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  • Afghans lose hope under 6 months of Taliban rule

    Afghans lose hope under 6 months of Taliban rule

    The United Nations warns that more than 97 per cent of Afghans will fall into poverty before summer, and the Afghan economy appears to be in free fall.

    February 17, 2022
  • Over 1 mn Afghans migrated in 4 months: Report

    Over 1 mn Afghans migrated in 4 months: Report

    Many of the migrants entering Iran are seeking to cross the borders of Turkey and from there go on to Europe for asylum.

    February 6, 2022
  • About 600 displaced Afghans return home in Badakhshan

    About 600 displaced Afghans return home in Badakhshan

    "They were living in a dire situation on an open ground. They returned after provincial officials ensured their security,

    October 4, 2021
  • Afghans set up government in exile

    Afghans set up government in exile

    The statement read that Afghanistan has been occupied by external factors and based on the historic responsibility of the Afghan government after consultations with the elders of the country, they decided to announce the government in exile.

    September 29, 2021
  • Afghans face perhaps their most perilous hour: UN

    Afghans face perhaps their most perilous hour: UN

    Alluding to those concerns at the high-level conference in Geneva, the UN Secretary-General highlighted the need for food, life-saving interventions and essential healthcare for the people of Afghanistan.

    September 13, 2021
  • Afghan scribes thrashed with cables for covering anti-Taliban protest

    Afghan scribes thrashed with cables for covering anti-Taliban protest

    On September 7, Taliban security forces had detained Taqi Daryabi and Nemat Naqdi, both journalists from the Kabul-based media outlet Etilaat-e Roz. The reporters were covering a protest by women in Kabul demanding an end to Taliban violation of women and girls' rights.

    September 9, 2021
  • Household items going up for sale on roadsides in Afghanistan

    Household items going up for sale on roadsides in Afghanistan

    Hundreds of Afghans stand along dusty roadsides in the capital, Kabul, desperately trying to sell their meagre possessions

    September 3, 2021
  • US exploring land routes to evacuate Afghans

    US exploring land routes to evacuate Afghans

    State Department spokesperson Ned Price said Washington fully backs efforts to reopen the airport in Kabul, which he said would allow US citizens to leave Afghanistan and enable the delivery of humanitarian aid.

    September 2, 2021
  • As US military leaves Kabul, many Americans, Afghans remain

    As US military leaves Kabul, many Americans, Afghans remain

    Blinken said the U.S. will work with Turkey and Qatar to help them get the Kabul airport up and running again.

    August 31, 2021
  • The Great Exodus; History repeats …

    The Great Exodus; History repeats …

    The United Nation has impressed upon the new regime to respect women. Taliban’s treatment of women will be the red line, the UN warned at an emergency session of the Human Rights Council.

    August 25, 2021
  • Taliban won’t allow Afghans to leave country: Spokesman

    Taliban won’t allow Afghans to leave country: Spokesman

    Asked about the statement from the Taliban, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said, "Our expectation, which we have also conveyed to the Taliban, is that they should be able to get to the airport."

    August 25, 2021
  • Bengal Police to keep a watch on Afghan citizens in state

    Bengal Police to keep a watch on Afghan citizens in state

    Apart from Kolkata all the commissioners and the SPs have been asked to send an updated list of the people residing in their areas to the Home Department and also keep a watch on them. They have been asked to send all the details if they find anything suspicious,"

    August 23, 2021
  • 12.2mn Afghans acutely food insecure: UN

    12.2mn Afghans acutely food insecure: UN

    The UN humanitarian response plan for Afghanistan remains just 37 per cent funded, OCHA said.

    August 20, 2021
  • ‘Game over’: Westerners rush to leave Kabul, rescue Afghans

    ‘Game over’: Westerners rush to leave Kabul, rescue Afghans

    Educated Afghan women have some of the most to lose under the fundamentalist Taliban, whose past government, overthrown by the U.S.-led invasion in 2001, sought to largely confine women to the home.

    August 16, 2021
  • Afghans commemorate destruction of 2 Buddha statues

    Afghans commemorate destruction of 2 Buddha statues

    Reportedly built in the sixth century, the destruction of the 55-meter-tall and 38-meter-tall statues by the Taliban militants in March 2001 has been condemned globally.

    March 12, 2021
  • Accepting refugees makes sense

    Accepting refugees makes sense

    Recently, acknowledging the scale of global displacement, the majority of UN member states adopted a global compact for migration. The pact aims to improve global governance on migration-related issues, including promoting legal migration, providing basic services, better integrating new arrivals, tackling human trafficking and coordinating how to send migrants home.

    December 18, 2018
  • Missing Kashmiri student from Sharda University, seen with ISIS flag on social media

    Missing Kashmiri student from Sharda University, seen with ISIS flag on social media

    On October 4, the Kashmiri student was roughed up by a group of students who mistook him as an Afghan during a recent clash between Indian and Afghan students at Sharda University.

    November 3, 2018