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Kabul: At least seven people were injured in two separate magnetic improvised explosive device (IED) blasts in Afghanistan's Kabul on Saturday. more
UN rights experts condemn retaliatory arrests of activists in Egypt

New York: A group of UN independent human rights experts have called on Egyptian authorities to “immediately and unconditionally” release activists arrested, apparently in ret ...

Belgium may open non-essential shops on December 1, ease lockdown during holidays

Brussels/Sputnik: The Belgian National Security Council (NSC) is expected to reopen all non-essential shops, which have been closed since the beginning of November, on December 1, the LN2 ...

France sends ex Pakistani Imam and terrorist sympathiser to jail for 18 months, bans him from country for life

Paris: A court in France has sentenced a former Imam of Pakistani origin to 18 months in prison for defending terrorism on social media sites.

UK Prime Minister Boris Jonson says three-tiered system best way to avoid spike in COVID-19 cases

Moscow/Sputnik: The new COVID-19 alert level tier allocations, which will come into force in the UK once the country's nationwide lockdown expires on December 2, is the best way to pr ...

Afghanistan: Gunmen kill local police commander in Balkh

Kabul: An attack by unknown gunmen killed a local police commander in Balkh province of Afghanistan on Wednesday.

26/11 attack: Pakistan yet to deliver verdict, 12 years after Mumbai mayhem

There was a strong feeling among the international community that Pakistan was not being serious in taking action against the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks as its masterm ...

Uighur: China dismisses Pope Francis's 'persecuted' remark

Beijing: China has dismissed Pope Francis's criticism of its treatment towards the minority Uighur community.

Afghanistan: Car bomb blast injures six policemen in Kandahar

Kabul: At least six policemen were injured in a bomb blast that shook Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Wednesday.

Members of India's Northeast separatist group ULFA had undergone arms training in Pakistan: Report

Guwahati, India: A seven-member team of ULFA, India's proscribed separatist group in the restive northeast, had actually undergone training in militancy in Pakistan, security official ...