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Afghanistan: UN mission condemns killin New York, Sept 30 (Just Earth News): The United Nations mission in Afghanistan has condemned the killing of at least 15 civilian men and the injuring of at least 13 others, including at least one boy, in an airstrike targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) conducted yesterday in the country’s eastern district of Achin. 30-Sep-2016
21 killed in Afghanistan drone attack Kabul, Sept 28 (IBNS): At least 21 militants and civilians were killed in a US drone strike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Wednesday, media reports said. 28-Sep-2016
UN rights experts urge Pakistan authori New York, Sept 28 (Just Earth News): Four United Nations human rights experts on Tuesday urged authorities in Pakistan to halt the execution of Imdad Ali, a man with a psychosocial disability, and to re-try him in compliance with international standards. 28-Sep-2016
At UN, Indian Minister urges leaders to New York, Sept 27 (Just Earth News): Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly, India’s External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, underscored her country’s commitment to the comprehensive implementation of the 2030 Agenda and said that the national parliament has dedicated one day in each session to discuss and monitor its progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 27-Sep-2016
British Council offices in Bangladesh op Dhaka, Sept 25 (IBNS): The British Council offices in Bangladesh will open on Monday, officials said. 25-Sep-2016
Nepal, at UN, stresses national ownershi New York, Sept 25 (Just Earth News): Citing the enormity of global challenges, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nepal, addressing the United Nations General Assembly, urged world leaders to undertake a solemn commitment to make the world “of tomorrow” better than the world “of on Saturday”. 25-Sep-2016
At UN, South-east Asian ministers highl New York, Sept 25 (Just Earth News): Several Southeast Asian nations on Saturday took to the podium of the United Nations General Assembly to share lessons learned from their development efforts and highlight their visions to overcome the remaining challenges. 25-Sep-2016
Pakistan: Jet crashes, PAF pilot martyre Islamabad, Sept 24 (IBNS): A fighter jet crashed in Jamrud district of Pakistan's Khyber agency which killed at least one Pakistan Air Force, media reports said. 24-Sep-2016
Dhaka cafe attackers buried Dhaka, Sept 23 (IBNS): Five militants and a suspect, who were killed in connection with the Gulshan cafe attack on July 1, have been buried in Bangladesh. 23-Sep-2016
Recent attack in Afghanistan planned ins Kabul, Sept 22 (IBNS): Taking a stand with India post the Uri attack in which 19 soldiers died, Afghanistan too blamed Pakistan for the recent strike in the country's capital, citing the latter to be the place where the plan for such acts were conceived. 22-Sep-2016
At UN Assembly, President of Sri Lanka o New York, Sept 22 (Just Earth News): Outlining steps towards reconciliation, democracy and alleviation of poverty, President of Sri Lanka expressed his commitment to take necessary action in order to achieve long-term peace and sustainable development, including protecting the environment. 22-Sep-2016
Dialogue and cooperation most viable pa New York, Sept 22 (Just Earth News): Drawing the attention of world leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly to complex global challenges, the Vice-President of Afghanistan on Wednesday stressed that dialogue and cooperation are the most viable avenue to promote peace and security, as well as to ensure a world without hatred and conflict. 22-Sep-2016
Afghanistan President condemns Uri attac New Delhi, Sept 20 (IBNS) : Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday strongly condemned the cross-border terror attack and conveyed his country's solidarity and support with India against the actions to eliminate the threat of terrorism. 20-Sep-2016
Afghanistan: US airstrikes on Tirinkot c Kabul, Sept 19 (IBNS): In airstrikes conducted by the US, at least eight Afghan National Police (ANP) personnel were killed Afghanistan's central Uruzgan province, media reports said on Monday. 19-Sep-2016
UNGA session: Nepal PM cancels New York Kathmandu, Sept 19 (IBNS): Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has cancelled his visit to New York. 19-Sep-2016
Nawaz Sharif reaches New York to attend New York, Sept 19 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in New York on Sunday where he will attend the 71st UN General Assembly. 19-Sep-2016
Pakistan explosion: Death toll touches 2 Peshawar, Sept 17 (IBNS): The death toll in the suicide attack which rocked a mosque at tehsil Anbar in Mohmand Agency in Pakistan reached 28, media reports said on Saturday. 17-Sep-2016
23 killed in Pakistan suicide blast Peshawar, Sept 16 (IBNS): At least 23 people were killed as a suicide bomber detonated himself at a mosque in Pakistan on Friday, media reports said. 16-Sep-2016
At least 16 killed in suicide bomb attac Peshawar, Sept 16 (IBNS) : At least 16 worshippers were killed after a suicide bomber detonated himself in a packed mosque during Friday prayers in northwestern Pakistan, media reports said. 16-Sep-2016
Pakistan: Two trains collide, 6 killed Islamabad, Sept 15 (IBNS): At least six people were killed and 150 others were hurt as two trains collided in Multan area of Pakistan early on Thursday, media reports said. 15-Sep-2016
Avenues for peace in Afghanistan must b New York, Sept 15 (Just Earth News): Highlighting the challenges facing Afghanistan due to decades-long violence and instability, the United Nations envoy to the country stressed on Wednesday that avenues for peace there must be explored with utmost urgency and seriousness. 15-Sep-2016
Kabul explosion kills 1 Kabul, Sept 14 (IBNS): A magnetic bomb explosion on police vehicle on Thursday left at least one people killed and thjree others injured in Afghanistan capital Kabul, media reports said. 14-Sep-2016
Afghanistan: Explosion rocks Kabul, kill Kabul, Sept 14 (IBNS): At least one person was killed after a magnetic bomb detonated in Kabul's Deh Mazang area on Wednesday morning, reports said. 14-Sep-2016
Afghanistan: 6 Taliban killed Kabul, Sept 13 (IBNS): At least six Taliban were killed during operation conducted by security forces in Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan,media reports said on Tuesday. 13-Sep-2016
Afghanistan: Nangarhar police chief kill Kabul, Sept 12 (IBNS): An Afghanistan police chief has been killed in a landmine blast in country's Hesarak district on Sunday, media reports said on Monday. 12-Sep-2016
Afghanistan: Gunmen kill prayer leader Kabul, Sept 11 (IBNS): Unknown gunmen killed a prayer leader in Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Sunday. 11-Sep-2016
13 Taliban militants killed Afghanistan Kabul. Sept 11 (IBNS): At least 13 militants were killed during security forces' clearing operation in Afghanistan's central Logar province, media reports said on Sunday. 11-Sep-2016
Dhaka building fire kills 24 Dhaka, Sept 10 (IBNS): At least 24 people were killed as a massive fire broke out at a a garment packaging factory in Gazipur district of Bangladesh on Saturday, media reports said. 10-Sep-2016
At least 18 die in B'desh garment packag Dhaka, Sept 10 (IBNS): At least 18 people were reported dead after fire broke out in a garment packaging factory in Bangladesh's Tongi in Gazipur district, reports said. 10-Sep-2016
At regional UN meeting, south-east Asia New York, Sept 10 (Just Earth News): Countries in the south-east Asian sub-region have agreed to establish a dedicated funding stream to build preparedness for health emergencies in the region, which is also one of the most disaster-prone in the world, the United Nations health agency has said. 10-Sep-2016
As migration continues to accelerate in New York, Sept 9 (Just Earth News): Noting greater vulnerability of the health of migrant populations, including heightened risks of infectious diseases, malnutrition, substance abuse and maternal and neonatal mortality, the United Nations health agency has urged a regional meeting of health officials in south-east Asia for an increased focus on their health needs. 09-Sep-2016
Taliban captures 11 passengers in Afghan Kabul, Sept 8(IBNS}: In a major development, Taliban have kidnapped 11 passengers in the Bala Balok district of western Farah province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Thursday. 08-Sep-2016
Afghanistan: UN aid chief calls for scal New York, Sept 8 (Just Earth News): Seeking $150 million for aid efforts in Afghanistan, the top United Nations relief official on Wednesday called on the international community to urgently scale up its support for the war-torn country so that it can meet the rising humanitarian needs of more than one million people who are on the move, either internally displaced or returning from neighbouring countries. 08-Sep-2016
Afghanistan: Guest house attack ends, 5 Kabul, Sept 6 (IBNS): At least five people, including four attackers and a civilian, were killed as a guest house in Shahr-i-Naw neighbourhood of Afghanistan's Kabul city was attacked on Tuesday, media reports said. 06-Sep-2016
Afghanistan: Explosion rocks Shahr-i-Na Kabul, Sept 6 (IBNS): An explosion rocked Shahr-Naw neighbourhood of Kabul city in Afghanistan on Monday, media reports said on Tuesday. 06-Sep-2016
Afghanistan suicide attacks kill 24 Kabul, Sept 5 (IBNS): Twin suicide bombings which rocked Afghanistan capital Kabul on Monday left at least 24 people killed. 05-Sep-2016
Afghanistan: At least 11 foreign terrori Kabul, Sept 5 (IBNS): At least 11 foreign terrorists were killed in an airstrike conducted by Afghanistan, in the country's southeastern Khost province, reports said. 05-Sep-2016
Mir Quasem Ali execution: Bangladesh pro Dhaka, Sept 4 (IBNS): Bangladesh on Sunday protested against the statement released by Pakistan following the execution of Jamat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali on Saturday. 04-Sep-2016
Pakistan condemns execution of Mir Quase Islamabad, Sept 4 (IBNS): Pakistan on Sunday condoled the execution of Bangladeshi Jamat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali on Saturday. 04-Sep-2016
Afghanistan: Collision kills 36 Kabul,Sept 4 (IBNS): The collision between a bus and a trailer left at least 36 people killed in southern Zabul province of Afghanistan on Sunday, media reports said. 04-Sep-2016
Bangladesh: Jamaat leader Mir Quasem Ali Dhaka, Sept 3 (IBNS): In a major development, Jamaat-e-Islami’s key financier and a notorious Al-Badr leader of Chittagong during 1971 Mir Quasem Ali was hanged to death at a prison in Bangladesh on Saturday. 03-Sep-2016
In first visit to Sri Lanka since end of New York, Sept 3 (Just Earth News): In his first visit to Sri Lanka since the end of its civil war seven years ago, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised the country’s steps towards peace and reconciliation, while also highlighting the importance of and need for more progress with human rights and sustainable development for that progress. 03-Sep-2016
UN Secretary-General condemns deadly ter New York, Sept 3 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned two separate terrorist attacks which took place in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, reportedly targeting a Christian neighbourhood and a district court, according to his spokesperson. 03-Sep-2016
Bangladesh: Militant killed in Dhaka Dhaka, Sept 3 (IBNS): Bangladesh police killed a militant during a raid in capital Dhaka on Friday, media reports said. 03-Sep-2016
At least a dozen lawyers killed, 50 inju Mardan, Pakistan, Sept 2 (IBNS) : At least 12 people-all lawyers- were killed and about 50 injured after a suicide bomber attacked a district court at Mardan, in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa district on Friday, reports said. 02-Sep-2016
Peshawar attack: All four attackers kill Peshawar, Sept 2 (IBNS): One civilian and four suicide bombers were killed after terrorists attacked Christian Colony in Pakistan's Peshawar on Friday morning, reports said. 02-Sep-2016
Pakistan: Militants attack Christian Col Peshawar, Sept 2 (IBNS): At least one civilian was killed during exchange of fire between militants and security forces in Peshawar's Christian Colony area in Pakistan on Friday, media reports said. 02-Sep-2016
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