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UNAMA Concerned About Condition of Detainees under Taliban
UNAMA Concerned About Condition of Detainees under Taliban

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan has expressed concern about credible accounts of Taliban subjecting detainees to ill-treatment and actions

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US President Trump Sends Additional 1500 Troops to Counter Iran
US President Trump Sends Additional 1500 Troops to Counter Iran

US President Donald Trump is sending an additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East as part of a "mostly

25 May 2019
2 Million Children Acutely Malnourished In Afghanistan: UNICEF
2 Million Children Acutely Malnourished In Afghanistan: UNICEF

Findings from a note by UNICEF show that about 2 million children in Afghanistan are acutely malnourished. Among those 2

25 May 2019
Taliban Momentum Complicating Peace Talks: US Senators
Taliban Momentum Complicating Peace Talks: US Senators

Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within Afghanistan’s central government...

23 May 2019
Indian Foreign Minister Reiterates Commitment to Regional Connectivity Initiatives
Indian Foreign Minister Reiterates Commitment to Regional Connectivity Initiatives

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday that India is open to regional connectivity initiatives that are “inclusive, sustainable,

23 May 2019
IS-K May be Growing in Numbers in Afghanistan: Assessment
IS-K May be Growing in Numbers in Afghanistan: Assessment

"IS does a lot of recruiting in Afghanistan and the region attempting to enlist disaffected youth and even tech-savvy...

22 May 2019
Chinese FM: Afghanistan Closer to Peace
Chinese FM: Afghanistan Closer to Peace

The Afghan people have never been so close to peace as today despite that uncertainties still existing there, Chinese State

22 May 2019
Gen Miller: Al-Qaeda Spread Across Afghanistan, Not Confined to a Region
Gen Miller: Al-Qaeda Spread Across Afghanistan, Not Confined to a Region

Al Qaeda is operating across entire Afghanistan and not confined to one region of the country, according to commander of

22 May 2019
3.2 Million Afghan Migrants & Refugees Returned Since 2012: IOM Report
3.2 Million Afghan Migrants & Refugees Returned Since 2012: IOM Report

Given the already high levels of internal displacement in many areas of Afghanistan, the absorption capacities of...

21 May 2019
Afghanistan Launches National Nutrition Strategy to Address Undernutrition
Afghanistan Launches National Nutrition Strategy to Address Undernutrition

An estimated 3 out of 10 adolescent girls (31%) are anaemic. Moderate to severe anaemia can adversely affect growth...

21 May 2019
Afghan Industry Grew by 8% in 2019
Afghan Industry Grew by 8% in 2019

It was added that Afghanistan has reached self-sufficiency in 35 sectors so far, as it produces 42 construction

21 May 2019
Iran Urges UN to Launch Diplomatic Dialogue to Ease Tensions with US in Gulf
Iran Urges UN to Launch Diplomatic Dialogue to Ease Tensions with US in Gulf

Iran has urged the United Nations to help launch a diplomatic dialogue to ease an "alarming security situation" in the

21 May 2019
Russia Raises Concern About Islamic Extremists in  Afghanistan
Russia Raises Concern About Islamic Extremists in Afghanistan

It has been reported by the Associated Press that Russia is raising alarm about Islamic extremists massing on Afghanistan’s northern

21 May 2019
UN Report: Afghan Anti-corruption Reforms Need Continued Focus
UN Report: Afghan Anti-corruption Reforms Need Continued Focus

“The United Nations appreciates the government trying to set up many institutional reform measures this year and...

20 May 2019
Atmar: Presidential Candidates Ready to Mount Pressure on Government, NUG Terms Ends May 22
Atmar: Presidential Candidates Ready to Mount Pressure on Government, NUG Terms Ends May 22

Addressing a group of presidential candidates, Mohammad Haneef Atmar, a presidential candidate, said that the nation and the candidates are

20 May 2019
Defense Minister Khalid: ANDSF to Remain Impartial During Presidential Elections
Defense Minister Khalid: ANDSF to Remain Impartial During Presidential Elections

Minister Of Defense Assadullah Khalid said on Monday, while emphasising on the impartiality of ANDSF during elections, that for the

20 May 2019
Proposal of “Caretaker Government” Presented to Foreign Diplomats
Proposal of “Caretaker Government” Presented to Foreign Diplomats

The Presidential Candidate Council has announced that the proposal for caretaker government which is to be installed after May 22

20 May 2019
UNSG Appoints Gunilla Carlsson as Executive Director of UNAIDS
UNSG Appoints Gunilla Carlsson as Executive Director of UNAIDS

The United Nations Secretary-General has appointed Gunilla Carlsson as Executive Director of UNAIDS. Ms Carlsson joined UNAIDS in February 2018

19 May 2019
Kazakhstan Foreign Policy to Remain Unchanged, No Matter What Direction Its Presidential Elections Take: Kazakh Ambassador
Kazakhstan Foreign Policy to Remain Unchanged, No Matter What Direction Its Presidential Elections Take: Kazakh Ambassador

The Kazakhstan embassy in Kabul posted a press release about the upcoming presidential elections in their country after the embassy

18 May 2019
Pentagon Asked Congress for Reimbursing Transportation Expenditure of Taliban For Peace Negotiations
Pentagon Asked Congress for Reimbursing Transportation Expenditure of Taliban For Peace Negotiations

"None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to pay the expenses of any member of

16 May 2019
Bipartisan Group of US Senators Endorse Visa for Afghans Bill
Bipartisan Group of US Senators Endorse Visa for Afghans Bill

A bipartisan group of US senators pushed a bill on Wednesday to provide 4,000 new visas for Afghans who have

16 May 2019
US and Afghan Government Begin Work on Civilian Assistance Joint Review
US and Afghan Government Begin Work on Civilian Assistance Joint Review

The Governments of the United States and Afghanistan began a joint review of U.S. Government civilian assistance to Afghanistan in

15 May 2019
Council of Presidential Candidates Insist on Caretaker Government Post 22 May
Council of Presidential Candidates Insist on Caretaker Government Post 22 May

President Ghani's spokesman Haroon Chakhansuri says the suggestion by the presidential candidates on the the...

14 May 2019
Pak & China Firms on US Entity List Over National Security Concern
Pak & China Firms on US Entity List Over National Security Concern

The United States on Monday placed 12 foreign companies, including several entities from China and one from Pakistan, among others,

14 May 2019
UNAMA Expresses Grave Concern Over Civilian Deaths at Hands of Taliban
UNAMA Expresses Grave Concern Over Civilian Deaths at Hands of Taliban

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has expressed in a statement, the grave concern about the impact on civilians

13 May 2019
Alice Wells Reiterates US Support & Long-Term Presence in Afghanistan
Alice Wells Reiterates US Support & Long-Term Presence in Afghanistan

The US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice Wells met with Afghan leaders in

13 May 2019
Pakistan Gets 22nd Bailout from IMF Worth $6 Billion
Pakistan Gets 22nd Bailout from IMF Worth $6 Billion

Pakistan and the IMF have reached a new agreement securing a $6 billion bailout for the cash-strapped country, officials said

13 May 2019
Alice Wells Arrives in Kabul to Participate in US-Afghan Civlian Assistance Review
Alice Wells Arrives in Kabul to Participate in US-Afghan Civlian Assistance Review

She will also meet with men and women from civil society to hear their views on peace and reaffirm U.S.

12 May 2019
Former US Defense Secretary: Taliban May Retake Afghanistan if American Troops Pulled Out
Former US Defense Secretary: Taliban May Retake Afghanistan if American Troops Pulled Out

Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates believes there is a "real risk" that if American troops are pulled out of

12 May 2019
228 Afghan Military Trainees in US Remain AWOL
228 Afghan Military Trainees in US Remain AWOL

Out of the more than 200 Afghan military trainees who have gone absent without leave (AWOL) in the United States

11 May 2019
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