Ayaz Gul VOA News August 11, 2020 ISLAMABAD – The Taliban reaffirmed Tuesday its commitment to ending violence in Afghanistan, while emphasizing that a comprehensive cease-fire has to be discussed during intra-Afghan peace negotiations due to begin later this month. The proposed talks are an outcome of the agreement the United States sealed with the
Tolo News: Afghan carpet exports have reduced considerably over the last five months due to the COVID-19 crisis, which has resulted in a decrease in earnings for those working in the industry. The industry has exported at least 10,000 square meters of carpet in the last five months, but it was more than 60,000 square
1TV: Polio immunization campaigns have resumed in Afghanistan and Pakistan, months after COVID-19 left 50 million children without their polio vaccine, United Nations children’s agency UNICEF said on Tuesday. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: A group of around 180 Afghanistan Hindu and Sikhs is likely to reach India on Wednesday, the Times of India reported on Tuesday. Efforts are underway to evacuate relatives of all persons who died in the Kabul bomb blast in March that claimed 25 lives at a Hindu and Sikh place of worship,
Xinhua: Gunmen killed a pro-government tribal leader in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province, local police said Monday. “Alizaman, a tribal elder and influential leader, was shot and killed outside his house in Zintu area of Mianshin district late on Sunday,” Jamal Barekzai, provincial police spokesman, told Xinhua. The assailants fled the scene after the shooting and
Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Monday reported that 56 new cases of the coronavirus were positive out of 332 samples tested over the last 24 hours. So far, 96,203 samples have been tested in government centers and there are 9,782 known active COVID-19 cases in the country, according to data by
Tolo News: The Presidential Palace said Monday that Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for Reconciliation, has yet to introduce his nominated ministers for the new cabinet. On the other hand, Fraidoon Khwazoon, spokesman for Abdullah Abdullah, said that they have sent their nominee list to the Presidential Palace. Citizens of the country consider
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News August 10, 2020 ISLAMABAD – Nineteen Afghan civilians were killed in multiple roadside mine blasts in Kabul and Kandahar Sunday. Two of the blasts occurred in Arghistan district of Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan. In the first incident, a Toyota pickup carrying civilians hit a roadside mine near Shana Nari village killing nine