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Pakistan: Car bomb explosion leaves six injured
Islamabad, Aug 20: At least people were hurt when an explosion occurred in Mastung district of Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said. Read more>>
US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo likely to visit Pakistan next month

Islamabad, Aug 19: United States (US) Secretary of State Michael Pompeo might visit Pakistan next month and meet country's new PM Imran Khan, media reports said.

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‘No safe way’ into battle-scarred Afghan city of Ghazni to deliver aid as traumatized children search for parents

New York, Aug 18: The city of Ghazni in Afghanistan is still too dangerous for aid workers to reach, after a week of “intense” fighting and reports that traumatized children are turning up at hospitals looking for their parents, UN humanitarian agency, OCHA, said on Friday.

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UN condemns ‘heinous’ suicide attack on education centre in Afghanistan

New York: The perpetrators of Wednesday’s “heinous” suicide bombing that killed students at an education centre in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, must be brought to justice, the UN Secretary-General has said.

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Afghanistan: top UN official denounces ‘extreme’ suffering of civilians in Ghazni

New York, Aug 16: With the death toll rising after days of intense fighting for the Afghan city of Ghazni, south-west of Kabul, the Head of the United Nations mission in the country (UNAMA) said on Wednesday that the situation was “unacceptable” and called on warring parties to lay down their arms and seek a political solution to the conflict.

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Afghanistan: Fourteen, including seven security officials, killed in Taliban ambush

Kabul, Aug 15: At least 14 people, including seven security officials, were killed in a Taliban ambush in Zabul province of Afghanistan, local media reports said.

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Pakistan celebrates Independence Day today, Imran Khan wishes nation

Islamabad, Aug 14 (IBNS): WIth much patriotic zeal, Pakistan is celebrating 72nd Independence Day on Tuesday.

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