Several strong aftershocks were recorded 30 km from the city of Herat. Just last week, an earthquake in the same area killed more than two thousand people, DW reports.
The Council of Heads of states of the Commonwealth of Independent States adopted a number of documents on supporting and promoting the Russian language in the CIS in Bishkek on 13 October. This was reported by the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
A medal “For contribution to strengthening peace” was established in the Commonwealth of Independent States. The corresponding decision was made on 13 October in Bishkek by the participants of the meeting of the Council of Heads of states of the CIS. This was reported by the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) published its annual report “Energy, Electricity and Nuclear Energy Assessments to 2050”, the presentation of which took place during the recent opening of the 2nd IAEA International Conference on climate change and the role of nuclear energy Atoms4NetZero in Vienna.
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.