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AFGHANISTAN NEWS

Taliban say mystery crash in Afghanistan was US aircraft

January 27, 2020 8:44 pm

Afghanistan plane crash: The last major commercial air crash in Afghanistan occurred in 2005, when a Kam Air flight from the western city of Herat to the capital, Kabul, crashed into the mountains as it tried to land in snowy weather.

Why has the 21st century become so blatantly anti-Muslim?

January 26, 2020 9:54 am

US President Donald Trump is hostile to Muslims worldwide and has just declared his displeasure against Iran. We could, though not very likely, yet end up with a world war in the second fifth of this century.

Changing equations in region help Pakistan get relief at FATF meet

January 24, 2020 7:12 am

Sources said Pakistan had an important role in brokering a ceasefire deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, negotiated this week at Doha with a US official team led by Zalmay Khalilzad, its special envoy on Afghan reconciliation.

US effort in Afghanistan worse than 'D-Minus,' watchdog says

January 16, 2020 8:53 am

The US has spent nearly $900 billion on the Afghan conflict, the longest in American history. Yet the Taliban are at their strongest since being overthrown in 2001.

Given their persecution in Pak & Afghan, Christians should embrace CAA

January 04, 2020 12:59 pm

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) recognises the role that each nation has to play in ensuring that all human beings are given a chance to live a life of dignity.

Explained: Afghan citizenship, defined and redefined over decades of change

December 30, 2019 8:42 am

Unlike the Pakistan and Bangladesh Constitutions, the Afghanistan Constitution begins with praise of Allah and also blessings for the last Prophet and his followers.

A rare place in Afghanistan where women feel free to exhale

December 23, 2019 9:15 am

The clean water, the walls and the women around her — all sealed off from the male patrons nearby — are a welcome respite from Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital.

US gives 'narrow exemption' to India from sanctions on Chabahar for Afghan aid: Official

December 19, 2019 4:55 pm

The Chabahar port -- being jointly developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan -- is considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by the three countries with central Asian nations. It is located on the Indian Ocean in the Sistan and Baluchistan province of Iran.

Donald Trump visits Afghanistan and says he reopened talks with the Taliban

November 29, 2019 6:56 am

The scope and prospects of any renewed negotiations remained unclear, and White House officials gave few details beyond Trump’s sudden revelation.

3 Afghan schools, 165 accounts of boys being raped

November 26, 2019 8:29 am

From just three schools in one area of Logar province, south of the Afghan capital, the group said it had taken statements from 165 boys who said they had been sexually abused at their schools or by local officials they went to for help.

AFGHANISTAN PHOTOS

In war-torn Kabul, library-on-wheels offers free reading to children

July 11, 2019 1:50 pm

This library-on-wheels is an effort to inculcate reading habits in children of Afghanistan, which suffers from low literacy rate and conflict between the Taliban and the Afghan government.

Refugee women find relief in Greece soccer

July 11, 2019 6:58 am

The United Nations Refugee Agency, known as the UNHCR, says there were 76,100 pending asylum claims in Greece at the end of 2018, in a report prepared for World Refugee Day on Thursday.

Afghanistan's youth wary of future with Taliban

February 09, 2019 10:09 am

Afghanistan has a strikingly young population, with more than 60 percent of its 35 million people under the age of 25, and half under the age of 15, according to the UN population agency

India will not forget or turn away from Afghanistan: PM Modi at Salma Dam's inauguration

June 05, 2016 2:34 pm

PM Narendra Modi's visit takes Indo-Afghanistan relations a step further as he inaugurates the Salma Dam in Herat province.

Afghanistan seal historic win over West Indies, Chris Gayle celebrates with the winners

March 28, 2016 12:53 pm

West Indies lost to Afghanistan by six runs in their final Super 10 stage match on Sunday.

South Africa vs Afghanistan: AB de Villiers show leads South Africa to win over Afghanistan

March 20, 2016 10:01 pm

Afghanistan give South Africa a score but Protea bowlers defended 209 to give their team first win WT20 2016.

ICC World T20: Tillakaratne Dilshan guides Sri Lanka to six-wicket win over Afghanistan

March 18, 2016 3:20 pm

Sri Lanka, riding high on Dilshan's unbeaten 83, beat Afghanistan by six wickets at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.

Women rights activists face threat in Afghanistan: Amnesty

April 07, 2015 5:24 pm

Amnesty International says the activists, who are working to improve the human rights situation in their country, face increased violence, including sexual assault and assassinations.

Dominant New Zealand breeze past Afghanistan

March 08, 2015 2:00 pm

New Zealand stomped Afghanistan to take their World Cup 2015 record to 5-0 and moved 4 points clear of Sri Lanka.

Australia back to dominating ways

March 04, 2015 8:32 pm

Australia thumped Afghanistan in the most one-sided match of the World Cup.

AFGHANISTAN VIDEOS

Congress co-relates PM Modi’s Pak visit with Pathankot attack

January 09, 2016 11:09 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh reacted on the recent Pathankot attack and said that considering America’s interest, it is reflected that America is involved in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit from Afghanistan to Pakistan. Taking account of the Pathankot attack, Singh said that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) should investigate the matter.