Title Description Posted Date
Sri Lanka bombings: Police arrest school

Colombo, May 18 (IBNS): The Sri Lankan police have arrested a school principal and a teacher for their alleged links to the local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), media reports said on Saturday.

18-May-2019
Afghanistan: Drone strike kills ISIS lea

Kabul, May 18 (IBNS): A US drone attack in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province left an ISIS terror group leader and his seven fighters killed, media reports said on Saturday.

 

18-May-2019
Afghanistan : Seventeen police feared ki

Lashkar Gah, May 17 (Xinhua/UNI) At least 17 police personnel were killed and 14 others wounded following an airstrike in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand overnight, in a latest incident of friendly fire, a local source said Friday.

17-May-2019
Afghanistan: Key ISIS group member in Ba

Kabul, May 17 (IBNS): Security forces have arrested a key group member of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group during their operation in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province, media reports said on Friday.

17-May-2019
Pakistani brides being trafficked to Chi

Islamabad, May May 16 (UNI): The marriage between a local Christian woman and a Chinese Christian man six months ago in the eastern Pakistani city of Faisalabad had all the signs of a perfect match.

16-May-2019
Pakistan currency touches record low aga

Karachi, May 16 (IBNS): The Pakistani currency on Wednesday hit an all-time low of 146.25 rupees against the US dollar amid looming fears of further devaluation, Arab News reported.

16-May-2019
Afghanistan: Taliban leader killed by hi

Kabul, May 15 (IBNS): A Taliban leader has been shot dead by his own security guards in Afghanistan's Lagman province, media reports said on Wednesday.

15-May-2019
Afghanistan : Seven Taliban militants ki

Moscow, May 15 (Sputnik/UNI) At least seven Taliban militants were killed in a series of airstrikes in the Afghan southern province of Zabul and southeastern province of Ghazni over the past 24 hours, local media reported on Wednesday, citing military sources.

15-May-2019
‘Hateful attacks’ pushing Sri Lanka

New York, May 15 (IBNS): Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for an end to “hateful attacks” directed towards the country’s Muslim minority.

15-May-2019
Kabul: 4 inmates killed, several wounded

Kabul, May 15 (IBNS): A clash broke out in the Pul-e-Charkhi prison in Afghanistan capital Kabul city and left at least four inmates dead, media reports said on Wednesday.

15-May-2019
Nepal: Everest season kicks off with sum

Kathmandu, May 14 (UNI) The 2019 Everest climbing season officially began on Tuesday with eight high-altitude Nepali climbing guides making it to the peak.

14-May-2019
Sri Lanka violence: 2 people arrested

Colombo, May 14 (IBNS): Amid reports of violence in Sri Lankan, police have arrested two people in connection with the incidents, media reports said.

14-May-2019
European Parliament members' report high

Brussels, May 14 (IBNS): Members of the European Parliament on Monday released  “Religious Minorities in Pakistan” report which highlighted the plight and persecution of religious minorities in Pakistan.

14-May-2019
Pakistan: Blast near Quetta mosque kills

Quetta, May 14 (IBNS): A blast rocked near a mosque in Quetta's Satellite Town area in Pakistan on Monday and left at least four people killed and 12 others injured, media reports said.

14-May-2019
Afghanistan: Four explosions rock Nangar

Kabul, May 14 (IBNS): Four back-to-back explosions hit Afghanistan's Jalalabad city on Monday and left at least three people killed, media reports said.

14-May-2019
Sri Lanka blocks social media temporaril

Colombo, May 13 (IBNS): The Sri Lankan government has banned social media platforms and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp,  temporarily after  posts reportedly triggered anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the country, media reports said.

13-May-2019
Afghanistan: Market fire brought under

Kabul, May 13 (IBNS):  A market in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Monday caught fire, media reports said.

13-May-2019
UNAMA concerned about civilian harm from

Kabul, May 13 (IBNS): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expresses grave concern about the impact on civilians from the increase in violence around the country during the first week of the holy month of Ramadan.

13-May-2019
Pakistan reaches agreement with IMF for

Islamabad, May 13 (Xinhua/UNI) The Pakistani government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reached an agreement on a bailout package for Pakistan, Adviser to the Pakistani prime minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Abdul Hafeez Shaikh announced on Sunday.

13-May-2019
Saudi Arabia offers 10-mln-USD grant to

Riyadh, May 13 (Xinhua/UNI) Saudi Arabia has offered a grant of 10 million US dollars to Mauritius to help the hurricane victims in the African island nation, the Arab News daily reported Sunday.

13-May-2019
Sri Lanka: Police arrest Islamist preach

Colombo, May 13 (IBNS): Sri Lankan security officials have arrested an Islamic preacher on charges of using social media platform to air extremist views, media reports said.  

13-May-2019
Sri Lankan catholic churches hold 1st Su

Colombo, May 12 (Sputnik/UNI) Sri Lankan Catholic churches held their first regular Sunday mass since the Easter Sunday bombings, in which over 250 people were killed on April 21, local media reported.

12-May-2019
US, Internal forces kill dozens of Afgha

Kabul, May 12 (Sputnik/UNI) The chief spokesman of the Taliban militant movement, Zabihullah Mujahid, accused "American invaders" and their supporters in Afghanistan on Sunday of killing and injuring dozens of civilians in their recent raids across the country.

12-May-2019
Nepal: 12 Indians arrested for running i

Kathmandu, May 12 (IBNS):  Nepal Police, in coordination with Nepal Rastra Bank and Department of Revenue Investigation, on Sunday arrested 12 Indians for running illegal networking business in the Himalayan nation.

12-May-2019
Afghanistan: Explosion rocks Kabul city

Kabul, May 12 (IBNS):  An explosion rocked Dar-ul-Aman road in West of Kabul city of Afghanistan on Sunday, media reports said.

12-May-2019
Gunmen who stormed 5-star hotel in Baloc

Islamabad, May 12 (UNI): Three gunmen who stormed a five-star hotel in the restive Pakistani province of Balochistan, killing at least one guard, has been shot dead by security forces, officials say.

12-May-2019
Balochistan attack an attempt to sabotag

Islamabad, May 12 (UNI) Condemning the recent terrorist attack on a five-star hotel, Prime Minister Imran Khan held that such acts especially in Balochistan are an attempt to sabotage Pakistan's economic projects and prosperity as the port targeted is an important piece of China's Belt and Road infrastructure project in the country.

12-May-2019
Pakistan: Terrorists storm into five-sta

Gwadar, May 11 (IBNS): At least one person has been killed as three gunmen stormed Pearl Continental Hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar on Saturday, media reports said.

11-May-2019
Terrorists storm 5-star hotel in Pakista

Islamabad, May 11 (IBNS): At least three to four armed terrorists have entered the Pearl Continental (PC) Hotel in the Pakistani city of Gwadar on Saturday.

11-May-2019
Pakistan: Militants storm five star hote

Islamabad, May 11 (UNI) A group of armed militants stormed the five star hotel Pearl Continental (PC) in Gwadar port city located in Balochistan province of Pakistan, according to its Station House Officer (SHO) Aslam Bangulzai.

11-May-2019
Afghanistan government forces free 10 ci

Kunduz, Afghanistan, May 11 (Xinhua/UNI) The Afghan National Army commandoes conducted an operation and freed 10 civilians from a Taliban prison in the country's northern province of Kunduz, a military source said Saturday.

11-May-2019
Bangladesh to be among top 20 growing ec

Dhaka, May 11 ( UNI) Finance Minister of Bangladesh AHM Mustafa Kamal on Saturday said Bangladesh will be among the top 20 growing economies of the world by 2024.

11-May-2019
Former woman TV journalist of Afghanista

Kabul, May 11 (IBNS):  A former woman journalist from Afghanistan and a cultural advisor to the Wolesi Jirga (lower parliament) was killed by unknown gunmen in Kabul city, media reports said on Saturday.

11-May-2019
Bangladesh: One held for raping minor

Dhaka, May 10 (IBNS): At least one person was arrested for allegedly raping a minor in Bangladesh's Chandraganj upazila, media reports said.

10-May-2019
Pakistan: Three Chinese nationals suspec

Islamabad, May 10 (IBNS): Three Chinese national have been arrested by  the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) from  the Islamabad airport over their suspected involvement in the fake marriages and human trafficking in Pakistan, media reports said.

10-May-2019
Lahore Blast: Pakistan security forces a

Islamabad, May 10 (IBNS): Pakistani security forces have arrested four suspected people during a late night raid on Thursday in Lahore's Garhi Shahu area soon after agencies investigating the Data Darbar bombing traced the alleged suicide bomber to the locality, media reports said.

10-May-2019
Afghanistan: Senior militant leader in-c

Kabul, May 10 (IBNS):  A senior Taliban leader who in charge of the ‘Kangaroo Court’ of the group in North-western Ghor province was killed by Afghanistan security forces on Friday, media reports said.

 

10-May-2019
Roadside blast kills four children, inju

Moscow, May 10 (Sputnik/UNI) Four children were killed and five others were wounded in a landmine explosion in the northwestern Afghan province of Faryab, local media reported on Friday, citing the provincial police spokesman.

10-May-2019
ISIS group member arrested from Afghanis

Kabul, May 10 (IBNS): Security officials in Afghanistan have arrested a wounded terrorist group ISIS member following a brief clash in eastern Nangarhar province of the country, media reports said.

10-May-2019
Opposition Pheu Thai Party wins most sea

Bangkok, May 9 (UNI): The opposition Pheu Thai Party has won the most seats in Thailand's first election since a military coup in 2014, the country's Election Commission says.

09-May-2019
Biman plane skids off runway at Yangon a

Yangon, May 8 (IBNS): Several passengers were injured when a Biman Bangladesh aircraft skidded off the runway while landing at Yangon International Airport on Wednesday evening.

08-May-2019
Afghanistan : Twelve people injured in K

Kabul, May 8 (Sputnik/UNI) The Afghan Ministry of Public Health told Sputnik on Wednesday that at least 12 people were injured in the explosion in Kabul, which targeted the office of the Counterpart International in Afghanistan, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

08-May-2019
Lanka not yet free of global terrorism,

Colombo, May 8 (UNI) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that despite restored normalcy due to the swift government action after the church attacks, the threats of global terrorism were not over in the country.

08-May-2019
Pakistan: Asia Bibi leaves her country a

Islamabad, May 8 (IBNS):  Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who was acquitted by the Supreme Court in a blasphemy case last year, has left the south Asian nation to live in Canada where she has been reunited with her family, media reports said.

08-May-2019
Afghanistan: Explosion hit foreign aid o

Kabul, May 8 (IBNS): A standoff is currently underway between the armed forces and gunmen who stormed the compound of an international organization in  Afghanistan's Kabul city on Wednesday, media reports said.

08-May-2019
Pakistan: Eight killed in Lahore blast

Lahore, May 8 (IBNS): At least eight people were killed ad 26 others were injured as a blast hit Pakistan's Lahore city on Wednesday, media reports said.

08-May-2019
Pakistan: Death toll in Lahore blast tou

Lahore, May 8 (UNI/IBNS):  At least eight people were killed while 25 others sustained injuries on Wednesday in a blast near Lahore’s Data Darbar, the largest Sufi shrine in south Asia, officials said.

08-May-2019
Lahore: Four dead, 19 injured in blast o

Lahore, May 8 (UNI): At least four people were killed and 19 others sustained injuries in a blast outside the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore on Wednesday morning.

08-May-2019
Pakistan: Blast in Lahore kills 3

Lahore, May 8 (IBNS): A blast rocked Lahore city in Pakistan on Wednesday and killed at least three people,media reports said.

 

08-May-2019
Sri Lankan president says 56 suspects li

Colombo, May 7 (Xinhua): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday said that 56 suspects linked to the Easter Sunday terror explosions were in police custody.

07-May-2019
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