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Five facilitators of shrine suicide bombing arrested in Pakistan

At least five alleged facilitators involved in Thursday's fatal suicide bombing at a Shrine in south Pakistan have been arrested, local police authority said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 0:30:38

3 killed, 30 injured in bus-truck collision in Afghanistan

Three people were killed and 30 others wounded after a bus collided head-on with an oil truck on a highway in the eastern Afghan province of Ghazni, provincial police chief said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/19 15:00:56

Snowfall, freezing weather claim 14 lives in northern Afghanistan

Snowfall and freezing weather have claimed the lives of 14 people including two children in the northern region of Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, officials said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/19 14:28:42

Pakistan says foreign hand behind recent terror attacks

Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said Saturday that foreign hand is behind recent terrorist attacks.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/19 9:53:14

Nepal celebrates 67th National Democracy Day

Nepal on Saturday marked 67th National Democracy Day by organizing various programs across the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/19 8:54:06

Death toll of Pakistan's shrine blast rises to 88: authorities

The death toll of Thursday's suicide blast at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's south Sindh province has risen to 88 on Friday, authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 8:09:34

Pakistani forces kill over 100 terrorists following bombing killing nearly 90 people

Pakistani army said on Friday that nearly 100 terrorists have been killed since a suicide bomber killed nearly 90 people the previous day.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 8:02:46

Avalanche kills 7 soldiers in Southern Kazakhstan mountains

Seven soldiers were killed and 16 others rescued in a sudden avalanche in Southern Kazakhstan, the Interfax-Kazakhstan news agency reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 8:02:27

37 militants killed in operation, clash with army in Pakistan

At least 37 militants were killed and 7 security personnel injured in eight separate overnight operations and clashes with security forces in Pakistan on Friday, local media and officials said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 14:16:45

Pakistan hands over list of 76 terrorists hiding in Afghanistan

Pakistan army said Friday that a list of 76 terrorists who are hiding in Afghanistan has been handed over to Afghan embassy officials.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 13:46:36

Two Pakistani soldiers injured in cross-border attack: Army

The army said on Friday that terrorists attacked a Pakistani border post in Khyber Agency from Afghanistan side Friday morning and injured two soldiers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 13:24:01

Highlights of Aero India 2017

Endogenously manufactured Indian Air Force Dhruv helicopters perform an aerobatic manoeuvre on the third day of Aero India 2017 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore, India, Feb. 16, 2017. The Aero India 2017 kicked off in Bangalore Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 10:37:58

Seven blasts kill 101 in four days as Pakistan witnesses surge in terror attacks

At least 101 people were killed and over 300 others injured in seven bomb blasts during last four days across Pakistan as the country witnessed a sudden surge in terror attacks after a visible tendency of drop in such attacks since the launch of military operation in 2014.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 10:06:02

12 dead in roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan

Some 12 civilians, mostly local students, were killed and four others wounded in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Paktika province on Thursday, the provincial governor said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 7:38:29

Death toll of Pakistan shrine blast rises to 72

The death toll of a deadly suicide blast at a shrine in Sehwan town of Pakistan's south Sindh Province has risen to 72, local police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 7:25:55

50 killed, 200 injured in Pakistan shrine suicide blast

50 killed, 200 injured in Pakistan shrine suicide blast
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 0:06:55

India to raise range of supersonic BrahMos cruise missile to 450 km

India is working to increase the range of its supersonic BrahMos cruise missile to 450 km from the current 290 km, a top defense official has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/16 21:55:53

Malaysia arrests 3rd suspect in Kim's death

Malaysian police have arrested a third suspect in its investigation in the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), a senior Malaysian police official said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/16 21:55:38