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Pakistan: Woman kills 15 in-laws with 'poisoned lassi' Multan, Oct 31: At least 15 people were killed after consuming poisonous lassi in Tehsil Alipur's neighbourhood Lashari area of Pakistan, media reports said on Tuesday. 31-Oct-2017
Afghanistan: 12 injured in magnetic bomb blast Kabul, Oct 30: At least 12 people were injured in a magnetic bomb blast on a vehicle in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan on Monday, media reports said. 30-Oct-2017
Six cops, 8 militants killed in Afghanistan clash Kabul, Oct 29: At least six policemen and eight terrorists were killed during a clash at Afghanistan's Arghandab district, media reports said on Sunday. 29-Oct-2017
20 Taliban killed in Afghanistan Kabul, Oct 28: In two separate airstrikes and a clash at least 20 Talibans were killed in Afghanistan's Zabul province, media reports said. 28-Oct-2017
Pakistan court issues arrest warrant against Nawaz Sharif Islamabad, Oct 26: The Pakistan court has issued an arrest warrant against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in connection with the corruption cases that sprung from the Panama Papers leak, media reports said. 26-Oct-2017
Afghan airstrike targets gathering of Taliban militants in Herat Herat, Oct 25: A large gathering of at least 300 Taliban militants were targeted by Afghan military as scores of terrorists were killed during an airstrike on Tuesday, local Khaama Press reported. 25-Oct-2017
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Islamabad, Oct 24: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here on Tuesday. 24-Oct-2017
Pakistan: Building roof collapse kills 7 Peshawar, Oct 23: The collapse of a roof of a house in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency on Monday left at least seven people dead, media reports said. 23-Oct-2017
8 terrorists killed in Pakistan Karachi, Oct 22: Security forces in Pakistan have killed at least eight terrorists in Pakistan, media reports said. 22-Oct-2017
Rohingya crisis: UNICEF issues 'Child Alert,' outlines urgent action to save lives New York, Oct 21: Issuing a dire warning on the desperate situation of Rohingya refugee children, who now number more than 320,000 in Bangladesh, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called for an end to the atrocities targeting civilians in Myanmar's Rakhine state, and immediate and unfettered access to all children affected by the violence there. 21-Oct-2017
Nawaz Sharif, daughter and son-in-law indicted by Pak anti-corruption court in NAB reference Islamabad, Oct 19 : A Pakistan court on Thursday indicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar in the Avenfield properties case, Geo News reported. 19-Oct-2017
Imran Khan condemns loss of lives in Pakistan blast Islamabad, Oct 18: Former Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Wednesday condemned the Quetta bombing which left seven people killed. 18-Oct-2017
UN calls for global solidarity ahead of pledging conference on Rohingya refugee crisis New York, Oct 17: Senior United Nations officials are urging the international community to come together in support of a 23 October pledging conference to “send a strong message to Rohingya refugees and their generous hosts in Bangladesh that the world is there for them in their greatest time of need.” 17-Oct-2017
Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen kills three members of a family Kabul, Oct 16 : Three members of a family were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Shisht-i-Sharif district of western Herat province in Afghanistan, media reports said on Monday. 16-Oct-2017
Pakistan: Police claims to nab suspected Karachi knife attacker Islamabad,Oct 15: The Pakistani police has claimed to have nabbed from Mandi Bahauddin, Punjab, the suspected Karachi knife attacker, media reports said on Sunday. 15-Oct-2017
Afghanistan: 10 IS terrorists killed Kabul, Oct 14: At least 10 IS terrorists were killed during clashes in Afghanistan, media reports said on Saturday. 14-Oct-2017
American-Canadian family held hostage for five years by Taliban freed by Pakistan Army Islamabad, Oct 13: The Pakistani Army has said it has freed a North American family of five who were held hostage by the Afghan Taliban. 13-Oct-2017
Attacks against Rohingya ‘a ploy’ to drive them away; prevent their return – UN rights chief New York, Oct 11: Brutal, well-organized, coordinated and systematic attacks have been carried out against the minority Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar, with the intention of not just driving them away but also preventing their return, a new United Nations human rights report has revealed. 12-Oct-2017
Afghanistan: 7 terrorists blown up by their own bombs Kabul, Oct 10: Explosion of their own bomb left at least seven Taliban insurgents killed and nine others injured in Alingar district of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Tuesday. 10-Oct-2017
Quetta: Five killed as gunmen open fire at vehicle Quetta, Oct 9: At least five people were killed as gunmen targeted a vehicle in Pakistan's Quetta area on Monday, media reports said. 09-Oct-2017
FEATURE: In Western Afghanistan, an ancient love of poetry thrives again New York, Oct 6: As she begins to read her poem, Fatema’s voice is faint and unsure of itself. She has been writing poetry only for the last six months because, as she explains, she wants to get in touch with her inner feelings. What emerges in her recitation has echoes of Afghanistan’s ancient past, and signs of a new and modern passion. What is heard, translated from Dari, is a short narrative about the horrors of war – “The color of blood and cold corpses … fresh bodies thrown into battle” – and Fatema’s own story, one that ends with the hope that, “somewhere between the lines, set in the sweetness, is a space without war.” 06-Oct-2017
SDGs ‘take off’ in Nepal’s skies with UN development programme-airline partnership New York, Oct 4: Through a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and a private aircraft company, airplanes flying in Nepal’s skies will bear UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) branding icons, disseminating the globally-agreed targets far and wide. 04-Oct-2017
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