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Bangladesh relocates Rohingya refugees to the new facility

Bangladesh relocates Rohingya refugees to the new facility

Dhaka, December 05: Going ahead with its plan to partially relocate Rohingyas from the refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar, the government of Bangladesh sent a batch of 1642 Rohingyas to the newly developed facility at Bhashan char on Friday, DD news reported. The refugees were taken to Chattogram from Cox’s Bazar camps on Thursday evening […]

Afghan suicide attack leaves 31 dead, mostly forces personnel

Afghan suicide attack leaves 31 dead, mostly forces personnel

Kabul, Nov 29: At least 31 people, mostly security forces, were killed in a suicide attack in Ghazni province on Sunday, local health officials stated.  A suicide car bomber detonated his explosives close to a public protection unit in Ghazni on Sunday morning, said the spokesman for provincial governor Wahidullah Jumazada.. The incident occurred in […]

US Closes 10 Bases Around Afghanistan: Report

US Closes 10 Bases Around Afghanistan: Report

Kabul, Nov 28: The US has closed at least 10 bases across Afghanistan since the signing of a deal with the Taliban in February, Afghan and US officials told the Washington Post.  And on Friday night CNN reported the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz is being moved back into the Persian Gulf region along with other […]

17 die, 50 wounded in twin explosions in Afghanistan

17 die, 50 wounded in twin explosions in Afghanistan

Kabul, Nov 25: At least 17 people were killed and over 50 more were wounded in two explosions in the city of Bamiyan on Tuesday afternoon, sources said. Local officials said the explosions happened in a local market in the city of Bamiyan, the center of Bamiyan province. No group has so far claimed responsibility […]

23 Rockets Land in Kabul; 8 dead

23 Rockets Land in Kabul; 8 dead

Kabul, November 21:  At least 14 rockets landed in various parts of Kabul on Saturday morning just one hour after two IED explosions in the city.  The Interior Affairs Ministry said three people were killed and 11 more were wounded in the rocket attacks. The rockets landed in Wazir Akbar Khan and Shahr-e-Naw areas in […]

Amid Afghan Peace talks, Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan Arrives in Kabul to Meet Afghan Leaders

Amid Afghan Peace talks, Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan Arrives in Kabul to Meet Afghan Leaders

Kabul, November 19: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Kabul on Thursday in his first official visit to meet with President Ghani and other Afghan leaders to discuss the Afghan peace process and bilateral ties. This is Imran Khan’s first visit to Afghanistan since assuming office in August 2018. He is accompanied by Pakistan’s […]

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan to Visit Afghanistan This Week

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan to Visit Afghanistan This Week

Kabul, November: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Kabul this week, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Saturday, Tolo news reported.  Gran Hewad, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the Afghan peace process and strengthening political, security, trade and economic ties will be discussed during this trip, according to the report. […]

In the backdrop of new alignment in the region, Iran vows to develop ‘comprehensive’ ties with Pakistan

In the backdrop of new alignment in the region, Iran vows to develop ‘comprehensive’ ties with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Iran’s Foreign Minister Dr Muhammad Javad Zarif said his country was ready to develop “comprehensive” relationship with Pakistan, as he held talks with senior civil and military authorities on Wednesday amidst new alignments in the region, Express Tribune reported. Zarif, who was heading a high-powered delegation that also included Iran’s special envoy on Afghanistan, […]