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.
Today kicks off the 2023 edition of CollAsia, a 20-year strong regional initiative of the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM). This year’s edition of the collections-focused programme is focused on scientific principles of collections care and takes place from 18 September to 6 October in Dushanbe, Tajikistan
In accordance with the government’s policy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has proposed a tourist visa exemption scheme for Chinese and Kazakhstani passport holders (or travel document holders) to enter and stay within the Kingdom of Thailand for a period not exceeding 30 days, from 25 September 2023 to 29 February 2024, on a temporary basis.