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China returns the Indian boy after questioning

China returns the Indian boy after questioning

Srinagar, January 27: The Chinese People Liberation Army (PLA) has said that it has returned the Indian boy from the state of Arunachal Pradesh after quizzing him. The Indian personnel was found by the Chinese border defense troops in a recent patrol in Medog County of Xizang, China, Senior Colonel Long Shaohua, a spokesperson at […]

More than 100 killed in airstrike on Yemen prison: Report

More than 100 killed in airstrike on Yemen prison: Report

SAADA: Over 100 people were killed or wounded in an air strike on a prison and at least three children died in a separate bombardment as Yemen’s long-running conflict suffered a dramatic escalation of violence on Friday, news agency AFP reported. According to the report, the Houthi rebels released gruesome video footage showing bodies in […]

22 Killed, 100s of Houses Damaged in a Earthquake in Afghanistan

22 Killed, 100s of Houses Damaged in a Earthquake in Afghanistan

  Kabul: At least 22 people were killed, four more were seriously injured, and hundreds of houses were destroyed or sustained damage in Badghis province as an earthquake rocked western parts of Afghanistan on Monday, local officials said. The 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook the western province of Badghis on Monday. Qades district, which was reportedly […]

Massive snowfall claims 21 lives in north Pakistan

Massive snowfall claims 21 lives in north Pakistan

Islamabad: At least 21 people froze to death in famous mountainous hill station of Murree region in North Pakistan on Saturday, Dawn news reported. The report said 21 people froze to death in cars stranded in snow amid a glut of tourist influx. Around 1,000 cars were stuck on the hill station while the chief […]

UN Collects $1.5B to Avert Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

UN Collects $1.5B to Avert Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

Kabul: UN humanitarian agencies warned on Tuesday that a harsh winter in Afghanistan is aggravating already severe conditions that are challenging millions of Afghans across the country. The spokesperson of the General Secretary of the United Nations, Stéphane Dujarric, announced that based on the estimates of the UN Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs […]

UN Adopts Resolution Clearing Way for Aid to Afghanistan

UN Adopts Resolution Clearing Way for Aid to Afghanistan

Kabul: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday adopted a resolution which exempts humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan from sanctions and clears the path to bring basic vital support to millions of Afghans, Tolo news reported. The resolution was designed and proposed by the US and was adopted by the members of the security council. […]

OIC sets up ‘humanitarian fund’ for Afghanistan

OIC sets up ‘humanitarian fund’ for Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Sunday set up a humanitarian fund to be operated by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to help avert the humanitarian and economic crises in Afghanistan, as Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran khan warned that Afghanistan  could potentially become the “biggest man-made crisis” if the world did not […]

Blast Targets Religious Scholar in Afghanistan

Blast Targets Religious Scholar in Afghanistan

Kabul: A bomb blast targeted the vehicle of a religious scholar, Mawllawi Abdul Salam Abid, the Interior Ministry said, adding that Abid and three companions suffered slight injuries.  Eyewitnesses told TOLOnews that the explosion was due to a magnetic bomb blast. The incident occurred on Friday afternoon in the Parwan-e-Si area of PD4 of Kabul […]

UN Headquarters Cordoned Off As Armed Man Seen Outside

UN Headquarters Cordoned Off As Armed Man Seen Outside

New york: The United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York was cordoned off on Thursday during a police stand-off with a lone man apparently holding a gun outside the venue, officials said. “The UN headquarters is closed, there is police activity,” a UN spokesman told AFP. Images showed armed police surrounding a man standing on […]