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Afghanistan: Air pollution kills 17 in K

Kabul/UNI: At least 17 people were killed due to the extreme air pollution in Afghanistan's capital Kabul over the past one week, Fida Mohammad Paikan, an official with the Public Health Ministry said.

Bangladesh closes mobile phones along In

Dhaka/UNI: Telecommunication Regulatory Commission Of Bangladesh has ordered a shutdown of mobile networks along the borders with India, citing security reasons.

Bangladesh: Two RAB members injured as s

Dhaka/IBNS: The Rapid Action Battalion has said two of its members were hurt as suspected 'Rohingya gunmen' shot at them during an anti-drugs drive conducted in a refugee camp in Bangladesh's Cox’s Bazar area, media reports said on Tuesday.

Afghanistan: 14 soldiers killed in check

Shiberghan/Xinhua/UNI: A total of 14 Afghan security force members were killed after Taliban militants stormed a security checkpoint in Afghanistan's northern province of Jawzjan on Monday, a provincial government spokesman said.

10 Afghanistan journalists killed in 201

Kabul/IBNS: Based on the Reporters without Borders “RSF” report and the statistics recorded at Nai Media Watch department, journalists and media staff assassination has significantly been reduced in Afghanistan.

Rohingya man detained with fake passport

Dhaka/IBNS: A Rohingya man was detained on Monday with fake passport and other documents after he reached Bangladesh's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in country's capital Dhaka from Malaysia.

Chinese envoy in Nepal asks people to fo

Beijing/IBNS: In an unheard of social media diplomacy, the Chinese envoy in Nepal has offered people of the Himalayan nation to follow her on Twitter and retweet her posts  in exchange for movie tickets.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina inaugurates

Dhaka/IBNS: Continuing her government's development policy, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated two new airplanes added to the fleet of Bangladesh Biman and even the construction of the terminal 3 at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in country capital Dhaka.

Afghanistan:Taliban attack leaves 10 sol

Kabul/IBNS: At least 10 soldiers were killed on Friday as Taliban terrorists attacked their outpost in Sangin district of Afghanistan, media reports said on Saturday.

Migrants' boat sinks in Turkey's Lake Va

Islamabad/IBNS: At least two Pakistani people died as a boat capsized in Lake Van of Turkey's Bitlis province, officials said on Saturday.

Pakistan blasphemy death sentence ‘tra

New York/IBNS: Independent UN human rights experts condemned on Friday the death sentence of a university lecturer charged with blasphemy in Pakistan, calling the ruling "a travesty of justice".

Pakistan Army is ready for India: Imran

Islamabad/ IBNS: With the India-Pakistan tension simmering since the beginning of the year over post-Pulwama Balakot strike and the post-Article 370 Kashmir reality, Imran Khan once again upped the ante on Thursday when he warned that his country's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Bajwa has assured him that the forces are ready to face India.

Pakistan: Former president Musharraf fil

Islamabad/IBNS: Former Pakistan president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf on Friday filed a petition in the Lahore High Court where he challenged special court’s verdict which awarded him death in a high treason case.

Pakistan: Five terrorists running Al-Qae

Islamabad/IBNS:  A joint operation conducted by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) and an intelligence agency in Pakistan led to the arrest of five terrorists who were suspected to be running Al-Qaeda's media cell in Gujranwal area in the nation, media reports said on Friday.

Fire breaks out at Bangladesh plastic fa

Dhaka/IBNS: A fire broke out at a plastic factory in Bangladesh's  Hazaribagh area on Friday, media reports said.

American University of Afghanistan may c

Kabul/IBNS: The American University of Afghanistan is planning to shut down next year, media reports said.

Taliban release activists abducted in We

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The Taliban have released 27 peace activists after holding them captive for nearly two days, a spokesman for the People’s Peace Movement said in a video statement on Thursday, posted by Afghanistan’s ToloNews broadcaster.

Measles death toll in Samoa rises to 81

Suva/Xinhua: The Samoan government confirmed one more death in the island nation's measles epidemic on Thursday, bringing the death toll to 81 since the measles outbreak started in mid-October.

Shahid Afridi first requests Imran Khan

Islamabad: Pakistan's former cricket captain Shahid Afridi recently tweeted and urged country's Prime Minister Imran Khan to “speak up” for Uyghur Muslims in China and requested the Chinese government to give “humane” and “just” treatment to Muslims.  However, he surprisingly deleted the tweet later.

Dhaka: Police arrest mosque imam for sex

Dhaka/IBNS: Police arrested a mosque imam for allegedly sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy in Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka, media reports said.

Pakistan rejects US step of placing it o

Islamabad/IBNS: The Pakistan Foreign Office on Tuesday rejected the US step of placing it on a list of countries violating religious freedoms.

Afghanistan: Suspected Taliban members a

Kabul/IBNS: Suspected members of Taliban group have kidnapped peace activists in Afghanistan, media reports said on Wednesday.

Taliban attack leaves seven soldiers kil

Kabul/IBNS: A Taliban attack on a check post in Dawlat Abad district of Balkh province in Afghanistan on Tuesday left at least seven soldiers killed, media reports said.

Chinese man murder in Bangladesh: Two se

Dhaka/IBNS: Two men, who were arrested in connection with the murder of a Chinese man in Bangladesh capital Dhaka, have confessed their crimes and
gave statements in court “confessing” to killing him “for money”.

Afghanistan: Taliban claims responsibili

Kabul/IBNS: The Taliban on Monday took the responsibility of killing a U.S soldier in the northern Kunduz province, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Three killed as explosion r

Kabul/IBNS: At least three people were killed as an explosion hit Afghanistan's Laghman province on Monday, media reports said on Monday.

Afghan President leads election; UN miss

New York/IBNS: Welcoming the preliminary results for Afghanistan’s presidential election on Sunday, the head of the United Nations mission in the country urged the authorities and all actors to “protect the integrity of the final stage of the process.”

Cold snap grips Bangladesh, hits normal

Dhaka/UNI:  Bone-chilling cold has slowed the wheels of normal life in most parts of Bangladesh including the capital of Dhaka.

Abdullah's team rejects Afghan president

Kabul/Xinhua/UNI:  Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has rejected the preliminary result of Afghan presidential elections announced on Sunday as "fraudulent" and unacceptable.

Afghanistan: President Ashraf Ghani tops

Kabul/IBNS: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is all set to return for a second term as the top leader of the country as he is nearing to emerge victorious in the Presidential polls.

Dhaka city polls to take place on Jan 30

Dhaka/IBNS:  Dhaka will vote in the city's north and south city corporations polls on Jan 30, media reports said.

While PM Imran Khan attacks India over '

Islamabad/IBNS: At a time when Pakistan PM Imran Khan shames 'secular' India on what he calls is now following a “Hindutva Supremacist fascist ideology”, the Islamic nation is pronouncing death sentences for blasphemy. The latest is a Multan court on Saturday sentencing Junaid Hafeez, a former university lecturer, to death on blasphemy charges.

Terror funding case: Pakistani court ind

Islamabad/IBNS: A Pakistani court on Friday indicted 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind  Hafiz Saeed in a terror funding case.

Strong earthquake hits Afghanistan, Paki

Kabul/Islamabad/UNI: A strong earthquake struck Afghanistan and Pakistan on Friday, with casualties and property damage feared.

RAB arrests four Ansarullah Bangla Team

Dhaka/IBNS:  The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) officials in Bangladesh on Thursday arrested four terrorists belonging to militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT). 

IS using Afghanistan to prepare for Cent

Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: The Islamic State terrorist group (IS, outlawed in Russia) is consolidating its forces in Afghanistan in preparation for an invasion of the Central Asian countries, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said on Wednesday.

CAA may trigger nuclear conflict: Pakist

Geneva/IBNS: Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Tuesday issued a nuclear war threat to India over the last week passed Citizenship (Amendment) Act by the PM Narendra Modi-led government.

Nine children killed or maimed in Afghan

New York/IBNS: An average of nine children have been killed or maimed every day in Afghanistan so far this year, according to a new report from the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which describes the country as “the world’s most lethal warzone”.

Pakistan court awards death sentence to

Islamabad/IBNS: A Pakistani court on Tuesday awarded death sentence to country's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in a high treason case, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Explosion in Balkh province

Balkh/IBNS: At least 18 people were injured in an explosion that rocked Afghanistan's Balkh province on Tuesday, media reports said.

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharr

Islamabad/UNI: A special court in Pakistan on Tuesday handed down death penalty to former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf in a high treason case, Pakistan media reported.

Peace will be ‘paramount’ issue for

New York/IBNS: The search for peace will remain of “paramount importance” to Afghanistan as the country awaits the outcome of the recent presidential election, the top UN official in the country told the Security Council on Monday. 

Afghanistan: Three cops killed in gunmen

Herat/IBNS: A gunmen attack incident in Afghanistan's Herat city on Sunday left at least three policemen killed, media reports said.

Sri Lanka aims to touch 6.5 per cent gro

Colombo/UNI: The newly formed Sri Lankan government is aiming to log a 6.5 per cent or higher GDP growth and prioritise national security in the island-nation.

Bangladesh factory fire leaves 10 dead 

Dhaka/IBNS: At least 10 people died as a fire broke out at a factory in Bangladesh's Gazipur area on Sunday, media reports said.

India not pushing anyone into Bangladesh

Dhaka/IBNS: At a time when India is witnessing major protests over the new citizenship[ law passed by the government, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said India is not pushing anyone to Bangladesh.

Taliban steps up attacks in Afghanistan

Kabul/Xinhua: Taliban militants have intensified attacks in Afghanistan following the pause in peace talks between the armed group and the US delegation in Qatar's capital Doha as the militants in latest offensive have killed nearly two dozen security personnel in the eastern Ghazni province on Saturday.

China suspends planned additional tariff

Beijing/UNI: China suspended the planned additional tariffs on some US products to be implemented Sunday, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said.

Four dead, 14 trapped in flooded mine in

Chengdu/UNI: Four miners died while 14 others remained trapped in a flooded coal mine in southwest China's Sichuan Province, authorities said Saturday.

Bangladesh: Daily Sangram Editor remande

Dhaka: The Editor of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh mouthpiece 'Daily Sangram' was on Saturday placed on three-day remand in a case lodged under the Digital Security Act.

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