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Ban commends success of Sri Lanka presidential election, peaceful transfer of power

New York, Jan 10 (IBNS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Fridaycongratulated the people of Sri Lanka on the successful conclusion of the country’s presidential election, and welcomed the constitutional transfer of power.

Former Pak Air Force officer who made assassination attempt on Musharraf executed

Islamabad, Jan 10 (IBNS): A former Pakistan Air Force chief technician Khalid Mehmood, convicted for an assassination attempt on former president Pervez Musharraf, was executed, a media report said on Saturday.

Imran Khan condemns Rawalpindi blast

Rawalpindi, Jan 9 (IBNS): Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Friday condemned the blast in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city which killed seven people and left 17 others injured.

7 killed in Rawalpindi blast

Rawalpindi, Jan 9 (IBNS): At least seven people were killed in a blast in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city on Friday, media reports said.

Pakistan: 5 killed Rawalpindi blast

Rawalpindi, Jan 9 (IBNS)A blast in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city killed at least five people and injured 17 others on Friday, media reports said.

Rajapakshe defeated : Sirsena new Sri Lanka President

Colombo, Jan 9 (IBNS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa bowed out of power after a decade of rule accepting a heavy defeat to opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena on Friday.

UN refugee agency, Afghan Government launch winter assistance plan to help displaced

New York, Jan 8 (IBNS) As the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) and its partners begin distributing cold-weather supplies to some of Kabul’s most vulnerable residents, the Agency’s representative in Kabul has warned that many people, especially children, are continuing to suffer, particularly those living in Kabul’s informal settlements.

Pakistani president signs 21st amendment bill into law

Islamabad, Jan 7 (IBNS): Pakistan president Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday signed into law the 21st Constitutional Amendment, media reports said.

Pakistan supreme court ensures 26/11 accused Lakhvi remains in jail

Islamabad, Jan 7 (IBNS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday ruled that 26/11 Mumbai attack key accused Zakir-ur-Rehman Lakhvi will remain in jail as it overturned the recent high court decision of suspension of detention order of the terrorist, media reports in Pakistan said.

Pakistan PM to visit Bahrain tomorrow

Islamabd, Jan 6 (IBNS): Pakistan prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Bahrain on Wednesday.

Pakistan National Assembly approves 21st Constitutional Amendment and Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill 2015

Islamabad, Jan 6 (IBNS) In a significant development, Pakistan's National Assembly on Tuesday approved the 21st Constitutional Amendment and Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill 2015, media reports said.

Nepal: Women-only bus starts in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Jan 5 (IBNS) A microbus service has been started only for women in Nepal's Kathmandu city, media reports said.

Bangladesh: Zia announces indefinite blockade

Dhaka, Jan 5 (IBNS) Protesting against the government restrictions, BNP supremo Khaleda Zia announced an indefinite countrywide blockade on Monday.

Pakistan: Drone attack kills TTP Commander?

Islamabad, Jan 4 (IBNS): Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Commander Hafiz Gul Bahadur was killed in a drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan, media reports said on Sunday.

Pakistan: Terror bid foiled in Quetta

Quetta, Jan 4 (IBNS) Pakistan's Frontier Corps (FC) paramilitary force defused a roadside bomb in Pakistan's Sibi city which foiled a major bid of terrorism in the country, media reports said.