Defence Secretary resigns af

Colombo, Apr 25 (IBNS):  Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando on Thursday said that he has resigned taking responsibility for the series of suicide bomb attacks in the country's capital city last Sunday, media reports said.

25-Apr-2019
UN rights chief 'strongly' condemns ‘s

New York, Apr 25 (IBNS): Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet.

25-Apr-2019
Security shake-up in Sri Lanka as attack

Colombo, Apr 24 (UNI): As a special flight brought back to Karnataka the bodies of Indian victims killed in the Easter bombings in the island nation, President Maithripala Sirisena asked for the resignations of the defence secretary and national police chief.

24-Apr-2019
Four more Chinese feared dead in Colombo

Colombo, Apr 24 (Xinhua/UNI) Four more Chinese citizens were feared dead in the multiple bombing attacks in Sri Lanka, Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan said here on Wednesday.

24-Apr-2019
Kabul: Afghan forces arrest ISIS-K group

Kabul, Apr 24 (IBNS): Security forces have arrested a group member of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) in Afghanistan capital city Kabul, media reports said.

24-Apr-2019
Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts touch 359

Colombo, Apr 24 (IBNS): The death toll in the Sri Lankan blasts incidents touched 359, media reports said on Wednesday.

24-Apr-2019
Sri Lankan bombers were well educated: M

Colombo, Apr 24 (BNS): Sri Lanka's State Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardene on Wednesday said that majority of bombers, who were involved in the suicide blasts in the country, were well educated.

24-Apr-2019
Sri Lankan bombers were well educated: M

Colombo, Apr 24 (BNS): Sri Lanka's State Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardene on Wednesday said that majority of bombers, who were involved in the suicide blasts in the country, were well educated.

24-Apr-2019
45 children killed in Sri Lankan blasts:

New York, Apr 24 (IBNS): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)  said 45 children were killed in the eight blasts that rocked Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

24-Apr-2019
Sri Lankan authorities were warned about

Colombo, Apr 24 (IBNS): Indian intelligence services had warned Sri Lankan officials before the eight blasts that rocked the Island nation on Easter Sunday, media reports said on Wednesday.

24-Apr-2019
Islamic State claims responsibility for

Colombo, Apr 23 (IBNS): Ending all speculations, Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the Sri Lankan blasts which left 321 people killed.

23-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Death toll touches 321

New Delhi, Apr 23 (IBNS): The death toll in the Sri Lankan bomb blasts incidents have touched 321, officials said on Tuesday.

23-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka bombings likely beyond capacit

Washington, Apr 23 (Sputnik/UNI) The terror attacks that killed nearly 300 people at Christian churches across Colombo on Sunday were beyond the capability of local extremist groups to carry out on their own, Sri Lankan Minister for Economic Reforms Harsha De Silva said in an interview.

23-Apr-2019
Sri Lankan police detain five more peopl

Moscow, Apr 22 (Sputnik): Sri Lankan police have detained five more people in connection with a series of deadly explosions that killed nearly 300 people across the country on Easter Sunday, bringing the total number of detained suspects to 29, local media reported on Monday.

22-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka serial blasts: 87 bomb detonat

Colombo, Apr 22 (UNI) A total of 87 detonators were found at a private bus stand in Bastian Mawatha by the Pettah Police on Monday.

22-Apr-2019
Over 1,000 troops deployed to Sri Lankan

Moscow, Apr 22 (Sputnik/UNI) Sri Lanka has deployed over 1,000 servicemen to ensure the security in Colombo in the wake of deadly blasts across the South African nation, local media reported on Monday, citing the country's army.

22-Apr-2019
Sri lanka blasts: Three-member committee

Colombo, Apr 22 (UNI) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday appointed a three-member committee to investigate Sunday's blasts in and around the capital.

22-Apr-2019
Taliban commander, seven militants kille

Moscow, Apr 22 (Sputnik/UNI) A Taliban commander, known as Dada, and seven of his fighters were killed in a US-led drone strike in the country's eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, local media revealed on Monday.

22-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Security heightened ac

Dhaka, Apr 22 (IBNS): Security has been heightened across Bangladesh following the eight coordinated blasts in Sri Lanka which left 290 killed.

22-Apr-2019
Sri Lankan government suspects local Mus

Colombo, Apr 22 (IBNS): Sri Lankan government has revealed the name of a group whom they are suspecting to be behind the eight serial blasts which rocked the nation on Sunday.

22-Apr-2019
Afghanistan nationals safe in Colombo: O

Kabul, Apr 22 (IBNS): The Afghanistan government on Monday said all its citizens in Colombo and other parts of the country are safe as eight blasts rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday.

22-Apr-2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Government declares na

Colombo, Apr 22 (IBNS): With the country still in shock following the eight blasts that rocked the nation on Easter Sunday, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday announced that Apr 23 will be observed in the country as 'Day of National Mourning'.

22-Apr-2019
Afghanistan: Eight die of suffocation at

Aybak, Afghanistan, Apr 22 (Xinhua): About eight laborers died of suffocation at a coal mine pit in Afghanistan's northern province of Samangan on Sunday, a local official said Monday.

22-Apr-2019
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