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Afghanistan: Civilian killed during night raid, Parwan governor promises investigation

Kabul, Dec 20 (IBNS): At least one civilian was killed during a joint night raid conducted by Afghan and foreign troops in Parwan province.

UN agencies scale up work in Bangladesh as Rohingya refugee crisis enters fourth month

  New York, Dec 19(Just Earth News):  As the Rohingya refugee emergency in Bangladesh enters its fourth month, United Nations agencies are scaling up their relief work to respond to a range of issues, including outbreak of diphtheria, lack of access to sanitation and sexual violence.

Afghanistan government welcomes US President Donald Trump's new national security strategy

Kabul, Dec 19 (IBNS): The Afghanistan government has welcomed US President Donald Trump's new national security strategy and said it affirmed the enduring U.S. – Afghanistan strategic partnership.

Yuan likely to replace USD in Pakistan-China trade

Islamabad, Dec 19 (IBNS): The Pakistan government has said it is examining the proposal to replace the US dollar with the Chinese yuan for trade between China and Pakistan.

Perpetrators of attack on church in Pakistan must be brought to justice, stresses UN chief

New York, Dec 19(Just Earth News):  Denouncing Monday’s attack on a Methodist church in western Pakistan, United Nations Secretary-General called for those behind the incident be held accountable.  

Coordinated explosions in Kandahar and Helmand attack cause casualties

Kabul, Dec 18 (IBNS) : Coordinated explosions rocked southern Kandahar province late on Sunday night hours after a coordinated attack check posts left several dead in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.

Militants attack intelligence training facility in Kabul

Kabul, Dec 18 (IBNS) : A group of armed insurgents launched a coordinated attack on a training facility of the Afghan intelligence in Kabul city early on Monday. 

Afghanistan: Taliban insurgents kill district police chief in Badghis

Kabul, Dec 18 (IBNS): The police chief of Aab Kamari district in Badghis province of Afghanistan was killed by Taliban insurgents on Sunday night, reports said.

Afghanistan: Taliban insurgents kill district police chief in Badghis

Kabul, Dec 18 (IBNS): The police chief of Aab Kamari district in Badghis province of Afghanistan was killed by Taliban insurgents on Sunday night, reports said.

Suicide attack in Pakistan church kills 9, injures over 50

Quetta, Dec 17 (IBNS): At least nine people were killed in a deadly suicide bomb and gun attack on a church in Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said.

Sixteen militants killed, wounded in Afghanistan operations

Kabul, Dec 16 (IBNS) : At least 16  militants were killed or wounded during the operations in southern Kandahar and southeastern Paktika provinces involving air and ground operations, Afghaistan's Khaama Press reported quoting the Ministry of Defense (MoD).

Rohingya refugees face ‘multitude of protection risks,’ warns UN agency

  New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that it is concerned about the deteriorating environment in which Rohingya refugees are living, especially children, who make up 55 per cent of the Rohingya refugee population in Bangladesh.

Ten ISIS militants killed, wounded in Afghan forces operations

Kabul, Dec 14 (IBNS) : At least ten militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed or wounded during the operations of the Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province.

ISIS attempts to occupy lands in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Iranian minister

Tehran, Dec 13 (IBNS) : An Iranian minister has claimed that the Islamic State terror group is attempting to occupy lands in Afghanistan and Pakistan as the group has been suppressed in Syria and Iraq.

Afghanistan : Explosion in Taliban leader’s house leaves 4 dead, wounded in Laghman

Kabul, Dec 13 (IBNS) : An explosion ripped through the residence of a local Taliban leader in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan  leaving at least four people dead or wounded.