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Bangladesh: Police arrest 12 Jamaat-e-Islami activists

Feni: Bangladesh police recently arrested 12 leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami on charges of conspiring anti-state activities.

Pakistan's inflation touches record high figure of 27.6 pct

Islamabad: Pakistan's annual inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), spiked to a decades-high level of 27.55 per cent in January, compared to 24.5pc in the previous month, media reports said on Wednesday.

Three Afghanistan nationals died in Pakistani prisons in recent months: Reports

Kabul: The Afghanistan Consulate in Karachi has said over 1,000 Afghan refugees, including women and children, are currently present in prisons in Pakistan.

We sowed seeds of terrorism, worshippers not killed during prayers even in India, Israel: Pak Defence Minister on Peshawar blast

Islamabad: Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday reacted to the Peshawar bomb blast and said worshippers were not killed during prayers even in India, adding that the country has sowed seeds of terrorism, media reports said.

Pakistan: Govt asked to declare Hazara division as separate province

Mansehra: Tehreek-i-Sooba Hazara convener Mushtaq Khan Advocate has asked the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz-led central government to declare the Hazara division as a separate province.

Pakistan: TTP terrorists attack Mianwali police station

Islamabad: The outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakis­tan (TTP) terrorists attacked a police station in Mianwali on Tuesday, a day after a suicide blast in Peshawar left 96 people dead.

Google blocks 50,000 accounts for pushing Chinese disinformation

California: Popular US-based search engine Google has disclosed it took steps to dismantle over 50,000 instances of activity orchestrated by a pro-Chinese influence operation known as DRAGONBRIDGE in 2022.

Pakistan: Death toll in Peshawar mosque blast touches 96

Peshawar: The death toll due to the blast which took place inside a mosque in Pakistan's Peshawar city has touched 96, media reports said on Tuesday.

Pakistan fails to improve on CPI

Islamabad:  Amid an economic crisis, Pakistan failed to improve in Transparency International's (TI) latest Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI 2022) as it retained its place among 180 countries in the world.

IMF approves 4.7 bln USD loans for Bangladesh

Dhaka: The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved 3.3 billion U.S. dollars under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) agreements as well as 1.4 billion dollars under the Resilience and Sustainability Facility (RSF) for Bangladesh.

Afghanistan: Humanitarians await guidelines on women’s role in aid operations

New York: A UN-led group of humanitarians are hoping that the Taliban will allow Afghan women to again work with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on the ground following last month’s ban, four senior aid officials told journalists in New York on Monday.

Afghanistan: ISIS-Khorasan increases its attacks on Chinese projects

Kabul: Islamic State-Khorasan and other terror outlets have started targeting Chinese projects in Afghanistan in recent times, a key Kabul-based news agency has said.

Two years on from Myanmar military coup, UN chief stresses international unity, as arrests, airstrikes continue

New York: The UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday called for Member States to urge the military leadership in Myanmar to respect the will and needs of its own people, as risks to regional stability grow.

Antonio Guterres strongly condemns deadly mosque attack in Pakistan

New York: The UN chief and top officials have strongly condemned the suicide bombing at a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday, that left at least 59 dead and 150 injured.

Pakistan: Death toll in mosque suicide blast rises to 88

Islamabad/UNI: The death toll in a suicide bomb blast that hit a mosque on Monday in Pakistan's northwest provincial capital of Peshawar rose to 88, an official told media persons on Tuesday.