Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) A total of 2,819 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Pakistan, raising the country's total infection tally to 1,004,694, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Sunday.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Afghanistans Vice President Amrullah Saleh has hit out at Pakistan for supporting the Taliban, stating that an alliance of Taliban, LeT, Al-Qaeda and madrasa volunteers use the ISI trail to infiltrate.
Kabul/New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The French Ambassador to Kabul, David Martinon, has said that the base for insurgency is in Quetta, adding that Afghan leaders and people should show unity against any foreign interferences.
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The United Nations has warned in a new report that the threat from terror groups such as Daesh and Al-Qaeda is expanding in many places in Afghanistan.
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) Thirty-three Taliban militants were killed and 17 others injured in strikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force (AAF) in two provinces, the Defence Ministry confirmed on Saturday.
New Delhi/Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The Taliban on Saturday slammed the US airstrikes in the Afghan provinces of Kandahar and Helmand, as a violation of the Doha agreement.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A 50 Pakistani Rupees banknote that mentioned threatening remarks to the Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan, Najibullah Alikhel, was found with his daughter after she returned home in Islamabad following her abduction, a media report said.
Washington, July 24 (IANS) During a phone call with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani, US President Joe Biden reaffirmed Washington's support for Kabul as fighting has escalated in the war-torn country since the withdrawal of American forces began in May.
Dhaka, July 24 (IANS) Bangladesh has entered its most severe nationwide lockdown to curb the rampant spread of Covid-19.
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The escalating fighting and ambiguity over the future of Afghanistan have triggered concerns among the civilians as both the government forces and the Taliban have been fighting to gain more grounds with three districts having changed hands over the past 24 hours.
Dhaka, July 24 (IANS) Bangladeshi folk music legend Fakir Alamgir passed away due to Covid-19 at a hospital here. He was 71, his family has confirmed.
Dubai (IANS), July 23 (IANS) In a major relief to thousands of students in Indian curriculum schools in the United Arab Emirates, and their parents, the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), the qualifying test for entry into medical colleges across India, will now be held in Dubai for the first time.
New York, July 23 (IANS) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is to visit India next week to strengthen cooperation and highlight shared interests, his spokesperson Ned Price announced on Friday.
Kabul/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As the battle rages in Afghanistan between the Taliban and the Afghan forces, there is increasing support for the Taliban in the tribal areas of Pakistan.
London, July 23 (IANS) An Israeli commission reviewing allegations that NSO Group's Pegasus spyware was misused by its customers to target journalists and human rights activists would examine whether rules for Israel's export of cyberweapons such as Pegasus should be tightened, a senior MP said, The Guardian reported.
Kabul, July 23 (IANS) Afghan security forces launched a counter-offensive and recaptured Karukh district in Herat province on Friday, killing 15 Taliban militants.
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) With the detection of 1,425 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, Pakistan's overall infection tally on Friday crossed the 1 million mark amid the fourth wave of the pandemic, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said.
Kabul, July 23 (IANS) Afghan special forces on Friday evicted Taliban militants from several villages from around Kunduz city, capital of the northern Kunduz province, a top police official said.
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 26 others injured in separate rain-related incidents during the recent spell of heavy rain in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, according to disaster management authorities.
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US military in the past few days conducted airstrikes in Afghanistan to support the war-torn country's security forces, the Pentagon said.
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With the Taliban beginning to wield its influence in Pakistan, Chinese workers have started arming in order to protect themselves while carrying out maintenance works at various China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in Pakistan, intelligence agencies stated.
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) The Covid-19 positivity rate in Pakistan has increased to 6.3 per cent, with the detection of 2,158 new cases in the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center said on Thursday.
Washington/New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Taliban now controls a total of 212, or roughly half of Afghanistan's 419 district centres, a top US General said, adding that the insurgents appear to have gained "strategic momentum" since the withdrawal of American troops.
Washington, July 22 (IANS) The Taliban militant group now controls a total of 212, or roughly half of Afghanistan's 419 district centres, a top US General said.
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) At least four people died and 17 others went missing on Wednesday after three boats sunk in a reservoir in Bajaur district of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, local media reported.