Kabul: A Taliban attack on a police check-post in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Sunday left at least five cops killed, media reports said. more
Suicide car bomb attack in Afghanistan kills 3 civilians

Kabul: A suicide car bomb attack in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul killed at least three people on Saturday, media reports said.

Brief ceasefire in Douma only piece of good news for civilians in war-torn Syria, UN envoy says

New York: The United Nations mediator for the Syrian conflict told the Security Council on Friday that its three-week old demand for a ceasefire across the war-ravaged country was still n ...

UN appeals for nearly $1 billion to address ‘critical needs’ of Rohingya refugees, Bangladesh host communities

New York: To meet the urgent needs of nearly 900,000 Rohingya refugees and more than 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in the communities hosting them, United Nations agencies and their hum ...

UN refugee agency scaling up support as ‘horrific’ violence in DR Congo drives thousands into Uganda

New York: In the span of just three days – between 10 and 13 March – more than 4,000 people, mostly terrified women and children, have crossed into Uganda from crisis-gripped ...

Syria: Children, families killed by airstrikes, shelling in Afrin – UN

New York: Dozens of children have been killed since fighting began in the north-western Syrian town of Afrin, where people are under bombardment, hospitals have been shut down and water s ...

Pakistan forms joint investigation team to probe Raiwind suicide attack

Lahore: Pakistani officials have formed a joint investigation team (JIT) to investigate the suicide blast in Raiwind area of Pakistan on Wednesday, media reports said on Friday.

Airstrikes in Afghanistan kill seven IS militants

Kabul: At least seven Islamic State militants have been killed during airstrikes conducted by Afghan air force in Afghanistan's Achin district, media reports said on Friday.

Twin offensive forces mass exodus in Syria

Damascus: Around 50,000 people have fled Syria in the wake of separate offensive carried out by the Syrian government forces and Turkish forces in Eastern Ghouta and Afrin respectively, a ...

Pakistan: UN chief condemns attack at police checkpoint near Lahore

New York: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned Wednesday’s attack at a police checkpoint near a mosque in the outskirts of Lahore.