afghanistan

Starvation in Afghanistan, people sell children and body parts: World Food Program

WFP chief David Basely has once again urged the international community to expedite aid delivery to Afghanistan to battle its starvation.

published on : 29th January 2022

India's wheat shipment to Afghanistan to begin early February: Report

It has already been announced that India will send 50,000 tonnes of wheat and medicines to Afghanistan by road transport through Pakistan.

published on : 29th January 2022

ICC U19 World Cup: Afghanistan join England in Super League semi-final

Despite only setting a target of 135, a superb performance with the ball means Suliman Safi's side just did enough to progress from the Super League quarters.

published on : 28th January 2022

Our approach to Afghanistan guided by 'special relationship' with its people: India at UN

The diplomat noted that India has committed to provide 50,000 MT of wheat and lifesaving medicines and one million doses of COVID vaccines to the Afghan people.

published on : 27th January 2022

UN chief urges major Afghan aid increase, unfreezing assets

China and Russia reiterated their calls for unfreezing Afghan assets.

published on : 27th January 2022

Afghan girls must return to school: Former President Hamid Karzai

Karzai backed these meetings, which experts believe could play a vital role in solving the problems in the country.

published on : 25th January 2022

Talks with Taliban begin in Norway 

Taliban representatives are also meeting with women's rights activists and human rights defenders from Afghanistan and from the Afghan diaspora.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Taliban economy conference in Kabul stresses need for funds

The international community has been hesitant to officially recognize a Taliban government, wary they could impose some of the same harsh measures as under their previous rule, 20 years ago.

published on : 19th January 2022

UN: Afghanistan quake death toll reaches 26, including children

Three villages of around 800 houses flattened by the earthquakes; Villagers spend the night among the ruins of their homes.

published on : 18th January 2022

Concerned about exclusion of women in Afghanistan; Hazara, Hindu women especially vulnerable: UN experts

UN human rights experts said these concerns are exacerbated in the cases of women from "ethnic, religious or linguistic minorities such as the Hazara, Tajik, Hindu and other communities."

published on : 18th January 2022

Twin earthquakes in western Afghanistan kill at least 22

There were fears the death toll could rise further as the first rescuers reached some of the remote villages struck by the temblors in what is one of Afghanistan's most impoverished regions.

published on : 18th January 2022

Pakistan NSA to visit Kabul to discuss border fencing issue, humanitarian crisis with Taliban regime

Concerns over Afghanistan's humanitarian crisis have been discussed in the United Nations to avert a humanitarian crisis.

published on : 17th January 2022

Taliban burn musical instrument in front of musician in Afghanistan's Paktia province

The group has previously conveyed the implementation of their version of Sharia law and any breach under the law is not tolerated.

published on : 16th January 2022

Bacha Posh: Afghan tradition allows girls to access the freedom of boys

Dressed in sweaters and jeans or the traditional Afghan male clothing of baggy pants and long shirt, none stand out as they jostle to score a goal.

published on : 14th January 2022

79% Afghan journalists gave up profession to survive

The lives of Afghan journalists in the past one and a half months and found that they are living the worst life due to the fragile economic situation, Khaama Press reported.

published on : 11th January 2022
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