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Pakistan welcomes Russia- US agreement on Syria

Islamabad, Feb 27 (IBNS) Pakistan on Saturday welcomed Russia and the United State for reaching an agreement for a nationwide cessation of hostilities to begin in Syria.

UDMF claims Nepal PM Oli's recent visit to India was not completely successful

Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IBNS): Nepal's United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) on Saturday claimed that country's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s recent visit to India was not totally successful.

Afghanistan: 11 killed in suicide attack

Kabul, Feb 27 (IBNS) At least 11 people were killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan's Asadabad area on Saturday, media reports said.

Ex-ISIS member claims Pakistan trained and funded them

Kabul, Feb 25 (IBNS) A group of 10 ex-ISIS members, who put down their weapons and joined the peace talks in Afghanistan, on Wednesday, claimed that Pakistan funded and trained them, according to reports.

Nepal PM mourns loss of lives in Nepal plane crash

Kathmandu, Feb 24 (IBNS) Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday mourned the death of 23 people in a plane crash in the country's Myagdi district.

Nepal plane crash kills all 23 on board

Kathmandu, Feb 24 (IBNS) The burnt wreckage of the Tara Air place that had crashed in Nepal on Wednesday have been located at Tirkhe Dhunga in the western district of Myagdi and all the 23 people, including two children and two foreigners, killed, according to media reports.

Afghanistan: UN calls on all parties to respect protected status of medical facilities and personnel

New York, Feb 24 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Following two incidents in the past week that put access to health care in Afghanistan under attack, the United Nations mission in the country has urged all parties to refrain from targeting hospitals and to take all feasible precautions to prevent casualties among their patients and personnel.

Pakistan Parliament shifted to solar power

Islamabad, Feb 23 (IBNS) Setting an example, solar power plant has been inaugurated in Pakistan Parliament House here on Tuesday.

Bangladesh: Hindu priest killed, IS claims responsibility

Dhaka, Feb 22 (IBNS): Militant group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the killing of a Hindu priest in Bangladesh's Panchagarh district, a US-based intelligence group said.

Afghanistan: IED explosion kills 6

Kabul, Feb 20 (IBNS) In an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion at least six people were killed in Afghanistan's Paktika province, officials said on Saturday.

Pakistan: Lighting hits houses, 7 killed

Islamabad, Feb 20 (IBNS) At least seven people were killed in a lighting in Pakistan's Khushab area on Saturday, media reports said.

Non-bailable warrants issued against Pervez Musharraf

Islamabad, Feb 20 (IBNS) A Pakistani court has issued non-bailable arrest warrants against former President General Pervez Musharraf in connection with the Ghazi Abdul Rasheed murder case.

Afghanistan recommits to ending recruitment of children in security forces – UN envoy

New York, Feb 20 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Following a mission to Afghanistan, the United Nations envoy dealing with children and armed conflict issues, has welcomed the Government's recommitment to fully implementing its plan to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children in the national security forces.

Three terrorists arrested in Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 19 (IBNS) Three terrorists have been arrested by National Directorate of Security (NDS) personnel from Afghanistan's Kabul city, media reports said on Friday.

Pakistan: Militant attack kills 6 security personnel

Peshawar, Feb 18 (IBNS) At least six security personnel were killed as militants attacked a security check-post in Pakistan's Mohmand Agency area on Wednesday, media reports said.