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Kabul: Sebghatullah Ahmadi, a spokesman for the National Resistance Front (NRF), has claimed that 22 Taliban members had been killed in battles with the front.b more
Afghanistan: Nearly 20 million going hungry

New York: Nearly 20 million people in Afghanistan – almost half the population – are facing acute hunger, humanitarians warned in a UN-backed report, published on Monday.  ...

Antonio Guterres expresses concern over Taliban's latest decree on hijab

New York: UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the Taliban's latest decree by which women in Afghanistan need to cover their faces in public.

Afghanistan: Taliban stops issuing driving licence to women

Kabul: The Taliban administration of Afghanistan has stopped issuing driving licenses to women in Kabul and other provinces, media reports said on Friday.

Afghanistan: Explosion in Kabul mosque leaves multiple casualties

Kabul/UNI/Xinhua: A number of people were killed or wounded after an explosion ripped through a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Friday, eyewitnesses said.

Afghanistan receives 32 mln USD in humanitarian cash aid

Kabul: Afghanistan received a batch of 32 million US dollars in humanitarian cash assistance on Sunday as the international community continued to provide humanitarian support to the post ...

Sub-Saharan Africa under threat from multiple humanitarian crises

New York: The number of hungry people in the Sahel and West Africa has quadrupled over the last three years, currently reaching 41 million, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) reported on F ...

Afghanistan: Taliban govt bans poppy cultivation

Kabul: Taliban Supreme Leader Mawlawi Hebatullah Akhundzada on Sunday issued a decree where he banned poppy cultivation as well as the use and trafficking of all types of illicit drugs.

US to provide USD 204 million in assistance to Afghans

Washington/Kabul: The United States has announced it will provide an  additional humanitarian assistance of  nearly $204 million to the people of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Explosion leaves five children dead, 2 hurt

Kabul: At least five children died as an explosive device left over from the past wars exploded in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province on Friday, media reports said.