AA: Afghanistan’s first female animation artist and illustrator thanked Turkey for contributing to her career. “Thanks to Turkey, I was able to study this, my dream came true. Now I want to expand the animation field and establish a studio in Afghanistan,” Sara Barackzay said. She recalled her journey to becoming Afghanistan’s first female animation
Drug addicts in Farah City in Afghanistan’s Farah Province say they have been forced to work without pay for the local police. They claim they were made to work away from prying eyes on construction sites inside military compounds. The provincial offices of Afghanistan’s Labor and Social Affairs Ministry confirmed the allegations, but the local
Roshan Noorzai VOA News January 21, 2021 WASHINGTON – A recent string of targeted killings in Afghanistan has created an atmosphere of fear among Afghan journalists who say they cannot carry out their duties under growing threats. The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee, a local media advocacy group, has warned that the country might lose one
Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Friday reported 76 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,847 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The Health Ministry stated that the cumulative total of known COVID-19 cases is 54,559, the total number of reported deaths is 2,373, and the total number of recoveries is
Tolo News: An outstanding century by Rahmanullah Gurbaz on debut helped Afghanistan defeat Ireland by 16 runs in the first of their three-match series in Abu Dhabi. Gurbaz became the first Afghan player, and 16th overall, to achieve the rare feat before getting out for a run-a ball 127 in which he got 9 sixes
Frud Bezhan Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty January 21, 2021 Afghanistan’s government has been fighting the Taliban militarily for many years, but Kabul is increasingly waging an ideological battle with the Islamist group. On the battlefield, government forces and Taliban militants are fighting a grinding war for control of the country. Off the battlefield, the foes
Ariana: Five villages in Orgu district of Badakhshan province have fallen to the Taliban, the provincial police said Thursday. Sanaullah Rouhani, a spokesman for Badakhshan police told Ariana News that the villages had recently been reclaimed by security forces but were overrun on Wednesday by the Taliban. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Afghan cricketer Rahmanullah Gurbaz,19, on Thursday scored a century in his first One Day International (ODI), while playing for the national team against Ireland. He is the first Afghan player to get a century in a debut ODI. Click here to read more (external link).