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Afghanistan: At least 16 Taliban militants, including key commanders, killed in Wardak province

Kabul, Nov 22 (IBNS): At least 16 Taliban militants, including key commanders, have been killed in an anti-terrorism drive in Afghanistan's Maidan Wardak province, local Tolo News reported.

UNICEF warns of contaminated drinking water in camps for Rohingya refugees

New York, Nov 22(Just Earth News): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with authorities in Bangladesh to urgently investigate high levels E.coli contamination in water drawn from wells inside the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar.  

Afghanistan: Traffic accident kills at least seven people in Herat

Kabul, Nov 21 (IBNS): At least seven people were killed in a traffic accident in Afghanistan's Herat province, local Tolo News reported.

In Bangladesh, UN agency Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis urges action for Rohingya refugee children

New York, Nov 21(Just Earth News): Marking World Children’s Day, actress Kristin Davis on on Monday called for global attention and funding to provide more life-saving aid for Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh, as part of her advocacy work for the United Nations refugee agency.

20 killed in Pakistan road mishap

Islamabad, Nov 20 (IBNS): A passenger van rammed into a coal filled truck near Sindh's Khairpur district of Pakistan and left at least 20 people killed on Monday, media reports said.

Desperate Rohingya refugees use home-made rafts to get to Bangladesh – UN

New York, Nov 18(Just Earth News): Over the past 10 days, dozens of makeshift rafts carrying more than a thousand people have floated into Bangladesh, proof that Rohingya refugees are resorting to increasingly desperate means to flee to Myanmar, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday.

UN envoy urges greater support for Rohingya victims of sexual violence

New York, Nov 17(Just Earth News): Following a visit to Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have settled in makeshift camps, a United Nations envoy has called for enhanced measures to protect and assist victims of sexual violence among the displaced population.

ISIS claims deadly Kabul attack as death tolls touches 19

Kabul, Nov 17 (IBNS): ISIS has claimed the latest attack in Kabul which accounted for at least 19 lives, including policemen, local Tolo News reported.

Afghanistan: At least 18 killed in Kabul blast

Kabul, Nov 16 (IBNS): At least 18 people have been killed and 10 others injured after a blast rocked Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city, local Tolo News reported.

Afghanistan: At least five policemen killed in Kabul blast

Kabul, Nov 16 (IBNS): At least five policemen have been killed and dozens others injured after a blast rocked Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city, local Tolo News reported.

Afghanistan: At least two killed, eight injured as blast rocks Kabul

Kabul, Nov 16 (IBNS): At least two people have been killed and eight others  injured after a blast rocked Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city, reports said.

Explosion rocks Kabul, casualty feared

Kabul, Nov 16 (IBNS): An explosion outside a restaurant in Kabul city has rocked Afghanistan's capital on Thursday afternoon, reports said.

Afghanistan: 9 militants killed

Kabul, Nov 16 (IBNS): At least nine Taliban militants have been killed in Afghanistan's southern Helmand provinces, media reports said on Thursday.

Afghanistan opium production jumps 87 per cent to record level – UN survey

New York, Nov 16(Just Earth News): A profoundly alarming trend in the cultivation and production of opium in Afghanistan reveals an 87 per cent production increase compared to 2016, the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) said Wednesday in its Afghanistan Opium Survey 2017.

Afghanistan: Magnetic bomb explosion kills Parwan Education Director

Kabul, Nov 15 (IBNS): A magnetic improvised explosive devise (IED) blast has killed the Education Director of Parwan province in Afghanistan, reports said.