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PM Modi participates in COP-28 Presidency’s session on 'Transforming Climate Finance' | Antony Blinken calls for Iraq to protect US installations | Several hostages, including grandfather and a kindergarten teacher, killed in Hamas captivity | Counting day for Mizoram assembly election changed to Dec 4 | Mysterious White Lung Syndrome spreads globally, cases reported in US, Denmark, Netherlands

Bangladesh to join Saudi initiative to establish a centre against terrorism and extremism

Dhaka, Dec 15 (IBNS) Bangladesh government on Tuesday announced it will join Saudi-led initiative to establish a Centre against terrorism and extremism in Riyadh.

Pakistan conducts successful flight test of Shaheen 1A ballistic missile

Rawalpindi, Dec 15 (IBNS) Pakistan on Tuesday conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen 1A ballistic missile.

Bangladesh: Lorry hits three-wheeler, 8 killed

Dhaka, Dec 15 (IBNS) At least eight people were killed when a lorry hit a shallow-engine driven three-wheeler at Sirajganj town in Bangladesh on Tuesday, local media reports said.

In Kabul, UN political chief pledges continued support for Afghanistan

New York, Dec 15 (Just Earth News/IBNS): During a trip to Kabul, the top United Nations political official pledged continued support to the Government and people of Afghanistan as they face several challenges, especially in the economy and in security.

22 killed in Pakistan blast

Peshawar, Dec 13 (IBNS): At least 22 people were killed as a blast ripped through a clothes market in Kurram Agency's Parachinar area in Pakistan on Sunday, media reports said.

Pakistan: 20 killed in Parachinar clothes market blast

Peshawar, Dec 13 (IBNS): A blast hit clothes market in Kurram Agency's Parachinar area in Pakistan that killed at least 20 people on Sunday, media reports said.

Kabul: Suicide bombers killed during standoff near Spanish Embassy

Kabul, Dec 12 (IBNS) An explosive filled vehicle was detonated by a suicide bomber near the Spanish Embassy in Sherpur Area of Kabul city on Friday, which resulted in a standoff between security officials and the assailants, Khaama Press reported.

Border blockade on imports sends food and fuel prices skyrocketing in Nepal: UN

New York, Dec 12 (Just earth News/IBNS): Warning of severe shortages of food and fuel now plaguing Nepal caused by the ongoing major disruptions in imports across its southern border with India, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday predicted extreme hardship for the land-locked country if prices of basic food staples continue to soar.

Afghanistan: Blast rocks Kabul

Kabul ,Dec 11 (IBNS) A blast rocked Sherpoor area in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Friday, officials said.

Pakistan test-fires nuclear capable Shaheen-III

Rawalpindi, Dec 11 (IBNS): Pakistan on Friday said it has conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-III surface to surface ballistic missile which has a maximum range of 2750 kilometers.

Afghanistan: UN mission condemns Taliban attack at Kandahar Airport

New York, Dec 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned the Taliban initiated attack at Kandahar airport on 8 December, which reportedly killed 39 civilians, including four children and injured at least 23 civilians.

UN official appeals to donors to aid 53,000 displaced by attacks on Lake Chad islands

New York, Dec 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS): More than 50,000 people forced to flee in the wake of attacks on islands of Lake Chad are living in “precarious conditions” in need of food, drinking water, shelter, health care and other services in a situation exacerbated by chronic drought, the top United Nations relief official in Chad says.

Leaders of China, Pakistan, Afghanistan hold trilateral meeting

Islamabad, Dec 10 (IBNS) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a trilateral meeting in Islamabad in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Afghanistan: 50 killed in airport attack

Kandahar , Dec 10 (IBNS): More than 50 people, which included 14 terrorists, were killed as insurgents stormed and launched an attack on the airport in southern Kandahar province , media reports said on Thursday.

Nepal: UN aid agencies and partners appeal for access to life-saving medical supplies

New York, Dec 9 (Just Earth News/IBNS): United Nations agencies and their aid partners today expressed their “deepest concern” over critical and growing shortages of lifesaving medicines and supplies across Nepal and appealed to all sides to ease an effective blockade of the country’s southern border due to unrest over a new constitution.