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Inclusion of Women Voices in Peace Talks Stressed at ‘Global Open Days’ Discussions
Inclusion of Women Voices in Peace Talks Stressed at ‘Global Open Days’ Discussions

The inclusion of women in peace negotiations and other decision-making processes has been the focus of a series of discussions

28 Jan 2021
Systematic Weaknesses in Afghanistan Can Increase Risk of Waste, Fraud, Abuse: US GAO
Systematic Weaknesses in Afghanistan Can Increase Risk of Waste, Fraud, Abuse: US GAO

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) says its work on Afghanistan reconstruction from 2002 through 2020 identified systemic weaknesses in

28 Jan 2021
8500 Civilians Killed, Wounded in 2020: AIHRC
8500 Civilians Killed, Wounded in 2020: AIHRC

The findings of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) show that 2020 has been a bloody, challenging and costly

27 Jan 2021
NATO Announces Change of Command in Italian-Led (TAAC-W) in Herat Province
NATO Announces Change of Command in Italian-Led (TAAC-W) in Herat Province

Italian Army Brigadier General Alberto Vezzoli, Commander of the “Julia” Brigade and Multinational Land Force, officially handed over the command

27 Jan 2021
EU Provides 35 Million Euros to Support Afghans in Fight Against COVID19
EU Provides 35 Million Euros to Support Afghans in Fight Against COVID19

The EU-Delegation in Kabul today announced an additional support of 35 million euros to tackle the ongoing pandemic and mitigate

26 Jan 2021
Al-Qaeda ‘Gaining Strength’ in Afghanistan: US Treasury
Al-Qaeda ‘Gaining Strength’ in Afghanistan: US Treasury

The US Treasury Department has issued a memo stating al-Qaeda is “gaining strength” in Afghanistan under the Taliban’s “protection”. In answer

26 Jan 2021
380,000 People in Afghanistan Displaced by War in 2020: OCHA
380,000 People in Afghanistan Displaced by War in 2020: OCHA

In 2020, almost 380,000 people in Afghanistan have left their homes due to fighting, many remain displaced as conflict and

25 Jan 2021
Taliban Not Living Up to Commitments: NSA Mohib
Taliban Not Living Up to Commitments: NSA Mohib

Afghan National Security Adviser (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib has announced the re-arrest of 600 Taliban insurgents, saying national security intelligence information

24 Jan 2021
Biden Administration to Review Trump’s Deal with Taliban, Sullivan Tells Mohib
Biden Administration to Review Trump’s Deal with Taliban, Sullivan Tells Mohib

The Biden administration will review whether the Taliban is reducing violence in keeping with its side of the deal in

23 Jan 2021
NATO Expressed Readiness to Further Adjust Presence in Afghanistan
NATO Expressed Readiness to Further Adjust Presence in Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu at NATO Headquarters and discussed a range

22 Jan 2021
Pentagon Blocks Members of Biden’s Administration from Gaining Access to Info Including Afghanistan: Report
Pentagon Blocks Members of Biden’s Administration from Gaining Access to Info Including Afghanistan: Report

The Pentagon blocked members of President Joe Biden’s incoming administration from gaining access to critical information about current operations, including

21 Jan 2021
Biden Administration Will Closely Review US-Taliban Deal: Blinken 
Biden Administration Will Closely Review US-Taliban Deal: Blinken 

US President-elect Joe Biden's pick to lead the State Department said on Tuesday he would undertake a review of a deal

20 Jan 2021
18.4 Million Afghans Need Live-Saving Help: Save the Children
18.4 Million Afghans Need Live-Saving Help: Save the Children

Save the Children says there are calls for urgent increases in humanitarian funding to Afghanistan, as figures reveal that just

19 Jan 2021
First VP Calls For Execution of Taliban Prisoners
First VP Calls For Execution of Taliban Prisoners

Amrullah Saleh, the first Vice President says one of the reasons for the increase in targeted assassinations in major cities

18 Jan 2021
Afghan Health Authorities Launch Nationwide Polio Vaccination Targeting 9.9 Children
Afghan Health Authorities Launch Nationwide Polio Vaccination Targeting 9.9 Children

Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) launched a nationwide campaign on Sunday to give polio vaccination dose to 9.9 million

17 Jan 2021
Four Explosions in Afghanistan Provinces; Three Policemen Killed
Four Explosions in Afghanistan Provinces; Three Policemen Killed

At least three Policemen were killed and several others were wounded in a series of explosions in four provinces of

16 Jan 2021
US Troops Level in Afghanistan Dropped to 2,500: Pentagon
US Troops Level in Afghanistan Dropped to 2,500: Pentagon

The US military has cut troop levels in Afghanistan to 2,500, the lowest level in the nearly two decades, the

15 Jan 2021
Threats to International Peace, Security Caused by Terrorist Acts: Afghan Amb. to UNSC
Threats to International Peace, Security Caused by Terrorist Acts: Afghan Amb. to UNSC

The permanent representative of Afghanistan to the UN Security Council Ambassador Adela Raz in an open debate talked about the

14 Jan 2021
Civilians Targeted Amid Peace Talks & COVID19 Deepening Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan: HRW
Civilians Targeted Amid Peace Talks & COVID19 Deepening Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan: HRW

Afghanistan remained the deadliest country for civilians in 2020, as peace talks began between the Afghan government and the Taliban and the Covid-19 pandemic dramatically

13 Jan 2021
British, NATO Forces Must Not Leave Afghanistan Before Peace-Talks Conclude: UK Parliament
British, NATO Forces Must Not Leave Afghanistan Before Peace-Talks Conclude: UK Parliament

The International Relations and Defence Committee of UK Parliament in a report said that the British and NATO forces should

13 Jan 2021
18.4 Million People Are in Need of Assistance in Afghanistan: OCHA
18.4 Million People Are in Need of Assistance in Afghanistan: OCHA

The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says across Afghanistan, about 18.4 million people are in need of assistance,

12 Jan 2021
Trump’s Troop Withdrawal Ignores Congress Ban
Trump’s Troop Withdrawal Ignores Congress Ban

The U.S. military has not halted a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Department of Defense told Reuters on Monday,

12 Jan 2021
Revised Humanitarian Appeal Requests $1.3 Billion to Reach 15.7 Million Afghans
Revised Humanitarian Appeal Requests $1.3 Billion to Reach 15.7 Million Afghans

The Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) says the humanitarian organisations have an ambitious plan to reach 15.7 million people with life-saving

10 Jan 2021
Ghani Stresses to Legally Hand Over Power to His Elected Successor
Ghani Stresses to Legally Hand Over Power to His Elected Successor

President Ashraf Ghani has said that his basic goal is to hand power to his elected successor and through the

9 Jan 2021
Afghanistan Must “End Spiral of Violence” After Another Journalist Murdered: RSF
Afghanistan Must “End Spiral of Violence” After Another Journalist Murdered: RSF

The Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in a press release published on Thursday urged Afghanistan’s authorities to make every effort to

7 Jan 2021
2021 Is A Pivotal Year for NATO to Decide on Presence in Afghanistan: Stoltenberg
2021 Is A Pivotal Year for NATO to Decide on Presence in Afghanistan: Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a joint press point with Alexander Dobrindt, Chairman of the CSU Parliamentary Group has

6 Jan 2021
Supported Vaccinators Won’t Stop Until They Eradicate Polio In Afghanistan: UNICEF
Supported Vaccinators Won’t Stop Until They Eradicate Polio In Afghanistan: UNICEF

After the wild poliovirus was officially eliminated in Africa in August, Afghanistan and Pakistan became the only countries in the

6 Jan 2021
UNAMA Welcomes Afghan Peace Negotiators Return to Resume Peace Talks
UNAMA Welcomes Afghan Peace Negotiators Return to Resume Peace Talks

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has welcomed today’s return of negotiators to Doha and looks forward to the

5 Jan 2021
IFJ, AIJA Urged Afghan Gov’t to Urgently Set Up An Independent Inquiry & Punish Prepatrators of Journalists Killings
IFJ, AIJA Urged Afghan Gov’t to Urgently Set Up An Independent Inquiry & Punish Prepatrators of Journalists Killings

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its local affiliate, the Afghan Independent Journalists’ Association (AIJA) condemn the assassination of

5 Jan 2021
Biden’s NSA Pick Supports US Policy on Afghanistan
Biden’s NSA Pick Supports US Policy on Afghanistan

Jake Sullivan, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for national security adviser has exexpressed support for peace diplomacy on Afghanistan. Speaking in an

4 Jan 2021
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