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At least 11 ISIS militants killed in Afg Kabul, Oct 31 (IBNS): At least 11 ISIS militants were killed in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, reports said. 31-Oct-2016
Afghanistan: At least 25 Taliban militan Kabul, Oct 30 (IBNS): At least 25 Taliban militants were killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, reports said. 30-Oct-2016
Pakistan: Firing at religious gathering Islamabad, Oct 29 (IBNS): At least five people were killed as unidentified gunmen opened fire at a Majlis taking place at a house at Karachi city's Nazimabad area in Pakistan on Saturday, media reports said. 29-Oct-2016
Afghanistan: Kandahar car bombing kills Kandahar, Oct 29 (IBNS): At least one person was killed and three more injured following a car bomb explosion in Kandahar in southern Afghanistan, reports said. 29-Oct-2016
Afghanistan: Kabul explosion leaves five Kabul, Oct 29 (IBNS): At least five people, including two soldiers and three civilians were injured, following an explosion which rocked Kabul on Friday afternoon, reports said. 29-Oct-2016
Pakistan: Sharbat Gula sent to judicial Peshawar, Oct 28 (IBNS): A Pakistani court has sent Sharbat Gula to 14 days to judicial custody, media reports said on Friday. 28-Oct-2016
Afghanistan: Four arrested for selling f Kabul, Oct 28 (IBNS): Four people were arrested in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul for selling fake currency notes, reports said. 28-Oct-2016
At least 13 ISIS militants killed in Afg Kabul, Oct 28 (IBNS): At least 13 ISIS militants were killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province recently, media reports said. 28-Oct-2016
Afghanistan: Al-Qaeda leaders killed in Washington, Oct 27 (IBNS): The U.S. forces conducted precision strikes in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, targeting Faruq al-Qatani and Bilal al-Utabi, two of al-Qaeda's most senior leaders in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said on Thursday. 27-Oct-2016
ADB, Pakistan sign loans to boost cross- Islamabad,Oct 27 (IBNS): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of Pakistan has signed loan agreements for $250 million to boost cross-border trade activity with neighboring countries. 27-Oct-2016
UN ‘Global Open Day’ emphasizes Afgh New York, Oct 27 (Just Earth News): Following a meeting with Afghan civil society representatives on Wednesday in Kabul, senior UN officials stressed that securing women’s rights is essential to strategies that combat violent extremism and encouraged the Government to develop and implement human-rights based and gender sensitive polices to address to address its drivers. 27-Oct-2016
UN mission ‘outraged’ at killing of New York, Oct 26 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has strongly condemned the killing of 26 civilians who were earlier taken hostage by a group of armed men in country’s central Ghor province. 26-Oct-2016
Pakistan: Officials arrest National Geog Islamabad, Oct 26 (IBNS): An Afghan woman, who had gained fame after appearing on the cover of a 1985 issue of the National Geographic magazine, was arrested by Pakistani officials in Peshawar city on Tuesday, media reports said on Wednesday. 26-Oct-2016
Afghanistan: At least 23 civilians shot Kabul, Oct 26 (IBNS): Militants kidnapped and shot dead at least 23 civilians from Ghor province of Afghanistan, reports said. 26-Oct-2016
Afghanistan: At least 45 militants kille Kabul, Oct 26 (IBNS): At least 45 militants, including 19 ISIS loyalists, were killed by Afghan forces recently in the country's Nangarhar province, reports said. 26-Oct-2016
UN chief ‘condemns’ terrorist attack New York, Oct 26 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned a terrorist attack on a police academy in Quetta, Pakistan earlier on Tuesday that claimed the lives of at-least 60 people and injured more than 100. 26-Oct-2016
Quetta attack: IS claims responsibility Quetta, Oct 25 (IBNS): Militant group IS has claimed responsibility for the attack at a Police Training College in Pakistan on Monday which left 61 people killed, reports said. 25-Oct-2016
Quetta attack: 61 killed Quetta, Oct 25 (IBNS): Militant attack at the Police Training College in Pakistan on Monday night left 61 people dead, media reports said on Tuesday. 25-Oct-2016
Pakistan: 59 killed in Quetta police tra Quetta, Oct 25 (IBNS): Militants attacked a police training college in Pakistan's Quetta city which left 59 people dead on Monday,media reports said on Tuesday. 25-Oct-2016
UN cites ‘worrying reversal’ in effo New York, Oct 25 (Just Earth News): Opium production in Afghanistan rose by 43 per cent to 4,800 metric tons in 2016 from 2015, according to the latest figures released on Monday by the Afghan Ministry of Counter Narcotics and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). 25-Oct-2016
Imran Khan condemns Quetta attack Islamabad, Oct 25 (IBNS): Pakistani politician Imran Khan on Tuesday condemned the militant attack at a police training college in Quetta which left over 50 people killed on Monday. 25-Oct-2016
Over 50 killed as militants attack Polic Quetta, Oct 25 (IBNS) : At least 51 people, which included mostly cadets, were killed as militants stormed a police training college in Pakistan's Quetta city on a Monday, media reports said. 25-Oct-2016
Pakistan: Raheel Sharif visits Army Live Rawalpindi, Oct 24 (IBNS): Pakistan's Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Army Liver Transplant Unit (ALTU) on Monday at Rawalpindi. 24-Oct-2016
Afghanistan: Improving ways to settle w New York, Oct 24 (Just Earth News): The demand for water to support agricultural development in conflict-plagued Afghanistan often results in high-stakes water disputes, according to a new United Nations report released on Sunday, which underscores the need for more effective and transparent means of resolving the differences. 24-Oct-2016
Pakistan: Rangers personnel allegedly sh Islamabad, Oct 23 (IBNS): A Pakistan Rangers personnel was allegedly shot dead by his colleague near Gulshan-e-Iqbal K.D.A. Scheme in Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said. 23-Oct-2016
Pakistan PM says his government will com Islamabad, Oct 22 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said his government will complete the entire term of five years. 22-Oct-2016
Four shot dead in Pakistan Islamabad, Oct 22 (IBNS): At least four people were shot dead in Pakistan's Mardan city, media reports said on Saturday. 22-Oct-2016
ANDSF retake Ghormach from Taliban durin Kabul, Oct 21 (IBNS): The Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces have recaptured Ghormach district from the Taliban, during an operation led by General Dostum, reports said. 21-Oct-2016
ANA destroys Taliban's IED factory in He Kabul, Oct 21 (IBNS): The Afghan National Army (ANA) recently destroyed an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) factory belonging to the Taliban in southern Helmand province, during a special forces operation, reports said. 21-Oct-2016
UN human rights expert calls upon Afgha New York, Oct 21 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) on Thursday urged the Government of Afghanistan and the international community to strengthen efforts and collaboration in order to support the increasing number of people who are leaving their homes due to a deteriorating security situation within the country. 21-Oct-2016
Sri Lanka: UN rights expert urges Govern New York, Oct 21 (Just Earth News): In her first information-gathering visit to Sri Lanka, Rita Izsák-Ndiaye, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on minority issues, stressed the importance of renewed support for minority rights by the Government, including a plan for specific and urgent measures. 21-Oct-2016
Pakistan: Tractor trolley overturns, 5 k Islamabad, Oct 20 (IBNS): A tractor trolley overturned in Pakistan's Guddu town which left five people dead, media reports said on Thursday. 20-Oct-2016
India: UN experts urge release of promi New York, Oct 20 (Just Earth News): A group of United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday called on the Government of India to immediately release a prominent human rights defender who was arrested last month while on his way UN human rights meetings in Geneva, and has since remained under preventive detention. 20-Oct-2016
In Bhutan, UNICEF Regional Goodwill Amba New York, Oct 20 (Just Earth News): After a visit to Bhutan yesterday, actor and director Aamir Khan, a UNICEF Regional Goodwill Ambassador, praised the country’s progress to end malnutrition and recognized young mothers’ efforts to safeguard their children’s health despite high levels of stunting. 20-Oct-2016
UN mission in Afghanistan reports 'worry New York, Oct 19 (Just Earth News): Even though overall conflict-related civilian casualty numbers in Afghanistan fell by one per cent in the first nine months of 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, child casualties saw a marked increase of 15 per cent, the United Nations mission in the country said on Wednesday. 19-Oct-2016
Nepal road mishap kills 1 Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IBNS): A jeep met with an accident at Golkot area in Baglung district of Nepal on Wednesday which left one person killed, media reports said. 19-Oct-2016
Afghanistan: UN report finds July attack New York, Oct 18 (Just Earth News): A new special human rights report released by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has concluded that the 23 July attack on a large, peaceful demonstration in the country's capital, Kabul, not only deliberately targeted civilians but also was a serious violation of international humanitarian law, which may amount to a war crime. 18-Oct-2016
PAF Mirage jet crashes, pilot killed Islamabad, Oct 18 (IBNS): A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Mirage jet crashed in Pakistan's Karachi city on Tuesday, media reports said. 18-Oct-2016
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari calls PM Modi 'bu Islamabad, Oct 17 (IBNS): Targeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has called him the 'butcher' of Gujarat and Kashmir,media reports said. 17-Oct-2016
Pakistan road mishap kills 29 Islamabad, Oct 17 (IBNS): A collision between two buses in Pakistan's Rahim Yar Khan district on Monday killed at least 29 people, media reports said. 17-Oct-2016
Pakistan: Road mishap kills 25 Islamabad, Oct 17 (IBNS): At least 25 people were killed when two buses collided with each other in Pakistan's Rahim Yar Khan district on Monday, media reports said. 17-Oct-2016
Pakistan: Six suspected militants killed Islamabad, Oct 16 (IBNS): Security officials on Saturday killed six suspected militants at Sheikhupura area of Pakistan, media reports said. 16-Oct-2016
Afghanistan to open Consulate in Hyderab Kabul/New Delhi, Oct 15 (IBNS): Bolstering their bilateral ties with India, Afghanistan will open another Consulate in the city of Hyderabad, reports said. 15-Oct-2016
Afghanistan road mishap kills 2 Kabul, Oct 14 (IBNS): A collision on on Kabul-Jalalabad highway killed at least two people on Thursday, media reports said on Friday. 14-Oct-2016
Bangladesh PM calls her meeting with Chi Dhaka, Oct 14 (IBNS): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said her meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping was 'fruitful'. 14-Oct-2016
UN warns of humanitarian crisis as 7,400 New York, Oct 13 (Just Earth News): Every day, some 7,400 Afghan returnees cross the border from Pakistan to Afghanistan, prompting the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to warn of an escalating humanitarian crisis. 13-Oct-2016
Islamabad: Spanish counselor found dead Islamabad, Oct 13 (IBNS): The Spanish counselor was found dead at his house in Pakistan, media reports said on Thursday. 13-Oct-2016
UN Mission in Afghanistan condemns Kabul Kabul, Oct 12 (IBNS): The UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned Tuesday night’s attack at the Karte Shakhi mosque and shrine in Kabul that killed at least 18 civilians and injured more than 50 others. 12-Oct-2016
Drop travel ban on Dawn journalist: Amne New Delhi, Oct 12 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Pakistan’s authorities must immediately revoke a travel ban on a leading journalist and allow the media to operate freely and without fear, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. 12-Oct-2016
Over 30 feared dead in Kabul shrine gun Kabul, Oct 11 (IBNS): Over 30 people are feared dead as gunmen opened fire on Ashura observers in the west of Afghanistan's Kabul city on Tuesday, media reports said. 11-Oct-2016
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