Three police officers shot in Texas, suspect fled scene in vehicle

Texas [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Three police officers were shot in an altercation near downtown Houston, Texas, by a suspect who fled the scene in a white Mercedes, the Houston Police Department (HPD) said in a statement.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:11 IST

US doing everything to facilitate delivery of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan: Ned Price

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): The United States is doing everything possible to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan and does not do anything to hinder the flow of such aid into the country, said State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said on Thursday (local time).

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 04:11 IST

No one allowed to raise 'Jihad' funds in Pakistan: Lahore HC

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): Inciting public to raise funds for "Jihad" (holy war) is not allowed to individuals in Pakistan and is considered as treason, the Lahore High Court has ruled as it dismissed appeals of two men convicted for raising funds for proscribed outfit Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 03:22 IST

International community's call for inclusive govt is just an 'excuse': Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 28 (ANI): Taliban's acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Thursday termed the international community's call for the formation of an inclusive government as just an "excuse" and said they do not have any definition for an "inclusive government."

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 03:22 IST

US trying to accelerate new military aid deliveries to Ukraine: Pentagon

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States is trying to speed up its deliveries of the $200 million worth of security assistance approved for Ukraine in December, Defense Department spokesperson John Kirby said on Thursday.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 02:54 IST

German Chancellor Scholz to meet Biden on Feb 7, discuss Ukraine: White House

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will meet US President Joe Biden on February 7 at the White House to discuss their shared commitment and joint efforts to deter further Russian aggression against Ukraine, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said on Thursday (local time).

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 02:54 IST

Amit Shah holds door-to-door campaign in Greater Noida, says people's faith in BJP clearly visible

Gautam Buddha Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 28 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that wherever he has gone in western Uttar Pradesh and Braj area of state after declaration of elections, people's faith in BJP is clearly visible.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 02:46 IST

Pakistani blogger Ahmad Waqass Goraya's murder plot trial closes, jury to deliberate on evidence

London [UK], January 28 (ANI): The trial of 31-year-old British-Pakistani man Muhammad Gohir Khan, charged for conspiring to kill Netherlands-based blogger and activist, Ahmad Waqass Goraya, came to a closure on Wednesday at the Kingston-upon-Thames Crown Court as both sides concluded their arguments.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 02:45 IST

India, five Central Asian countries to establish joint working group on Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): India and five Central Asian countries on Thursday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan and its impact on security in the region and decided to establish a joint working group on Afghanistan at the senior officials level.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 01:19 IST

Tajikistan continues to pull military, equipment to border: Kyrgyz Border Service

Bishkek [Kyrgyzstan], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Tajikistan continues to pull the military and heavy equipment to the Kyrgyz border, the Kyrgyz Border Service told Sputnik on Thursday.

Updated: Jan 28, 2022 01:19 IST