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Pakistan: Toxic liquor toll touches 29

Karachi, Oct 9 (IBNS) The death toll from consuming homemade liquor in Pakistan's Karachi city has left 29 people dead, media reports said on Thursday.

Afghanistan: 5 men executed for gang-rape

Kabul, Oct 8 (IBNS) Afghanistan has hanged five men convicted of a gang-rape and armed robbery in country's Paghman district on Wednesday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: UN rights chief reiterates call for stay in gang-rape case

New York, Oct 8 (IBNS) The scheduled executions set for on Wednesday of five Afghans accused of armed robbery and gang rape is being criticized by the United Nations human rights chief, who on Tuesday reiterated his calls for a stay to allow a judicial review and ensure that the right to a fair trial is upheld.

Armed men attempt to target Pakistani flight?

Karachi, Oct 7 (IBNS): Armed men tried to target a passenger flight in Pakistan's Peshawar city on Tuesday, media reports said.

Pakistan: Fresh US drone strike kills 3 militants

Peshawar, Oct 7 (IBNS): At least three suspected militants were killed and five others were injured in a fresh US drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan Agency on Tuesday, media reports said.

Pakistan: Five killed in suicide attack in Hazara Town

Quetta, Oct 4 (IBNS) At least five people were killed in a suicide attack in Pakistan's Hazara Town area on Saturday, media reports said.

Pakistan: 6 killed in blast

Islamabad, Oct 4 (IBNS): A blast in a passenger bus left six people dead and several others injured in Pakistan's Kohat town on Saturday, media reports said.

Pakistan: Explosion leaves three killed

Gilgit, Oct 2 (IBNS) An explosion in a passenger van in Pakistan's Shahra-e-Karakoram which left three people dead and several others injured on Thursday, media reports said.

Four killed in Kabul suicide attack

Kabul, Oct 2 (IBNS) At least four Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel were killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Thursday media reports said.

Separate blasts kill 7 in Kabul

Kabul, Oct 1 (IBNS): At least seven people were killed and several others were injured in two back to back blasts in Afghanistan's capital Kabul city on Wednesday, media reports said.

Victims of ISIL brutality 'waiting on us to act', Syrian leader tells UN Assembly

New York, Sept 30 (IBNS) As the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants began carrying their slaughter in the Middle East, "they might have surprised many of the countries present here, but not…us," the Deputy Prime Minister of Syria told the United Nations General Assembly, underscoring on Monday that the time has come for the world to stand united and tackle the threat head-on.

UN congratulates Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on inauguration

New York, Sept 30 (IBNS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations mission in Afghanistan on Monday welcomed the inauguration of Ashraf Ghani as President and reaffirmed the Organization’s commitment to cooperate with the national unity government in the country’s progress to peace, stability and development.

Ashraf Ghani took oath as new Afghan President

Kabul, Sept 29 (IBNS): Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai took oath as Afghanistan's new President on Monday as suicide blast ripped capital Kabul killing four at the same time.

Pakistan: 8 killed in explosion at Hangu IDPs camp

Hangu, Sept 28 (IBNS) An explosion left at least eight people killed and several others injured at Muhammad Khawaja area in Pakistan's Hangu town on Sunday, media reports said.

Pakistan: US Drone attack kills 2

Islamabad, Sept 28 (IBNS) A US drone strike in Pakistan's South Waziristan Agency has killed at least two people and left four other injured on Sunday, media reports said.