Aghanistan

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

Taliban behind summary execution of 72 ex-govt employees, security men: UN

UN deputy rights chief Nada Al-Nashif said they received credible allegations of more than 100 killings of former Afghan national security forces and others associated with the former government.

published on : 14th December 2021

Girls in Afghanistan will be allowed to return to school 'as soon as possible': Taliban

It comes after the education ministry ordered male teachers and students back to secondary school at the weekend, but made no mention of the country's women educators and girl pupils.

published on : 21st September 2021

Everyone 'got it wrong' on Taliban's lightning takeover of Afghanistan: British army chief

'It was the pace of it that surprised us and I don't think we realised quite what the Taliban were up to,' Britain's chief of the defence staff, Gen Nick Carter told the BBC.

published on : 5th September 2021

Taliban government formation in Afghanistan on hold after infighting

According to one of the Taliban leaders negotiating with different groups over power-sharing, bid to make the new govt broad-based and acceptable to the international community is causing the delay

published on : 5th September 2021

Ukrainian plane in Kabul for evacuation of stranded citizens hijacked to Iran: Report

The number of passengers on board and their nationalities are not clear yet

published on : 24th August 2021

Taliban takeover prompts fears of a resurgent al-Qaida

Al-Qaida's ranks have been significantly diminished by 20 years of war in Afghanistan, and it's far from clear that the group has the capacity in the near future to carry out catastrophic attacks

published on : 24th August 2021

India committed to safe return of its nationals from Afghanistan, says Union Minister Scindia

India has so far evacuated around 300 people from Afghanistan including its ambassador and all other diplomats.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Taliban conduct heavy attacks in Afghanistan's Lashkargah, Sheberghan cities in last 24 hours

The Afghanistan Defense Ministry in a statement said the center of Sheberghan city was retaken by Afghan troops -- who were supported by Air Force.

published on : 7th August 2021