VIF Neighbourhood News Digest: October 27, 2020

India can use Afghan land to destabilise Pakistan: Imran: DAWN

Prime Minis­ter Imran Khan has said that peace in Afghanistan will help promote trade and economic activities in the region, though Islamabad has concerns that India, in order to destabilise Pakistan, can use Afghan land. Click here to read...

Army Chief Zia: Taliban Has Not Cut Ties with Al-Qaeda: TOLO News

In reaction to the killing of a senior al-Qaeda leader Husam Abdul Rauf, known as Abu Mohsen al-Misri, the Afghan Army’s Chief of Staff Yasin Zia said the Taliban has yet to cut their ties with al-Qaeda and other terrorist organizations. According to an analysis in the Long War Journal, the US has confirmed that al-Misri was killed in Ghazni province earlier this month. Click here to read...

Bangladeshi hackers claim responsibility for attacking French commercial websites: Dhaka Tribune

A Bangladeshi hacker group, Cyber 71, claimed responsibility for carrying out a series of cyber-attacks on several French commercial websites on Sunday. From their Facebook page, “Cyber 71 -We Work to Protect Bangladesh,” the hacker group updated a list of 10 French websites which they claimed have hacked since early Sunday. Click here to read...

Nepal reports 15 more Covid-19-related fatalities to take the death toll to 862; national tally reaches 159,830 with 1,741 new infections: The Kathmandu Post

Nepal on Monday reported 15 Covid-19-related fatalities taking the death toll to 862. The country also recorded 1,741 new cases, pushing the national infection tally to 159,830. The number of active cases stands at 43,293 as 115,675 people have made successful recovery—4,005 of them in the past 24 hours. Click here to read...

First contacts of Covid-19 patients to be placed at home: Army Chief: Daily Mirror

The First contacts of COVID-19 infected patients will be placed under home quarantine from today onwards, Army Commander Shavendra Silva said. “Although the first contacts of the COVID-19 infected patients were earlier sent for quarantine centres, such positive patients will no longer be sent for quarantine centres but placed under home quarantine,” he said. Click here to read...

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