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Afghanistan: Traffic officer gunned down

Kabul, Sept 30 (IBNS): A traffic officer was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Afghanistan's Jalalabad area on Sunday, media reports said.

Global order ‘under assault,’ Pakist

New York, Sept 30 (IBNS): The edifice of global order is “under assault,” Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Pakistan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, said on Saturday at the United Nations, pointing to rising inequality within and among countries.

Afghanistan: Security forces arrest loca

Kabul, Sept 29 (IBNS): Afghanistan security forces arrested a local leader of the Taliban group after he attempted to murder a soldier of the Border Police Forces in Nangarhar province of the country, media reports said on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Explosions rock three schoo

Kabul, Sept 29 (IBNS):  Explosions took place in front of three schools in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Saturday which left at least one person injured, media reports said.

Pakistan Army Chief Bajwa confirms death

Islamabad, Sept 28 (IBNS): Pakistan's  Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday confirmed the death sentences conferred to 11 terrorists. 

Afghanistan: Blast kills four in Qaisar

Kabul, Sept 28 (IBNS): An airstrike on a corolla type vehicle killed at least four people in Afghanistan's Qaisar district of the northwestern Fayab province on Thursday, media report said on Friday.

Bangladesh ‘disappointed’ at lack of

New York, Sept 28 (IBNS): The world cannot ignore or remain silent over the plight of the Rohingya people – driven from their homes in Myanmar and sheltering in Bangladesh – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, said on Thursday, urging world leaders for an early and peaceful solution to the massive refugee crisis.

At UN, Himalayan nations, at forefront o

New York, Sept 28 (IBNS): Addressing world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Nepal urged greater international focus on the developing world to ensure they are implement the Sustainable Development Goals, remarking that it is these nations that will be the “battleground on which the 2030 Agenda will be won or lost.”

In UN address, Afghan leader lays out vi

New York, Sept 27 (IBNS): Saying his country had turned a page with its unprecedented overtures to the militant Taliban opposition, Afghan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday called on the United Nations, the European Union and State partners to help promote a new Afghanistan in a country that has known nothing but conflict over the past four decades, with hundreds of thousands of casualties.

Denouncing US decision to pull out of nu

New York, Sept 26 (IBNS): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday strongly denounced the United States’ decision to withdraw from the 2015 international nuclear deal and said President Donald Trump’s actions to weaken or undercut global institutions showed total disregard for international order.

Afghanistan: Sunday airstrike killed 12

New York, Sept 26 (IBNS): Preliminary findings from the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) released on Tuesday, indicate that 12 women and children from a single family were killed in an airstrike that took place on Sunday, conducted by pro-Government forces.

Afghanistan: UNAMA expresses concern ove

Kabul, Sept 25 (IBNS): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday expressed its concern about the rising number of civilian casualties from airstrikes this year in Afghanistan, with credible reports of the latest incident occurring late Saturday in Kapisa province.

Pakistan Supreme Court offers security t

Islamabad, Sept 25 (IBNS): The Pakistan Supreme Court on Tuesday assured country's ex-President that he will be provided high-level security if he returns to his nation to face pending cases against him.

Lahore High Court summons former Pak PM

Lahore, Sept 24 (IBNS): The Lahore High Court on Monday summoned former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is an accused in a high treason case, on Oct 8, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Roadside mine blast kills 1

Kabul, Sept 24 (IBNS): A roadside mine blast in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province killed at least a policeman on Sunday, media reports said on Monday.

Maldives Presidential polls: Opposition

Male, Sept 24 (IBNS):  In a major political development, Maldives opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has claimed that he has won the crucial Presidential election in the island nation.

Maldives votes to elect new President

Male, Sept 23 (IBNS): Amid fears of rigging and largescale irregularities, voting to elect a new Maldives President was held on Sunday.

Afghanistan: Short-term emergency can

New York, Sept 22 (IBNS): Even though Afghans today have better prospects for a semblance of peace than at any time in the past few years, immediate risks facing the country can seriously jeopardize progress and derail aspirations for a peaceful, secure and prosperous Afghanistan, a senior United Nations official warned on Friday.

Afghanistan: Traffic mishap kills 15, in

Kabul, Sept 21 (IBNS):  A traffic accident in Bakwah district of western Farah province of Afghanistan left at least 15 people dead on Friday, media reports said.

Afghanistan Ambassador to India resigns

Kabul, Sept 20 (IBNS): Afghan Ambassador to India, Shaida Abdali, has resigned from his position shortly after President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani concluded a formal one day visit to the country, Afghanistan's Khaama Press reported.

Afghanistan: 2 rockets land close to mil

Kabul, Sept 19 (IBNS): At least two rockets landed close to the Marshal Fahim Military University in Kabul city of Afghanistan, media reports said on Wednesday.

Pakistani court suspends Avenfield sente

Islamabad, Sept 19 (IBNS): A Pakistani court on Wednesday suspended ex- country's PM  Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz’s jail term in connection with the  Avenfield corruption reference.

Afghanistan: Security officials arrest 2

Kabul, Sept 19 (IBNS):  The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS) have said they have arrested 26 Islamic State terrorists from Kabul city, media reports said on Wednesday.

Imran Khan leaves for first foreign visi

Islamabad, Sept 18 (IBNS): Imran Khan on Tuesday left for his first foreign trip since assuming charge as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

‘Time for important decisions,’ head

New York, Sept 18 (IBNS): With parliamentary elections one month away and a major ministerial conference planned for November in Geneva, the United Nation’s Special Representative for Afghanistan briefed the Security Council on Monday, noting that “preparations are on track” but that many challenges lie ahead, including increased security concerns. 

Afghanistan: Seven ANA soldiers killed d

Kabul, Sept 17 (IBNS): Seven Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and 15 Taliban were killed during a clash in the Qala-i-Zal district of Afghanistan, media reports said on Monday.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan visits Karachi ci

Karachi, Sept 16 (IBNS): Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Sunday visited Karachi city of the country.

Afghanistan: Southern Helmand blast kil

Kabul, Sept 16 (IBNS): At least one person was killed as a sticky bomb affixed to a police vehicle went up in the capital of southern Helmand province of Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said on Sunday.

Imran Khan to visit Karachi tomorrow

Karachi, Sept 15 (IBNS): Pakistan's new PM Imran might visit Karachi on Sunday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Helicopter crashes in weste

Kabul, Sept 15 (IBNS):   An Afghan National Army (ANA) helicopter crashed in western Farah province of the country on Saturday, killing at least five people.

Taliban's spy chief for southeastern pro

Kabul, Sept 15 (IBNS): A key Taliban shadow spy chief for southeastern provinces and six other terrorists were killed during an airstrike in Afghanistan's  Paktia province, media reports said on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Road mishap kills 7 people

Kabul, Sept 15 (IBNS): A traffic accident on Kabul-Jalalabad highway in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan killed at least seven people, media reports said.

Landmine explosion in Afghanistan leaves

Kabul, Sept 14 (IBNS): A landmine explosion in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Friday left at five municipality members injured, media reports said.

Pakistan: Blast kills three levies perso

Islamabad, Sept 14 (IBNS): A blast near the assistant commissioner Barshore's car in Balochistan's Pishin area of Pakistan leaf at least three levies personnel killed, media reports said.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuş

Islamabad, Sept 14 (IBNS): Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, is paying an official visit to Pakistan from Thursday.

Afghanistan: One person killed, 3 injure

Kabul, Sept 14 (IBNS): A magnetic bomb blast in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province killed at least one policeman, media reports said on Friday.

Death toll in Afghanistan suicide attack

Kabul, Sept 12 (IBNS): The death toll in the suicide attack on a protest rally in Afghanistan's  Nangarhar province has touched 68, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Nangarhar suicide attack de

Kabul, Sept 12 (IBNS): A suicide bomber targeted a protest rally in Momandara district of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province and killed at least 32 people killed on Tuesday, media reports said on Wednesday.

Afghanistan: UN condemns latest school b

New York, Sept 12 (IBNS): Amidst mounting concern over what appears to be a pattern of attacks targeting civilians and schools, a series of bombs on Tuesday morning in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province left more than 21 dead and some 60 others injured, drawing  condemnation from the United Nations Assistance Mission in the country (UNAMA).

Imran Khan condoles death of Begum Kulso

Islamabad, Sept 11 (IBNS): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday condoled the death of former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's wife Begum Kulsoom.

Afghanistan: Suicide bombing hits Nanga

New Delhi, Sept 11 (IBNS): At least 12 people were killed in a suicide attack on protestors in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, media reports said.

Bangladesh court denies bail to photogra

Dhaka, Sept 11: A Bangladesh court on Tuesday rejected the bail petition of renowned Bangladeshi photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam.

Nawaz Sharif's wife Begum Kulsoom passes

London, Sept 11 (IBNS): Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's wife Begum Kulsoom passed away in London on Tuesday.

Suicide bomber targets protest rally in

Kabul, Sept 11 (IBNS): A suicide bomber targeted a protest rally in Afghanistan's Mohmand Dara district in Nangarhar province on Tuesday.

‘More support’ vital to put Afghanis

New York, Sept 11 (IBNS): After four decades of conflict and insecurity, and with elections to be held in the coming months against a backdrop of growing humanitarian need, Afghanistan needs more support than ever to tackle its challenges, said the United Nations humanitarian and refugee chiefs on Monday after a joint two-day visit in the country.

Pakistan is sitting on huge amounts of d

Islamabad, Sept 10 (IBNS): Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Monday said his nation, which has had to borrow money to pay interest on its loans, is currently sitting on huge amounts of 'dead capital'.

Taliban mortar firing kills six civilian

Kabul, Sept 10 (IBNS): At least six people were killed when a Taliban-fired  mortar shell hit a civilian home in the Greshk district of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, media reports said on Monday.

Arif Alvi takes oath as Pakistan's 13th

Islamabad, Sept 9 (IBNS): Arif Alvi took oath as the new President of Pakistan on Sunday.

Afghanistan: Taliban terrorists attack c

Kabul, Sept 9 (IBNS): Taliban terrorists attacked a check-post in western Farah province of Afghanistan on Sunday and left at least four policemen killed, media reports said.

Helicopter crash in Nepal kills 6

Kathmandu, Sept 8 (IBNS): At least six people were killed when an Altitude Air helicopter crashed into the dense forest area bordering Dhading and Nuwakot district in Nepal on Saturday.

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