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Seven die in a day as Bangladesh's Covid-19 toll increases to 27,785

We must respond to communal instigators: Home Minister

Case against Dhaka North Mayor Atiqul Islam dismissed

21 lakh women in social safety net

Religious violence: PM Hasina tells Home Minister to initiate action

Ban urges peaceful voter turnout for upcoming Pakistan elections

New York, May 10: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging all eligible Pakistanis to peacefully take part in the country’s upcoming elections while also expressing concern about the recent wave of violence and attacks aimed at disrupting preparations for the 11 May polls.

Pakistan: 3 killed in suicide attack

Bannu, Pakistan, May 8: At least three people were killed and 27 others injured as a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden vehicle on the backside of the police station in Pakistan\'s Bannu district on Wednesday, reports said.

Imran Khan seriously injured at election rally

Lahore, May 7: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Party Chief Imran Khan was on Tuesday badly injured when he fell off the lifter that was carrying him up the stage to address an election rally here in Lahore.

Pakistan: UN concerned over displaced near Afghan border

New York, May 4: The United Nations emergency relief arm Friday warned that population displacement could surge amid Government military operations and ongoing fighting between rival armed groups in northern Pakistan, near the Afghan border.

Sarabjit Singh a brave son of India: PM

New Delhi, May 2: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday called Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner in Pakistan jail who succumbed late last night to severe head injuries he sustained from an attack in the prison, a brave son of India who bore his tribulations with fortitude.

Musharraf sent to 14-day judicial custody

Rawalpindi, Apr 30: The Rawalpindi Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) on Tuesday sent former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf to a 14-day judicial custody in connection to ex-Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto murder case.

Relief operations in Myanmar’s Rakhine receive boost

New York, Apr 27 The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has made available $5 million in additional funding to provide life-saving assistance to some 69,000 people displaced by the violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

Pak blast: ANP observes mourning day

Karachi, Apr 27: The Awami National Party (ANP) is observing a day of mourning on Saturday against the bomb blast near its party office at Orangi Town in Pakistan\'s Karachi on Friday that killed at least 11 people, reports said.

Pakistan: 13 injured in bomb blast

Quetta, Apr 24: At least 13 people were injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan\'s Quetta city on Wednesday, officials said.

Musharraf directed to help in Bhuto case

Rawalpindi, Apr 23: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday appeared before a Pakistani anti-terrorism court which directed him to cooperate with investigators probing former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto\'s assassination.

Musharraf surrenders to police

Islamabad, Apr 19: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has surrendered to the police at his farmhouse in Islamabad, that had been declared as his sub-jail since Thursday, said reports.

MQM leader shot dead in Pakistan

Karachi, Apr 11: A Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, who was supposed to contest the upcoming Pakistan polls, was shot dead by unknown gunmen in southern Sindh province on Thursday, police said.

Pak judicial complex attacked

Peshawar, Mar 18: At least three people were killed when two suicide bombers attacked a judicial complex at Peshawar city in Pakistan on Monday, official said.

UN condemns drone attack in Pak

New York, Mar 16: The United States\' ongoing drone campaign in Pakistan is a violation of the South Asian nation\'s sovereignty, as it is being conducted without the consent of its elected representatives or that of the legitimate Government, a United Nations independent expert has warned.

Myanmar: UN provides aid to conflict-affected Kachin area

New York, Mar 2: United Nations and international agencies for the first time in more than a year delivered badly-needed aid to hundreds of people in northern Myanmar’s Kachin state following a cease-fire and a de-escalation of violence, while warning of poor living conditions in communal shelters.