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Government to bring back 361 Bangladeshi

Dhaka/IBNS: The government will bring back 361 Bangladeshi nationals from Coronavirus-hit Wuhan city of China on Saturday, media reports said.

31-Jan-2020
Bangladesh: Man suspected to be infected

Beijing/IBNS: A Bangladeshi citizen, who returned from China, has been admitted Kurmitola General Hospital as he is suspected of suffering from coronavirus.

31-Jan-2020
Globally Bangladesh is a model for pover

Dhaka/IBNS: The World Bank reiterated its commitment to help Bangladesh sustain high economic growth, as the World Bank Vice President for South Asia, Hartwig Schafer concluded a three-day visit to the country.

30-Jan-2020
Afghan air raids kill 2 Taliban commande

Herat, Afghanistan/Xinhua/UNI: Two Taliban commanders have been confirmed killed as fighting planes struck a Taliban hideout in Zawal district of Afghanistan's western Herat province, provincial governor's spokesman Jilani Farhad said Wednesday.

30-Jan-2020
Four students in China diagnosed with co

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan on Wednesday said four of its nationals in China have been tested positive for the coronavirus.

29-Jan-2020
Thirty-five Chinese workers working unde

Dhaka/IBNS: Bangladesh Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said 35 Chinese workers, who are working under the Padma Multipurpose Bridge Project, are under observation.

29-Jan-2020
Afghan National Army releases 62 officer

Kabul/Sputnik/UNI: The Afghan National Army (ANA) forces have broken into a Taliban prison in the country's northwestern Badghis province to release its officers, Badghis Governor Abdul Ghafoor Malikzai told Sputnik on Wednesday.

29-Jan-2020
Rights groups, Pashtuns demand release o

Peshawar/IBNS: Human rights groups and Pashtuns took to streets in Pakistan and Afghanistan demanding the release of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) chief and rights activist Manzoor Pashteen who was arrested arbitrarily on charges of sedition and sent to Peshawar's Central Jail on a 14-day judicial remand on Monday.

29-Jan-2020
Woman, her nephew die following sudden f

Dhaka/IBNS: Leaving people panicked, a woman and her nephew died after  following fever in a Bangladeshi village, media reports said on Monday.

27-Jan-2020
Afghanistan: Ten militants killed

JalalabadA, Afghanistan/Xinhua/UNI:  Security forces have killed 10 armed insurgents and recaptured 17 villages in Shirzad district of the eastern Nangarhar province, said an army statement here Monday.

27-Jan-2020
Yet another Hindu girl abducted, convert

Islamabad/IBNS: In yet another incident in Pakistan, a Hindu woman was abducted, converted and then married to a Muslim man in the country's Matiari district in Sindh province, media reports said on Monday.

27-Jan-2020
Afghanistan: Passengers aircraft crashes

Kabul/IBNS: An Ariana airplane crashed in Afghanistan's southern Ghazni province on Monday, media reports said.

27-Jan-2020
Bangladesh trying to evacuate its nation

Dhaka/IBNS: The Bangladesh government is trying to evacuate its nationals who are currently stranded in Wuhan city of China where coronavirus outbreak occurred.

27-Jan-2020
Six Taliban militants killed in airstrik

Kabul/Sputnik/UNI: Six Taliban fighters have been killed on the spot during an airstrike in the village of Buka in Afghanistan's northern province of Balkh, the MenaFN news outlet reported, citing a spokesman for the provincial military.

26-Jan-2020
Pakistan: 2 die as car, US Embassy vehic

Islamabad/IBNS: At least two people were killed as two cars, one of which belonged to the  United States Embassy in Islamabad, collided in the Pakistani city on Sunday, media reports said.

26-Jan-2020
Afghanistan: IED blast in Kabul leaves o

Kabul/IBNS: At least one person was killed as an IED blast rocked Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Saturday, media reports said.

26-Jan-2020
Afghanistan: 20 hurt as unknown people t

Kabul/IBNS: Unknown people threw a grenade at a wedding ceremony in Afghanistan's Khost province which left at least 20 people wounded, media reports said on Sunday.

26-Jan-2020
Afghan forces kill 7 Taliban militants i

Ghazni, Afghanistan/Xinhua/UNI: Afghan forces have killed at least seven Taliban militants in a fierce conflict in the country's eastern Ghazni province, an army statement said Saturday.

25-Jan-2020
Four people injured in southern Afghanis

Kabul/Sputnik/UNI: Four servicemen have been injured as a rocket hit a military helicopter in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand, the Afghan Defense Ministry said on Saturday.

25-Jan-2020
Bangladesh: Two suspected New JMB member

Khulna/IBNS: Bangladesh police have arrested two suspected Jam'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (New JMB) members from the country's Khulna town, media reports said on Saturday.

25-Jan-2020
Teen gangraped in Afghanistan's Bamyan p

Bamyan/IBNS: A group of unidentified men gangraped a 15-year-old girl in Afghanistan's central Bamyan province, media reports said on Saturday.

25-Jan-2020
Jamaat–e–Islami and Islami Chhatra S

Dhaka/IBNS: Police have arrested 16 members of Jamaat–e–Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir from Charmohanpur area of Chapainawabganj Sadar upazila, media reports said.

24-Jan-2020
Bulgarian prosecutor general's office sa

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Bulgarian Prosecutor General held a pre-trial investigation on suspicion that two Russian diplomats were spies, but the case was suspended due to the diplomatic immunity, the prosecutor's office said.

24-Jan-2020
Pakistan: Sikh human rights activist Rad

Peshwar/IBNS: At a time Imran Khan is sympathising with the minorities in India over its internal decisions, a Sikh human rights activist in Pakistan, Radesh Singh Tony, is crying for help and rescue after he received threat calls from the hardliners of the South Asian nation.

24-Jan-2020
Imran Khan pitches for tourism in Pakist

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, speaking at the World Economic Forum at Davos on Wednesday, made a strong pitch for promoting tourism in his country which hosts the remains of one of the oldest civilizations of the world.

22-Jan-2020
Taliban militants surrender in Afghan pr

Kabul/Xinhua/UNI: Forty Taliban militants have surrendered to Afghan National Army in the country's western province of Ghor amid military pressure in the mountainous region, Afghan Ministry of Defense confirmed on Wednesday.

22-Jan-2020
Ahead of talks with Pakistan PM Imran Kh

Davos/IBNS: Despite repeated mentions by India that Kashmir is a bilateral issue, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again said he was ready to 'help' solve the dispute related to the region between neighbouring India and Pakistan.

22-Jan-2020
Afghan AF kills 15 Taliban militants in

Kabul/UNI: At least 15 Taliban militants were killed after the Afghan Air Force targeted their positions in eastern Ghazni province, the Afghan Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.

21-Jan-2020
Nepal: Eight Indians found dead

Kathmandu/UNI: Eight Indians, including four children, died in Nepal on Tuesday.

21-Jan-2020
Virus scare in China: Screening of passe

Dhaka/IBNS:  Amid fear of the breakout of a new SARS-like virus in China, the screening process of passengers has started in Bangladesh's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

21-Jan-2020
World Economic Forum: Imran Khan to meet

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan PM Imran Khan, who will attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, will meet US President Donald Trump at the sidelines of the event, officials said.

21-Jan-2020
Pipeline explosion kills at least 2 in N

Lagos/Xinhua/UNI:  At least two bodies had been recovered from the explosion site of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation pipeline in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, an official with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Monday.

20-Jan-2020
Dhaka Police Attack: Two neo-JMB terrori

Dhaka/IBNS: Bangladesh police have arrested two neo-JMB terrorists in connection with the attacks on police in Dhaka in 2019, media reports said on Monday.

20-Jan-2020
Kabul: Afghan government official’s fa

Kabul/IBNS: Unknown men killed four members of a family of an Afghanistan government official in Kabul city, media reports said on Monday.

20-Jan-2020
North Korea appoints Korean Unification

Seoul/Sputnik: North Korea has appointed Ri Son Gwon, the former head of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country (CPRC), as the country’s new foreign minister, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported on Sunday, citing sources in Pyongyang.

19-Jan-2020
7 remain missing as over 150 rescued fol

Kathmandu/Xinhua: Four South Koreans and three Nepalis remained missing since Friday following an avalanche in western Kaski district, as over 150 foreign tourists and Nepalis were rescued on Saturday from around the area, local officials and trekking agencies said.

19-Jan-2020
Five indicted for operating network to e

Washington/IBNS: Five people have been indicted in United States for allegedly running an international network which purchases US products for nuclear weapons programme in Pakistan.

18-Jan-2020
India summons Pakistan official demandin

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Lodging a strong protest, India on Friday summoned a senior official of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi and expressed its serious concerns about the recent cases of abduction of minor girls belonging to the minority Hindu community of Pakistan.

18-Jan-2020
Airstrike kills 4 Taliban fighters in Af

Kabul/Sputnik: The Afghan air force launched a strike overnight on a Taliban hideout in the southern province of Kandahar that killed four fighters, the military said.

17-Jan-2020
Bishwa Ijtema's second phase starts in B

Dhaka/UNI: The second phase of three-day Bishwa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, began on the banks of the Turag river at Tongi, Gazipur on Friday.

17-Jan-2020
Sri Lanka lifts 25-year ban on private h

Colombo/Xinhua/UNI: In a bid to boost tourism, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday lifted a 25-year ban on the operation of helicopter flights by private operators from the heart of capital city of Colombo.

17-Jan-2020
Roadside bombing Afghanistan's Zabul pro

Kabul/IBNS: A roadside bombing in Afghanistan's southern Zabul province on Thursday left five people dead, media reports said on Friday.

17-Jan-2020
Crackdown on expression grows in Pakista

New York/IBNS: Pakistan’s government intensified its clampdown on the media, political opposition, and nongovernmental organizations in 2019, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2020.

15-Jan-2020
Bangladesh witnesses crackdown on critic

New York/IBNS: After winning a third term in elections marked with allegations of fraud and a crackdown on the political opposition, the Awami League-led government in Bangladesh stifled dissent and failed to hold security forces accountable for abuses, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday in its World Report 2020.

15-Jan-2020
Pakistan: Blast at Karkhano checkpost i

Peshawar/IBNS: At least 10 people were hurt in a blast at Karkhano checkpost in Pakistan's Peshawar city on Tuesday, media reports said.

15-Jan-2020
Civilian toll devastating in Afghanistan

Kabul/New York/IBNS: Attacks by all parties to Afghanistan’s armed conflict in 2019 took a devastating toll on civilians, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday in its World Report 2020.

15-Jan-2020
Top Pakistani Military general and Bajwa

Islamabad/IBNS: In what might be seen as a conflict arising within the Pakistani Army, the second-most senior Pakistan Army officer, General Sarfraz Sattar was allegedly forced to resign after being kept under house arrest with his family for weeks, media reports said.

14-Jan-2020
Afghanistan: Explosions rock Mazar-e-Sha

Kabul/IBNS: Back-to-back explosions rocked Afghanistan's Mazar-e-Sharif city which left at least two people killed, media reports said.

14-Jan-2020
Lahore High Court quashes Parvez Mushar

Islamabad/IBNS: The death sentence handed down to former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf by a special court has been quashed by another court in the country, a BBC report said.

13-Jan-2020
Seven prisoners escape prison in Afghani

Kabul/IBNS: At least seven prisoners broke a jail in Afghanistan's Paktya area and fled away on Sunday evening, media reports said.

13-Jan-2020
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