Ex-Maldives Prez denied bail, manhandled outside court
Male, Feb 23 (IBNS): A day after being arrested by the Maldives police, former President Mohamed Nasheed was on Tuesday denied bail by the court.
Reuters' Pak-Afghan bureau chief found dead in Islamabad
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IBNS): Reuters' Pakistan and Afghanistan bureau chief Maria Golovnina, who was based in Pakistan's Islamabad, was found dead at her office in the capital city's F-8 sector, media reports said on Monday.
Manikganj , Feb 22 (IBNS): A launch capsized in Padma river at Manikganj district in Bangladesh on Sunday, media reports said.
Human chain formed outside Pakistan imambargah
Karachi, Feb 20 (IBNS) Days after terror attacks on imambargahs in different cities of Pakistan disrupted peace in the country, citizens were seen forming a human chain around Imambargah Shah-i-Najaf in Karachi in a bid to send a strong message of unity, media reports said.
Bangladesh: Death warrant issued against Jamaat leader
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IBNS) The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) here on Thursday issued death warrant for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mohammad Kamaruzzaman in connection with a war crimes case.
ACHR releases its report "Bangladesh: Polarisation, Political Violence & an Undeclared Civil War"
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IBNS) Asian Centre for Human Rights in its report, "Bangladesh: Polarisation, Political Violence & an Undeclared Civil War", released on Wednesday stated that about 90 people have been killed and more than a thousand were injured in the ongoing violent anti-government protests by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) led 20-party alliance demanding resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinaâ€™s Awami League Government and holding of mid-term elections under a neutral caretaker government since Jan 5.
Pakistan: TTP financier killed in operation
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IBNS): A top Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militant was killed during an intelligence-led operation in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Swat region on Tuesday, media reports said.
Afghanistan: Logar attack kills 20 policemen
Kabul, Feb 17 (IBNS): A group of insurgents stormed the police headquarters in Afghanistan's central Logar province which killed at least 20 policemen on Tuesday, media reports said.
Pakistan: Blast outside Police Lines, 8 killed
Lahore, Feb 17 (IBNS): At least eight people were killed in a blast outside Police Lines in the Qila Gujar Sigh area of Pakistan's Karachi city on Tuesday, media reports said.
UN rights chief requests 'one time only'deferral of key report on Sri Lanka conflict
New York, Feb 17 (IBNS) At the request of the top United Nations rights official, the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council today agreed to temporarily hold off its consideration of a long-awaited report into alleged rights violations during the conflict in Sri Lanka for six months, until September 2015.
Afghanistan: 13 cops killed during clash with militants
Kandahar , Feb 16 (IBNS): At least 13 policemen were killed during a clash with militants in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Monday, media reports said.
Pakistan attack: FIR registered against TTP commander
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IBNS): Pakistan authorities have registered an FIR against Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) commander Umar alias Narayin connection with the Imamia Masjid Imambargah attack case on Saturday, media reports said.
20 killed in Pakistan mosque attack
Peshawar, Feb 13 (IBNS): In a suicide attack targeting Imamia Masjid Imambargah in Hayatabad area of Pakistan's Peshawar city, at least 20 people were killed and 55 others were injured on Friday.
Pakistan: 19 killed in Peshawar mosque attack
Peshawar, Feb 13 (IBNS): In another brutal terror attack, at least 19 people were killed and more than 50 others were injured as suicide attackers and gunmen attacked an imambargah or mosque in the Hayatabad area of Pakistan's Peshawar city during Friday prayers, media reports said.
Pakistan courts rejects 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi's bail
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IBNS): A Pakistan court on Friday cancelled 26/11 mastermind and top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zakir-ur Rehman Lakhvi's bail.