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ISIS attack repulsed in North of Afghanistan, 9 militants killed, 13 wounded Afghanistan, Feb 27: A major attack by the militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria /ISIS) terrorist group was repulsed in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan, leaving 22 militants dead or wounded. 27-Feb-2018
Impact of Afghanistan’s fourth consecutive year of war on civilians New York, Feb 26: More than 10,000 civilians have lost their lives or suffered injuries during 2017, according to the latest report by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) documenting the impact of the armed conflict on civilians in Afghanistan. 26-Feb-2018
Former Senator from Kabul killed by gunmen in Afghanistan Kabul, Feb 25: Rafiullah Gull Afghan, a former senator from Kabul, was killed as gunmen opened fire on his vehicle in the city on Saturday, media reports said. 25-Feb-2018
Suicide blast in Kabul leaves 3 killed, 6 injured Kabul, Feb 24: At least three people were killed as a suicide blast rocked Shash Darak area of Afghanistan's Kabul city on Saturday, media reports said. 24-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: UN mission welcomes new penal code, urges measures to protect women from violence New York, Feb 23: While welcoming the entry to force of a new Penal Code in Afghanistan as a having the “potential to trigger real change,” the United Nations mission in the country said on Thursday that it is concerned by the removal of the chapter penalizing violence against women. 23-Feb-2018
Three ISIS militants killed, 1 wounded in US drone strike in Afghanistan Afghanistan, Feb 22: At least three militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in a US drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. 22-Feb-2018
Terror financing: FATF allows Pakistan three-month period to clean up act Islamabad, Feb 21 : Pakistan has been granted a period of three months by Paris-based Financial Action Task Force to clean up its act pertaining to terror funding, reports said. 21-Feb-2018
Pakistan approves motion to make Mandarin an official language Islamabad, Feb 20: Ina major development, the Pakistani Senate has approved a motion to declare Mandarin as one of the official languages in the country, media reports said. 20-Feb-2018
Imran Khan ties nuptial knot for the third time ; bride his spiritual advisor Lahore, Feb 19: Former cricket captain and Pakistan Threek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan tied the knot with his spiritual advisor Bushra Maneka at a simple ceremony, in Lahore on Sunday, media reports said. 19-Feb-2018
Pakistan: Court gives death sentence to Zainab Islamabad, Feb 18: In a major development, an anti-terrorism court (ATC), which was hearing the rape and murder case of seven-year-old Zainab, gave death sentence to Imran Ali Naqshbandi in its verdict on Saturday, media reports said. 17-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: Prayer leader blown up by own explosives Kabul Feb 17: A prayer leader was killed when his own explosives exploded in Afghanistan's Panjwai district, media reports said on Saturday . 17-Feb-2018
UN says more than 10,000 civilians killed or injured in Afghanistan conflict last year New York, Feb 16: More than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded in the Afghanistan conflict during 2017, a nine per cent drop over 2016, according to a United Nations report out Thursday which also revealed rising casualties caused by suicide bombings and attacks using improvised explosive devices (IEDs). 16-Feb-2018
Pakistan: Four security personnel killed in Quetta attack Quetta, Feb 14: Unidentified men attacked targetted a motorcycle patrol of the Frontier Corps (FC) while it was on routine duty in Quetta, leaving at least four security personnel killed, media reports said on Wednesday. 14-Feb-2018
Pakistan declares Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed a terrorist New Delhi, Feb 13: Hafiz Saeed, the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind and one of the most wanted by India, has been declared a terrorist by Pakistan, media reports said. 13-Feb-2018
Afghanistan : Car bomb explosion leaves four Taliban militants dead Afghanistan, Feb 12: At least four Taliban insurgents were killed in an explosion triggered by a premature blast in a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device. 12-Feb-2018
Pakistan: Human rights activist Asma Jahangir passes away, country mourns Lahore, Feb 11: Pakistan's senior lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir died in Lahore city on Sunday, media reports said. 11-Feb-2018
Afghanistan : Explosion in cricket ground, three killed Kabul, Feb 10 : At least three people were killed in an explosion in a cricket ground in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. 10-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: Residents say airstrike kills seven from a family, govt rejects claim Kabul, Feb 9: Residents in Afghanistan's Khost province said that at least seven seven members of a family were killed in an airstrike carried out by the nation's security forces. 09-Feb-2018
Uzbek nationals among 14 ISIS militants killed in Jawzjan airstrikes Afghanistan, Feb 8: At least 14 militants affiliated with the Islamic State terror group were killed in the latest airstrikes conducted northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan. 08-Feb-2018
Over 14,000 farmers in rural Nepal to benefit from new UN project New York, Feb 7: Thousands of family farmers are expected to benefit from a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiative in Nepal that uses an innovative approach to build both the farmers’ capacities as well as add value to their products. 07-Feb-2018
Chinese citizen shot dead in Karachi Islamabad, Feb 6: A Chinese citizen was shot dead in Pakistan's Karachi on Feb 5, media reports said. 06-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: Military operation kills at least 25 Taliban militants in Ghazni Kabul, Feb 5: At least 25 Taliban militants were killed and 13 injured on Sunday in a military operation in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, an official statement said. 05-Feb-2018
Afghanistan: Roadside blast kills at lest two women in Ghazni Kabul, Feb 4: At least two women were killed in a roadside blast in Afghanistan, reports said. 04-Feb-2018
Nawaz Sharif feels future of democracy in Pakistan remains uncertain Karachi, Feb 2: Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on Friday said the future of democracy in Pakistan remained unceratin. 02-Feb-2018
Cross border shelling in Rajouri : 71 schools closed Srinagar, Feb 1: Authorities on Thursday closed 71 schools along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir following continuous shelling by the Pakistan army on Indian posts. 01-Feb-2018
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