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Rohingya crisis: UN agencies focus on improving access as overcrowded camps hampers response

New York, Oct 28(Just Earth News): As the number of Rohingya refugees sheltering in southern Bangladesh crosses 800,000, United Nations agencies responding to the crisis are working hard to ensure access in the difficult to reach area so that much needed assistance can be delivered in a timely manner.

Pakistan: Awami National Party leader, brother killed in explosion

Islamabad, Oct 27 (IBNS): Pakistan's Awami National Party (ANP) leader Abdul Razzak was killed in a blast that rocked country's Shahrag Tehsil of Balochistan's Harnai District on Friday, media reports said.

Crisis iCrisis in Rakhine 'decades in the making' and reaches beyond Myanmar's borders – UN rights expertn Rakhine 'decades in the making' and reaches beyond Myanmar's borders – UN rights expert

New York, Oct 27(Just Earth News): Voicing concern that hate speech and incitement to violence against Myanmar's Rohingya community has been “cultivated for decades” in the minds of the country's people, a United Nations human rights expert urged the Security Council to act strongly to resolve the crisis.

Afghanistan :US airstrike targets ISIS hideout in Nangarhar, 22 killed, wounded

Afghanistan, Oct 26 (IBNS) : At least 22 militants were killed or wounded as the United States forces based in Afghanistan conducted a new airstrike on the hideout of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province.

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant against Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad, Oct 26 (IBNS): The Pakistan court has issued an arrest warrant against ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in connection with the corruption cases that sprung from the Panama Papers leak, media reports said.

Afghan airstrike targets gathering of Taliban militants in Herat

Herat, Oct 25 (IBNS): A large gathering of at least 300 Taliban militants were targeted by Afghan military as scores of terrorists were killed during an airstrike on Tuesday, local Khaama Press reported.

UN migration agency delivers hygiene kits to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

New York, Oct 25(Just Earth News): Soap, toothbrushes, water containers and liquid antiseptic are among the items the United Nations migration agency is distributing to the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees that have settled in sprawling camps that cover the Cox's Bazar district of southern Bangladesh.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Islamabad, Oct 24 (IBNS): US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here on Tuesday.

Rohingya crisis: Donors pledge $344 million at UN-backed conference to support aid efforts

New York, Oct 24(Just Earth News): A United Nations-supported humanitarian conference on Monday raised more than $344 million to fund critical relief programmes for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh.

Pakistan: Building roof collapse kills 7

Peshawar, Oct 23 (IBNS): The collapse of a roof of a house in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency on Monday left at least seven people dead, media reports said.

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh Home Minister leaves for Myanmar

Dhaka, Oct 23 (IBNS): At a time when the country is facing the current Rohingya crisis, Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Monday left Dhaka city for Myanmar.

8 terrorists killed in Pakistan

Karachi, Oct 22 (IBNS): Security forces in Pakistan have killed at least eight terrorists in Pakistan, media reports said.

Missing Pak journalist pursuing case of Indian engineer recovered after two years

Islamabad, Oct 21 (IBNS) : Zeenat Shahzadi, the Pakistani journalist who went missing in Lahore in 2015, has been recovered by security forces, Dawn reports.

Rohingya crisis: UNICEF issues 'Child Alert,' outlines urgent action to save lives

New York, Oct 21(Just Earth News): Issuing a dire warning on the desperate situation of Rohingya refugee children, who now number more than 320,000 in Bangladesh, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called for an end to the atrocities targeting civilians in Myanmar's Rakhine state, and immediate and unfettered access to all children affected by the violence there.

Afghanistan: Gun and bomb attack in Kabul mosque kills 30

Kabul, Oct 20 (IBNS): Unknown gunman opened fire on people visiting a Shia mosque to worship before detonating explosives on Friday which left at least 30 people killed, media reports said.