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 supplies cut off, the United Nations has reported. more
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.

In Rome, UN chief urges international community to remain strongly committed to stability in Lebanon

New York: Calling Lebanon “a fundamental pillar of stability” in the Middle East, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday told a high-level meetin ...

Mexico: UN report points to torture, cover-ups in probe into disappearance of 43 students

New York: The United Nations human rights wing said Thursday that it has strong grounds to believe that the investigation into the disappearance of 43 students from a rural Mexican colleg ...

Pakistan: TTP claims responsibility for suicide blast in Raiwind

Lahore: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for the suicide blast in Pakistan's Raiwind area which claimed nine lives, media reports said on Thursday.

As Syria conflict enters eighth year, UN agencies join call for peace and safe aid delivery

New York: Two United Nations relief agencies on Wednesday joined a chorus of international organizations and partners in the quest to end seven years of conflict in Syria, urging warring ...

Rohingyas could face further violence if they return to Myanmar, UN adviser warns

New York: International crimes were committed against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and those who fled the country could face further persecution if they return now, a senior United Nat ...