Two trucks driven by Romanian citizens carrying Afghan migrants have been detected in France and Germany this week. On January 12 six Afghan refugees starving and frozen, with 4 of them minors, have been discovered in a truck coming from Romania, in a parking in Jura, France, prosecutor Lionel Pascal told France Info. The young Afghans, aged form 17 to 20, would have been embarked in

16 January 2021

The Lower House of Parliament for the second time rejected the draft budget for the fiscal year 1400. Muhammad Aref Rahmani, a Parliament Member on Saturday in a tweet said that the draft budget for the next fiscal year has once rejected by Parliament. "President Ghani has asked the parliament to reject or approve the draft budget in its entirety, but the House of Representatives

16 January 2021

Taliban militants set fire six feul truck tankers and abducted their drivers in an attack on Doshi-Pul-e Khomri route in Baghlan province on Friday evening, local officials said. The spokesman of Baghlan Police, Ahmad Jawid Besharat told Reporterly that the Taliban insurgents attempted to burn ten other feul tankers but failed due to the intervention of Afghan security forces. According to Besharat, Taliban made the

16 January 2021

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Saturday reported 46 new positive cases of coronavirus out of 1341 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported 3 deaths and 31 recoveries from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The cumulative number of total cases is now 53,981 the number of total reported deaths is

16 January 2021

Afghan Journalists Safely Committee (AJSC) has strongly condemned the attack on Radio Zohra and urge the government to undertake a thorough investigation so the perpetrators are brought to justice and the information is shared with the media and public. AJSC in a press release said at this particular moment where journalists are targeted intentionally and threats against journalists and media are on the rise,

16 January 2021

Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment says Herat exported 9,857 tonnes of green cumin and 94 tonnes of black cumin to various countries this year. Compared to last year’s 2,540 tonnes of green cumin and 20 tonnes of black cumin, this year’s exports were are up by 80%. The spice was exported to Kazakhstan, Germany, the US,

16 January 2021

At least two Police personnel were killed and one other was wounded in an IED blast in Kabul city this morning, security officials said. The spokesman of Kabul Police, Ferdaws Faramarz said that a Land Cruiser type vehicle targeted by an IED in Kabul University road of PD3 at around 09:15am on Saturday. No group has immediately

16 January 2021

At least 12 uprising forces were killed in an insider attack in Ghorian district of Herat province on Friday night, local officials confirmed. The spokesman of Herat Police, Abdul Ahad Walizada told Reporterly that a Taliban inflitrators opened fire on the uprising forces Police in a checkpoint at around 21:00pm last night. According to Walizada, the Taliban

16 January 2021

India has voiced 'deep concern' over the recent rise in the targeted killings of journalists and civil society activists in Afghanistan and called for the "immediate and comprehensive" ceasefire in the country. Replying to a query during a weekly briefing, Indian Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that the attacks on journalists and civil society members are aimed at suppressing the freedom

16 January 2021

Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan will continue supporting the ongoing intra-Afghan dialogue as "peace in Afghanistan means peace in Pakistan", Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. According to the statement, Pakistani General made the remarks while visiting corps headquarter Peshawar on Friday. Pakistani COAS had echoed

16 January 2021