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Taliban captures district in Northwester

Moscow, Mar 30 (Sputnik) The Taliban militants captured late on Friday the Arghanj Khwa district of the Badakhshan province in northwestern Afghanistan, local media reported Saturday citing an official.

Banani high-rise fire: Death toll touche

Dhaka, Mar 30 (IBNS): The death toll in the fire incident which broke out in a building in Bangladesh's Banani area of Dhaka city has touched 26, media reports said.

Airstrike in Afghanistan kills ISIS-K co

Kabul, Mar 30 (IBNS): An airstrike conducted by security forces in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province left commander of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) Sardar Wali killed, media reports said on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Key Taliban group member ki

Kabul, Mar 29 (IBNS): A key Taliban group member has been killed during an operation conducted by security forces in Afghanistan in the country's southeastern Ghazni province, media reports said on Friday.

Bangladesh high-rise fire: Minister desc

Dhaka, Mar 29 (IBNS):  Bangladesh Public Works and Housing Minister SM Rezaul Karim on Friday called the death of 25 people in the Banani building fire incident as 'murder'.

Bangladesh building fire: Death toll tou

Dhaka, Mar 29 (IBNS): The death toll in the massive fire, which broke out at a high-rise building in Bangladesh capital Dhaka's upscale Banani area on Thursday, has touched 25, media reports said on Friday.

Fire breaks out at Dhaka highrise, peopl

Dhaka, Mar 28 (Xinhua): A massive fire broke out in a high-rise commercial building in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka's upmarket Banani on Thursday afternoon, leaving unknown number of people trapped, fire service personnel said.

Hindu minor girl abducted in Pakistan

Islamabad, Mar 27 (IBNS): A minor Hindu girl was allegedly kidnapped in Jam Khan Pitafi village of Pakistan, her father has said.

BSF seizes cattle, other items worth Rs

Guwahati, Mar 27 (IBNS): The Border Security Force (BSF) have seized cattle and contraband drugs worth Rs 49 lakh along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya within a week.

Four suicide bombers killed in operation

Islamabad, Mar 27 (Xinhua/UNI) Pakistani security officials said on Tuesday that four terrorists were killed by detonating their explosives after security forces conducted an operation in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, local media reported.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif granted bail on m

Islamabad, Mar 26 (IBNS): Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif was granted bail by Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday for six weeks to obtain medical treatment within the country.

Bangladesh: Security forces arrest presi

Dhaka, Mar 25 (IBNS): Bangladesh security forces have claimed they have arrested a man who is the president of  the Jatiyatabadi Cyber Dal on charge of making derogatory remark about the Liberation War and spreading anti-state propaganda through social media, as per local media reports on Monday.

Afghanistan: Kunduz airstrike kills 13 c

Kabul, Mar 25 (IBNS): An airstrike conducted by international military forces on the night of Friday to Saturday in Kunduz in support of pro-Government forces on the ground killed 13 civilians and injured three more, according to preliminary findings of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

Two Hindu girls kidnapped, converted to

Islamabad, Mar 25 (IBNS):  Amid reports  that two minor Hindu girls were allegedly kidnapped and forcefully converted to Islam, six people have been arrested after Pakistan PM Imran Khan directed to investigate the matter, media reports said on Monday.

Myanmar: 16 killed, 48 hurt in warehouse

Yangon, Mar 24 (Xinhua): At least 16 people were killed and 48 others injured in a warehouse explosion in Myanmar's eastern Shan state Nyi Rang, external relation officer of the United Wa State Army (UWSA) in Lashio said on Sunday.

Afghanistan: Security forces kill burqa-

Kabul, Mar 24 (IBNS): A burqa-clad suspected terrorist was killed by Afghanistan security forces in northern Faryab province of the country, media reports said.

11 militants killed in separate incident

Ghazni, Afghanistan, Mar 24 (Xinhua): At least 11 militants have been killed, eight wounded and seven others arrested following separate clashes in two eastern Afghan provinces, authorities said Sunday.

Afghan lawmaker shot dead in southern pr

Kandhar, Afghanistan, March 23 (Xinhua/UNI) An Afghan lawmaker was shot dead in Kandahar city, capital of southern province of Kandahar on Saturday, in a latest targeted killing in the country, local police confirmed.

Wall inside Pakistan school collapses, s

Islamabad, Mar 23 (IBNS): The wall inside a school in Pakistan's Gujranwala on Saturday left five children and one woman killed, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Blast targets Farmer’s Da

Kabul, Mar 23 (IBNS): A blast targeted a Farmer’s Day ceremony at a local stadium in southern city of Lashkargah in Helmand area of Afghanistan and left at least three people killed on Saturday, media reports said.


Sixteen militants killed in N Afghan air

Maimana, Afghanistan, Mar 23 (Xinhua/UNI) At least 16 militants were killed and 15 others wounded after Afghan Air Force launched airstrikes against Taliban positions in the country's northern province of Faryab, authorities said on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Security forces arrest two

Kabul, Mar 23 (IBNS): The  Afghan armed forces on Saturday arrested two people who were experts in creating Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Kapisa province of Afghanistan, media reports said.

Four killed in Afghanistan blasts

Kabul, Mar 23 (UNI): At least four people were killed while 10 others sustained injuries after two explosions rocked Lashkar Gah, capital of Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand during the New Year celebrations on Saturday, a local official said.

Two US service members killed during ope

Kabul, Mar 22 (IBNS): Two U.S. service members were killed while conducting an operation in Afghanistan on Friday, officials said.

Pakistani authorities say secured releas

Moscow, Mar 21 (Sputnik) The Pakistani security forces helped release four Iranian servicemen, kidnapped last year, during an operation near the Pakistani-Afghan border, Pakistan’s Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday, adding that the freed soldiers were being handed over to Tehran.

Pakistan: Six killed in check post firin

Islamabad, Mar 20 (UNI): At least six security personnel were killed when unknown militants opened fire at a security check post in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Wednesday, local reports and officials said.

Bangladesh: Train hits motorcycle, three

Dhaka, Mar 20 (IBNS): At least three people were killed when the motorcycle, which they were riding, was hit by a train in Bangladesh's Gopalganj area on Wednesday, media reports said.

Five militants killed, 7 injured in east

Jalalabad, Mar 19 (Xinhua) Five Taliban militants were killed and seven others wounded in clashes in two eastern Afghan provinces on Monday as fighting rages in the country, authorities said Tuesday.

Afghan special forces kill 35 Taliban mi

Moscow, Mar 19 (Sputnik/UNI): Afghan Special Forces have killed at least 35 Taliban terrorists and destroyed a large cache of weapons and explosives in the Taliban-dominated Kunduz province in the country's north, local media reported on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka receives highest ever FDIs of

Colombo, Mar 19 (Xinhua) Sri Lanka received its highest ever foreign direct investments (FDI) of 2.37 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, up 38 percent from 1.78 billion US dollars received a year earlier, the state owned Board of Investment said here on Tuesday.

Bangladesh: Awami League leader found de

Dhaka, Mar 19 (IBNS):  A union level leader of Bangladesh's ruling Awami League was found dead in the country's Sunamganj Sadar upazila on Tuesday, media reports said.

One of the seven Indian nationals kidnap

Kabul, Mar 19 (IBNS):  One of the seven Indian nationals, who was kidnapped in Baghlan province of Afghanistan in May 2018, has safely returned to India, Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Monday.

Bangladesh: Election officer among seven

Dhaka, Mar 18 (UNI): Seven people including an election officer and law enforcement persons were killed in a gun attack on their vehicle in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati hill district on Monday evening.

Dhaka: Two Saudia air hostesses detained

Dhaka, Mar 18 (IBNS): Two air hostesses of the Saudia airlines on Monday were detained by customs house officials after four kilograms of gold bars were found from their possession.

Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina, Justin Tru

Dhaka, Mar 18 (IBNS): Days after New Zealand witnessed a terror attack incident, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Monday spoke and urged the global community to unite and fight against terrorism.

NATO drone crashes near base in Afghanis

Charikar, Afghanistan, Mar 18 (Xinhua) A pilotless plane of the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) coalition forces crashed in Afghanistan's eastern province of Parwan overnight, leaving no casualties, local police said on Monday.

Nepal: Tremors felt in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Mar 18 (IBNS): Tremors were felt in Nepal capital Kathmandu on Monday, media reports said.

Balochistan: Blast targeting passenger t

Islamabad, Mar 17 (IBNS): At least four people were killed as a blast targeted a  passenger train in Balochistan's Dera Murad Jamali area on Sunday, media reports said.

Nine Pakistanis killed in New Zealand mo

Islamabad, Mar 17 (IBNS): Names of three more Pakistanis have emerged who died in the Christchurch mosques attacks incident of Friday, officials said on Sunday.

Over 50 killed as clash continues in Afg

Qala-e-Naw, Afghanistan, Mar 16 (Xinhua/UNI) More than 50 militants have been killed and scores of others injured in Bala Murghab district of Afghanistan's western Badghis province over the past 24 hours, said a statement released by the army on Saturday.

Six Pakistanis killed in New Zealand att

Islamabad, Mar 16 (IBNS): The Pakistan government on Saturday said six Pakistanis have been killed in the attacks carried out by a gunman in two mosques in New Zealand on Friday.

Nepal: Khukri attack leaves one injured

Kathmandu, Mar 16 (IBNS): A khukri (traditional Nepali knife) attack in Nepal's Seratar area in Myagde Rural Municipality-6, Tanahun on Saturday left a person seriously injured, media reports said.

Pakistan condemns New Zealand mosques at

Islamabad, Mar 16 (IBNS): Pakistan on Saturday condemned the terror attack in New Zealand where two mosques were attacked on Friday and said the nation viewed this incident as an assault on the values of freedom of conscience and association common to all mankind.

Nepal: Rescued Bangladeshi national reun

Kathmandu, Mar 15 (IBNS):  Bilakish Begam, a Bangladeshi national, who was rescued by Manav Sewa Ashram from the streets in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, has reunited with her family, media reports said.

Three Bangladeshis killed in Christchurc

Dhaka, Mar 15 (IBNS): At least three Bangladeshi people lost their lives in the Christchurch mosques attacks incident on Friday.

Pakistan will not arrest or detain Masoo

Islamabad, Mar 15 (UNI): The Pakistani government has decided not to arrest or detain Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar "without any valid evidence" for his alleged involvement in the Pulwama attack, highly placed sources directly linked with the issue revealed to The News.

Senior Afghan security official criticiz

Washington, Mar 15 (Xinhua/UNI) A senior Afghan security official on Thursday blasted the US talks with the Taliban in Washington, claiming that it will not lead to peace in the war-torn country.

Afghanistan: 2-year-old rescued in Herat

Kabul, Mar 15 (IBNS): Police have rescued a minor who was abducted in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Thursday, media reports said.

Pakistan's support to terror creates wor

Geneva, Mar 14: At a time when relationship between two nuclear armed nations- India and Pakistan- have deteriorated over the Pulwama attack and the subsequent incidents, experts assembled on the sidelines of the 40th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva said the support given by PM Imran Khan's nation to terror is creating a worrying situation in South Asia.

At least 31 Al-Qaeda members killed in a

Moscow, Mar 13 (Sputnik) At least 31 militants from the al-Qaeda terrorist group (banned in Russia) have been killed during an airstrike carried out by Afghan security forces in the county's southeastern Ghazni province, the Afghan Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

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