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Modi breaks his silence on cancellation of Indo-Pak talks New Delhi, Aug 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday broke his silence on cancellation of talks with Pakistan saying the neighbouring nation had made a 'spectacle' by engaging with secessionist elements in Jammu and Kashmir. 30-Aug-2014
Gen Raheel Sharif made 'mediator' Islamabad, Aug 28: The protesting two leaders- Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan- on Thursday announced that Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has been appointed by the country's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a 'mediator' and 'guarantor' for the current crisis. 29-Aug-2014
UN pledges support to Afghan authorities to complete election audit New York/Kabul, Aug 28: The United Nations on Wednesday pledged to redouble its support to the Afghan electoral authorities to help expedite the completion of a thorough and credible audit of the presidential run-off in the wake of the decision of one of the candidates to halt participation in the process. 28-Aug-2014
Future of Afghanistan’s political transition ‘hangs in balance’ of vote recount: UN New York, Aug 26: The United Nations has welcomed on Monday’s announcement by the country’s electoral authorities of the first official decisions on the findings from the 100 per cent audit of the June 14 Presidential run-off election. 26-Aug-2014
Pakistan violates ceasefire again, 2 killed in firing Jammu, Aug 23: In a continued act of ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers killed two people and injured seven others on Saturday while firing heavily at Border Security Force (BSF) posts near the international border at RS Pura sector in Jammu district. 23-Aug-2014
Pakistan: PTI to initiate talks with govt? Islamabad, Aug 22: Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday said it is ready to initiate talks with the government. 22-Aug-2014
Afghanistan: UN mission concerned over acts of intimidation against journalist New York, Aug 21: The United Nations mission in Afghanistan on Wednesday expressed its concern about the acts of intimidation against New York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg, who on Tuesday was banned from leaving the country and told that he was being investigated for an article he had written. 21-Aug-2014
Pakistan: Imran Khan, Qadri lead protesters march into Red Zone Islamabad, Aug 20 : Demanding Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation, protesters led by Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahir ul-Qadri re demonstrating in Islamabad's Red Zone. 20-Aug-2014
Pak envoy meets Kashmiri separatists despite Indian cancelling talks New Delhi, Aug 19 : Even after India called off the foreign secretary level talks with Pakistan, Kashmiri separatist leaders continued to meet Pakistan's envoy to New Delhi on Tuesday. 19-Aug-2014
Improvements in Afghan audit will enhance integrity -UN New York, Aug 18: The United Nations in Afghanistan has welcomed several refinements made this week to that country's ongoing audit over the results of the presidential run-off poll, saying the improvements will strengthen the “integrity of the process”. 18-Aug-2014
BSF men killed in Kashmir militant attack Srinagar, Aug 16: A day after independence day, militants struck in Kashmir killing at least two BSF (Border Security Force) personnel and seriously injuring four others in Koil area of South Kashmir's Pulwama town Saturday afternoon. 16-Aug-2014
Clashes erupt in Pakistan after shots fired at Imran Khan Islamabad, Aug 15 : Violent clashes erupted in Pakistan after a convoy of protesters, heading to the capital Islamabad, led by opposition politician Imran Khan was shot at. 15-Aug-2014
UN rights experts urge halt to Sri Lanka's deportations of Pakistani asylum seekers New York, Aug 15: United Nations human rights experts on Thursday expressed their grave concern over the detentions and forced deportations of Pakistani asylum seekers in Sri Lanka back to their homeland where violent attacks against religious minorities have spiked in recent years. 15-Aug-2014
Pakistan: Imran leads Azadi March Lahore, Aug 14: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief head Imran Khan commenced his Azadi March (independence march) from Lahore to Islamabad on Thursday. 14-Aug-2014
Ceasefire violation in J&K ahead of Independence Day Poonch, Aug 14 : Firing with small arms took place from across the border at the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir late Wednesday night, reports said. 14-Aug-2014
UN Refugee Agency alarmed as Sri Lanka deports families seeking asylum New York, Aug 13: The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday expressed alarm that recent deportations of asylum-seekers from Sri Lanka back to Pakistan were growing in size and scope despite international calls to stop sending them back to a place where their lives could be in danger. 13-Aug-2014
PM Modi condemns Pakistan’s proxy war Leh, Aug 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing officers, soldiers and air warriors of the Indian Army and Air Force at Leh on Tuesday condemned the continuing proxy war by Pakistan. 12-Aug-2014
Pakistan summons Indian deputy envoy over 'border firing' Islamabad, Aug 11: Pakistan on Monday summoned the Deputy High Commissioner of India to lodge its protest over 'unprovoked Indian firing' across the Working Boundary in Sialkot sector on 10-11 August 2014. 12-Aug-2014
Afghan presidential candidates agree to political deal, UN mission confirms New York ,Aug 9: The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Friday said that it welcomes a political agreement reached between Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and looks forward to their pledged progress on moving ahead to form a national unity government. 09-Aug-2014
Captured BSF jawan handed over to India by Pakistan New Delhi, Aug 8 : Pakistan on Friday handed over to India a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan, who was captured by their troopers for allegedly crossing the border, after the motorboat in which he was on a patrol duty malfunctioned in River Chenab and swept him away to the waters of the neighbouring nation. 08-Aug-2014
Pakistan: Militants killed in drone attack Peshawar, Aug 6: At least five militants were killed in a US drone attack in North Waziristan's Dattakhel area on Wednesday, media reports said. 07-Aug-2014
Afghanistan: UN envoy praises international troops after deadly attack New York, Aug 6: A “tragedy” is how the top United Nations official in Afghanistan summed up an attack on international forces on Tuesday outside of Kabul in which a man wearing an Afghan military uniform reportedly gunned down at least 15 troops, including a high-ranking officer. 06-Aug-2014
UN aids response efforts in Nepal, India after monsoons trigger landslides New York, Aug 5: With more than 200 people dead or missing, the United Nations and its partners are supporting the Governments of India and Nepal in search-and-rescue operations, and to care for thousands of people displaced by landslides triggered by monsoon rain. 05-Aug-2014
Afghanistan: UN welcomes arrival of observers for audit of run-off election results New York, Aug 2 : The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomed Friday’s deployment of international observers and UN experts ahead of the resumption Saturday of the comprehensive audit of the results of the Presidential election run-off held on 14 June. 02-Aug-2014
Militants killed in Kashmir encounters with Army Srinagar, Aug 1: Indian Army on Friday claimed to have killed two more militants in an encounter at Keran sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, taking the toll to four. 01-Aug-2014
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