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Kabul: At least six police personnel, including a commander, were killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province on Sunday, media reports said. more
ISIS is now controlling just 700 square meters in Syria, claims SDF

New York:  A commander of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has claimed that ISIS terrorist group just controls 700 square meters area in Syria, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Bomb blast in southern Ghazni leaves one killed

Kabul: A bomb blast in southern Ghazni province of Afghanistan on Saturday left at least one person killed, media reports said.

Biggest ever UN aid delivery in Syria provides relief to desperate civilians

New York: The biggest UN humanitarian convoy yet to operate inside Syria has successfully distributed aid to 40,000 desperate people in a hard-to-access desert camp near the country&rsquo ...

Two States ‘side-by-side’ is the ‘peaceful and just solution’ for Israel-Palestine conflict: Guterres

New York: A “peaceful and just solution” to the Israel-Palestine conflict can “only be achieved” through two States “living side-by-side in peace and securit ...

Security Council condemns ‘heinous and cowardly’ attack in Iran

New York: The United Nations Security Council has condemned “in the strongest terms” Wednesday’s “heinous and cowardly” terrorist attack in south-east Iran&r ...

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen remains the worst in the world, warns UN

New York: An estimated 24 million people – close to 80 per cent of the population – need assistance and protection in Yemen, the UN warned on Thursday. With famine threatening ...

Iraq: Security Council told ‘despair’ has ‘given way to hope’ but road to stability ‘long and far from easy’

New York: Despite some positive developments following years of brutal conflict, Iraq is gripped by political stalemate and a continued humanitarian crisis that is hampering the stabiliza ...

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres

New York: Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thurs ...

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’

New York: “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coord ...