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Delhi violence will affect regional peac

Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said Delhi violence would affect the regional peace, fraternity and cooperation.

29-Feb-2020
Pakistan: Four killed, five injured in f

Islamabad/UNI: Four laborers were killed in an accidental boiler explosion in a paper factory in Kasur district of Pakistan's east Punjab province on Saturday.

29-Feb-2020
NATO Secretary General visits the Islami

Kabul/IBNS: The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, is currently visiting the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

29-Feb-2020
Hindu girl conversion in Pakistan: India

London/IBNS: Demanding justice for Hindu girl Mehak, who was allegedly forcefully converted to Islam and married off to a Muslim in the Sindh Province of Pakistan, Indian expats in the United Kingdom demonstrated outside the United Nations office in London on Monday.

29-Feb-2020
Dhaka building fire leaves one woman kil

Dhaka/IBNS: A fire broke out at a residence in Dhaka's Mohammadpur area which left a woman killed, media reports said.

28-Feb-2020
No breakthrough in Pakistan-U.S. trade t

Islamabad/Xinhua/UNI: Pakistan-U.S. trade talks during the visit of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to Pakistan have failed to make a longstanding impact to enhance the business ties between the two countries, local media quoted finance ministry sources as saying on Thursday.

28-Feb-2020
Coronavirus reaches Afghanistan capital

Kabul/IBNS: With Coronavirus spreading across several nations in the world since its outbreak in China,  15 suspect cases of the disease infected people were reported from  Kabul, Baghlan, Herat, and Ghor provinces in Afghanistan, media reports said.

28-Feb-2020
Police arrest 3 over weapons smuggling i

Kabul/Xinhua: The Afghan National Police in Afghan eastern province of Nangarhar have arrested three people in connection to the smuggling of a large batch of weapons, the country's Interior Ministry said Thursday.

27-Feb-2020
Motorcycle bomb explosion takes place in

Kabul/Sputnik/UNI: A motorcycle bomb explosion took place in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Wednesday, a source told Sputnik.

26-Feb-2020
Pakistan declares former PM Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad/UNI: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was on Wednesday declared as an 'absconder' by the Pakistan government for not fulfilling his bail requirements.

26-Feb-2020
All Afghans should unite for peace: Ghan

Kabul,/Sputnik: Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani who was re-elected recently has called on the Afghan people to unite to find peace, in a press statement delivered after a meeting with tribal leaders at the Presidential Palace on Monday.

24-Feb-2020
Pakistan: Cylinder blast in Quetta leave

Quetta/IBNS: A cylinder blast in Pakistan's Quetta region left at least six people killed, media reports said on Monday.

24-Feb-2020
The 'disappearance' of Masood Azhar on t

Pakistan had been identified by the money laundering and terror financing watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), as a ‘high risk and non-cooperative’ country as far back as in June 2008, and had been placed on the organization’s grey list. It was removed from the list the following year, but found its way back on the grey list in February 2012, when it was described as a ‘high-risk and non-cooperative country, not committed to an action plan’. 

24-Feb-2020
Afghanistan reports three suspected case

Kabul/IBNS: Afghanistan officials have reported three suspected cases of coronavirus in Herat province of Afghanistan, media reports said.

24-Feb-2020
Civilian casualties in Afghanistan excee

United Nations/Xinhua: More than 10,000 civilians in Afghanistan were killed or injured last year, UN News reported Saturday, citing a United Nations report that details record-high levels of civilian harm in the ongoing conflict.

23-Feb-2020
New York Times op-ed by Taliban's deputy

Washington/IBNS: An op-ed published in the New York Times has triggered a massive row as the writer of it is Taliban deputy leader Sirajuddin Haqqani, who is one of the world's most wanted terrorists, carrying rewards on him.

22-Feb-2020
Bangladeshi national tested positive for

Dubai/IBNS: Two residents of UAE, which include on Bangladeshi national, have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID19), media reports said.

22-Feb-2020
Afghanistan records 10,000 civilian casu

Kabul/IBNS: Parties to the conflict in Afghanistan killed and injured more than 10,000 civilians in 2019, according to a new United Nations report that describes continuing record-high levels of civilian harm in the ongoing conflict.

22-Feb-2020
Pakistan moves down in Human Development

Islamabad/IBNS: Apart from the global terror financial watchdog FATF's move of keeping the nation in 'grey list', Pakistan has now moved one step down in the  Human Development Index (HDI) to touch 152.

22-Feb-2020
Easter Sunday terror attack: Sri Lankan

Colombo/IBNS: In the wake of the terror attack in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday last year, a Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Security in the country has proposed to immediately ban attire such as the burqa and suspend the registration of political parties on an ethnic and religious basis, media reports said.

22-Feb-2020
Bangladesh: 2 suspected robbers killed i

Dhaka/IBNS: In a reported gunfight with police in  Palpari Bridge area under Adarsha Sadar upazila of Bangladesh's Comilla district, two suspected robbers have been killed, media reports said on Friday.

21-Feb-2020
Amid tight security, Pakistan court send

Jacobabad/IBNS: Amid protests by Hindu community members over the kidnap, conversion, and marriage of minor Hindu girl Mehak Kumari in Pakistan and a verdict awaited by a court, certain sections of people forced locals of Jacobabad city in Sindh province of the country to close shops on Tuesday to influence the decision in the case.

19-Feb-2020
Global terror financing watchdog  FATF

Paris/Islamabad/IBNS/UNI: In a setback for Pakistan, global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Tuesday decided to retain the south Asian nation in its ‘Grey List’.

18-Feb-2020
Afghanistan: Militants kill judge

Afghanistan/Xinhua/UNI:  Taliban militants has killed a primary court judge in Afghanistan's western Herat province, a local official said Tuesday.

18-Feb-2020
Police arrest 6 drug traffickers in Afgh

Kabul/Xinhua/UNI: The Counter-Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) have arrested six narcotic drug traffickers in five provinces, the country's Interior Ministry said Tuesday.

18-Feb-2020
Pakistan: Eight killed, over 100 affecte

Karachi/UNI: Eight people have been killed and over 100 affected after a toxic gas suspected to be Hydrogen Sulphide leaked in here, Pakistan health authorities has confirmed.

18-Feb-2020
Pakistan observers sniff eyewash on Maso

Islamabad/IBNS: In what can be seen as a golden eyewash at a time when the threat of being blacklisted by international terror financing and money laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) looms large over it, Pakistan last week convicted Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed, who was arrested last year, in two terror financing cases. However, the reality inside Pakistan can be different with strong beliefs by observers that Pakistan is stage-managing the episode and even claiming that another top terrorist, Masood Azhar, the mastermind of the Pulwama attack last year February in India killing 40 soldiers, has gone missing. 

18-Feb-2020
World must ‘step up’, match Pakistan

New York/IBNS: Pakistan’s solidarity and compassion for hosting Afghan refugees is a remarkable blueprint that the rest of the world should follow.

18-Feb-2020
Three killed, 15 injured in blast in Pak

Islamabad/Xinhua: A blast hit a busy road in Pakistan's southwest provincial capital Quetta on Monday evening, leaving three people dead and 15 others injured, local media and rescue officials said.

17-Feb-2020
US-Taliban peace deal finalised:Abdullah

Kabul,/UNI: Chief Executive of the Afghan Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah on Monday claimed that the peace agreement between the Taliban and US has been "finalised."

17-Feb-2020
Over 50 Taliban militants surrender in 2

Kabul/Sputnik/UNI: More than 50 members of the Taliban movement have surrendered to the Afghan security forces in the country's provinces of Herat and Ghor, the Afghan Defense Ministry said on Monday.

17-Feb-2020
Foreign military helicopter crashes in A

Kabul/Sputnik/UNI: A foreign military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan on Monday in a Taliban attack, according to the movement's statement.

17-Feb-2020
Coronavirus suspicion: China returnee ad

Dhaka/IBNS: A student, who recently returned from China, was admitted to a government hospital in Bangladesh city of Habiganj on suspicion of the novel coronavirus, media reports said on Monday.

17-Feb-2020
Unknown gunmen kill nine drug addicts in

Kabul/IBNS: Unknown gunmen shot dead nine drug addicts in Kabul city, media reports said on Monday.

17-Feb-2020
Pakistan: Six people die following gas c

Karachi/IBNS: At least six people died due to alleged chemical leakage in Pakistan' Karachi city, media reports said on Monday.

17-Feb-2020
Chinese firms achieve 'little success' i

Beijing/IBNS: Despite sharing strong bonds among themselves as all-weather alliance partners, several Chinese firms recently faced troubles in a Karachi expo, hinting the underlying difference shared by the two nations.

16-Feb-2020
Coronavirus: Nepali citizens evacuated f

Kathmandu/IBNS: Amid coronavirus outbreak in the neighbouring nation, the Nepal government has evacuated 175 Nepalis people from Hubei Province of China, media reports said on Sunday.

16-Feb-2020
Bangladesh: Chinese national taken to ho

Dhaka/IBNS: On suspicion of being infected by coronavirus, a Chinese woman, who was working at Uttara EPZ in Nilphamari's Saidpur, has been admitted to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital, media reports said on Sunday.

16-Feb-2020
Kandahar: 5 Taliban terrorists killed

Kabul/IBNS: Conducting an operation in south Kandahar province, the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces have killed five suspected Taliban terrorists, media reports said on Sunday.

16-Feb-2020
China's court unveils 4 crimes punishabl

Beijing/Sputnik: Those convicted for corruption, production and distribution of counterfeit medications amid the coronavirus outbreak or found guilty of maliciously infecting other people with the virus and causing serious harm to medical workers will face severe punishment, up to death penalty, Beijing’s second Intermediate People's Court said on Saturday, citing the criminal code.

15-Feb-2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh PM mour

Dhaka/UNI:  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed her deep condolences for the loss of lives due to the outbreak of coronavirus in China.
She conveyed her sincere sympathy for the families of the victims.

15-Feb-2020
Airstrikes kill 8 civilians in E. Afghan

Afghanistan/Xinhua/UNI: Eight local villagers, including a child, were killed following airstrikes in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday, a provincial official said on Saturday.

15-Feb-2020
Pakistan's Jamaat-e-Islami loyalists dis

Lahore/IBNS: During the recent T20 match between the home side and Bangladesh in Lahore city, several students and Jamaat-e-Islami loyalists in Pakistan displayed a placard in the gallery showing pictures of executed Bangladeshi Islamist leader Motiur Rahman.

15-Feb-2020
Afghanistan: Security forces arrest Paki

Kabul/IBNS: Afghanistan security forces recently arrested a Pakistani family in Ghazni province and seized a large cache of explosives belonging to Taliban, media reports said on Saturday.

15-Feb-2020
Bangladesh: Unknown men kill Jatiyatabad

Dhaka/IBNS: Unknown men have hacked to death a local leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), the student body of Bangladesh's political party BNP, media reports said on Saturday.

15-Feb-2020
Over 3,000 UK children go to 'jihadi' sc

London/IBNS: In an alarming finding, a secret government report in the UK has warned that over 3000 British children are being taken to Pakistan each year and enrolled in extremist summer schools, media reports said.

14-Feb-2020
Six policemen killed by Taliban infiltra

Kabul/Sputnik:A policeman opened fire and killed six of his colleagues in Afghanistan’s Kunduz Province before joining up with Taliban militants, local sources told a Sputnik correspondent on Friday.

14-Feb-2020
Afghanistan: Explosion rocks Kunduz prov

Kunduz/IBNS: At least five children were killed in an explosion that rocked Afghanistan's Kunduz province, media reports said on Friday.

14-Feb-2020
US welcomes conviction of JuD chief Hafi

Washington/IBNS: The United States has welcomed the conviction of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed in terror financing cases.

14-Feb-2020
Fighting leaves 13 militants dead in Afg

Pul-e-Khumri, Afghanistan/Xinhua/UNI: A total of 13 militants including a Taliban local commander have been confirmed dead and 10 others wounded in Baghlan-e-Markazi district of the northern Baghlan province, police spokesman in the restive province Ahmad Jawed Basharat said Wednesday.

12-Feb-2020
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