Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed the G20 Ministerial Conference on Women Empowerment held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat via video message today.
Death toll from multiple earthquakes in western Afghanistan rises to 2,053. Official representative of the Afghan National Disaster Management Authority Mullah Janan Sheik announced this on Sunday, Xinhua reports.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in western Afghanistan, near the border with Iran. On Sunday morning it became known that the death toll had risen sharply - authorities say more than 2,000 were killed, and more than 9,000 were injured. And this figure is not final, Delfi news agency reported.
The Government of Kazakhstan will take a number of additional measures to improve the provision of oncological care to citizens. The corresponding Comprehensive Plan to combat cancer for 2023-2027 was signed by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov.
In Kyrgyzstan, local crime boss Kamchi Kolbaev (Kamchybek Asanbek), known in international criminal circles as Kolya-Kyrgyz, was killed during his arrest on Wednesday. This was reported by the press service of the State Committee for National Security (SCNS) of the Kyrgyz Republic.
A tourist bus in Venice fell from an overpass and caught fire. The accident killed at least 21 people and injured 40 others, Rai news agency reported
UN General Assembly President Dennis Francis on Thursday urged the Afghan authorities to reconsider their decision to ban women and girls from proper education.
In the city of Al-Hamdaniya in northern Iraq, at least 120 people were killed and at least 200 more were injured during a fire at a wedding. This was reported by Al Arabiya.
Due to repeated identification of non-compliance with the veterinary and sanitary requirements of a number of importing countries, Rosselkhoznadzor canceled the inspection reports of Starodvorskie Sausages CJSC and introduced restrictions on the supply of finished meat products of the company to Abkhazia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Mongolia, Vietnam, UAE and Seychelles.
The third scientific conference of the Institute for Regional Economic Cooperation in Central Asia (hereinafter referred to as the “Central Asia Institute”) on the topic “Prospects for inclusive green and sustainable growth in the CAREC region” was held online.