Kabul | December 5, 2021 9:19:04 AM ISTPassport Department has been opened in 17 provinces in Afghanistan and will soon start them in the rest of the provinces, local media reported citing officials as saying.... read..
New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 7:15:08 PM ISTThe US and 22 other allies have issued a joint statement expressing deep concern on the reports of summary killings and enforced disappearances of former members of the Afghan security forces as documented by Human Rights Watch and others.... read..
Kabul | December 5, 2021 6:19:09 PM ISTLeft-hand top-order batter Suliman Safi will lead the 20-member Afghanistan squad in the ICC U19 World Cup which will be played in January-February 2022 in the West Indies.... read..
Washington | December 5, 2021 8:49:14 AM ISTThe United States joined other international powers in expressing "deep concern" over the summary killings and enforced disappearances in Afghanistan after the takeover of Kabul by the Taliban in August this year.... read..
Kabul | December 4, 2021 7:48:57 PM ISTThe Iranian forces had suffered at least nine casualties during clashes on the Afghanistan-Iran border after fuel smuggling attempts from the Iranian side, the Taliban authorities said on Thursday, reported The Frontier Post.... read..
Kabul | December 4, 2021 5:18:46 AM ISTFormer Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai emphasized the significance of inclusive government in Afghanistan calling Loya Jirga (Great Assembly) as a good option to chart its path towards legitimacy.... read..
Paris | December 4, 2021 2:19:11 PM ISTFrance has evacuated more than 300 people from Afghanistan, said the French Foreign Ministry.... read..
Kabul | December 4, 2021 2:19:10 PM ISTAn explosion occurred in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday, said local media.... read..
Kabul | December 4, 2021 2:48:51 PM ISTWith Afghanistan facing a severe humanitarian crisis, the Taliban regime is making a big mistake by alienating India, which has for over two decades been assisting the country's progress including humanitarian, civil aviation, telecommunication, transport... read..
Kabul | December 3, 2021 10:49:32 AM ISTAfghanistan is facing economic hardships after the takeover of the Taliban in August this year and its financial crisis has increased further.... read..
New York | December 3, 2021 8:19:05 AM ISTThe United Nations and its partners are conducting needs assessments while distributing aid across Afghanistan, one of the world's greatest emergencies, UN humanitarians said on Thursday.... read..
Moscow | December 2, 2021 8:48:58 AM ISTThe third plane from Kabul with citizens of Russia and Afghanistan has landed at the Chkalovsky airfield near Moscow, Russian Media reported citing defense ministry statement.... read..
Moscow | December 2, 2021 5:49:05 AM ISTOne of the three evacuation planes carrying Russian and Afghan citizens on board, landed at the Chkalovsky airport in Moscow.... read..
Moscow | December 2, 2021 8:18:57 AM ISTThe ambassadors of Afghanistan and Myanmar to the United Nations, appointed by the governments in those countries, will keep their posts until the UN Credentials Committee decides on the nations' representations at the world body, Russian Deputy Permanent... read..
Kabul | December 2, 2021 11:19:14 AM ISTTaliban which was always suspected to be one of the wealthiest militant groups in the world, has never let out the details about the volume and revenue of the drug trade, as Afghanistan going through grave financial crisis.... read..
Kabul |Thursday, 2021 8:45:09 PM ISTTaliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has confirmed a clash between the border forces of Iran and Afghanistan and described the incident as a "misunderstanding."... read..
Kunduz |Thursday, 2021 11:15:08 PM ISTFarmers in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province have expressed concern over drought, saying the current drought and water shortage to irrigate their farmlands would badly affect their harvests.... read..
United Nations (New York) |Thursday, 2021 10:15:08 AM ISTAfghanistan's gross domestic product (GDP) likely will drop from $20 billion to $16 billion within a year, a 20 per cent plunge, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has projected.... read..
Kabul | December 1, 2021 3:19:23 PM ISTThe Taliban are facing difficulties in effectively fighting terrorism in Afghanistan due to lack of financial resources, Russian Ambassador in Kabul Dmitry Zhirnov said on Wednesday.... read..
Kabul | December 1, 2021 5:19:47 PM ISTFormer Australia pacer Shaun Tait on Wednesday announced that he is stepping down as the fast bowling consultant of the Afghanistan cricket team.... read..
United Nations (New York) |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:08 PM ISTThe UN and its partners are distributing winter clothing, emergency shelter, heating, fuel and rent support for tens of thousands of people in Afghanistan, UN humanitarians have said.... read..
Moscow | December 1, 2021 5:49:32 PM ISTThe three Russian planes that delivered humanitarian aid to Kabul departed on Wednesday from Afghanistan with 214 people aboard.... read..
Washington | December 1, 2021 5:49:45 PM ISTAs Taliban rulers are trying hard for international recognition of their reinstated Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden must act that the group does not get credentialing at the UN, US media report said.... read..
Kabul |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:08 PM ISTAt least two men were killed as intelligence personnel of Afghanistan's caretaker government busted an armed kidnappers group in Jalalabad city, capital of eastern Nangarhar province, the General Directorate for Intelligence (GDI) said on Wednesday.... read..
Moscow | December 1, 2021 9:49:26 AM ISTThree Russian military transport aircraft departed for Afghanistan to evacuate citizens and deliver humanitarian aid.... read..
Abu Dhabi |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:08 PM ISTFormer Australia pacer Shaun Tait on Wednesday has quit as Afghanistan's fast bowling consultant with immediate effect. Tait had been signed up by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) in August this year and was a part of the coaching staff when Afghanista... read..
Moscow | December 1, 2021 11:19:24 PM ISTRussian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and Pakistani National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf held bilateral consultations on security issues and discussed the situation in Afghanistan on Wednesday in Moscow, local media reported citing the Rus... read..
United Nations |Wednesday, 2021 9:15:09 PM ISTThe UN and its partners are distributing winter clothing, heating, fuel and rent support to tens of thousands of people in Afghanistan, UN humanitarians said.... read..
Doha | December 1, 2021 7:50:31 AM ISTThe US on Tuesday (local time) expressed deep concern over allegations of human rights abuses in Afghanistan and asked the Taliban to take necessary action to protect the rights of Afghans.... read..
Kabul | December 1, 2021 10:48:55 PM ISTAfghanistan's nominal GDP is likely to contract by 20 per cent within a year, from USD 20 billion in 2020 to a figure of USD 16 billion, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Wednesday.... read..
Kabul | November 30, 2021 9:19:19 AM ISTFormer South Africa all-rounder Lance Klusener has said that he will be stepping down as Afghanistan cricket team head coach after December 31.... read..
Kabul | November 30, 2021 1:49:17 AM ISTAs Afghans are struggling with the ongoing law and order situation in the country, the Taliban on Monday released over 210 prisoners from a jail in Afghanistan.... read..
Mazar-i-Sharif | November 30, 2021 7:19:16 PM ISTDaughter of a physician in Mazar-i-Sharif capital city of Balkh province of Afghanistan has been kidnapped, media report citing a police official said on Monday.... read..
Kabul | November 30, 2021 11:50:37 AM ISTAfghanistan's capital Kabul has recently exported 500 tons of talc powder to a number of countries including China, Spain and the UK, said Afghanistan Industrial Association on Monday.... read..
Kabul |Tuesday, 2021 11:15:08 PM ISTA group of men kidnapped the daughter of a physician near a school in Mazar-i-Sharif city, capital of Balkh province in Afghanistan, police said.... read..
Kabul | November 30, 2021 11:20:06 PM ISTThree Islamic State (IS) terrorists were killed in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, media report citing provincial police officer Mawlawi Tahir Mubariz said on Tuesday.... read..
Islamabad | November 30, 2021 9:48:56 AM ISTIslamabad and New Delhi are at loggerheads over the modalities of shipment of Indian wheat to Afghanistan via Pakistan as the two countries are struggling to find a common strategy for humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan, officials here ... read..
Kabul | November 30, 2021 5:50:01 PM ISTSaudi Arabia has appealed to members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to convene an extraordinary meeting on the worsening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.... read..
Brussels | November 29, 2021 11:49:16 PM ISTThe European Union on Monday said that it will continue talks with the Taliban delegation in Doha to secure humanitarian access in the country and to possibly resume EU diplomatic representation in Kabul.... read..
Kabul | November 29, 2021 3:26:44 PM ISTOver 50 per cent of private education centres have been closed within the past three months across Afghanistan since the Taliban take over the country, local media reported citing the Union of Private Education Centers.... read..
Kabul | November 29, 2021 3:28:40 PM ISTFollowing the new media guidelines under the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, the freedom of expression is at risk in Islamic Emirate as the group announced that no media or news agencies are permitted to publish against the interest of the Taliban's so-cal... read..
Kabul | November 29, 2021 8:49:08 PM ISTPrime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund issued a decree ordering the Central Bank to unblock the bank accounts of officials of the previous Ashraf Ghani government who have not left the country.... read..
Kabul | November 29, 2021 9:19:09 PM ISTAfghanistan Prime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund issued a decree ordering the Central Bank to unblock the bank accounts of officials of the previous Ashraf Ghani government who have not left the strife-torn country.... read..
Kabul | November 29, 2021 10:49:17 PM ISTIn the absence of Afghanistan, the 15th summit of the heads of state in the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) was held on Monday in Turkmenistan as the country continues to face a daunting economic crisis, local media reported.... read..
Kabul | November 29, 2021 5:20:02 PM ISTThe passport distribution is on hold for the last 12 days in Kabul despite operational office in 17 Afghanistan provinces.... read..
Zaranj |Monday, 2021 10:45:07 PM ISTThe police have arrested 13 persons for selling illicit drugs in Zaranj, capital of Afghanistan's Nimroz province, over the past couple of days, counter-narcotics officer Mullah Juma Usmani said on Monday.... read..
Kabul | November 28, 2021 10:17:11 AM ISTAfghanistan's acting Prime Minister Mohammad Hassan Akhund, during his first public address on Saturday, assured the world that he seeks 'good relations with all countries.... read..
Islamabad | November 28, 2021 9:47:51 AM ISTPakistan has agreed to provide life-saving drugs to Afghanistan, which is witnessing a severe humanitarian crisis under the Taliban.... read..
Kabul | November 28, 2021 1:47:43 AM ISTAmid the deteriorating economic and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, a senior Russian official on Saturday said that Moscow and Washington are actively discussing the Afghan crisis.... read..