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New York: In Afghanistan, children suffering from the most serious form of malnutrition may die, unless $7 million in funding is found within weeks, UNICEF said on Friday. more
US troops to exit Afghanistan within five years : Report

Washington (Xinhua/UNI): The United States would withdraw its troops from Afghanistan over the next three to five years under a new Pentagon plan, US media reported.

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani offers office to Taliban in Kabul or Kandahar

Kabul: In a major development in the political scenario of Afghanistan, country's president Ashraf Ghani on Sunday expressed his readiness to offer the Taliban insurgents ‘a pol ...

World’s human rights watchdog spotlights Afghanistan, Yemen and 12 others: Here’s the scoop

New York: The United Nation Human Rights Council (HRC) kicked off its Universal Periodic Review, or UPR, on Monday at the Palais des Nations in Geneva to examine the human rights situatio ...

Afghanistan: UN mission welcomes new polling dates following election delays

New York: Amid reports that Afghanistan’s 2019 presidential election may be postponed, local electoral authorities confirmed a polling date delay; a decision the UN Assistant Missio ...

Afghanistan: UN ‘unequivocally condemns’ attack in Kabul

New York: The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, known by its acronym UNAMA, condemned an attack on a government compound in the country’s heavily populated capital c ...

Pakistan wants peace in Afghanistan: Imran to US

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said Pakistan had "abiding interest" in achieving peace in Afghanistan through a political settlement, The Dawn report ...

Afghanistan can rely on international support along harrowing road to peace, and beyond

New York, Afghanistan has undertaken significant reforms which the international community will continue to support long after peace is secured in the war-torn country, a top UN official ...

Afghanistan: UN ‘outraged’ by new elections-related suicide attack

New York, : Denouncing attacks and intimidation in the week since formal campaigning began for Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections next month, the United Nations voiced outrage on ...

In UN address, Afghan leader lays out vision of peaceful, prosperous State in talks with Taliban

New York,  Saying his country had turned a page with its unprecedented overtures to the militant Taliban opposition, Afghan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday cal ...