Xinhua: The Afghan Ministry of Public Health on Tuesday confirmed 324 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of the patients in the country to 29,481. “A total of 953 tests were conducted within the past 24 hours, and 324 cases were positive for COVID-19 in 10 provinces of 34 Afghan provinces,” the ministry said
1TV: Afghanistan will witness a rare partial solar eclipse tomorrow (Sunday), which will last around three hours. In Kabul, the eclipse will start at 9:16a.m. and will go on until 12:25p.m. The maximum eclipse will take place at 10:46a.m., according to timeanddate.com. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: Tribal vigilantes in southeast Afghanistan have burned down the houses of four families whose male members they accused of killing seven members of a rival family. The incident on June 16 came two days after the killings, which local police said involved a land dispute.
1TV: Afghanistan is ranked the least happy country in the world, according to an annual survey released on Friday. The 2020 World Happiness Report, released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, showed that Afghanistan fell two places to the lowest position (153) of the list. The report ranks countries considering GDP per capital, social
By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan February 9, 2020 Police in the Afghan capital say a son of Mohammad Mohaqeq, the ethnic Hazara leader and second deputy to Afghanistan’s chief executive, has died after a gunfight broke out at the family home in Kabul on February 9. Mohaqeq is a former anti-Taliban mujahedin commander, a lawmaker
Asia Times: Nobody is talking after Michael D’Andrea, the CIA’s top Iran Mission Center chief, is allegedly killed in plane crash – A USAF Bombardier E11A intelligence gathering jet was cruising over Afghanistan on a secret mission, transporting two crewmen and allegedly, a mysterious chain-smoking CIA operative, Michael D’Andrea — also known as Dark Prince
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s top cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Mohammad Asif Mohseni passed away due to an illness in Kabul, his family confirmed on Monday. Mohseni was born in 1935 in the southern province of Kandahar and was widely considered to be the most powerful cleric among the Shias in Afghanistan. Mohseni who was the founder of the
NY Post: Sarah Goolden, a stunning blonde who’s modeled everything from lacy underwear to designer duds, accuses Hamed Wardak [son of Abdul Rahim Wardak] of attacking her twice during a trip the two took to Miami on July 4th weekend 2018. Click here to read more (external link).