As Afghan government and Taliban negotiators try to broker a peace deal in Doha, RFE/RL’s Gandhara begins a new series that asks Afghans: “What’s at stake for you in the Afghan peace talks?” Atefa Tayeb draws a “red line” when it comes to education for girls and women, and says access to schooling is not
Tolo News: Youth and cricket fans marched through Khost city, capital of Khost province, on Wednesday, demanding the timely holding of The Million Cup Cricket League in the province. They also accused the Afghan Cricket Board (ACB) of trying to cancel the hosting of the league in Khost province, noting that the grand Paktia zone
Tolo News: Team Herat won the title for Women’s Football League after defeating Kabul 3-2 in a thrilling match on Friday. Razia Noori of Kabul’s women football team was selected as best player of the match. Manizha Noori of Kabul’s women football team was selected as best player of this year’s Women’s Football League. Click
Tolo News: Shaheen Asmayee will face Simrogh Alborz for the championship match of the Afghan Premier League on Friday. The match will kick off at 5pm local time at Afghanistan’s Football Federation’s stadium in Kabul. Click here to read more (external link). More Sports News Women’s Football: Kabul Beats Bamiyan 4-0, Will Face Herat
NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan Stefeno Pontecorvo says while both the Taliban and the Afghanistan Republic negotiation teams in Doha have entered the talks in good faith, the rigidity of the Taliban team is holding up progress. He sat down with VOA’s Ayesha Tanzeem in Kabul to discuss what he said were unacceptably
Tolo News: Team Kabul entered the semifinals of the Women’s Football League after defeating Ghor 2-1 in Monday’s match. Ghor had already qualified for the semifinals after defeating Balkh 1-0 on Saturday’s match. Kabul will play Bamiyan in the semifinals and Ghor will face Herat. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The Afghan women’s football team from Herat defeated Jawzjan on Sunday. Herat will now enter the league semifinals. Ghor’s team qualified for the semifinals after defeating Balkh on Saturday. Bamiyan also entered the semifinals, winning three points in its qualifying match against Herat. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Team Ghor entered the semifinals of the Women’s Football League after defeating the Balkh football club 1-0 on Saturday’s match. The next match of the league will be held on Sunday between Herat and Jawzjan teams. Click here to read more (external link). Related Football (APL): De Maiwand Atalan, Oqaban Hindukush Play to
Tolo News: The Ministry of Public Health on Friday reported five new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 211 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The cumulative number of total cases is now 39,290, the number of total reported deaths is 1,458, and the total number of recoveries is 32,842. Click here to read
Tolo News: The Norwegian Peace Council has included Afghan politician Fawzia Koofi’s name among five Nobel Peace Prize favorites for 2020 for her continued efforts for women’s rights and the ongoing peace negotiations between in Doha. Click here to read more (external link).