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Eight Taliban militants killed in Kandahar airstrike

Eight Taliban militants killed in Kandahar airstrike

Kabul, Jun 24 (UNI) At least eight militants were killed in an air strike carried out by the Afghan army in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan, Afghan army said on Monday.

The airstrikes were carried out in Tangi Wech area of Shah Wali Kot district, killing eight gunmen and wounding three others, Afghan Khaama Press said quoting a military source.

Furthermore, the security forces discovered and defused 45 improvised explosives devices during the operations in Kandahar and Uruzgan provinces.

The security forces discovered the improvised explosive devices in Panjwai district of Kandahar and Tarin Kot city of Uruzgan.

This comes at a time when the security situation has deteriorated sharply in some provinces and in the Kandahar province in recent months, where the Taliban elements are activated in some provinces of Kandahar. The Afghan forces routinely conduct counter operations in this province.


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At least 15 killed in Bangladesh train collision

At least 15 killed in Bangladesh train collision

12 Nov 2019 | 8:46 AM

Dhaka, Nov 12 (UNI) At least 15 people were killed and many others injured in a head-on collision of two passenger trains in Bangladesh's Brahmanbaria district on Tuesday, police said.

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Multilateralism must weather ‘challenges of today and tomorrow’: Guterres

Multilateralism must weather ‘challenges of today and tomorrow’: Guterres

12 Nov 2019 | 7:42 AM

United Nations, Nov 12 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that to thrive, multilateralism had to adapt, mindful that “conflicts persist, creating suffering and displacement: our world is unsettled” in a speech to the Paris Peace Forum in Paris.

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Pakistan delegation arrives in Kabul to apologise for harassing diplomat

11 Nov 2019 | 11:39 PM

Kabul, Nov 11 (UNI) A Pakistan delegation led by Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has arrived in Kabul to apologise to Afghan Ambassador Atif Mashal for harassing him in Islamabad, a source told Sputnik.

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Bangladesh appoints new High Commissioner to India

11 Nov 2019 | 10:58 PM

Dhaka, Nov 11 (UNI) Bangladesh has appointed Muhammad Imran as the new High Commissioner to India
A career diplomat, Imran joined the Bangladesh Foreign Service in 1986 and is currently serving as the Bangladesh Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.

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Bangla Bond listed on London Stock Exchange

11 Nov 2019 | 10:49 PM

Dhaka, Nov 11 (UNI) The first-ever Bangladeshi Taka-denominated bond titled 'Bangla Bond' was listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) on Monday which will help Bangladesh raise money from overseas investment.

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