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Tag: Afghanistan Crisis

Nepal Sends Over 14 Tonnes Of Humanitarian Assistance To Afghanistan
Nepal Sends Over 14 Tonnes Of Humanitarian Assistance To Afghanistan

The Minister said this is an important mission in terms of "our international relations", adding that several organisations in Nepal, trade and business groups have contributed to the collection of the relief materials.

US To Appoint 2 Senior Officials To Help Afghan Girls, Women
US To Appoint 2 Senior Officials To Help Afghan Girls, Women

Afghanistan is currently in the midst of severe economic and humanitarian challenges which have further deteriorated since the fall of the country to the Taliban on August 15.

Unicef Worried About Afghan Girls At Risk Of Child Marriage
Unicef Worried About Afghan Girls At Risk Of Child Marriage

The Covid-19 pandemic, the ongoing food crisis and the onset of winter have further exacerbated the situation for families, forcing them to make desperate choices, such as putting children to work and marrying girls off at a young age.

Taliban Forcing Distressed Afghan Farmers To Pay 'Zakat' Tax
Taliban Forcing Distressed Afghan Farmers To Pay 'Zakat' Tax

Farmers in the central Afghan province also say that Taliban gunmen have stormed their homes at night to demand that they pay tithes and charity taxes.

Will Not Let Afghan Soil Be Used Against Others: Taliban
Will Not Let Afghan Soil Be Used Against Others: Taliban

Mujahid made sure about the normal military and civil activities of the ministry of defense at a time when there is no sign of a national army after the previous one collapsed.

Afghan Economic Woes
Afghan Economic Woes Could Fuel Refugee Crisis For Neighbours, Warns IMF

The IMF said Afghanistan's neighbours would be further hit because they rely on its funds for trade, the report said.

New Chapter Opened In Afghanistan, World Relations: Taliban FM
New Chapter Opened In Afghanistan, World Relations: Taliban FM

The Acting Foreign Minister is part of an Afghan Taliban delegation which carried out a two-day meeting with US officials over the weekend in the Qatari capital.

S. Jaishankar
India Closely Following Developments In Afghanistan: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar made remarks during a joint press appearance with his Kyrgyz counterpart Ruslan Kazakbaev after a "constructive" meeting with him in Bishkek.

Ashraf Ghani
Ashraf Ghani's Bodyguard Saw Him Escape With Millions Of Dollars

Recounting the events that led to Ghani's exit, the General said: "We were waiting for the president there. But then I got a call to say that instead of coming to the Defence Ministry, the President had gone to the airport.

Afghanistan Mosque Blast
US Condemns Suicide Attack On Afghan Mosque; Says Afghans Deserve A 'Future Free Of Terror'

The Islamic State's Afghanistan affiliate, dubbed Islamic State Khorasan (ISIS-K) which has stepped up attacks in several Afghan cities since the Taliban seized power in Kabul on August 15, had claimed the deadly suicide attack at Kabul airport on August 26 that killed nearly 170 Afghans and 13 US military personnel.

Afghanistan
Starvation Claiming Lives Of Children In Afghanistan

"Children are dying of starvation in Afghanistan," said the locals in Ghor, one of the many affected provinces of Afghanistan.

About 600 Displaced Afghans Return Home In Badakhshan
About 600 Displaced Afghans Return Home In Badakhshan

Efforts are underway to help all displaced people return to their villages at an early date in the mountainous region as winter is approaching, according to the Governor.

Afghan Media Group Resumes Activities For 1st Time After Taliban Takeover
Afghan Media Group Resumes Activities For 1st Time After Taliban Takeover

The AJSC also welcomed the release of a photojournalist, Murtaza Samadi, from custody in the western Herat province, who was arrested in early September, reports Xinhua news agency.

Taliban Ministry To Probe Reports Of Killing Panjshir Civilians
Taliban Ministry To Probe Reports Of Killing Panjshir Civilians

Meanwhile, in a video posted on social media, a man who claimed to be the head of the intelligence department of the Islamic Emirate in Panjshir can be heard saying that Taliban members have tortured and even killed a number of people in the province.

Taliban Commanders
Weapons Left Behind By US In Afghanistan Could Threaten Pakistan's National Security

According to The Times, this includes firearms and ammunition, military aircraft, ground vehicles, and a range of military technology such as night-vision goggles, drones and access to Afghan National Army's garrisons in several provinces.

Pakistan In A 'Fix' Over 'Helping' Kabul Without International Recognition
Pakistan In A 'Fix' Over 'Helping' Kabul Without International Recognition

At this stage, the Afghan central bank is incapacitated and requires urgent international reorganisation and capacity building for financial settlements.

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Afghan Banking System Close To Collapse

Afghanistan's economy was already on shaky ground even before the Taliban took control in August. But since the Taliban takeover, the West has frozen international funds, including assets Afghanistan could have accessed with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Taliban Bans Hairdressers From Shaving, Trimming Beards
Taliban Bans Hairdressers From Shaving, Trimming Beards

In a notice posted on salons in Helmand province, Taliban officers warned that hairdressers must follow Sharia law for haircuts and beards, BBC reported.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan Is Also A Puppet: Taliban Spokesman
Pakistan PM Imran Khan Is Also A Puppet: Taliban Spokesman

"You are talking about Imran Khan, that he wants an inclusive government in Afghanistan? Pakistan is itself in deep trouble and facing many difficulties. Imran Khan himself has not been elected, he has not become prime minister with the consent of the Pakistani nation."

6,35,000 People Displaced In Afghanistan This Year: UN
6,35,000 People Displaced In Afghanistan This Year: UN

The world organisation and its partners have reached 8 million people in the first half of 2021, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a release.

Modi At SCO
Change Of Power In Afghanistan Not Inclusive, Says Modi At SCO; Calls For 'Thoughtful' Decision On Recognising New Afghan Set-Up

The Prime Minister said that any initiative on connectivity cannot be a one-way street and that connectivity projects should be consultative, transparent and participatory to ensure mutual trust.

Afghanistan crisis
Afghanistan's Secondary, High Schools Reopen For Boys

The Ministry said in another statement on Sunday that all the male personnel should resume their duties and attend their offices from Monday.

EAM Jaishankar, His Saudi Counterpart Discuss Developments 
EAM Jaishankar, His Saudi Counterpart Discuss Developments 

In wide-ranging talks with the visiting Saudi leader, Jaishankar called for further relaxing restrictions on travel from India to the Gulf nation while appreciating the country for the support provided to the Indian community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Afghanistan
Afghanistan Only Nation On Earth To Bar Half Its Population From Secondary Education

The decision on education has worrying echoes of the tactics the Taliban used in the 1990s, when they last ruled Afghanistan, to bar girls from school without issuing a formal prohibition

UN Mission
Mandate Of UN Mission In Afghanistan Extended For 6 Months

The resolution requested the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres submit a written report to the Security Council by January 31, 2022 on strategic and operational recommendations for the UNAMA mandate

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