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Thousands of Rohingya refugees stranded near Bangladesh-Myanmar border – UN

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee agency is concerned about the humanitarian condition of up to 15,000 Rohingya refugees who are stranded in paddy fields near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border.

Afghanistan: Attack in Ghazni’s Andar district ends, 25 killed

Gardez, Oct 17 (IBNS):The fierce clash, which erupted after a car bombing in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, left at least 25 people dead on Tuesday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Suicide bombing kills 20 people, 160 injured

Gardez, Oct 17 (IBNS): At least 20 people including Patkia police chief were killed, leaving 160 others injured as a massive explosion hit Gardez area of Afghanistan on Tuesday morning, media reports said.

Explosion in Kabul city, driver killed

Kabul, Oct 17 (IBNS) : An explosion took place in Kabul city earlier Tuesday leaving the driver of a vehicle dead, local Khaama Press reported.

UN calls for global solidarity ahead of pledging conference on Rohingya refugee crisis

New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): Senior United Nations officials are urging the international community to come together in support of a 23 October pledging conference to “send a strong message to Rohingya refugees and their generous hosts in Bangladesh that the world is there for them in their greatest time of need.”

Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen kills three members of a family

Kabul, Oct 16 (IBNS): Three members of a family were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Shisht-i-Sharif district of western Herat province in Afghanistan, media reports said on Monday.

At least eight Rohingyas die, many missing as boat capsizes in Bangla river

Dhaka, Oct 16 (IBNS): At least eight people died after a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized in Naf river on Bangladesh-Myanmar border on Monday, local media reports said.

Pakistan: Police claims to nab suspected Karachi knife attacker

Islamabad,Oct 15 (IBNS): The Pakistani police has claimed to have nabbed from Mandi Bahauddin, Punjab, the suspected Karachi knife attacker, media reports said on Sunday.

IED blast kills four Frontier Corps (FC) personnel in Pakistan

Islamabad, Oct 15 (IBNS): An improvised explosive device (IED) blast in the Kharlachi area of Kurram Agency near the Pak-Afghan border left at least four Frontier Corps (FC) personnel killed on Sunday, officials said.

Afghanistan: 10 IS terrorists killed

Kabul, Oct 14 (IBNS): At least 10 IS terrorists were killed during clashes in Afghanistan, media reports said on Saturday.

UN ramps up aid delivery amid surge of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

New York, Oct 14(Just Earth News): The speed and scale of people fleeing Myanmar has triggered a humanitarian emergency in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of refugees now depend on humanitarian assistance for shelter, food, water and other life-saving needs, says the United Nations migration agency.

American-Canadian family held hostage for five years by Taliban freed by Pakistan Army

Islamabad, Oct 13 (IBNS): The Pakistani Army has said it has freed a North American family of five who were held hostage by the Afghan Taliban.

Disease outbreak ‘real and present danger’ UNICEF warns, launching latrine-building plan in Cox’s Bazar

New York, Oct 12(Just Earth News): New latrines will be constructed in the Rohingya camps and settlements of Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district to provide sanitation coverage to some 250,000 people, averting a major disease outbreak, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported Thursday.

Attacks against Rohingya ‘a ploy’ to drive them away; prevent their return – UN rights chief

New York, Oct 11(Just Earth News): Brutal, well-organized, coordinated and systematic attacks have been carried out against the minority Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar, with the intention of not just driving them away but also preventing their return, a new United Nations human rights report has revealed.