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World - International
7/9/2024 11:24:10 AM
The Taliban’s morality police are contributing to a climate of fear and intimidation among Afghans, according to a U.N. report published Tuesday. Edicts and some of the methods used to enforce them violated human rights and fundamental freedoms, the report said.

World - Region
2/23/2023 8:43:57 PM
Russia’s president and the deposed leader of Afghanistan were among the top gift givers to President Joe Biden and his family in 2021, according to federal documents published on Thursday.

World - International
8/2/2022 12:57:42 PM
Many Afghans expressed shock or doubt Tuesday that Al-Qaeda's chief had been killed in Kabul by a US drone strike, saying they couldn't believe Ayman Al-Zawahiri had been hiding in their midst.

World - Region
6/26/2022 10:44:55 AM
Village life has always been tough for Afghans in the rugged mountains of the east, but compared to what they are enduring today it was paradise.

World - International
4/17/2022 10:58:57 AM
Pakistan on Sunday called on the Taliban government in Kabul to take "stern actions" against militants launching attacks against the country from inside Afghanistan, a day after alleged rocket attacks by the Pakistani military killed six Afghans.

World - Region
3/17/2022 9:30:37 PM
The UN Security Council on Thursday approved a robust mandate for its political mission in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover last August. The new mandate authorizes the mission to promote gender equality, empowerment of women and girls, human rights of all Afghans and an inclusive and representative government.

World - International
2/28/2022 11:50:16 AM
The Taliban have clamped down on Afghans leaving the country as, separately, their forces continue a massive security sweep, going house-to-house across the capital Monday in a "clearing operation".

World - International
2/15/2022 3:11:10 PM
Afghanistan has undergone a dramatic transformation in half a year of Taliban rule.

World - Region
2/13/2022 10:16:50 AM
Demonstrators in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday condemned President Joe Biden's order freeing up $3.5 billion in Afghan assets held in the US for families of America's 9/11 victims saying the money belongs to Afghans.

World - International
2/5/2022 12:41:26 AM
The military investigation into the deadly attack during the Afghanistan evacuation has concluded that a suicide bomber, carrying 20 pounds of explosives packed with ball bearings, acted alone, and that the deaths of more than 170 Afghans and 13 U.S. service members were not preventable.

World - International
12/20/2021 11:47:53 AM
Islamic countries scrambled on Sunday to find ways to help Afghanistan avert an imminent economic collapse they say would have a ``horrendous'' global impact.

World - Region
12/19/2021 10:52:18 PM
Islamic countries scrambled on Sunday to find ways to help Afghanistan avert an imminent economic collapse they say would have a 'horrendous' global impact.

World - International
12/13/2021 4:13:53 PM
Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers are committed in principle to education and jobs for girls and women, a marked departure from their previous time in power, and seek the world's 'mercy and compassion'' to help millions of Afghans in desperate need, a top Taliban leader said in a rare interview.

World - International
12/9/2021 9:19:05 PM
A group of 15 EU member states have agreed to take in 40,000 Afghans for resettlement, Commissioner Ylva Johansson said on Thursday after meeting interior ministers.

World - Region
12/4/2021 11:52:46 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron, on a visit to the Gulf, expressed appreciation to Qatar on Saturday for helping to organise the latest evacuation to France of more than 250 threatened Afghans.

World - Region
11/19/2021 3:44:17 PM
More than 28,000 Afghans have applied for temporary admission into the U.S. for humanitarian reasons since shortly before the Taliban recaptured Afghanistan and sparked a chaotic U.S. withdrawal, but only about 100 of them have been approved, according to federal officials.

World - International
10/25/2021 10:59:14 AM
More than 22 million Afghans will suffer "acute food insecurity" this winter, UN agencies said Monday, warning the already unstable country faces one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.

World - Region
10/23/2021 9:44:41 PM
The U.S. is welcoming tens of thousands of Afghans airlifted out of Kabul but has disclosed little publicly about a small group who remain overseas: dozens who triggered potential security issues during security vetting and have been sent to an American base in the Balkan nation of Kosovo.

World - International
10/21/2021 1:52:32 PM
Pakistani counter-terrorism forces say they have killed three Afghan militants who belonged to the Islamic State group during a raid on a hideout near the country's border with Afghanistan.

World - International
10/12/2021 7:57:54 PM
The Italian government, which holds the G-20 presidency, said the aim of the meeting was to address ``urgent'' humanitarian support for Afghans, the fight against terrorism and freedom of movement for Afghans inside the country and out

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