Title Description Posted Date
UN envoy welcomes criteria for invalidat New York, July 31 (IBNS) The top United Nations official in Afghanistan has welcomed the decision to adopt criteria for the invalidation and recount of ballots as part of the ongoing audit over the results of the presidential run-off poll. 31-Jul-2014
Hamid Karzai's cousin killed in suicide Kandahar, July 29 (IBNS): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's cousin Hashmat Khalil Karzai was killed in suicide bombing in Kandahar on Tuesday. 29-Jul-2014
Pakistan: Blast kills one in Quetta Quetta, July 27 (IBNS): At least one person was killed in a blast at Quetta's Kandhari Bazar in Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said. 27-Jul-2014
Bangladesh PM rejects talks with BNP Dhaka, July 26 (IBNS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday rejected any possible dialogue with the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP). 26-Jul-2014
Amid audit delay, UN in Afghanistan prop New York, July 25 (IBNS) As the audit of the Afghan presidential election resumed on Thursday, the United Nations proposed a set of criteria to the country’s main electoral body for separating valid votes from fraudulent ballots cast in the June presidential run-off. 25-Jul-2014
Afghanistan to resume election audit on New York, July 24 (IBNS) The physical audit of the votes cast in Afghanistan’s run-off presidential election is due to resume on Thursday, the United Nations on Wednesday confirmed after a meeting with Afghan electoral commission officials. 24-Jul-2014
Kabul suicide attack kills 4 Kabul, July 22 (IBNS): At least four people were killed in suicide bombing in fifteen police district at Kabul city in Afghanistan on Tuesday, media reports said. 22-Jul-2014
UN mission welcomes start of audit of Af New York, July 18 (IBNS): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has welcomed the start on Thursday of the audit of the results of last month’s presidential run-off election. 18-Jul-2014
Air strikes kill above 25 militants in P Rawalpindi, July 16(IBNS Pakistan on Wednesday said more than 25 militants have been killed in air strikes in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) on Wednesday. 16-Jul-2014
Afghanistan: UN strongly condemns deadly New York, July 15 (IBNS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations mission in Afghanistan strongly condemned two attacks that took place on Tuesday, one in Kabul and the other in the eastern province of Paktika, which have killed and injured scores of civilians. 16-Jul-2014
Afghanistan: 89 killed in blast Kabul, July 15 (IBNS) At least 89 people were killed in a blast in Afghanistan's Paktika province on Tuesday, media reports said. 15-Jul-2014
UN mission welcomes efforts to begin aud New York, July 15 (IBNS) The top United Nations official in Afghanistan has hailed the efforts by the country’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) to start the implementation of an audit plan to help resolve concerns over the results of the presidential run-off poll. 15-Jul-2014
Afghanistan: UN proposes new audit plan New York, July 12 (IBNS): With President Hamid Karzai's successor still undeclared, the United Nations in Afghanistan on Friday proposed an additional audit plan that would take up to two weeks to complete, in an effort to help resolve the stand-off. 12-Jul-2014
Pakistan: 6 suspected militants killed i Peshawar, July 10 (IBNS): At least six suspected militants were killed in drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan region on Thursday, media reports said. 10-Jul-2014
Pakistan: 2 policemen killed in firing Peshawar, July 10 (IBNS): At least two policemen were killed in a firing incident in Pakistan's Peshawar city on Thursday, media reports said. 10-Jul-2014
Pakistan: Four injured in explosion Peshawar, July 10 (IBNS): At least four people were injured in an explosion at Bannu town in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Thursday, media reports said. 10-Jul-2014
Afghanistan: Blast in Kabul kills 1 Kabul, July 10 (IBNS) A policeman was killed and another was injured in a bomb blast in Afghanistan capital Kabul on Thursday, media reports said. 10-Jul-2014
Afghanistan: Ground combat taking 'devas New York, July 10 (IBNS) The nature of the Afghan conflict has added yet another grim dimension as ground combat among the warring parties surpassed improvised explosive devices (IEDs) as the leading cause of conflict-related death and injury to Afghan civilians in the first six months of 2014, the United Nations reported on Wednesday. 10-Jul-2014
Girl commits suicide in Nepal after Braz Kathmandu, July 9 (IBNS) A girl, who is a huge fan of Brazil, committed suicide in Nepal's Sunsari district after the side was crushed in the Word Cup semi-final by Germany on Wednesday, media reports said. 09-Jul-2014
UN condemns suicide attack in Afghanista New York, July 9 (IBNS): The top United Nations official in Afghanistan on Tuesday condemned a suicide bombing in the central province of Parwan which killed at least 10 children and injured six others, warning that such indiscriminate attacks could amount to international humanitarian law violations. 09-Jul-2014
Pakistan: Militants killed in air strike Rawalpindi, July 5 (IBNS) Pakistan on Saturday said 'score of terrorists' were killed during air strikes in Pakistan's North Waziristan area early Saturday. 05-Jul-2014
Afghanistan: Oil tankers torched outside Kabul, July 5 (IBNS) The Taliban has said they have carried out a rocket attack on oil tankers in Paghman district outside Afghanistan capital Kabul on Friday, media reports said on Saturday. 05-Jul-2014
Afghanistan: UN welcomes additional audi New York, July 4 (IBNS) The preliminary results from Afghanistan’s run-off presidential election will be announced on Monday, following a delay to allow an audit of a number of polling stations, both moves welcomed on Thursday by the United Nations. 04-Jul-2014
Fresh fighting sends more than 75,000 Pa New York, July 3 (IBNS) The ongoing Pakistani military offensive against militants in the North Waziristan tribal region has forced more than 75,000 people to flee their homes in the past two weeks, seeking shelter in neighbouring Afghanistan, the United Nations refugee agencysaid on Wednesday. 03-Jul-2014
Sri Lanka must do more to rein in hate s New York, July 3 (IBNS): Aiming to stem the tide of violent attacks and recrimination against Sri Lanka’s Muslim and Christian communities, a group of United Nations human rights expertscalled on Wednesday on the Government to adopt urgent measures to stop the promotion of racial and faith-based hatred and end “the atmosphere of impunity” fuelling hate speech and violence by Buddhist extremists. 03-Jul-2014
Protection of Pakistan Bill 2014 approve Islamabad, July 2 (IBNS): Pakistan's National Assembly on Wednesday approved the Protection of Pakistan Bill 2014, media reports said. 02-Jul-2014
Afghanistan: 8 ANA personnel killed in s Kabul, July 2 (IBNS) At least eight Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Wednesday, media reports said. 02-Jul-2014
Ghanaian Major General appointed to head New York, July 2 (IBNS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Major General Delali Johnson Sakyi of Ghana as the head of the United Nations mission tasked with monitoring the ceasefire line between India and Pakistan. 02-Jul-2014
UN agencies to assist nearly 500,000 peo New York, July 2 (IBNS) United Nations humanitarian agencies and partners are aiding nearly half a million people along the Pakistan-Afghan border, uprooted by a Pakistani offensive against armed insurgents in the North Wazirstan Agency tribal areas. 02-Jul-2014
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