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Afghanistan: 116 school students, teache Kabul, Aug 31 (IBNS): At least 116 people, which include students and teachers , were poisoned in Afghanistan's western Herat province, media reports said on Monday. 31-Aug-2015
Pakistan: IED blast kills 1 in Bajaur ag Islamabad, Aug 31 (IBNS): At least one person was killed in an IED blast in Pakistan's Bajaur agency on Monday, media reports said. 31-Aug-2015
Pakistan: Militants kill engineers in ai Quetta, Aug 30 (IBNS) Militants killed at least two engineers in Jiwani aiport at Gwadar district in Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said. 30-Aug-2015
Afghan militants foil Taliban's plan Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Aug 27 (IBNS) Afghan military officials on Thursday said that they were successful in foiling the Taliban’s plan of making inroads in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province of the country. 27-Aug-2015
Concerned by ongoing political violence New York, Aug 26 (IBNS) Voicing concern over continuing political violence and killing of protestors in Nepal, the United Nations human rights office on Tuesday called on the authorities to respect dissenting voices and seek a peaceful solution with demonstrators. 26-Aug-2015
Moderate earthquake hits Nepal's Kodari Kathmandu, Aug 23 (IBNS): A moderate earthquake measuring 5.0 on Richter Scale hit 15 kilometres south-east of Kodari in Nepal on Sunday, media reports said. 23-Aug-2015
Kabul explosion leaves 14 killed, Afghan Kabul, Aug 23 (IBNS): Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday condemned the deadly suicide bombing in Kabul city which left 14 people killed. 23-Aug-2015
Afghanistan: 3 killed in suicide bombing Kabul, Aug 22 (IBNS): At least three people were killed in a suicide bombing at Kabul city in Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said. 22-Aug-2015
Sri Lanka: Ranil Wickremesinghe takes oa Colombo, Aug 21 (IBNS): UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday took oath as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. 21-Aug-2015
Record civilian casualties and widening New York, Aug 19 (IBNS) The Afghan conflict has intensified in 2015, resulting in record high levels of civilian casualties and new displacements that are stretching the humanitarian community’s ability to sufficiently meet life-saving needs, the United Nations relief wing reported today. 19-Aug-2015
Bloggers killings: Police arrest three s Dhaka, Aug 18 (IBNS): Three suspected militants have been arrested by security officials in Bangladesh in connection with the killings of bloggers Avijit Roy and Ananta Bijoy. 18-Aug-2015
UN chief condemns terrorist attack in ea New York, Aug 18 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the bomb attack in District Attock, in Pakistan’s Punjab Province, and was saddened to learn that the attack had killed more than a dozen people, including Punjab's Home Minister, Shuja Khanzada, and injured many others. 18-Aug-2015
Sri Lanka election today : Rajapakshe ma Colombo, Aug 17 (IBNS) Voting began for general election in Sri Lanka on Monday as former President Mahinda Rajapaksa makes attempt to comeback to power, this time as Prime Minister. 17-Aug-2015
Sri Lanka votes to elect new PM Colombo, Aug 17 (IBNS) Voting for Sri Lanka's General Election is currently underway as more 15 million voters are expected to exercise their franchise on Monday. 17-Aug-2015
Pakistan: Punjab Home Minister Shuja Kha Attock, Aug 16 (IBNS): A suicide bomb attack in Pakistan's Shadi Khan village killed Punjab province Home Minister Colonel (retd) Shuja Khanzada while he was in his political office on Sunday. 16-Aug-2015
Pakistan: Blast occur at Punjab Home Min Attock, Aug 16 (IBNS): An intense explosion took place at Pakistan's Punjab province Home Minister Colonel (retd) Shuja Khanzada's political office on Sunday leaving seven people dead, media reports said. 16-Aug-2015
UN-backed research ship scours Indian Oc New York, Aug 15 (IBNS): The United Nations is supporting a project aiming to chart the impact of plastic waste, including garbage like plastic bags, and ‘microplastics’ used in products such as cosmetics and shower gels, in the Indian Ocean, underscoring the risk of dramatic upheavals in marine ecosystems even in one of the world's least-known and least-visited environments. 15-Aug-2015
Pakistan: Gunmen open fire at cops, 4 ki Karachi, Aug 12 (IBNS) At least four policemen were killed in Pakistan's Zaman Town area as gunmen opened fire at them on Wednesday, media reports said. 12-Aug-2015
UNICEF offers support to Pakistan author New York, Aug 12 (IBNS): The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has offered its support to Pakistani authorities as they open an investigation into emerging reports of widespread abuses against children in the country’s district of Kasur, an agency official has confirmed. 12-Aug-2015
Afghanistan: Five killed in Kabul airpor Kabul, Aug 10 (IBNS) At least five people were killed in a suicide attack at the entrance gate of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Monday, officials said. 10-Aug-2015
Security Council deplores latest terrori New York, Aug 10 (IBNS): The United Nations Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned the series of terrorist attacks that have taken place in the Afghan capital, Kabul, since last Thursday and resulted in hundreds of casualties and at least 70 deaths, including children. 10-Aug-2015
Bangladesh blogger death: Case filed aga Dhaka, Aug 8 (IBNS): A case has been filed against four anonymous assailants in connection with the murder of blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay in Dhaka on Friday. 08-Aug-2015
20 Kabul Police Academy recruits killed Kabul, Aug 7 (IBNS): A suicide bomber on Friday blew himself up near Afghanistan's Kabul police academy, resulting in the loss of lives at least 20 recruits. 07-Aug-2015
Another blogger killed in Bangladesh Dhaka, Aug 7 (IBNS): A blogger has been killed by militants in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Friday, media reports said. 07-Aug-2015
Civilians continue to bear brunt of Afgh New York, Aug 6 (IBNS): Civilians continued to bear the brunt of the Afghan conflict in the first half of 2015, the United Nations reported on Wednesday, noting that casualties are projected to equal or exceed the record high numbers documented last year. 06-Aug-2015
UN experts urge Pakistan to strengthen p New York, Aug 6 (IBNS): United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday condemned the execution in Pakistan of Shafqat Hussein, who was reportedly 14 years old when he was convicted of murder, and called on the country to strengthen the protection of children. 06-Aug-2015
New Afghan Taliban leader releases audio Kabul, Aug 1 (IBNS) Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has released a audio message where he has called for unity among Talibans, media reports said. 01-Aug-2015
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