Munshiganj: Shahzahan Bachchu, a secular writer and publisher and also a leftist politician in Bangladesh,  was shot dead by assailants in a public place near his village home at Sirajdani under  Munshiganj district on Monday evening. more
Afghanistan: Bomb attack in southern Ghazni province kills 5

Kabul: A bomb attack incident in southern Ghazni province of Afghanistan on Monday left at least five people killed, media reports said on Tuesday.

Central African Republic: UN chief condemns killing of peacekeeper; the second in a week

New Delhi: The United Nations chief has strongly condemned Sunday’s attack that killed a peacekeeper in the Central African Republic (CAR); the second ‘blue helmet’ to l ...

UN humanitarian coordinators ‘stepped up to the challenge’ of complex emergencies: 2017 report

New York: The United Nations office that coordinates the global institution’s humanitarian work, successfully tackled the four most complex emergencies it was confronted with last y ...

‘Highly explosive’ escalation of conflict and displacement across Syria’s Idlib, says top UN official

New York: The situation inside Syria’s Idlib threatens to become “highly explosive” amid an uptick in conflict between armed groups and a spike in the number of people d ...

Kabul suicide blast kills 12

Kabul: At least 12 people were killed as a blast rocked at the entrance gate of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) in Afghanistan capital Kabul city on Monday, me ...

Afghanistan: 34 militants killed in NDS Special Forces operation in Nangarhar

Kabul:: At least 34 militants were killed during an operation of the Special Forces of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in eastern Nangarhar province of Af ...

China welcomes Afghanistan government's move of declaring temporary ceasefire with Taliban

Beijing: China has welcomed Afghanistan government's move of declaring a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban from June 12 to 20.

Magnetic bomb blast in Kabul leaves five injured

Kabul: A magnetic bomb blast in  Kampani area of Afghanistan's Kabul city left at least five people injured, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Taliban announces Eid ceasefire

Kabul: The Taliban has announced a ceasefire with the Afghanistan forces during the Eid festival in the country.