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Ban expresses concern over blocking of essential supplies on Nepal-India border

New York, Nov 21 (Just Earth News/IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday underlined his growing concern over the blocking of essential supplies on the Nepal-India border and called on all sides to lift these restrictions without further delay.

Taliban launch coordinated attack in Afghanistan's Arghandab District

Kabul, Nov 19 (IBNS) Taliban militants have launched coordinated attacks in Afghanistan's Arghandab District on Thursday, media reports said.

Sri Lanka must fulfil the rights of families of the disappeared: UN rights experts

New York, Nov 19 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Sri Lanka has the opportunity to once and for all meet the rights and legitimate expectations of thousands of families of disappeared, the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances said on Wednesday, declaring "families have waited too long – the time for action has come."

Pakistan: Four carriages of train derail, 12 killed

Quetta, Nov 17 (IBNS): At least 12 people died as four carriages of a Rawalpindi-bound train derailed in Pakistan's Bolan district on Tuesday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: UN mission condemns murder of seven civilian hostages in Zabul

New York, Nov 12 (JUst Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Wednesday condemned the murder by anti-Government elements of seven civilians, including two women, one girl and two boys, in the southern province of Zabul.

Afghanistan killings: Thousands protest in Kabul

Kabul, Nov 11 (IBNS): Thousands of people protested against the killing of seven civilians by Islamic State (IS) insurgents in southern Zabul province on Wednesday, media reports said.

Lahore factory collapse: Death toll touches 45

Lahore, Nov 7 (IBNS): Rescue workers pulled out four more bodies on Saturday as the death toll in the collapse of a factory in Pakistan's Sunder Estate touched 45, media reports said.

Bangladesh: UN rights chief calls for protection of writers threatened by extremists

New York, Nov 6 (Just Earth News/IBNS): In the wake of recent violence against publishers, writers, bloggers and civil society groups by extremists in Bangladesh, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Thursday condemned the acts and urged the Government to take "urgent, concerted measures to ensure the protection of all those who are being threatened by extremists operating in the country."

Emergency declared in Maldives

Male, Nov 4 (IBNS) Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Wednesday declared a state of emergency, reports said.

Nepal: Bus mishap kills 33

Kathmandu, Nov 3 (IBNS): At least 33 people were killed as the bus in which they were traveling veered off the road and plunged more than 100 metres down in Nepal's Ramche village on Tuesday, media reports said.

Pakistan flight makes emergency crash-landing, 10 injured

Lahore, Nov 3 (IBNS) At least 10 people were injured as a Pakistani flight made an emergency crash-landing at Lahore's Allama Iqbal airport on Tuesday , media reports said.

Pakistan bans media coverage of 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa

Islamabad, Nov 3 (IBNS) In a crucial move, the Pakistan government has banned media coverage of militant groups like Lash­kar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), media reports said on Tuesday.

Nepal police fires at protesters, Indian national killed

Birgunj, Nov 1 (IBNS): An Indian national has been killed during firing by the Nepal police in Birgunj city of Nepal, media reports said.

Nepal: Police-protesters clash, 1 killed

Kathmandu, Nov 2 (IBNS) At least one person was killed during firing by Nepali Police over protesters Shankaracharya Gate area in the country's Birgunj town, media reports said.

Nepal police use batons on protestors to clear crucial link-bridge

Raxaul, Nov 2 (IBNS) The Nepal police lathicharged people from the Madhesi community - protesting against the country's new constitution - as they blocked a connecting bridge near the Indo-Nepal border in Raxaul in Bihar, reports said.