The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced about six more new cases of coronavirus in Afghanistan. The Health Minister, Ferozuddin Firoz declared that three cases were confirmed in Herat province, two cases in Farah province and one other in Ghor province. This comes as the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Afghanistan reaches to 40.

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Following the increase of positive cases of coronavirus in Afghanistan, the Parliament Members at the Lower House on Sunday's session decided to hold sessions once a week to prevent the spread of the novel pandemic. The sessions are scheduled to take place on Wednesdays and MPs will work in parliamentary committees on other days of the week. "The virus has spread to all across Afghanistan,

22 March 2020

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) says China will provide medical supplies to Afghanistan to fight against coronavirus in the upcoming week. The Acting Finance Minister, Homayoun Qayumi has met Wang Yu, the Chinese ambassador for Afghanistan in Kabul. According to MoF, the acting Finance Minister has called China's assistances essential and emphaized that Afghanistan needs more humanitarian aids in fight against coronavirus.

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Pakistan-Afghanistan trade fell seven percent to $720.4 million in the first seven months of the current fiscal year of 2019/20 as exports to neighbouring country showed a downward trend, the central bank’s data revealed. The State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) latest data showed exports to Afghanistan declined to $633.1 million in the July-January period of FY2020, compared to $676.2 million in the corresponding period

22 March 2020

Unknown gunmen opened fire on vehicle of Zarifa Ghafari, the mayor of Maidan Sher in Maidan Wardak province, in Kabul city on Sunday afternoon, Kabul Police confirmed. The spokesman of Kabul Police, Ferdaws Faramarz told Reporterly that the armed man opened fire on the Vehicle of Ghafari at around 13:30pm on Sunday in Spin Kalay Square PD5 of Kabul city.

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President Ashraf Ghani says the government has allocated $300 million for the management and control of Afghanistan's waters. While planting a seedling in the Presidential Palace, Ashraf Ghani said, "In the past, 70 percent of Afghanistan's forests were green but remained with no attention." Pointing to the slayed Dr. Nakamura, Ghani declared that Nakamura has instituted a new way of reforestation in Afghanistan; the Afghan

22 March 2020

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the U.S. would seek to sanction not only the staff of the ICC, two of whom he cited by name, but also their families, in order to punish the court for its efforts to pursue an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan since 2003, including crimes committed by U.S. forces

22 March 2020

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) says at least 26 Taliban insurgents have been killed and Wounded in Kandahar province. MoD in a statement said that the Taliban insurgents attacked the security outposts of Khakriz District of Kandahar on Saturday night. According to the statement, at least 12 Taliban insurgents were killed and 14 others were wounded during

22 March 2020

The Afghan Special Forces repulsed a Taliban attack in southern Zabul province, killing at least 4 militants during the clash, the Afghan military said. The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants were looking to launch an attack on security posts in Bariha area located in the provincial capital of Zabul. The statement further

22 March 2020

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) says the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) killed 27 Taliban militants in northern Kunduz province, the Afghan military said. MoD in a statement said the security forces responded killed the militants while reacting to Taliban Taliban attacks in Khanabad and Dasht-e Archi districts. The statement further added that a large

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