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Islamabad violence: 2 killed in anti-gov Islamabad, Aug 31 (IBNS): At least two people were killed and more than 300 other injured in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, which continued till the wee hours of Sunday, reports said. 31-Aug-2014
Afghanistan: Traffic accident claims 24 Kabul, Aug 31 (IBNS): At least 24 people lost their lives in a traffic accident on Islam Qala highway in western Herat province of Afghanistan on Sunday, media reports said. 31-Aug-2014
Will continue protests until Nawaz Shari Islamabad, Aug 31 (IBNS): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, who is protesting against the government along with thousands of activists, has declined to move from the site, which is near Prime Minister residence in Islamabad, until Nawaz Sharif resigns from his post. 31-Aug-2014
Islamabad: 1 killed, 300 injured in anti Islamabad, Aug 31 (IBNS): At least one activist was killed and 300 others were injured in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, which continued till the wee hours of Sunday, reports said. 31-Aug-2014
Protesters march towards Pakistan PM's Islamabad, Aug 30 (IBNS) Violence erupted as protesters led by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri marched towards the Prime Minister house in Islamabad leaving several people injured on Saturday. 31-Aug-2014
Gen Raheel Sharif made 'mediator' Islamabad, Aug 28 (IBNS): The protesting two leaders- Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan- on Thursday announced that Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has been appointed by the country's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a 'mediator' and 'guarantor' for the current crisis. 29-Aug-2014
Pakistan PM meets COAS Islamabad, Aug 28 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif on Thursday as they discussed the current political situation in the Asian nation, media reports said. 28-Aug-2014
UN pledges support to Afghan authorities New York/Kabul, Aug 28 (IBNS) The United Nations on Wednesday pledged to redouble its support to the Afghan electoral authorities to help expedite the completion of a thorough and credible audit of the presidential run-off in the wake of the decision of one of the candidates to halt participation in the process. 28-Aug-2014
Future of Afghanistan's political transi New York, Aug 26 (IBNS) The United Nations has welcomed on Monday's announcement by the country's electoral authorities of the first official decisions on the findings from the 100 per cent audit of the June 14 Presidential run-off election. 26-Aug-2014
Qadri gives govt 48-hour ultimatum to go Islamabad, Aug 25 (IBNS) Amid ongoing protests,Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Allama Tahirul Qadri has given 48 hours deadline to the Pakistani government to wrap up assemblies, media reports said on Monday. 26-Aug-2014
Imran Khan's PTI decides to halt negotia Islamabad, Aug 24 (IBNS) Amid ongoing political turmoil in Pakistan, Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday announced its decision to halt talks with the government appointed panel. 25-Aug-2014
Afghanistan: UN urges campaigns to coope New Delhi, Aug 23 (IBNS) With two-thirds of the ballot boxes from the audit of the Presidential run-off election now processed, the United Nations in Afghanistan on Saturdayurged the two campaigns of Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani to cooperate fully with electoral authorities to bring the audit to completion at the earliest time. 23-Aug-2014
Pakistan: PTI to initiate talks with gov Islamabad, Aug 22 (IBNS) Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday said it is ready to initiate talks with the government. 22-Aug-2014
Imran Khan's PTI suspends talks with Pak Islamabad, Aug 21 (IBNS): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thursday said the party suspended negotiations with the government team. 21-Aug-2014
Will celebrate Azadi at D Chowk tonight: Islamabad, Aug 20 (IBNS) Amid ongoing protests in demand for Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said he and his supporters will celebrate 'Azadi' (freedom) at D Chowk on Wednesday night. 20-Aug-2014
Pakistan: Imran Khan, Qadri lead protest Islamabad, Aug 20 (IBNS): Demanding Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation, protesters led by Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahir ul-Qadri re demonstrating in Islamabad's Red Zone. 20-Aug-2014
Improvements in Afghan audit will enhanc New York, Aug 18 (IBNS) The United Nations in Afghanistan has welcomed several refinements made this week to that country's ongoing audit over the results of the presidential run-off poll, saying the improvements will strengthen the “integrity of the process”. 18-Aug-2014
UN rights experts urge halt to Sri Lanka New York, Aug 15 (IBNS) United Nations human rights experts on Thursday expressed their grave concern over the detentions and forced deportations of Pakistani asylum seekers in Sri Lanka back to their homeland where violent attacks against religious minorities have spiked in recent years. 15-Aug-2014
Pakistan: Imran leads Azadi March Lahore, Aug 14 (IBNS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief head Imran Khan commenced his Azadi March (independence march) from Lahore to Islamabad on Thursday. 14-Aug-2014
UN Refugee Agency alarmed as Sri Lanka d New York, Aug 13 (IBNS) The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday expressed alarm that recent deportations of asylum-seekers from Sri Lanka back to Pakistan were growing in size and scope despite international calls to stop sending them back to a place where their lives could be in danger. 13-Aug-2014
Afghan presidential candidates agree to New York ,Aug 9 (IBNS) The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Friday said that it welcomes a political agreement reached between Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and looks forward to their pledged progress on moving ahead to form a national unity government. 09-Aug-2014
Pakistan: Militants killed in drone atta Peshawar, Aug 6 (IBNS) At least five militants were killed in a US drone attack in North Waziristan's Dattakhel area on Wednesday, media reports said. 06-Aug-2014
Afghanistan: UN envoy praises internatio New York, Aug 6 (IBNS)A “tragedy” is how the top United Nations official in Afghanistan summed up an attack on international forces on Tuesday outside of Kabul in which a man wearing an Afghan military uniform reportedly gunned down at least 15 troops, including a high-ranking officer. 06-Aug-2014
Afghan academy attack leaves U.S. genera Kabul, Aug 5 (IBNS): A US major-general was killed as a man, who was dressed in Afghan military uniform, attacked on International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops in Kabul on Tuesday, media reports said. 05-Aug-2014
UN aids response efforts in Nepal, India New York, Aug 5 (IBNS)With more than 200 people dead or missing, the United Nations and its partners are supporting the Governments of India and Nepal in search-and-rescue operations, and to care for thousands of people displaced by landslides triggered by monsoon rain. 05-Aug-2014
Afghanistan: UN urges respect for contin New York, Aug 5 (IBNS) The process to check thousands of ballot boxes in the Afghan presidential election run-off is now underway after several delays, the United Nations mission in the country confirmed, calling for local commitment to complete the audit without any more postponements. 05-Aug-2014
Ferry sinks in Bangladesh, many feared d Dhaka, Aug 4 (IBNS) At least 90 people are feared to have been killed as the ferry in which they were traveling capsized in the Padma river near Lauhajang upazila in Bangaldesh on Monday,media reports said. 05-Aug-2014
China factory blast kills 68, injures 18 Nanjing, Aug 2 (IBNS): At least 68 people were killed and 187 others were injured after a powerful blast hit a factory in east China's Jiangsu Province, reports said. 02-Aug-2014
UN welcomes Afghanistan's recommitment t New York, Aug 2 (IBNS): Afghanistan took another step forward in protecting children from being recruited into and used by national security forces, a move welcomed to Friday by the United Nations. 02-Aug-2014
Afghanistan: UN welcomes arrival of obse New York, Aug 2 (IBNS): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomed Friday’s deployment of international observers and UN experts ahead of the resumption Saturday of the comprehensive audit of the results of the Presidential election run-off held on 14 June. 02-Aug-2014
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