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Afghanistan: 116 school students, teachers poisoned Kabul, Aug 31: At least 116 people, which include students and teachers , were poisoned in Afghanistan's western Herat province, media reports said on Monday. 31-Aug-2015
Pakistan: Militants kill engineers in airport Quetta, Aug 30: Militants killed at least two engineers in Jiwani aiport at Gwadar district in Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said. 30-Aug-2015
At least 12 Army jawans injured in mysterious blast in Kashmir Pulwama, Aug 29: At least 12 army soldiers were injured, six of them critically, in a mysterious blast at an army camp near Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said. 29-Aug-2015
Three civilians killed in Pak border firing in Jammu Jammu, Aug 28: Three civilians have been killed and 16 others are injured in heavy firing by Pakistani rangers along the international border in Jammu's RS Pura sector since early Friday, reports said. 28-Aug-2015
Afghan militants foil Taliban’s plan Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Aug 27: Afghan military officials on Thursday said that they were successful in foiling the Taliban’s plan of making inroads in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province of the country. 27-Aug-2015
Pakistani terrorist caught alive in J&K Srinagar, Aug 27: Security forces have captured alive a suspected Pakistani terrorist from north Kashmir on Thursday, reports said. 27-Aug-2015
Concerned by ongoing political violence in Nepal, UN rights office urges peaceful resolution to crisis New York, Aug 26 : Voicing concern over continuing political violence and killing of protestors in Nepal, the United Nations human rights office on Tuesday called on the authorities to respect dissenting voices and seek a peaceful solution with demonstrators. 25-Aug-2015
Ten children among 11 killed in Afghan gas terminal explosions Herat, Afghanistan, Aug 25 : At least ten children and one adult were killed as a series of huge explosions at a gas terminal rocked the western Afghan city of Herat on Tuesday, reports said. 25-Aug-2015
Kabul explosion leaves 14 killed, Afghanistan President Ghani condemns attack Kabul, Aug 23: Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday condemned the deadly suicide bombing in Kabul city which left 14 people killed. 23-Aug-2015
Afghanistan: 3 killed in suicide bombing Kabul, Aug 22: At least three people were killed in a suicide bombing at Kabul city in Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said. 22-Aug-2015
Sri Lanka: Ranil Wickremesinghe takes oath as PM Colombo, Aug 21 : UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday took oath as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. 21-Aug-2015
India advises Pakistan against meeting with Kashmiri separatists New Delhi, Aug 21: Ahead of Sunday's NSA-level talks that is preceded by a growing tension India and Pakistan have exchanged hard talks in keeping with their firm stand over Kashmiri separatists being invited for a meeting with Pakistan's Sartaz Aziz, reports said. 21-Aug-2015
Pakistan continues ceasefire violation, BSF foils infiltration bid Jammu, Aug 20: Pakistani troops continued to violate ceasefire as they made fresh attack in Samba sector while some terrorists made an infiltration bid in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir. 20-Aug-2015
Record civilian casualties and widening conflict stretch humanitarian capacities in Afghanistan : UN New York, Aug 19: The Afghan conflict has intensified in 2015, resulting in record high levels of civilian casualties and new displacements that are stretching the humanitarian community’s ability to sufficiently meet life-saving needs, the United Nations relief wing reported today. 19-Aug-2015
UN chief condemns terrorist attack in eastern province of Pakistan New York, Aug 18 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the bomb attack in District Attock, in Pakistan’s Punjab Province, and was saddened to learn that the attack had killed more than a dozen people, including Punjab's Home Minister, Shuja Khanzada, and injured many others. 18-Aug-2015
Sri Lanka votes to elect new PM Colombo, Aug 17: Voting for Sri Lanka's General Election is currently underway as more 15 million voters are expected to exercise their franchise on Monday. 16-Aug-2015
Pakistan: Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada killed in terror attack Attock, Aug 16: A suicide bomb attack in Pakistan's Shadi Khan village killed Punjab province Home Minister Colonel (retd) Shuja Khanzada while he was in his political office on Sunday. 16-Aug-2015
Pakistan: Blast occur at Punjab Home Minister's political office, 7 killed Attock, Aug 16: An intense explosion took place at Pakistan's Punjab province Home Minister Colonel (retd) Shuja Khanzada's political office on Sunday leaving seven people dead, media reports said. 16-Aug-2015
India celebrates 69th Independence Day New Delhi/Mumbai/Kolkata/Chennai, Aug 15: From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, millions of Indians remembered freedom fighters as the country celebrated its 69th Independence Day on Saturday. 15-Aug-2015
Army foils major terror attack in Assam, KLO militant killed Guwahati, Aug 14: A day before Independence Day celebrations across the country, the army has foiled a major terror attack in Assam on Thursday night, officials said on Friday. 14-Aug-2015
Eight injured in Kashmir grenade blast in mosque Srinagar, Aug 13: At least eight people were injured in a grenade blast inside a mosque in Shopian in south Kashmir on Thursday morning, reports said. 13-Aug-2015
UNICEF offers support to Pakistan authorities as child abuse investigation continues New York, Aug 12: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has offered its support to Pakistani authorities as they open an investigation into emerging reports of widespread abuses against children in the country’s district of Kasur, an agency official has confirmed. 12-Aug-2015
Pakistan's twin ceasefire violations in Rajouri and Poonch Jammu, Aug 11: In twin ceasefire violations,Pakistani rangers resorted to firing on Indian posts along the Loc In Rajouri and Poonch sectors on Tuesday engaging Indian troops in exchange of fire, reports said. 11-Aug-2015
Security Council deplores latest terrorist attacks in Afghan capital New York, Aug 10: The United Nations Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned the series of terrorist attacks that have taken place in the Afghan capital, Kabul, since last Thursday and resulted in hundreds of casualties and at least 70 deaths, including children. 09-Aug-2015
Deploring Afghan attack, UN calls for perpetrators to be held accountable New York, Aug 8 : The top United Nations envoy in Afghanistan has condemned the killing of at least eight civilians and the injuring of more than 200 in an attack that took place in Kabul on Friday. 07-Aug-2015
Tiger Memon threatens to avenge brother Yakub's execution Mumbai, August 7: Hours before Yakub Memon was hanged on July 30, his older brother and underworld operative Tiger Memon, called his family in Mumbai and threatened to avenge the execution, media reports claimed on Friday. 07-Aug-2015
UN experts urge Pakistan to strengthen protection of children after latest execution New York, Aug 6: United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday condemned the execution in Pakistan of Shafqat Hussein, who was reportedly 14 years old when he was convicted of murder, and called on the country to strengthen the protection of children. 06-Aug-2015
Madhya Pradesh twin train derailment : 27 killed Harda, Madhya Pradesh, Aug 5: At least 27 people, including ten women and five children, have died and 40 are injured as two trains- Janata Express and Kamayani Express - derailed close to Harda town in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday night. 05-Aug-2015
Civilian killed in LoC firing Jammu, Aug 4: In a string of ceasefire violations along the international border in Jammu region, Pakistani rangers fired several mortar shells and targeted BSF posts in Kanachack and Pargwal on Tuesday. 04-Aug-2015
Overnight exchange of fire along LoC following Pak attack Jammu, Aug 3: An overnight exchange of fire took place in four different sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistani rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on Indian posts in yet another violation of ceasefire. 03-Aug-2015
Pakistan releases 163 Indian nationals Karachi, Aug 2: Pakistan on Sunday released 163 Indian nationals who were imprisoned at the Landhi jail in Karachi city, media reports said. 02-Aug-2015
New Afghan Taliban leader releases audio message Kabul, Aug 1 : Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has released a audio message where he has called for unity among Talibans, media reports said. 01-Aug-2015
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