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Russian Invasion Of Ukraine And The (In)Human Cost Of War

Russian Invasion Of Ukraine And The (In)Human Cost Of War

Yesterday it was Afghanistan and today it is Ukraine. And the war in Yemen continues, it has done so for seven years. Yemen is just a blip in our consciousness because it is not flashing on our television screens every day.

08 March 2022
India's Humanitarian Aid To Afghanistan: 50,000 Tonnes Wheat Shipment To Begin Next Week

India's Humanitarian Aid To Afghanistan: 50,000 Tonnes Wheat Shipment To Begin Next Week

India is going to deliver 50,000 tonnes of wheat in the next week or two, and the delivery will be completed in a month's time, Afghan Ambassador Farid...

03 February 2022

Why Effort To Help Afghanistan Is Falling Short?

Life in Afghanistan was precarious before the Taliban takeover in August, with more than half the people surviving on less than $2 a day.

Who Is Aafia Siddiqui? Ransom Against Texas Synagogue Hostages

Who Is Aafia Siddiqui? Ransom Against Texas Synagogue Hostages

Aafia Siddiqui's release was demanded by a man who held hostages inside as Texas synagogue on Saturday. Siddiqui is a woman serving 86 year prison time in the...

16 January 2022

US Envoy For Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad Resigns, His Deputy Takes Over

Criticized heavily for his Trump-Taliban deal, US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad Resigned on Monday. He is replaced by Thomas West, who previously...

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09 October 2021
Taliban Rules Out Cooperation With US To Contain Islamic State

Taliban Rules Out Cooperation With US To Contain Islamic State

Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen said there would be no cooperation with Washington on going after the increasingly active Islamic State group...


08 October 2021
Several Feared Dead As Powerful Explosion Takes Place Inside Afghanistan Mosque

Several Feared Dead As Powerful Explosion Takes Place Inside Afghanistan Mosque

The explosion has taken place inisde Shiite mosque in Kunduz province of Afghanistan.


21 September 2021
US Orders Investigation Into Kabul Drone Strike Which Mistakenly Killed Civilians

US Orders Investigation Into Kabul Drone Strike Which Mistakenly Killed Civilians

Discrepancies between the military's initial claims about the strike and findings on the ground led to the skepticism around it.


16 September 2021
Authorities Estimating Afghan Evacuees In US

Authorities Estimating Afghan Evacuees In US

The US administration has requested funding from Congress to help resettle 65,000 Afghans in the United States by the end of this month.


26 August 2021
Escaping Taliban Afghanistan Wheelchair Basketball Captain Nilofar Bayat Finds New Home In Spanish Club

Escaping Taliban Afghanistan Wheelchair Basketball Captain Nilofar Bayat Finds New Home In Spanish Club

Bayat was 'happy to be alive' and glad to be in a position 'to start a new life' with her husband in Spain, but she said she wouldn't forget her country


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23 August 2021
Taliban Takeover Forces Afghanistan To Shift Home Series To Pakistan From Sri Lanka

Taliban Takeover Forces Afghanistan To Shift Home Series To Pakistan From Sri Lanka

The three-match series was supposed to start in Hambantota on September 3 but commercial flights have been suspended in Kabul


23 August 2021
Afghanistan Flag Will Be Part of Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony Despite Taliban's Takeover, Says IPC Chief

Afghanistan Flag Will Be Part of Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony Despite Taliban's Takeover, Says IPC Chief

The country's athletes were forced to withdraw from the Tokyo Paralympics after Taliban's took over Afghanistan


22 August 2021
Under Taliban Shadow, Afghanistan Cricket Board Names Azizullah Fazli As Acting Chairman

Under Taliban Shadow, Afghanistan Cricket Board Names Azizullah Fazli As Acting Chairman

Fazli has earlier served as Afghanistan Cricket chairman from September 2018 to July 2019


19 August 2021
Afghanistan Vs Pakistan: Taliban 'Have Given Green Light For The Series,' Hints PCB

Afghanistan Vs Pakistan: Taliban 'Have Given Green Light For The Series,' Hints PCB

Afghanistan players have started training in Kabul while Pakistan Cricket Biard also announced that a camp would be set up in Lahore from August 21 to 28 for...


18 August 2021
Taliban Shuts Down Gyms In Kabul, 'Don't Show Muscles, Grow Beard' Young Afghans Told

Taliban Shuts Down Gyms In Kabul, 'Don't Show Muscles, Grow Beard' Young Afghans Told

Afghanistan face stricter laws that disallow free expression in the sports field, especially women


18 August 2021
Taliban Threat Looms, Afghanistan's Women Footballers Make Tearful Calls For Help

Taliban Threat Looms, Afghanistan's Women Footballers Make Tearful Calls For Help

Popal,34, an Afghanistan footballer can barely comprehend the speed of the collapse of the Afghan government and the sense of being abandoned by Western...


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18 August 2021
Taliban On Rampage, Afghanistan Name Avishka Gunawardene As Cricket Team's Batting Coach

Taliban On Rampage, Afghanistan Name Avishka Gunawardene As Cricket Team's Batting Coach

Earlier, former Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait was appointed Afghanistan national team's bowling coach


16 August 2021
Taliban On Rampage, Rashid Khan’s Family Stuck In Afghanistan, Cricketer Worried

Taliban On Rampage, Rashid Khan’s Family Stuck In Afghanistan, Cricketer Worried

Kevin Pietersen revealed that Rashid Khan, who is in England for The Hundred, hasn't been able to get his family out of Afghanistan


18 August 2021
Panic Reigns In Afghanistan As Taliban Take Over Major Cities

Panic Reigns In Afghanistan As Taliban Take Over Major Cities

Taliban fighters entered the outskirts of the Afghan capital after a weeklong offensive, further tightening their grip on the country amid increasing panic.


14 August 2021
Taliban Capture Afghan Cities, Advance Towards Kabul

Taliban Capture Afghan Cities, Advance Towards Kabul

After weeks of heavy clashes between the militant group and government forces, Taliban have claimed to have taken control of the key Afghan cities of Lashkar...


11 August 2021
'Afghanistan In Chaos,' Heartbroken Rashid Khan Sends SOS To World Leaders To Help Bring Peace

'Afghanistan In Chaos,' Heartbroken Rashid Khan Sends SOS To World Leaders To Help Bring Peace

Afghanistan has been witnessing a series of terror attacks led by Taliban ever since the US began withdrawing its troops on May 1


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