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A Glance Into Profound Diversity Of India Through Hindu New Year

By Purnima Nath An enormous diversity of India is found in no country in this entire world. Uncovering layers of this land is quite interesting....

Greatest Threat we Face Now is Lack of Global Solidarity, Leadership: WHO Head

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday the coronavirus pandemic is being politicized and that a lack of global leadership to...

More Than 7,000 People in Afghanistan Infected with HIV: WHO Report

Some 7,200 people in Afghanistan were estimated to be HIV positive, according to figures released by the the World Health Organization (WHO). Marking World Aids...

About 2M Children in Afghanistan Suffer Acute Malnutrition: UNICEF

About two million children in Afghanistan are acutely malnourished. Of those, 600,000 face severe acute malnutrition, the most dangerous form of undernutrition in children,...

U.S. Military Officials, Come Up With A New Strategy Over Unfavorable Data

A decision by U.S. military officials in Afghanistan to stop tracking the amount of territory controlled by the Taliban is sparking an increasingly tense showdown...

Fighting Has Intensified Across Many Afghan Provinces

  A mortar attack on a school Saturday in the volatile southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan killed at least four school students and injured more...

Soviet War in Afghanistan was No Less Than a ‘Hell’, Say Survivors

Sitting in her living room, 65-year-old Tatyana Rybalchenko goes through a stack of black-and-white photos from more than 30 years ago. In one of...

US, Russia and Blackwater Mercenaries Plot Different Futures for Afghanistan

By Saeed Naqvi Two parallel peace processes on Afghanistan are underway. In Doha, Zalmay Khalilzad, US Special Representative for Afghanistan, has held extensive round of talks with Taliban leaders, spread over...

Taliban’s New Chief Negotiator: Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

 As peace talks between the United States and Afghan Taliban enter a crucial stage, the Taliban leadership has announced a new chief negotiator, a...

Revived Attempt At Afghan Peace Talks Between U.S.-Taliban Brings Hope

There are signs of progress in the ongoing peace talks between the United States and the Taliban in Qatar, leading some to think they...

Afghanistan Launches Polio Vaccination Campaign in High-risk Districts

The Afghan Public Health Ministry on Monday launched a polio vaccination campaign in 179 high-risk districts. The campaign will cover 5.4 million children under five years, Xinhua news agency quoted the Ministry...

Women In Afghanistan Fear Recurring Oppression If Taliban Becomes Part Of The Government

Eighteen years ago, at the height of the Taliban’s power in Afghanistan, Roshan Mashal secretly taught her daughters to read and write alongside a...

Afghan Public Health Ministry Launches Polio Vaccination Campaign

The Afghan Public Health Ministry on Monday launched a polio vaccination campaign in 179 high-risk districts. The campaign will cover 5.4 million children under five...

As U.S. Intensifies Efforts To Make Peace With Afghanistan, Taliban Attacks Military Base

Taliban insurgents launched a major suicide bomb-and-gun attack against a military base in central Afghanistan, killing at least 18 security troops and injuring dozens...

U.S. Determined To Address ‘Legitimate Concerns’ To Achieve Peace in Afghanistan

 The United States said Saturday that it was determined to address "legitimate concerns" of all sides in the conflict in Afghanistan to achieve peace. Zalmay...

Pakistan Increases Efforts To Save The U.S.-Afghanistan Peace Talks

Pakistan has intensified efforts to keep the U.S.-led dialogue with the Afghan Taliban on track, but official sources in Islamabad maintain the responsibility for...

Peace Talks With The U.S. Stalled: Taliban

 The fledgling U.S.-initiated dialogue with the Taliban, aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan, has come to a halt, an insurgent spokesperson said Monday,...

Afghanistan’s Newly Appointed Defense Minister Under Fire

A global watchdog demanded Saturday international donors impose sanctions against Afghanistan's new defense minister, Asadullah Khalid, saying there is "credible evidence" linking him to...

Taliban Calls Off Peace Talks With The U.S, Due To ‘Agenda Disagreement’

The Afghan Taliban said Tuesday they had called off peace talks with U.S. officials in Qatar this week due to an "agenda disagreement," especially...

Engagement With U.S. For Peace Talk On Track: Taliban

 The Taliban has said that its engagement with the United States for negotiating an end to "the war and illegitimate occupation" of Afghanistan remains...

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