Neighborhood News Digest – 05 September 2023

Afghan woman leads hunger strike for women’s rights amid global neglect – The Khaama Press
Tamana Zaryab Paryani, an activist for women’s rights, along with several other women, has initiated a hunger strike....

Neighborhood News Digest – 04 September 2023

Since Political Change, Nearly 50 Clashes Happened on Border Areas: MoI – Tolo News
Nearly 50 clashes have happened in border areas with the neighboring countries within the past two-years, a spokesman for the M....

Neighborhood News Digest – 31 August 2023

Iran Delegation Meets With Health Ministry in Kabul – Tolo News
The Ministry of Public Health said that in a meeting in Kabul between Qalandar Ebad, the head of the ministry, and an Iranian delegation, there was....

Myanmar Round Up - July 2023

As the civil war continues in the country, nearly 1.9 million civilians have been displaced from their homes, according to the U.N.’s OCHA report update published on 15 July. Of the total displaced persons, the largest number — nearly 800,000 —....

Neighborhood News Digest – 16 August 2023

Ministry: Low Level of Water in Helmand River 'Alarming' – Tolo News
The Islamic Emirate's foreign minister expressed alarm over the Helmand River's lack of water. The ministry said in a statement that Iran's Te....

Myanmar Round-Up: June 2023

The month witnessed important developments within Myanmar. Two military leaders, Lieutenant Gen. So Htut and Lieutenant Gen. Yar Pyae met Aung San Suu Kyi. Internationally, UN Special Envoy, Noleen Heyzer 18 month tenure concluded. She also met, Nati....

Korean Peninsula Back in Limelight Following ICBM Launch

On 12 July 2023, North Korea fired a Hwasong-18 solid-propellant intercontinental range ballistic missiles (ICBM), the longest-ever flight for a North Korean missile, that flew for 74 minutes, triggering fresh tensions in the....

Neighborhood News Digest – 24 July 2023

Toll in Afghanistan flash floods jumps to 26 killed, 40 missing – The Hindu
The death toll from overnight flash floods caused by torrential rain in central Afghanistan has risen to 26, with more than 40 people m....

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