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Pakistani Sikh girl conversion: High Court directs officials to record...

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Islamabad/IBNS: The Pakistan High Court has directed officials to record the statement of Sikh girl Jagjit Kaur who was allegedly converted and married to a Muslim man in the country a few months ago, officials said. The incident had triggered an outrage of the Sikh community worldwide and clamour for safely of the minority communities in Pakistan riven by religious fundamentalism.
Afghanistan: Taliban frees two Western hostages
Kabu/IBNS: The Afghanistan Taliban have freed two Western hostages in exchange for three imprisoned senior militants, media reports said on Tuesday.
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif leaves for London in air ambulance 
Islamabad/Lahore/IBNS: Accompanied by sibling Shehbaz Sharif and personal physician Dr Adnan Khan, Pakistan's former PM Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday departed for London in an air ambulance for his treatment.
Afghanistan: Grenade attack close to military training facility leaves five hurt in Kabul
Kabul/IBNS: Unknown gunmen threw hand grenades close to a military training facility in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul and left five people hurt, media reports said on Tuesday.  
One-third of Afghans need urgent humanitarian aid, millions suffer ‘acute food insecurit...
New York/IBNS: Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) Alert, released on Monday, which declares that some 10.23 million people are living in a state of “severe acute food insecurity”.
Bangladesh shootout: 'Extremist’ killed
Dhaka/IBNS: In a shootout incident, a leader of an outlawed group was killed in Bangladesh's Harinakundu area, media reports said.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa takes oath as Sri Lankan President
Colombo/UNI/IBNS: A day after he scripted victory in the polls, Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in as the seventh Executive President of Sri Lanka on Monday.
Dutch Queen Maxima to visit Pakistan this month
Islamabad/UNI: Queen Maxima of the Netherlands is scheduled to visit Pakistan from November 25-27 in her capacity as the United Nations Secretary General's Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for inclusive finance for development.
Bangladesh: Chinese man kills colleague in Patuakhali
Dhaka/IBNS: A Chinese man was stabbed to death by his fellow colleague, who is also from China, at Payra Power Plant in Kalapara upazila of Bangladesh's Patuakhali district, media reports said.
Sri Lanka elects ex-Defence Chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa as its 7th President; swearing-in tom...
Colombo/IBNS: Almost seven months after a series of bomb-blasts shook Sri Lanka, the island nation on Sunday elected former war-time defence chief Gotabaya Rajpaksa as its President. He will be sworn in as the seventh executive President of Sri Lanka on Monday.
Gas pipeline explosion in Chittagong leaves 7 dead
Chittagong/IBNS:  A gas pipeline exploded in Chittagong city of Bangladesh and left at least seven people killed and 15 others hurt, media reports said on Sunday.
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