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Last US Troops in Afghanistan Will Be Special Operations Forces: Miller
Last US Troops in Afghanistan Will Be Special Operations Forces: Miller

Acting US Defense Secretary Christopher Miller after visiting US forces and American military leadership in Kabul on Tuesday said that

24 Dec 2020
EU Calls for Transparent, Thorough Investigations of Attacks & Assassinations in Afghanistan
EU Calls for Transparent, Thorough Investigations of Attacks & Assassinations in Afghanistan

The European Union says it expects transparent and thorough investigations of all attacks and assassinations in Afghanistan. EU in a statement

24 Dec 2020
International Community Slams Killing of FEFA Head
International Community Slams Killing of FEFA Head

Afghan officials say gunmen on Wednesday killed the head of Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA) Yousuf Rashid. The

23 Dec 2020
Number of Journalists Killed for Their Reporting Doubled in 2020, Finds CPJ; Afghanistan Deadliest Country
Number of Journalists Killed for Their Reporting Doubled in 2020, Finds CPJ; Afghanistan Deadliest Country

The number of journalists killed as a result of their work more than doubled in 2020, an international media watchdog

22 Dec 2020
42% of Afghan Population is in Emergency Levels of Food Insecurity
42% of Afghan Population is in Emergency Levels of Food Insecurity

Over the past five years, the food security situation in Afghanistan has steadily deteriorated with the percentage of food insecure

21 Dec 2020
US Special Envoy Condemns High Level of Violence in Afghanistan
US Special Envoy Condemns High Level of Violence in Afghanistan

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in a series of tweets has condemned the ongoing high level of

20 Dec 2020
Save the Children ‘Appalled’ By Blast in Ghazni That Killed Many Children
Save the Children ‘Appalled’ By Blast in Ghazni That Killed Many Children

Save the Children says it is appalled and sickened that so many children have been killed in the recent explosion

19 Dec 2020
UN Security Council Extends Mandate of Team Monitoring Taliban-Related Sanctions
UN Security Council Extends Mandate of Team Monitoring Taliban-Related Sanctions

The UN Security Council has decided to extend the mandate of the team monitoring sanctions against individuals and entities associated

19 Dec 2020
IRC’s 2021 Emergency Watchlist: Afghanistan Most at Risk of Humanitarian Catastrophe in 2021
IRC’s 2021 Emergency Watchlist: Afghanistan Most at Risk of Humanitarian Catastrophe in 2021

The International Rescue Committee (IRC), released its annual Emergency Watchlist highlighting 20 devastating humanitarian crises which are expected to deteriorate

17 Dec 2020
Level of Human Development in Afghanistan Among Lowest in World: UN
Level of Human Development in Afghanistan Among Lowest in World: UN

Afghanistan's HDI value for 2019 is 0.511— which put the country in the low human development category—positioning it at 169

16 Dec 2020
Afghans ‘Want Their Dignity Back’: Adela Raz
Afghans ‘Want Their Dignity Back’: Adela Raz

Adela Raz, Afghanistan’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations weighs in on the prospects of continued support for

16 Dec 2020
Khalilzad, Gen. Miller, Pakistan’s COAS Discuss Afghan Peace, Security Situation
Khalilzad, Gen. Miller, Pakistan’s COAS Discuss Afghan Peace, Security Situation

As the Afghan sides in Doha announced a 20-day long break in the ongoing peace talks amid rising violence in

15 Dec 2020
No Delay in Resumption of Intra-Afghan Talks: Khalilzad
No Delay in Resumption of Intra-Afghan Talks: Khalilzad

US Special Representativ for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad says there is no delay in resumption of intra-Afghan talks. Khalilzad in a

14 Dec 2020
10 Afghan Security Forces Killed, Wounded in Kunduz Clashes: Officials
10 Afghan Security Forces Killed, Wounded in Kunduz Clashes: Officials

At least 6 security forces, including a border police commander, were killed and further four wounded in a “Taliban attack”

14 Dec 2020
Top US Commander Receives Afghanistan Drawdrown Orders
Top US Commander Receives Afghanistan Drawdrown Orders

Gen. Scott Miller, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, said that he has received orders of cutting down the number

13 Dec 2020
Global Terrorism Index 2020: Afghanistan Most Impacted Country By Terrorism
Global Terrorism Index 2020: Afghanistan Most Impacted Country By Terrorism

The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) in its annual World Terrorism Index placed Afghanistan as the most-affected country on

13 Dec 2020
Afghan, International Journalists Organisations, RSF Call on UNSC to Protect Journalists in Afghanistan
Afghan, International Journalists Organisations, RSF Call on UNSC to Protect Journalists in Afghanistan

Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC), International Media Support (IMS) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) endorse the letter by Afghanistan’s journalist

12 Dec 2020
Victims National Convention Calls For Direct Participation in Intra-Afghan Talks
Victims National Convention Calls For Direct Participation in Intra-Afghan Talks

The Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organization (AHRDO) say the Afghan Victims’ National Convention should be included as the third

10 Dec 2020
‘Reporters Without Borders’ Condemned Afghan Female Journalist Targeted Murder
‘Reporters Without Borders’ Condemned Afghan Female Journalist Targeted Murder

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Thursday condemned Afghan woman journalist Malalai Maiwand’s targeted murder in the eastern city of Jalalabad

10 Dec 2020
Afghanistan & Iran Officially Inaugurated Herat-Khaf Railway
Afghanistan & Iran Officially Inaugurated Herat-Khaf Railway

Afghanistan and Iran on Thursday officially inaugurated a railway project connecting the Herat province to the Iranian city of Khaf. Afghan

10 Dec 2020
NATO Called on Afghans to Negotiate Toward A Ceasefire, Political Roadmap
NATO Called on Afghans to Negotiate Toward A Ceasefire, Political Roadmap

NATO issued a statement on Wednesday urging the parties to the peace process in Afghanistan "to negotiate toward a permanent

9 Dec 2020
US Slams New Study on Afghan Civilian Casualties
US Slams New Study on Afghan Civilian Casualties

The United States military Tuesday refuted as “one-sided” a new report that civilian casualties caused by American and coalition airstrikes

9 Dec 2020
Civilians Killed in Airstrikes in Afghanistan  Increases by More Than 300%: Study
Civilians Killed in Airstrikes in Afghanistan Increases by More Than 300%: Study

The number of Afghan civilians killed in airstrikes carried out by the US and its allies has risen 330% since

8 Dec 2020
NATO, EU Partners Jointly Condemn Attacks on Media Representatives, Civilians in Afghanistan
NATO, EU Partners Jointly Condemn Attacks on Media Representatives, Civilians in Afghanistan

The EU delegation, NATO and diplomatic missions based in Kabul in a joint statement released on Monday “strongly condemn” the

7 Dec 2020
Operations in Afghanistan Is Underfunded: Red Cross Chief
Operations in Afghanistan Is Underfunded: Red Cross Chief

International Committee of the Red Cross operations in Afghanistan and Iraq face a funding crisis because of the coronavirus pandemic,

6 Dec 2020
US Secretary of State Warns High Level of Violence in Afghanistan Threatens Peace Talks
US Secretary of State Warns High Level of Violence in Afghanistan Threatens Peace Talks

The negotiations process between the Afghan government and the Taliban will fail if the high level of violence continues, US

5 Dec 2020
After ‘Modicum of Success’ in Afghanistan, Drawdown Underway: Milley
After ‘Modicum of Success’ in Afghanistan, Drawdown Underway: Milley

The Pentagon has approved plans to draw down to 2,500 troops in Afghanistan, focusing on a smaller number of bases

3 Dec 2020
Germany Warns Against ‘Rash Actions’ in Afghanistan, Says Further Troop Withdrawal Must be Linked with Peace Talks
Germany Warns Against ‘Rash Actions’ in Afghanistan, Says Further Troop Withdrawal Must be Linked with Peace Talks

The German foreign minister has called on the NATO alliance to carefully consider the impact that further troop withdrawals from

2 Dec 2020
NATO Training Mission in Afghanistan to Continue, for Now: Stoltenberg
NATO Training Mission in Afghanistan to Continue, for Now: Stoltenberg

NATO leaders will discuss the way ahead in Afghanistan during this week’s defense ministerial meeting, but a final decision on

1 Dec 2020
Afghan Government Welcomes OIC Resolutions: Foreign Ministry
Afghan Government Welcomes OIC Resolutions: Foreign Ministry

Government of Afghanistan welcomes the OIC resolutions, standing by the people and government of Afghanistan, adopted in 47th Council of

29 Nov 2020
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