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Victims of ISIL brutality 'waiting on us New York, Sept 30 (IBNS) As the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants began carrying their slaughter in the Middle East, "they might have surprised many of the countries present here, but not…us," the Deputy Prime Minister of Syria told the United Nations General Assembly, underscoring on Monday that the time has come for the world to stand united and tackle the threat head-on. 30-Sep-2014
UN congratulates Afghan President Ashraf New York, Sept 30 (IBNS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations mission in Afghanistan on Monday welcomed the inauguration of Ashraf Ghani as President and reaffirmed the Organization’s commitment to cooperate with the national unity government in the country’s progress to peace, stability and development. 30-Sep-2014
Ashraf Ghani took oath as new Afghan Pre Kabul, Sept 29 (IBNS): Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai took oath as Afghanistan's new President on Monday as suicide blast ripped capital Kabul killing four at the same time. 29-Sep-2014
Pakistan: 8 killed in explosion at Hangu Hangu, Sept 28 (IBNS) An explosion left at least eight people killed and several others injured at Muhammad Khawaja area in Pakistan's Hangu town on Sunday, media reports said. 28-Sep-2014
Pakistan: US Drone attack kills 2 Islamabad, Sept 28 (IBNS) A US drone strike in Pakistan's South Waziristan Agency has killed at least two people and left four other injured on Sunday, media reports said. 28-Sep-2014
Afghan minister at UN Assembly lauds cou New York, Sept 28 (IBNS) Ahead of Monday's presidential swearing-in, the Afghan Foreign Minister on Saturday outlined his country's achievements in the past year as Afghanistan is on the eve of a "transformative decade" with the transfer of security responsibilities from an international coalition force to the Afghan community by the end of this year. 28-Sep-2014
Rich must help poorer States in post-201 New York, Sept 28 (IBNS) From the podium of the General Assembly on Saturday, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called for global aid for poorer countries as the United Nations draws up the post-2015 agenda, an ambitious multi-year development blueprint that aims to eliminate poverty and protect the environment. 28-Sep-2014
Pakistan leader, in Assembly address, sp New York, Sept 27 (IBNS) The Prime Minister of Pakistan on Friday spotlighted the impact of extreme weather events on his country and also urged the international community to resolve the ongoing dispute over Kashmir, which is one of the longest-running issues on the United Nations agenda. 27-Sep-2014
UN rights office urges stay for defendan New York, Sept 27 (IBNS) The United Nations human rights office today urged the Government of Afghanistan to halt the death sentences in a case against a group of men charged with armed robbery, kidnapping and gang-rape in a province of Kabul. 27-Sep-2014
Nicholas Haysom of South Africa appointe New York, Sept 26 (IBNS) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Nicholas Haysom of South Africa as the top United Nations envoy to Afghanistan, it was announced on Thursday. 26-Sep-2014
Sri Lanka's President tells UN Assembly New York, Sept 25 (IBNS) The President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa in his address to world leaders at the United Nations this evening, said that the post-2015 agenda must focus on strengthening partnerships between developing and developed countries, which are essential for countries in the South to access financial resources and technology. 25-Sep-2014
US drone strike kills 10 in Pakistan Peshawar, Sept 24 (IBNS) A US drone strike killed at least 10 people in Pakistan's North Waziristan Agency on Wednesday, media reports said. 24-Sep-2014
Karzai slams US, Pakistan in farewell sp Kabul, Sept 23 (IBNS): Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States and Pakistan for his country's long war situation. 23-Sep-2014
Rizwan Akhtar appointed as Pakistan's IS Islamabad, Sept 22 (IBNS) Rizwan Akhtar has been appointed as the new Director General of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), officials said on Monday. 23-Sep-2014
Pakistan: Bird hits plane,passengers saf Islamabad, Sept 20 (IBNS) Hit by a bird, a plane was grounded shortly after it took off from Pakistan's Islamabad airport on Saturday, media reports said. 20-Sep-2014
'No losers, only partners' with Afghan u New York, Sept 19 (IBNS) There is "quite simply no better way forward" other than a unity government in Afghanistan, United Nations envoy Ján Kubis, told the Security Council from Kabul in his final briefing in that capacity. 19-Sep-2014
Afghanistan: 3 ISAF soldiers killed in a Kabul, Sept 16 (IBNS): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Tuesday said three of its personnel were killed during an attack in Kabul. 16-Sep-2014
Passengers prevent top Pakistani politic Karachi, Sept 16 (IBNS): A video clip on Tuesday showed that a group of irate passengers prevented Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Rehman Malik and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member of National Assembly Ramesh Kumar Wakwani from boarding Islamabad-bound PIA flight from Karachi as they were allegedly held responsible for delaying it by two-and-half hours. 16-Sep-2014
Pakistan: Boat capsizes with wedding par Multan, Sept 14 (IBNS): At least 17 people were killed as the boat in which they were travelling capsized in Sher Shah area in Pakistan's Multan district on Sunday, media reports said. 15-Sep-2014
Pakistan: 3 killed in Quetta blast Quetta, Sept 13 (IBNS) At least three people were killed in a blast in Satellite Town area of Pakistan's Quetta city on Saturday, media reports said. 13-Sep-2014
Pakistan: Court directs to send 100 PTI, Islamabad, Sept 13 (IBNS): An Islamabad court on Saturday ordered to send as many as 100 workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) to prison for 14 days, media reports said. 13-Sep-2014
Sri Lanka: UN agency expresses 'grave co New York, Sept 13 (IBNS) Expressing grave concern on Friday about the resumption of arrests, detention and deportation of asylum-seekers and refugees in Sri Lanka, the United Nations refugee agency called on the Government to refrain from such actions and abide by its obligations under international law. 13-Sep-2014
Malala Yousafzai attackers arrested: Pak Islamabad, Sept 12 (IBNS): Pakistan military on Friday said security forces have arrested ten militants who attempted to kill activist Malala Yousafzai in 2012. 12-Sep-2014
Meeting Afghan presidential candidates, New York, Sept 12 (IBNS) In Kabul on Thursday , United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman met with Afghanistan's two presidential candidates, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, and underscored the world body's call for a successful conclusion to the country's election process. 12-Sep-2014
UN mission in Afghanistan supports call New York, Sept 11 (IBNS) The Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan, Ján Kubiš, on Wednesday endorsed a call made by the Ulema Council, a key religious advisory body, for the country’s two presidential candidates to come to an agreement on the formation of a unity government soon. 11-Sep-2014
Ban urges Afghan presidential candidates New York, Sept 10 (IBNS) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday urged the two candidates for Afghanistan’s presidency to agree on a unity Government, telling both Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani they share a real responsibility to guide the country to a peaceful and more prosperous future. 10-Sep-2014
Lahore: Mosque roof collapses, 10 kille Lahore, Sept 9 (IBNS): At least 10 people were killed as the roof of a mosque collapsed in Pakistan's Lahore city on Tuesday, media reports said. 09-Sep-2014
Security Council welcomes release of Alg New York, Sept 8 (IBNS) The United Nations Security Council on Sunday welcomed the release in Gao, Mali, on 30 August of the two Algerian diplomats that were taken hostage by the armed group Mouvement pour l'Unicité et le Jihad en Afrique de l'Ouest (MUJAO) in April 2012. 08-Sep-2014
Pakistan Parliament meets to end politic Islamabad, Sept 2 (IBNS): Pakistan lawmakers have decided to go back to Parliament to end the political crisis that has gripped the nation for past two weeks. 02-Sep-2014
UN deplores deliberate killing of civili New York, Sept 2 (IBNS) The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has strongly condemned the deliberate killing of 12 civilians in the western province of Farah for which the Taliban has claimed responsibility. 02-Sep-2014
Army chief asking PM to resign is basele Islamabad, Sept 1 (IBNS) The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), which is the media wing of the Pakistan military, on Monday negated media reports that Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign from his post. 01-Sep-2014
Protesters "seize" PTV office, Army rega Islamabad, Sept 1 (IBNS): The ongoing conflict against Pakistan's current Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif turned violent on Monday when protestors "beseiged" the state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) head-quarters building in Islamabad even as the supreme court of the country offered its assistance to end the crisis. 01-Sep-2014
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