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Bilawal Bhutto blames Pakistan military for 1971 defeat

If BNP comes with sticks, we will be show them the real game: Obaidul Quader

Inflation is constantly decreasing, will go down further: Planning Minister

Over 60s to get fourth dose of coronavirus vaccine earlier: Health Minister

232 people died of AIDS in Bangladesh in one year

UN condemns deadly attacks in eastern Afghanistan

New York, Jun 4: The United Nations strongly condemned the two deadly attacks which took place Monday in eastern Afghanistan that left at least 19 people dead, including a dozen children.

UNSC seeks justice for perpetrators of attack in Afghanistan

New York, May 27 (IBNS): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Sunday underlined the need to bring the perpetrators of the attack on a compound of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to justice, and expressed serious concern over the threat that terrorist groups pose to the country.

Afghanistan: UN urges law to eliminate women violence

New York, May 21: Senior United Nations officials in Afghanistan are Monday urging the Government to fully implement legislation to protect women from child marriage and other forms of violence, in line with international commitments, after the Afghan Parliament failed to ratify the law over the weekend.

UN assesses low damage from Cyclone Mahasen

New York, May 18: United Nations agencies and partners assessed parts of Bangladesh and Myanmar after Tropical Cyclone Mahasen hit land Friday, weakened and dissipated, leaving behind less damage than originally feared.

Gilani son kidnap: Ring leader arrested

Islamabad, May 17: The Pakistani Police on Friday claimed that they have arrested the leader of a gang that kidnapped former Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani\'s son Ali Haider Gilani on May 9.

Ban hails successful elections in Pakistan

New York, May 13 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated the Government and people of Pakistan on the successful conduct of national and provincial elections, hailing the polls, for which millions of voters turned out, as a major democratic step.

Pakistan votes in historic democratic polls

Islamabad, May 11 Braving a Taliban threat, Pakistanis on Saturday are voting in a historic democratic election for its national and provincial assemblies even as reports of violence poured in with a bomb attack on a candidate that wounded several in Karachi.

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.