Beyond Afghanistan

At Least Eight Killed After Chemical Gas Leak in India
At Least Eight Killed After Chemical Gas Leak in India

Administrator Vinay Chand said several people fainted on the road and were rushed to a hospital in Vishakhapatnam, a city

7 May 2020
Plasma Therapy Raises Hopes of COVID-19 Patients in Iran
Plasma Therapy Raises Hopes of COVID-19 Patients in Iran

The head of the Iranian Children’s Blood and Plasma Association says the initial results of the plasma therapy of corona

7 May 2020
Pentagon Report Says 130 Civilians Killed in 2019, Lower Than Watchdog Estimates
Pentagon Report Says 130 Civilians Killed in 2019, Lower Than Watchdog Estimates

U.S. military operations killed about 130 civilians and injured 91 others in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia last year, according

7 May 2020
Three Refugees from Afghanistan, Syria & Cameroon SUE for Invasion of Privacy after Their Phones Checked to Prove Their ID in Germany
Three Refugees from Afghanistan, Syria & Cameroon SUE for Invasion of Privacy after Their Phones Checked to Prove Their ID in Germany

The refugees are Syrian Mohammad A, 29, who was granted refugee status in Hanover, an Afghan woman, 37, who was

6 May 2020
Aid Groups Desperately Look for Other Options to Combat Coronavirus
Aid Groups Desperately Look for Other Options to Combat Coronavirus

The migrants and refugees were stranded, sometimes sleeping huddled together out in the cold. Syrians, Afghans, Iranians and others had

6 May 2020
COVID-19 Lockdown Costs India 120 Million Jobs
COVID-19 Lockdown Costs India 120 Million Jobs

A lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus has seen 122 million Indians lose their jobs in April alone, new

6 May 2020
Explosion in Pakistan Shitte Mosque Injures One
Explosion in Pakistan Shitte Mosque Injures One

At least one man was injured in a blast on a Shia mosque in Pakistan’s north western Lower Kurram area

6 May 2020
Number of Coronavirus-Related Fatalities in US Exceeds 71,000 as Trump Says ‘There’ll Be More Death
Number of Coronavirus-Related Fatalities in US Exceeds 71,000 as Trump Says ‘There’ll Be More Death

As the United States tops the list of the coronavirus affected nations worldwide, the number of virus cases across the

6 May 2020
Thousands in Pakistan Protest Slaying Of Pashtun Rights Leader
Thousands in Pakistan Protest Slaying Of Pashtun Rights Leader

Tens of thousands of people in Pakistan have protested the assassination of a prominent ethnic Pashtun rights activist and political

6 May 2020
Iran to Unveil Geomatic Coronavirus Detection System
Iran to Unveil Geomatic Coronavirus Detection System

Iran is to unveil a geomatic anti-coronavirus system in the near future, a senior official says...

5 May 2020
Pakistan Reports +1,300 COVID-19 Cases in Largest Single-Day Spike
Pakistan Reports +1,300 COVID-19 Cases in Largest Single-Day Spike

Pakistan recorded 1,315 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours in its largest single-day increase on record, according to

5 May 2020
Newly Discovered Antibody Can Block COVID-19
Newly Discovered Antibody Can Block COVID-19

Scientists have discovered an antibody which prevents the coronavirus from infecting human cells in "groundbreaking research" which could lead to

4 May 2020
COVID-19: Pakistan to Ease Lockdown Due to Economic Crisis
COVID-19: Pakistan to Ease Lockdown Due to Economic Crisis

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced to gradually ease the lockdown in coming days due to economic meltdown in

4 May 2020
Trump Predicts 100,000 Americans May Die from COVID-19 as Death Toll Nears 68,000
Trump Predicts 100,000 Americans May Die from COVID-19 as Death Toll Nears 68,000

As the country tops the list of the coronavirus affected nations worldwide, the number of COVID-19 cases across the United

4 May 2020
Pakistani PM Launches Web Portal to Support Those Rendered Jobless Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Pakistani PM Launches Web Portal to Support Those Rendered Jobless Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday formally launched a web portal to financially support those eligible individuals who have been

3 May 2020
Iran to Reopen Mosques, Low-Risk Coronavirus Areas
Iran to Reopen Mosques, Low-Risk Coronavirus Areas

Iran will reopen mosques in districts that saw a decline in the number of coronavirus infections as of Monday, Iranian

3 May 2020
New Coronavirus Is of Natural Origin: WHO
New Coronavirus Is of Natural Origin: WHO

The World Health Organization reiterated that the new coronavirus was of natural origin after US President Donald Trump claimed he

3 May 2020
Uzbekistan Lifts Iranian Transit Fleet Restrictions
Uzbekistan Lifts Iranian Transit Fleet Restrictions

Uzbekistan lifted the limitations it had set on Iranian trucks transiting through its territory since the outbreak of the novel

3 May 2020
Pashtun Rights Activist Dies After Shooting Attack In Pakistan’s Tribal Areas
Pashtun Rights Activist Dies After Shooting Attack In Pakistan’s Tribal Areas

Pashtun rights activist and political leader Sardar Arif Wazir has died of injuries sustained in a shooting attack in Pakistan's

2 May 2020
Russia, Pakistan Report Biggest One-day Jump In COVID-19 Cases As West Eases Controls
Russia, Pakistan Report Biggest One-day Jump In COVID-19 Cases As West Eases Controls

Russia and Pakistan reported their biggest one-day jumps in new coronavirus infections as some other countries and U.S. states where

2 May 2020
Coronavirus Distancing May Need to Continue Until 2022, Say Experts
Coronavirus Distancing May Need to Continue Until 2022, Say Experts

Physical distancing measures may need to be in place intermittently until 2022, scientists have warned in an analysis that suggests

2 May 2020
Gunmen Critically Injure Pashtun Rights Activist In Pakistan’s Tribal Areas
Gunmen Critically Injure Pashtun Rights Activist In Pakistan’s Tribal Areas

Unidentified gunmen have critically injured a prominent ethnic Pashtun rights activist in an attack in Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal district...

2 May 2020
Pakistani PM Imran Recommends Youth Read ‘Lost Islamic History’ Amid Coronavirus Lockdown
Pakistani PM Imran Recommends Youth Read ‘Lost Islamic History’ Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday recommended that the youth read the famous book ‘Lost Islamic History’ in order to

1 May 2020
Pompeo Says The US Will Do Everything to Prevent Iran From Buying Armored Vehicles From Russia or China
Pompeo Says The US Will Do Everything to Prevent Iran From Buying Armored Vehicles From Russia or China

Washington is ready to take any measures to prevent Tehran from acquiring Russian or Chinese armored vehicles after the end

1 May 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic to Further Worsen Pakistan’s Human Rights Record: HRCP
Coronavirus Pandemic to Further Worsen Pakistan’s Human Rights Record: HRCP

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has said that Pakistan’s dismal human rights record will further deteriorate due to

30 Apr 2020
Tajikistan Confirms First Cases of Coronavirus
Tajikistan Confirms First Cases of Coronavirus

Tajikistan reported Thursday the first coronavirus cases in the country...

30 Apr 2020
Iran, Pakistan Confer on Bilateral Trade Ties
Iran, Pakistan Confer on Bilateral Trade Ties

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in a phone conversation discussed ways to further develop bilateral

30 Apr 2020
Coronavirus Kills More Than 6,000 in Iran
Coronavirus Kills More Than 6,000 in Iran

The death toll in Iran from the coronavirus surged to 6,028 as 71 new deaths were reported, state media said

30 Apr 2020
China Begins Construction of Airport in City Bordering Afghanistan
China Begins Construction of Airport in City Bordering Afghanistan

China has begun construction of an airport on Pamirs Plateau, Taxkorgan, only county-level city in northwest Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

29 Apr 2020
Pak-Iran Border Reopens Amid Food Shortage
Pak-Iran Border Reopens Amid Food Shortage

After one and a half month’s hiatus following the Covid-19 outbreak in the country, the Pakistani government reopened Pakistan-Iran border

29 Apr 2020
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