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Taliban claim responsibility for deadly

Moscow, May 31 (Sputnik/UNI) The Taliban radical movement claimed responsibility for the explosion of the bomb-laden car in Kabul that killed at least four civilians earlier on Friday, the TOLOnews broadcaster reported.

31-May-2019
Pakistan: WHO supports response to HIV o

An international team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) has arrived in Pakistan to support the response to an outbreak of HIV in Larkana in Sindh province, Pakistan, at the request of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination.

31-May-2019
Retired Pakistan Army officers, civilian

Islamabad, May 31 (UNI) Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa endorsed punishment to two senior retired Army officers and one civil officer "on the charges of espionage/ leakage of sensitive information to foreign agencies prejudice to the national security", a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations has said.

31-May-2019
Afghanistan: Explosion rocks Kabul city,

Kabul, May 31 (IBNS): At least four civilians were killed as a heavy explosion rocked Afghanistan capital Kabul city on Friday, media reports said.

31-May-2019
Japan announces $1.2 billion aid to Bang

Tokyo, May 30 (UNI): Japan announced 132.6 billion yen ($1.2 billion) in aid to Bangladesh on that will go toward economic development, a high-speed railway and other projects.

30-May-2019
Bangladesh: Four suspected bandits kille

Dhaka, May 29 (IBNS): The Rapid Action Battalion have killed four suspected forest bandits during an alleged shootout in Bangladesh's Sundarbans area, media reports said.

29-May-2019
Afghanistan: NDS Special Forces seize 25

Kabul, May 29 (IBNS):  The Special Forces of the National Directorate of Security (NDS)  have recovered  2500 kilograms of explosives from kabul city in Afghanistan, media reports said.

29-May-2019
In Afghanistan, attacks against schools

New York, May 29 (IBNS): The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one year. The call coincides with the third International Conference on Safe Schools, taking place this week in Mallorca, Spain.

29-May-2019
Quake-damaged port on China-Nepal border

Lhasa, May 28 (Xinhua/UNI) The port of Zham on the China-Nepal border will resume its cargo service Wednesday, four years after it was closed due to a massive earthquake, according to a press conference held by the information office of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region Tuesday.

28-May-2019
Bangladesh: More than 10 kg of gold seiz

Dhaka, May 28 (IBNS): Bangladeshi customs officials have seized gold weighing over 10 kilograms from a passenger who arrived at Shahjalal International Airport in national capital Dhaka, media reports said on Tuesday.

28-May-2019
Afghanistan: Four Pakistani ISIS members

Kabul, May 28 (IBNS): During US conducted airstrikes in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Sunday, four Pakistani members of Islamic State terror group were killed, media reports said on Tuesday.

28-May-2019
Afghanistan female journalist's killing:

Kabul, May 28 (IBNS): At least two suspects have been arrested  in connection with the murder case of former journalist Mina Mangal in Afghanistan's Kabul city, media reports said.

28-May-2019
Locals partially demolish centuries old

Lahore, May 28 (IBNS): In a major development, a group of locals partially destroyed the four-storey centuries-old Guru Nanak palace, once visited by Sikhs from across the world, in Pakistan’s Narowal area, local media reports said on Tuesday.

28-May-2019
Four police officers killed in Taliban a

Gardez, May 27 (Xinhua/UNI) Up to four Afghan police officers were killed and four others wounded after Taliban militants stormed a security checkpoint in eastern province of Paktia overnight, local police said Monday.

27-May-2019
Nepal: Three bombs recovered from Pokhar

Pokhra, May 27 (IBNS): A day after multiple bomb blasts rocked Kathmandu city, officials found three bombs from different parts of the Himalayan city of Pokhra in Nepal on Monday, media reports said.

27-May-2019
Kabul: Blast targets government employee

Kabul, May 27 (IBNS): At least 10 people were wounded as a magnetic IED blast targeted a bus carrying employees of the Ministry of Hajj and Religious Affairs in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Monday, media reports said.

27-May-2019
UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concer

New York, May 27 (IBNS): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants have been mistreating prisoners, which in some cases “may amount to torture”.

27-May-2019
Nepal: Blasts in Kathmandu kills 4

Kathmandu, may 27 (IBNS/UNI): Multiple blasts rocked Nepal's capital Kathmandu city on Sunday and left at least four people killed, media reports said on Monday.

27-May-2019
Twin explosions leave three dead, five i

Kathmandu, May 26 (UNI): At least three persons were killed and five sustained to severe burn injuries in twin explosions in Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Sunday evening, a spokesperson of the Nepal Police confirmed.

26-May-2019
Two Taliban commanders among 15 killed i

Kandahar, Afghanistan, May 26 (Xinhua): A total of 15 militants including two local commanders of the Taliban group have been confirmed dead as the government forces have targeted Taliban hideouts in Khakriz district of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province since Saturday, said a statement of the army released here Sunday.

26-May-2019
Three police, seven militants killed in

Kunduz, Afghanistan, May 26 (Xinhua): Three Afghan police officers and seven Taliban militants were killed, and seven police and six militants wounded following clashes in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz, a local official said Sunday.

26-May-2019
Flash floods, heavy rain kill 13 people

Firoz Koah, Afghanistan, May 25 (Xinhua/UNI) A total of 13 people have lost their lives and more than 100 houses have been destroyed due to downpour and flash floods in western Afghanistan's Ghor province over the past two days, provincial governor Ghulam Nasir Khazih said Saturday.

25-May-2019
Around 600,000 Afghan children face deat

 

New York, May 25 (IBNS): In Afghanistan, children suffering from the most serious form of malnutrition may die, unless $7 million in funding is found within weeks, UNICEF said on Friday.

25-May-2019
Nepal: Three more Indian climbers die on

Kathmandu, May 24 (UNI) Three Indian climbers have died on Nepal's Mount Everest this week, bringing the death toll this season on the world's highest peak to six.

24-May-2019
Afghanistan: Crime kingpin and his three

Kabul, May 24 (IBNS): During an encounter in Kabul city on Friday, security forces killed a criminal kingpin and his three comrades, media reports said.

24-May-2019
Afghanistan: Explosion rocks mosque in K

Kabul, May 24 (IBNS): An explosion rocked a mosque in Kabul city of Afghanistan and killed at least one person on Friday, media reports said.

24-May-2019
Pakistan: Blast inside Quetta mosque lea

Quetta, May 24 (IBNS): A blast rocked  Rehmania mosque in Quetta's Pashtoonabad area of Pakistan and left at least two people killed on Friday, media reports said.

24-May-2019
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani wishe

Kabul, May 23 (IBNS): Joining other global leaders, Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani on Thursday wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his Bharatiya Janata Party registered a massive victory in the general polls.

23-May-2019
Air raids kill five militants in Afghani

Maidan Shahr, Afghanistan, May 23 (Xinhua/UNI) At least five militants have been confirmed dead and five others injured as Afghan fighting aircraft struck Taliban hideouts in Sayed Abad district of Afghanistan's eastern Wardak province, said an army statement on Thursday.

23-May-2019
Pakistan conducts training launch of Sha

Islamabad, May 23 (UNI) Pakistan Army conducted the training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-II, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a press release on Thursday.

23-May-2019
Militants attacks repulsed, seven dead i

Taluqan, Afghanistan, May 23 (Xinhua/UNI) At least seven militants loyal to the Taliban group have been killed and three others wounded, following a fierce clash erupted in Afghanistan's northern province of Takhar on Thursday, a local official said.

23-May-2019
12 Taliban terrorists killed in Afghanis

Kabul, May 23 (IBNS): Afghanistan security forces have killed at least 12 Taliban terrorists during an operation in  southern Helmand province of the country, media reports said.

23-May-2019
Bangladesh: Bullet-ridden body of drug s

Dhaka, May 22 (IBNS): Bangladesh police have recovered the bullet-ridden body of a suspected drug dealer alongside a bundle of cannabis and a shotgun in Meherpur's Gangni Upazila of Bangladesh, media reports said.

22-May-2019
Afghanistan: Explosion rocks Ghazni, thr

Kabul, May 22 (IBNS): An explosion rocked Afghanistan's Ghazni city on Wednesday and left at least three people killed, media reports said.

22-May-2019
Five militants killed in Eastern Afghan

Kabul, May 22 (Xinhua/UNI) Five militants were killed after Afghan Air Force launched an airstrike in the country's eastern province of Khost on Tuesday, the government said on Wednesday.

22-May-2019
All 9 Easter Sunday suicide bombers iden

Colombo, May 22 (Xinhua) Sri Lankan Police have identified all the nine suicide bombers who carried out attacks in several places across Sri Lanka on April 21 killing over 250 people and injuring over 500, the police media unit said here Wednesday.

22-May-2019
Nepal bans China’s Alipay and WeChat d

Kathmandu, May 22 (UNI) Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital wallets Alipay and WeChat to prevent the loss of foreign currency earnings from tens of thousands of Chinese tourists.

22-May-2019
Not halted visas for Pakistani citizens:

Dhaka, May 21 (UNI): Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday rejected the media reports that Bangladesh halted visas for Pakistanis; however, acknowledged delays in issuing visas to the citizens of that country.

21-May-2019
At least 89 arrested in Sri Lanka over E

Colombo, May 21 (Xinhua/UNI) At least 89 suspects have been arrested over their alleged links to the Easter Sunday terror explosions which killed over 250 people and injured over 500 in Sri Lanka on April 21, the police said here Tuesday.

21-May-2019
A third of Afghans have migrated or been

Kabul, May 21 (IBNS): One in three Afghans has migrated or been displaced in the past six years, according to a new Displacement Tracking Matrix report published by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Afghanistan.  

21-May-2019
Nepal buys INR 394 billion to pay for im

Kathmandu, May 21 (UNI) Nepal bought Indian rupees worth Rs 393.77 billion by selling US dollars to pay for imports from the southern neighbour during the first nine months of the fiscal year despite pressure on its greenback reserves.

21-May-2019
Pakistan hopes to engage constructively

United Nations, May 20 (Xinhua/UNI) Pakistan looks forward to engaging constructively to see that the peace kept by blue helmets takes root, and is sustained by peace efforts, Maleeha Lodhi, permanent representative of Pakistan to the United Nations (UN) said here on Monday.

21-May-2019
Afghanistan: Taliban attacks leaves thre

Kabul, May 20 (IBNS): A Taliban attack in Afghanistan capital Kabul city on Sunday left at least three policemen killed, media reports said.

20-May-2019
Baloch Movement to hold protest against

Quetta, May 20 (UNI) A Baloch nationalist political organisation will hold a protest abroad and carry out awareness campaign against Pakistani nuclear programme on May 28, according to press release of Baloch National Movement (BNM).

20-May-2019
Sri Lanka calls for shared intelligence

Colombo, May 20 (Xinhua/UNI) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has called on countries to join hands in sharing intelligence to deal with international terror threats, local media reported on Monday.

20-May-2019
At least 15 militants killed in Afghan a

Kabul, May 19 (Xinhua/UNI) At least 15 militants were killed following airstrikes in southern Afghan province of Helmand on Saturday, the government said Sunday.

19-May-2019
Afghanistan: Taliban commander Bilal kil

Kabul, May 19 (IBNS): A Taliban commander in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province was killed in an explosion on Saturday, media reports said on Sunday.

19-May-2019
Bus mishap leaves six dead in Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 18 (IBNS): A bus crashed into a roadside tree in Bangladesh's Bagerhat area which left at least six people dead, media reports said.

18-May-2019
Bangladesh: 84 Rohingyas rescued from hu

Dhaka, May 18 (IBNS): The Bangladesh Coast Guard and the police have rescued 84 Rohingyas when they were about to be trafficked to Malaysia from Cox's Bazar, media reports said.

18-May-2019
Afghanistan: Explosion rocks western Her

Kabul, May 18 (IBNS): An explosion rocked Afghanistan's western Herat province on Saturday and left at least 25 civilians killed and injured, media reports said.

18-May-2019
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