US bombing of Afghanistan hits 10-year high

The data represented a dramatic surge in bombings in Afghanistan compared to the peak of President Barack Obama's 'surge' in 2009, when 4,147 bombs were dropped.

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Bangladesh allows education for Rohingya refugee children

Nearly one million Rohingya, including more than half a million children, live in the squalid and crowded camps near the southeastern border with Myanmar, where many had fled from in 2017 after a…

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Pakistan: Police arrest 4 minors temple vandalism in Sindh

Four boys aged 15, 13, 13 and 12 have been arrested in Pakistan for their alleged involvement in vandalising a temple in Sindh province.

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Pakistan: 12 killed, 2 injured in gas clyinder blast in Lahore

12 killed, 2 injured due to cylinder explosion in a perfume factory.

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Musharraf conviction: Pakistan court says trial in absentia against golden principles of natural justice

'It is established without any doubt that the very constitution of the special court was squarely illegal/improper and without jurisdiction,' ruled the bench.

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Pakistan to convene high-level meet to discuss preventive measures against coronavirus

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan directed that the outcome of the meeting along with firm recommendations shall be furnished to his office within one week.

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Pakistan court denies bail to prominent Pashtun minority leader arrested for 'sedition'

FIR said that Pashteen also made derogatory comments about the state. Human rights watchdog Amnesty International called for Pashteen's "immediate and unconditional" release.

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Pakistan students stuck in China's Wuhan request government for their immediate evacuation

Wuhan has been under virtual lockdown for days, with transport suspended and citizens told to stay home. Nations are planning procedures to facilitate the evacuation of their citizens.

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India summons Pak High Commission official over abduction of Hindu girl, desecration of Mata Rani Bhatiyani temple

India also issued a demarche regarding desecration of Mata Rani Bhatiyani temple in Tharparkar Sindh province on January 26.

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Pakistan: 24-year-old woman allegedly abducted, forcibly converted to Islam

According to the bride's father, his daughter’s marriage ceremony was underway when the kidnapper stormed in with several men and took his daughter away.

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No indication US plane crash caused by enemy fire: Pentagon denies Taliban's claim

Initial reports had claimed state-owned Ariana Afghan Airlines had crashed but the aviation authority denied its plane had crashed.

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Pak cautions Ghani against 'interfering in internal matters' after Pashteen's arrest

Pashteen was arrested from Shaheen town in Peshawar in the early hours of Monday

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Sri Lanka imposes visa restriction on Chinese tourists amid coronavirus outbreak

Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi said that the decision was taken following talks held last night as a temporary measure to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in Sri Lanka, Colombo…

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U.N. seeks more emergency aid for Afghanistan as poverty grows

Some 9.4 million Afghans are in need of basic food and housing this year, up from 6.5 million in 2019, when the U.N. sought more than $600 million from governments and other donors, as the economy…

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After Nepal, Sri Lanka confirms first case of coronavirus

According to a report, the patient is a 43-year-old Chinese woman who has been hospitalised.

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