Taliban and US officials to meet amid quake relief efforts

News of a meeting between Taliban government officials and U.S. officials was confirmed by Taliban Foreign Ministry spokesman Hafiz Zia Ahmad.

published on : 29th June 2022

Russia working on Taliban ties, Putin says in Tajikistan

Tajikistan, which hosts a Russian military base, has a long and porous border with Afghanistan and is wary that Islamic radicalism could seep into the country.

published on : 28th June 2022

Aghanistan earthquake: 155 kids dead, around 65 left homeless or orphaned, says UN report

The earthquake that hit the mountainous regions in the Paktika and Khost provinces with a magnitude of 6.0, destructing homes and causing landslides, also injured 250 children.

published on : 28th June 2022

Worst is here: Survivors of Afghanistan earthquake get only limited help

Villagers are digging out their dead loved ones with their bare hands, burying them in mass graves and sleeping in the woods despite the rain.

published on : 27th June 2022

Aftershock in Afghanistan as quake toll rises to 1,150 dead

Afghanistan was already in the midst of a spiraling economic crisis that had plunged millions deep into poverty with over a million children at risk of severe malnutrition.

published on : 24th June 2022

India reopens embassy in Kabul after 10 months; deploys technical team with relief aid 

The reopening of the embassy came three weeks after an Indian team led by JP Singh visited Kabul and met acting Foreign Minister Mawlawi Khan and some other members of the Taliban dispensation. 

published on : 24th June 2022

Afghanistan earthquake: India vows to provide assistance to Afghan people at UN 

In response to the humanitarian needs of the Afghan people, India has dispatched 30,000 MTs of wheat, 13 tons of medicines, 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine and winter clothing.

published on : 24th June 2022

Rescuers scramble to reach Afghan quake survivors as foreign aid arrives

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the global agency has 'fully mobilised' to help, deploying health teams and supplies of medicine, food, trauma kits and emergency shelter to the quake zone.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Afghan earthquake: Line of graves in one village, bodies wrapped in plastic lay in courtyard

The quake was Afghanistan’s deadliest in two decades, and officials said the toll could rise. An estimated 1,500 others were reported injured, the state-run Bakhtar News Agency said.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Survivors dig by hand after Afghanistan's deadliest earthquake kills 1,000 

In Gayan district, villagers stood atop the mud bricks that once were home there, carefully walking through dirt alleyways, gripping onto damaged walls with exposed timber beams to make their way. 

published on : 23rd June 2022

Afghanistan quake kills 1,000 people, deadliest in decades

Prime Minister Mohammad Hassan Akhund convened an emergency meeting at the presidential palace to coordinate the relief effort.

published on : 22nd June 2022

UK says it does not support political change through violence in Afghanistan

The call for recognizing the Taliban comes as no country has yet come forward and the country is experiencing the worst humanitarian crisis.

published on : 20th June 2022

Post Kabul blast, India grants e-visas to over 100 Sikhs, Hindus in Afghanistan

At least two civilians, including a Sikh man and a Muslim security guard, died after an attack by ISKP in Afghanistan's Kabul city on June 18.

published on : 19th June 2022

Kabul blast: Islamic State claims responsibility for Karte Parwan Gurdwara attack

Islamic State Khorasan Province claimed that about 50 Hindu Sikhs and Taliban members were killed in the attack and the attack was conducted as revenge for the insult of Prophet Mohammed.

published on : 19th June 2022

SGPC, Punjab leaders slam attack on gurdwara in Kabul

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said, “This is an inhuman act and I urge Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure the safety and security of the Sikhs residing in Kabul.’’

published on : 19th June 2022
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