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Girl Killed in Bamyan With Multiple Gunshots in the Head
Girl Killed in Bamyan With Multiple Gunshots in the Head

A young Afghan man attempted suicide after killing the girl he loved in the center of Bamyan province of Afghanistan,

31 Mar 2020
Protesters Blocked Takhar-Badakhshan Highway
Protesters Blocked Takhar-Badakhshan Highway

Afghan local officials say protesters have blocked the Takhar- Badakhshan highway following the killing of three civilians by the armed

31 Mar 2020
17 Taliban Killed, Wounded in Jawzjan Airstrike
17 Taliban Killed, Wounded in Jawzjan Airstrike

Afghan local officials have confirmed that at least 17 Taliban insurgents have been killed and wounded in an airstrike in

31 Mar 2020
Turkey Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Afghan Provinces
Turkey Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Afghan Provinces

Turkey has condemned the terrorist attacks in Afghanistan which reportedly claimed more than a dozen lives of many Afghan security

31 Mar 2020
Afghan Gov’t, Taliban Cooperation Needed to Help Millions at Risk: HRW
Afghan Gov’t, Taliban Cooperation Needed to Help Millions at Risk: HRW

The Afghan government and Taliban should urgently work together with the United Nations and aid agencies to improve access to

30 Mar 2020
Thankful to My Afghan Counterparts for Preparing an Inclusive Negotiating Team: Pompeo
Thankful to My Afghan Counterparts for Preparing an Inclusive Negotiating Team: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he was thankful to his Afghan counterparts for preparing an "inclusive" negotiating

29 Mar 2020
Save the Children Calls Kabul Lockdown ‘Good First Step’ Against COVID-19
Save the Children Calls Kabul Lockdown ‘Good First Step’ Against COVID-19

Lockdown of Kabul a 'good first step' but more needed to avoid a devastating death toll, warns Save the Children. Despite

28 Mar 2020
UN Chief Urges Accountability for IS-Attack in Kabul
UN Chief Urges Accountability for IS-Attack in Kabul

The Secretary-General condemned Wednesday’s attack on a Sikh-Hindu temple in the heart of Kabul, Afghanistan, that left dozens of civilians

27 Mar 2020
No Child Should Experience Traumatic & Brutal Event: Save the Children
No Child Should Experience Traumatic & Brutal Event: Save the Children

Save the Children has condemned a suicide and armed attack on Sikh worshippers in Afghanistan on Wednesday that left many

26 Mar 2020
Mixed Reactions Over IS-K Attack on Sikhs Temple in Kabul
Mixed Reactions Over IS-K Attack on Sikhs Temple in Kabul

Heavily armed gunmen and suicide bombers blasted their way into a Sikh gurdwara in the heart of Afghanistan's capital of

25 Mar 2020
Targeted Killings of Minorities; Complex Attack on Sikhs Dharamshala Near Presidential Palace
Targeted Killings of Minorities; Complex Attack on Sikhs Dharamshala Near Presidential Palace

The Sikh temple (Dharamshala) in Kabul's Shorbazar area in the Police District 1 of Kabul city, at a distance of

25 Mar 2020
U.S. Cuts $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan After Pompeo’s Visit to Kabul
U.S. Cuts $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan After Pompeo’s Visit to Kabul

The United States announced that it is cutting $1 billion in economic assistance to Afghanistan in reaction to ongoing political

24 Mar 2020
First Intra-Afghan Talks Held Via Video Conference
First Intra-Afghan Talks Held Via Video Conference

The Afghan government and the Taliban group have discussed the exchange of prisoners in a rare video call format to

23 Mar 2020
Water Efficiency an Underused Weapon in Fight Against Climate Change, UN Says
Water Efficiency an Underused Weapon in Fight Against Climate Change, UN Says

Using water more efficiently in everything from daily life to agriculture and industry would help reduce planet-warming emissions and curb

22 Mar 2020
Coronavirus Halts Military Travels In & Out of Afghanistan
Coronavirus Halts Military Travels In & Out of Afghanistan

Coalition training missions, however, have already been altered by coronavirus response efforts, CENTCOM said Friday...

21 Mar 2020
US, UK, NATO, Canada in Their Nawroz Messages Focused on Peace, Coronavirus
US, UK, NATO, Canada in Their Nawroz Messages Focused on Peace, Coronavirus

He called on the Taliban “to respect the wishes of the Afghan people to have a humanitarian pause in the

20 Mar 2020
Afghanistan Deployments Paused to Protect Troops from Coronavirus: Gen. Miller
Afghanistan Deployments Paused to Protect Troops from Coronavirus: Gen. Miller

As of Thursday, 21 Resolute Support personnel are exhibiting flu-like symptoms and are in isolation, he said. There is no

20 Mar 2020
NATO Expresses Concern Over Political Turmoil in Afghanistan
NATO Expresses Concern Over Political Turmoil in Afghanistan

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg at a press conference on Thursday called on Afghan leaders to resolve their differences and work

19 Mar 2020
Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan Will Continue Despite Coronavirus: Pentagon
Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan Will Continue Despite Coronavirus: Pentagon

Top Pentagon officials say the U.S. will continue executing its troop drawdown in Afghanistan despite the global coronavirus outbreak and

19 Mar 2020
Pentagon Pushes Back on Reports Troops in Afghanistan Don’t Have Coronavirus Tests
Pentagon Pushes Back on Reports Troops in Afghanistan Don’t Have Coronavirus Tests

Pentagon officials have pushed back on reports that troops based in Afghanistan did not have access to coronavirus testing...

17 Mar 2020
SAARC COVID-19 Video Conference: Ghani Proposes Common Framework for Tele-medicine
SAARC COVID-19 Video Conference: Ghani Proposes Common Framework for Tele-medicine

The Saarc videoconference for thrashing out a joint strategy to combat coronavirus disease on Sunday evening saw the Afghan president

15 Mar 2020
US Keeps Air Power Pressure on Taliban
US Keeps Air Power Pressure on Taliban

The U.S. is still bombing the hell out of the Taliban and other militants despite ongoing peace talks and the

14 Mar 2020
American Commandos to Hold Down Fort in Afghanistan as US Troops Withdraw
American Commandos to Hold Down Fort in Afghanistan as US Troops Withdraw

The commander of U.S. Central Command confirmed that American special operators would serve as the main security force to combat

13 Mar 2020
US Maintains High-Tempo Air Warfare Against Taliban, IS-K in Afghanistan
US Maintains High-Tempo Air Warfare Against Taliban, IS-K in Afghanistan

The United States has shown no signs of letting up in the air war against both the Taliban and the

12 Mar 2020
A Critical Moment for Afghan Women: The Intra-Afghan Peace Process, the UN Group of Friends of Women in Afghanistan
A Critical Moment for Afghan Women: The Intra-Afghan Peace Process, the UN Group of Friends of Women in Afghanistan

On March 10, the UN Group of Friends of Women in Afghanistan, led by Afghanistan and the United Kingdom, held

11 Mar 2020
Afghanistan Peace Prospects ‘Slim’ Without Women’s Participation: Hillary Clinton
Afghanistan Peace Prospects ‘Slim’ Without Women’s Participation: Hillary Clinton

There can be no sustainable peace in Afghanistan if women are not at the negotiating table, former United States Secretary

11 Mar 2020
U.S. ‘Strongly’ Opposed to Creation of Parallel Afghan Gov’t: Pompeo
U.S. ‘Strongly’ Opposed to Creation of Parallel Afghan Gov’t: Pompeo

The United States opposes any efforts to create a parallel government in Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said

10 Mar 2020
Afghan Women Are Socially & Politically Undervalued: UN
Afghan Women Are Socially & Politically Undervalued: UN

The United Nations in Afghanistan marks International Women’s Day under the global theme of “I Am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s

8 Mar 2020
Trump: Taliban Could ‘Possibly’ Seize Power after US Troops Leave
Trump: Taliban Could ‘Possibly’ Seize Power after US Troops Leave

The US-Taliban deal signed in Qatar's capital last week would see US and NATO forces completely withdraw over a 14-month

7 Mar 2020
U.S., U.K. Leaders Discuss  Afghan Peace in Pentagon Meeting
U.S., U.K. Leaders Discuss Afghan Peace in Pentagon Meeting

U.S. and United Kingdom defense leaders discussed a range of issues including China, Russia, Afghanistan and more during a Pentagon

6 Mar 2020
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