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AFGHANISTAN NEWS

1.1 million Afghan children could face severe malnutrition

May 26, 2022 7:35 pm

UN and other aid agencies were able to stave off outright famine after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan last year, rolling out a massive emergency aid program that fed millions.

Afghanistan rocked by several explosions, at least 14 dead

May 25, 2022 10:55 pm

The blasts in northern Balkh province also injured 15 people, Mohammad Asif Wazeri, a spokesman for Balkh province's commander told Reuters.

Afghan economy in tatters, relations on hold, Delhi and Kabul trade via Dubai

May 20, 2022 12:19 pm

Afghanistan has been a major destination for Indian sugar, and India one of the biggest importers of Afghan spices and dried fruits, especially apricots and figs.

India looks at reopening mission in Kabul minus senior diplomats

May 17, 2022 7:51 am

The plan for reopening does not include sending diplomats at senior levels — the embassy will likely function only with personnel for liaison purposes that may extend to consular services, the sources said. It would not mean a recognition of the Taliban regime.

May 14, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Wheat Crop Damage

May 13, 2022 11:06 pm

Krishi Bhavan experts are still to make a detailed assessment to ascertain the extent of damage to the wheat crop by continuous rains in the northern states.

Taliban announce women must cover faces in public, say burqa is best

May 07, 2022 2:44 pm

Most women in Afghanistan wear a headscarf for religious reasons, but many in urban areas such as Kabul do not cover their faces.

With spate of attacks, Islamic State group begins bloody new chapter in Afghanistan

May 02, 2022 6:29 pm

The sudden spate of attacks across Afghanistan has upended the relative calm that followed the Taliban’s seizing of power in August, which ended 20 years of war.

Explained: Why did Pakistan launch airstrikes on Afghanistan?

May 04, 2022 11:48 am

The military action, though not confirmed by authorities in Islamabad, is believed to be in retaliation for the deaths of seven Pakistani soldiers in the North Waziristan district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on the border with Afghanistan.

'I thought my eardrums were cracked': Survivors describe Kabul mosque blast that killed 50

April 30, 2022 7:41 am

Scores of Afghan civilians have been killed in recent weeks in blasts, some of which have been claimed by Islamic State.

Blasts on vans carrying Shi'ite Muslims in northern Afghanistan kill nine

April 29, 2022 2:36 pm

The blasts follow an explosion at a Shi'ite mosque in the city last week, which killed 11, as Afghanistan grapples with a rise in attacks by Islamic State following the withdrawal of foreign forces last year.

AFGHANISTAN PHOTOS

Bleak winter: With international aid gone, hunger, desperate poverty stalk Afghanistan

December 27, 2021 8:27 pm

Since the chaotic August 15 Taliban takeover of Kabul, an already war-devastated economy once kept alive by international donations alone is now on the verge of collapse.

Week in Pictures: A glance at compelling photos from around the world

November 06, 2021 7:13 pm

From celebrations to protests, here are the best photos of this week.

Taliban fighters take over amusement park in Kabul

October 10, 2021 10:15 pm

Pictures of Taliban fighters spending time in an amusement park along Qargha reservoir emerged a day after an explosion at a mosque in Kunduz province killed scores of people.

Week in pictures: A look at most compelling photos from around the world

October 09, 2021 9:28 pm

From blast in Afghanistan to protests, here are the best photos of this week.

Week in pictures: A look at most compelling photos from around the world

September 19, 2021 9:34 pm

From festival celebrations to protests, here are the best photos of this week.

Kabul sees protest against 'Pakistan's interference in Afghanistan'

September 07, 2021 10:42 pm

This was the second time in under a week that the Taliban used heavy-handed tactics to break up a demonstration.

These pictures show how life changed for Afghans since Taliban takeover

September 04, 2021 4:22 pm

After ruling the country from 1996 to 2001, by forcing the radical implementation of the Sharia law, the Taliban has promised a relatively flexible way of rule this time. But the world and several Afghans remain skeptical of these claims.

US troops out, Taliban takes complete control of Kabul

August 31, 2021 6:10 pm

The war, which began 20 years ago just after the al-Qaida attacks on 9/11, has cost more than 170,000 lives and over $2 trillion to the US government.

Afghanistan: US carries out a second drone strike at 'ISIS-K militants' in Kabul

August 29, 2021 11:51 pm

ISIS-K, a local affiliate of Islamic State, is an enemy of both the West and of the Taliban movement.

Week in pictures: A look at most compelling images from around the world

August 28, 2021 5:22 pm

From wildfires to evacuation from Afghanistan, here are the best photos of this week

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.

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