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RAB arrest two suspected terrorists from

Dhaka, Aug 31 (IBNS):  The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested two suspected terrorists from Sadarghat area of Dhaka city in Bangladesh, media reports said on Saturday.

31-Aug-2019
Pakistan International Airlines lays off

Rawalpindi, Aug 31 (IBNS): The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has laid off 1000 surplus employees to reduce its operational costs, media reports said.

31-Aug-2019
Sikh girl Jagjit Kaur has not returned h

Islamabad, Aug 31 (IBNS): The family members of Jagjit Kaur, who was allegedly abducted and forcefully converted to Islam, have rejected reports that their girl has returned home.

31-Aug-2019
Over 40 killed in northern Afghan city c

Kabul, Aug, 31 (Xinhua/UNI) At least three Afghan security forces and 38 Taliban militants were killed during clashes in Kunduz city, capital of northern Kunduz province, on Saturday, as security forces fought a tense battle to evict the militants from the city, authorities said.

31-Aug-2019
Pakistan Minister gets electric shock af

Islamabad, Aug 31 (IBNS): Pakistan Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, who on Friday was protesting against New Delhi's move to abrogate Article 370, received an electric shock at a time when he was criticising Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

31-Aug-2019
Pakistan: Sikh girl who was abducted and

Islamabad, Aug 31 (IBNS): The minor Sikh girl, who was abducted and forcefully converted to Islam, has been sent back to her parents in Pakistan'a Punjab, media reports said.

31-Aug-2019
Sikh girl's conversion in Pakistan: Cana

Toronto/Lahore/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): As Pakistan started fire-fighting after a young Sikh girl was kidnapped and allegedly forcefully converted to Islam before she was married to a Muslim man in the Punjab province of the Islamic nation, a Sikh leader from Canada has threatened to boycott the International Sikh Convention which is scheduled to be held in Lahore on Saturday.

30-Aug-2019
Bangladesh: Constable beaten up by mob f

Dhaka, Aug 30 (IBNS): Amid allegations of sexual harassment against him, an angry mob beat up a police constable in Bangladesh's Rajshahi area, media reports said on Friday.

30-Aug-2019
Forced conversion of Sikh woman to Islam

Mumbai, Aug 30 (IBNS): Indian politicians, including Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh, on Friday, expressed their shocks over the report of forced conversion of a Sikh woman to Islam and then making her marry a Muslim man in Pakistan.

30-Aug-2019
Afghanistan: Student among 6 rescued fro

Kabul, Aug 30 (IBNS): During an operation conducted in Afghanistan's south-eastern Ghazni province, Afghan Special Forces released six people from Taliban prison, media reports said.

30-Aug-2019
Pakistan PM Imran Khan's office faces po

Islamabad, Aug 30 (IBNS): In a major embarrassment, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's secretariat is facing power cut over the dues, media reports said.

30-Aug-2019
Sikh girl abducted, converted to Islam a

Lahore: Showing yet another dark chapter of atrocities on minorities in Pakistan, a Sikh girl has allegedly been abducted and forcefully converted in Pakistan's Nankana Sahib city. 

30-Aug-2019
37 militants killed in Afghanistan clash

Sharan, Afghanistan, Aug 28 (Xinhua) At least 37 Taliban militants were killed on Tuesday night when Afghan security forces repelled an attack on their positions in eastern Paktika province, local police said on Wednesday.

28-Aug-2019
Afghanistan: Taliban terrorist kills his

Kabul, Aug 28 (IBNS): A Taliban terrorist has murdered his father in Afghanistan's northern Jawzjan province, media reports said on Wednesday.

28-Aug-2019
Bangladesh: Four suspected terrorists de

Dhaka, Aug 28 (IBNS): The Rapid Action Battalion officials have arrested four suspected terrorists from Bangladesh capital Dhaka, media reports said on Wednesday.

28-Aug-2019
At least six Islamic State terrorists ki

Moscow, Aug 28 (Sputnik/UNI) At least six fighters from Islamic State (IS, terrorist group banned in Russia) were killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, local media reported.

28-Aug-2019
Eight soldiers killed in checkpoint clas

Qala-e-Naw (Afghanistan), Aug 27 (Xinhua/UNI) Eight Afghan soldiers and eight militants were killed during clashes at an army checkpoint in western Badghis province overnight as daily violence and clashes have been continuing in the country, a district chief said on Tuesday.

27-Aug-2019
Nine militants killed in Afghanistan's B

Faizabad, Afghanistan, Aug 27 (Xinhua) At least nine militants have been confirmed dead as fighting aircrafts targeted Taliban hideouts in Karan wa Munjan district of the northern Badakhshan province, said a statement of the army on Tuesday.

27-Aug-2019
Afghanistan: Six ISIS-K terrorists kille

Kabul, Aug 27 (IBNS): An airstrike conducted in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province left at least six  Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) terrorists killed, media reports said on Tuesday.

27-Aug-2019
Pakistan UN envoy meets UNGA President t

New York, Aug 27 (IBNS): Pakistan’s Representative to the United Nations (UN) Maleeha Lodhi on Monday met the President of the UN General Assembly Maria Fernanda Espinosa and discussed the Kashmir issue, media reports said.

27-Aug-2019
Sri Lankan authorities must work ‘vigo

New York, Aug 27 (IBNS): A United Nations human rights expert warned on Monday that Sri Lankan authorities must take urgent action to strengthen respect for freedom of religion or belief and address simmering ethno-religious tensions.

27-Aug-2019
Afghanistan: Head of Taliban Kangaroo co

Kabul, Aug 26 (IBNS): The head of Taliban Kangaroo courts was killed during an airstrike conducted in Afghanistan's south-eastern Ghazni province, media reports said on Monday.

26-Aug-2019
Kashmir divide: Pakistan FM Qureshi crit

Islamabad, Aug 26 (IBNS): Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reacted to the Pakistan Senate chairman's decision to cancel UAE visit over their move to confer Order of Zayed honour to Indian PM Narendra Modi and said one should not forget that the UAE had once bailed Pakistan out. His reaction is also an indication of the divide in Pakistan on how far they would be a prisoner of the Kashmir issue and the recent move by India on the disputed territory.

26-Aug-2019
Afghanistan: Blast occurs outside Pakist

Kabul, Aug 26 (UNI): At least three people were injured on Sunday night when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded just outside the Pakistan consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, however, the staff of consulate is safe, local media reported on Monday.

26-Aug-2019
Kerala-born Pakistani leader BM Kutty di

Karachi: Indian origin Pakistani political leader BM Kutty, who was born in Kerala, passed away at the age of 89 on Sunday, media reports said.

26-Aug-2019
Three injured in bomb blast near Pakista

Moscow, Aug 26 (Sputnik/UNI) Three people were injured on Sunday as a result of a bomb blast outside the Pakistani Consulate General in Afghanistan's Jalalabad, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Mohammad Faisal, said.

26-Aug-2019
Afghanistan: Pakistani suicide bombers a

Kabul, Aug 25 (IBNS): The Afghan and U.S. forces conducted airstrikes in different parts of Ghazni province of Afghanistan and killed at least 16 Taliban terrorists, media reports said on Sunday.

25-Aug-2019
Rohingya's rally to mark second annivers

Dhaka, Aug 25 ( UNI) Thousands of Rohingya refugees held a rally at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday, marking the second anniversary of the start of the crisis that began following an offensive of Myanmar army.

25-Aug-2019
Rohingya Issue: US envoy to stand beside

Dhaka, Aug 25 (IBNS): US Ambassador Earl Robert Miller has said that his nation will stand beside Bangladesh in its efforts to repatriate the forcibly displaced Rohingyas to Myanmar.

25-Aug-2019
Bangladesh: Six-year-old raped

Dhaka, Aug 24 (IBNS): A six-year-old was allegedly raped in Chowgachha upazila of Jashore area of Bangladesh by a youth, media reports said on Saturday.

24-Aug-2019
Suspected Taliban terrorists flog young

Kabul, Aug 24 (IBNS): Suspected Taliban terrorists flogged a young couple on charges of eloping in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Saturday.

24-Aug-2019
Afghanistan: 3 terrorists shot dead clos

Kabul, Aug 24 (IBNS): Afghanistan security forces on Saturday killed three terrorists as they were attempting to carry out a series of target killings close to Farah airport in West of Afghanistan, media reports said.

24-Aug-2019
Religions for Peace express serious conc

Lindau, Germany: The Religions for Peace (RfP) leaders from Myanmar and Bangladesh held track II consultations on the refugee problem affecting the two countries at the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace today in Lindau, Germany, which concluded today. Cardinal Charles Maung Bo represented Myanmar.

24-Aug-2019
Former Pakistani diplomats shock by call

Islamabad, Aug 21: In a shocking video that has been circulating on the social media, Pakistani diplomats participating in a TV discussion show were seen openly calling for support for armed resistance by the people of Kashmir in the wake of the recent scrapping of Article 370 by the Indian government.

21-Aug-2019
After developments in J&K, Gilgit Baltis

Weeks after the Indian government scrapped the Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir,  activists from Gilgit-Baltistan, which is part of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and an integral part of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir that legally acceded to India in 1947 and has remained undefined in Pakistan's Constitution, have called for a national conference to discuss for the region's national identity.

21-Aug-2019
Abrogation of Article 370 is an internal

Dhaka: At a time Pakistan is raging a war of words over the doing away of Jammu and Kashmir's special status, Bangladesh maintained the abrogation of Article 370 is entirely an internal matter of India.

21-Aug-2019
Afghanistan: Suspected Taliban terrorist

Kabul, Aug 21 (IBNS): Suspected Taliban terrorists set a girl's school in Kabul province of Afghanistan on fire on Tuesday, media reports said.

21-Aug-2019
Appointment of alleged war criminal to h

New York, Aug 20 (IBNS):The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a statement released on Monday, adding that the military leader had been given the role despite “serious allegations of gross violations of international human rights and humanitarian law against him and his troops during the war”.

20-Aug-2019
Afghanistan: Security forces arrest ISIS

Kabul, Aug 20 (IBNS):  The Afghan Special Forces arrested two suspected Islamic State terrorists from Kabul city of Afghanistan, media reports said.

20-Aug-2019
Twitter suspends 200 Pakistani handles f

Islamabad: Micro-blogging site Twitter has suspended 200 Pakistani handles for posting about Jammu and Kashmir in the last one week, a Dawn News report said.

20-Aug-2019
Zakir Naik apologises after Malaysia ban

Kuala Lampur: Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has apologised after eight Malaysian states banned him from publicly speaking for allegedly inciting racial tension in the Southeast Asian country, media report said.

20-Aug-2019
Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of

New York, Aug 20 (IBNS): Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following a series of terror attacks in recent days.

20-Aug-2019
OIC condemns suicide attack in Kabul wed

Kabul, Aug 20 (IBNS): The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen, has strongly condemned the suicide attack on a wedding celebration in Kabul that killed 63 people and injured many others.

20-Aug-2019
Pakistan Army chief Bajwa's tenure exten

Islamabad, Aug 19 (IBNS): The Pakistan government on Monday extended the tenure of country's Army chief  Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa for another three years, media reports said.

19-Aug-2019
Afghan President vows to destroy IS hide

Mosocw, Aug 19 (Sputnik/UNI) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Monday that celebrations of Afghanistan's centenary Independence Day were postponed in honor of the victims of a recent deadly attack at a wedding in Kabul and vowed to clear Afghanistan of the Islamic State terrorist organization (IS, banned in Russia) that has claimed responsibility for the carnage.

19-Aug-2019
Afghanistan: Multiple explosions rock Ja

Jalalabad, Aug 19 (IBNS): Multiple explosions rocked Afghanistan's Jalalabad area on Monday and left several people injured, media reports said.

19-Aug-2019
Two more Malaysian states ban Zakir Naik

Kuala Lampur: Two more Malaysian states- Malacca and Kedah- have banned Islamic preacher Zakir Naik from speaking in public after he had allegedly incited racial tension in the Southeast Asian country, media reports said.

19-Aug-2019
Reckless, unwarranted, irresponsible: Af

Washington: Slamming Islamabad for trying to link the Jammu and Kashmir situation with the Afghan peace process, Afghanistan said Pakistan's statement is "reckless, unwarranted and irresponsible".

19-Aug-2019
Bangladesh: Indigenous woman gang-raped

Dhaka, Aug 18 (IBNS): An indigenous woman has been allegedly gangraped by three men in Bangladesh's Ashulia area, media reports said.

18-Aug-2019
ISIS group takes responsibility for Kabu

Kabul, Aug 18 (IBNS): Terror group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the suicide blast which targeted a marriage hall and left 63 people killed in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Saturday.

18-Aug-2019
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