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Kabul: Suicide bombers killed during standoff near Spanish Embassy

Kabul, Dec 12 (IBNS) An explosive filled vehicle was detonated by a suicide bomber near the Spanish Embassy in Sherpur Area of Kabul city on Friday, which resulted in a standoff between security officials and the assailants, Khaama Press reported.

Border blockade on imports sends food and fuel prices skyrocketing in Nepal: UN

New York, Dec 12 (Just earth News/IBNS): Warning of severe shortages of food and fuel now plaguing Nepal caused by the ongoing major disruptions in imports across its southern border with India, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday predicted extreme hardship for the land-locked country if prices of basic food staples continue to soar.

Afghanistan: Blast rocks Kabul

Kabul ,Dec 11 (IBNS) A blast rocked Sherpoor area in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Friday, officials said.

Pakistan test-fires nuclear capable Shaheen-III

Rawalpindi, Dec 11 (IBNS): Pakistan on Friday said it has conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-III surface to surface ballistic missile which has a maximum range of 2750 kilometers.

Afghanistan: UN mission condemns Taliban attack at Kandahar Airport

New York, Dec 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned the Taliban initiated attack at Kandahar airport on 8 December, which reportedly killed 39 civilians, including four children and injured at least 23 civilians.

UN official appeals to donors to aid 53,000 displaced by attacks on Lake Chad islands

New York, Dec 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): More than 50,000 people forced to flee in the wake of attacks on islands of Lake Chad are living in “precarious conditions” in need of food, drinking water, shelter, health care and other services in a situation exacerbated by chronic drought, the top United Nations relief official in Chad says.

Leaders of China, Pakistan, Afghanistan hold trilateral meeting

Islamabad, Dec 10 (IBNS) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a trilateral meeting in Islamabad in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Afghanistan: 50 killed in airport attack

Kandahar , Dec 10 (IBNS): More than 50 people, which included 14 terrorists, were killed as insurgents stormed and launched an attack on the airport in southern Kandahar province , media reports said on Thursday.

Nepal: UN aid agencies and partners appeal for access to life-saving medical supplies

New York, Dec 9 (Just Earth News/IBNS): United Nations agencies and their aid partners today expressed their “deepest concern” over critical and growing shortages of lifesaving medicines and supplies across Nepal and appealed to all sides to ease an effective blockade of the country’s southern border due to unrest over a new constitution.

Afghanistan: Taliban militants attack Kandahar airfield

Kabul, Dec 8 (IBNS): A group of Taliban militants allegedly stormed the Kandahar airfield in Afghanistan and launched a coordinated attack on Tuesday, media reports said.

SAARC Charter Day helps members renew their commitment to its principles and objectives: Sharif

Islamabad, Dec 8 (IBNS): Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said SAARC Charter Day gives good opportunity to the SAARC members to renew their commitment to the Charter and its principles and objectives.

Afghanistan: UN condemns alleged shelling by national army which killed 9 civilians

New York, Dec 7 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations mission in Afghanistan on Sunday condemned the recent killings of nine civilians when an explosive ordinance was fired into the village of Shahi Khil in Wardak on 4 December, allegedly by Afghan forces.

Pakistan spy racket: School teacher arrested in J & K for spying for ISI

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IBNS) The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a school teacher from Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the alleged spying racket working on behalf of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, reports said.

Bomb attack on Bangladesh temple injures 9

Dhaka, Dec 5 (IBNS) At least nine people were injured in a bomb attack at the Kantajeu Temple in Bangladesh's Dinajpur area on Saturday, media reports said.

Two terrorists killed in Pakistan

Karachi, Dec 2 (IBNS): Two militants were killed during an exchange of fire with Rangers at Northern bypass area in Pakistan's Karachi city, media reports said.