25 killed in Afghanistan landslide caused by snow
A devastating landslide triggered by heavy snowfall has resulted in the loss of 25 lives and left eight individuals injured in the eastern Afghan province of Nuristan, according to statements from a spokesman for the disaster management ministry on Monday.
Millions of Afghans go hungry as winter cold bites
Khurma had to borrow her neighbour`s shoes to walk to Pul-e Alam city to collect a cash handout being given to the growing number of vulnerable Afghans who are struggling to survive the winter.
Afghan elite forces troops face return to Taliban after UK ’betrayal’
A recent report by the BBC has highlighted the plight of approximately 200 Afghan special forces members who were trained and supported by the United Kingdom and now face the prospect of being sent back to their Taliban-controlled homeland.
Afghan foreign minister to takeover mandate of deputy PM
Afghanistan`s interim Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi is set to assume the responsibilities of the deputy prime minister on a temporary basis, as reported by local media.
Pakistan should solve its internal problems on its own: Taliban
Pakistan must solve its domestic problems on its own and not blame Afghanistan for its failures, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement Wednesday, responding to Islamabad’s charges that militants attacks in Pakistan.
Afghanistan opium poppy supply plummets 95% after Taliban ban
A recent United Nations report has revealed a staggering 95% reduction in opium poppy production in Afghanistan, previously the world`s leading supplier, after the Taliban administration implemented a ban on narcotics cultivation last year.
Afghans return to Taliban rule as Pakistan moves to expel 1.7m
As the November 1 deadline set by Pakistan for undocumented migrants to leave the country approached, Muhammad Rahim embarked on a bus journey from Karachi to the Afghan border. Rahim, a 35-year-old Afghan national, had spent his entire life in Pakistan, having been born there.
Pakistan prepares to deport illegal Afghan residents
The Pakistani government has given its approval for the establishment of multiple deportation centers to address the issue of hundreds of thousands of Afghan nationals residing illegally in the country. Pakistan is preparing to apprehend and repatriate these individuals to Afghanistan, with the process scheduled to begin next month.
Afghanistan hit by second strong earthquake in days
Early on Wednesday, a significant 6.3 magnitude earthquake jolted the western province of Herat in Afghanistan, as reported by the US Geological Survey.
Powerful earthquake kills more than 2000 people in Afghanistan
Tragic news emerged from Afghanistan as a series of powerful earthquakes wreaked havoc, resulting in the loss of more than 2000 lives, as reported by Red Crescent spokesman Erfanullah Sharafzoi on Sunday.
Afghanistan shuts down embassy in New Delhi
The Afghanistan embassy in New Delhi announced its decision to cease operations starting October 1, 2023, citing a `lack of support` from the Indian government, failure to fulfill Afghanistan`s interests, and constraints related to personnel and resources.
Taliban plans to establish extensive surveillance network
The Taliban is in the process of developing an expansive camera surveillance network for Afghan cities, which may involve repurposing a blueprint devised by the United States prior to its withdrawal in 2021, according to a spokesperson from the Afghan interior ministry. This initiative aims to complement the thousands of cameras already in place across Kabul.
China appoints ambassador to Afghanistan amidst controversy
China has taken the initiative to appoint an ambassador to Afghanistan following the Taliban`s return to power in 2021. This action marks the first such appointment by any nation since the Taliban regained control of the country, and it carries significant implications for diplomatic relations in the region.
Taliban ban political parties in Afghanistan
The Afghanistan Taliban declared a comprehensive ban on the activities of political parties within the nation. The announcement, made on Wednesday, reinforces the Taliban`s stance on political pluralism and governance.
Afghan activist challenges Taliban spokesman on girls education
Mahbouba Seraj, a prominent activist for women`s rights in Afghanistan, has vehemently criticized the Taliban`s prohibition on girls` education and its imposition of various restrictions on women.
Taliban-US hold first official talks since Afghanistan takeover
Taliban leaders have engaged in formal discussions with United States officials in Qatar for the first time since their return to power in Afghanistan two years ago.
China extends $2 billion loan repayment period for Pakistan
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