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Afghan couple accuse US Marine of abducting their baby

October 20, 2022 9:44 pm

This is a story about how one U.S. Marine became fiercely determined to bring home an Afghan war orphan, and praised it as an act of Christian faith to save her.

UN chief: Former Kyrgyzstan president to head Afghan mission

September 03, 2022 12:39 pm

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Roza Otunbayeva brings to the position over 35 years of professional experience in leadership, diplomacy, civic engagement, and international cooperation.

A once-perilous road stirs back to life in Afghanistan

March 16, 2022 11:08 am

We traveled the 300-mile road from Kabul to Kandahar, the country’s two largest cities, to see how things have changed.

First shipment of Indian wheat reaches Afghanistan

February 27, 2022 2:13 am

Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India Farid Mamundzay said the convoy of 50 trucks carrying the grain arrived in the Afghan city and that the aid would now be distributed among people by the World Food Programme (WFP).

Meeting between India and Central Asian Republics underscores shared concerns on Afghanistan

December 21, 2021 11:19 am

🔴 The invitation to the leaders of these five countries as chief guests at the 2022 Republic Day celebration should be the opportunity to make a fresh start.

An Afghan village shrivels in worst drought in decades

December 09, 2021 4:47 pm

🔴 Afghanistan’s drought, its worst in decades, is now entering its second year, exacerbated by climate change. The dry spell has hit 25 of the country’s 34 provinces.

Pakistan to allow Afghan trucks to transport wheat, life-saving drugs from India to Afghanistan

December 04, 2021 8:11 am

🔴 The Pakistan foreign ministry said that this “demonstrates the commitment and seriousness of the government of Pakistan to facilitate the proposed humanitarian assistance”.

Explained: Why Taliban has banned foreign currency; what it means for Afghanistan economy

November 04, 2021 10:50 am

Since the Taliban seized control of the country, the national currency, the Afghani, has depreciated heavily. This comes at a time when the withdrawal of international financial support has severely strained the economy.

Pak sits on India request to let trucks take its wheat to Afghanistan

November 03, 2021 12:44 pm

While Islamabad has not yet said no to the proposal, officials in New Delhi are hoping for a quick response so that they can organise the movement of aid as soon as possible.

UN airlifts winter shelters for displaced Afghans

November 02, 2021 10:28 pm

The UNHCR said it is rushing to provide winter assistance to some 500,000 displaced Afghans, returnees and local host communities by the end of 2021.