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Pakistan hosting second largest number of refugees worldwide at 1.4 million

Pakistan hosting second largest number of refugees worldwide at 1.4 million

Turkey leading the hosting countries having 2.9 million refugees, UNHCR Pakistan being an Islamic neighbouring country has accommodated a large number of Afghans refugees for the last three decades. Afghans have migrated from Afghanistan to Pakistan due to at least two times wars in Afghanistan. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has said that currently 60 million people in the ... Read More »

UNHCR and BUITEMS launch centre for refugees and migration studies in Quetta

UNHCR and BUITEMS launch centre for refugees and migration studies in Quetta

UNHCR will fund university to establish Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies its premises The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) signed a partnership agreement with Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) on Wednesday. The collaboration is aimed at establishing a Centre for Refugees and Migration Studies (CRMS) as well as provision of training for refugee teachers and opportunities for ... Read More »

Suicide bomb killed at least 80 in Kabul’s diplomatic zone

Suicide bomb killed at least 80 in Kabul’s diplomatic zone

Indian Foreign Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Kabul remained safe A powerful car bomb exploded in diplomatic area Afghanistan’s capital city killed at least 80 people and more than 350 were wounded. The bomb went off at about 08:25 local time during rush hour at the diplomatic neighborhood. The blast burned out more than 50 vehicles along with demolishing surrounding ... Read More »

Kabul Suicide attack on NATO convey kills 8 civilians

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ISIS accepted responsibility of suicide attack happend in Afghanistan At least eight people died and more than 25 wounded in a suicide car bombing near NATO convoy  in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, officials said A suicide attacker blew up explosive-laden vehicle next to the convoy foreign forces near a National Defence Security (NDS) checkpoint on Shash Darak road in the central Macroyan area early ... Read More »

U.S. National Security Adviser assures strong bilateral ties with Pakistan

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U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster stress “the need to confront terrorism in all its forms” United States National Security Adviser Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster concluded his Pakistan’s visit after high-level meetings with met civilian and military leaders, its first high-level interaction between Pakistan and the US since the Trump administration. H.R McMaster during his daylong trip met civilian and military ... Read More »

At least 30 killed in an attack on Afghan military hospital

At least 30 killed in an attack on Afghan military hospital

More than 50 people got injured as gunmen dressed as medics attacked on Afghan military hospital. Kabul: At least 30 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a terror attack on Afghan Military Hospital in central Kabul, Afghanistan. The gunmen were continuously in fire with security forces for six hours. According to afghan security officials, Gunmen dressed medical officer ... Read More »

10-country ECO summit ends in Pakistan with pledge to enhance connectivity and trade

10-country ECO summit ends in Pakistan on call for connectivity closer ties

ECO summit was attended by heads of state of all ECO member states and Executive Foreign Minister of China Zhang Yesui was special guest of the conference. The 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) ended on creating a positive and optimistic note of collectively fight the “challenge of terrorism” and push for greater collaboration on trade, energy, and ... Read More »

Pakistan to host 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad next week

Pakistan to host 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad next week

The theme of Economic Cooperation Organization Summit is “Connectivity for Regional Prosperity”. The 13th Economic Cooperation Organization Summit an inter-governmental regional grouping of 10 countries to be held in Islamabad on March 1st. The ECO conference will keep focus on regional connectivity. Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz has confirmed the participants of ECO Summit. He said the $46 billion ... Read More »

Avalanches kill more than 100 in Pakistan and Afghanistan, bury entire villages

Avalanches kill more than 100 in Pakistan and Afghanistan, bury entire villages

Heavy snow and avalanches have killed more than 106 people and injured dozens in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Multiple avlanches have claimed around 100 lives in Pakistan and Northern part of Afghanistan. Authorities have warned local residents of more avalanches likely to come as abnormally heavy snowfall continues. In the deadliest incident, 53 people died in one village after an avalanche ... Read More »

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