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Pakistan's support for Taliban backfires: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 24 (ANI): Pakistan has long supported the Taliban, thinking that it will boon Islamabad's security but little ...

Virtus.pro bench buster, YEKINDAR

Virtus.pro shuffled their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster on Monday following a disappointing result in the PGL Antwerp Major, moving Timur ...

US report reveals several Afghan soldiers fled to Pakistan after Kabul's fall

Washington [US], May 23 (ANI): According to an official US report on border crossings, many soldiers of the former Afghan ...

UNHCR: A record 100 million people forcibly displaced worldwide

The Ukraine war and other conflicts pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and ...

Study finds low glycemic index diet helps heart patients lose weight

Brussels [Belgium], May 23 (ANI): According to a study presented at the ACNAP-EuroHeartCare Congress 2022, a scientific congress of the ...

Afghan women hold book fair to raise public awareness of reading

© Provided by Xinhua More than 1,000 pieces of books on different subjects including culture, literature, politics and economy were ...

UNHCR: Record 100 million people forcibly displaced worldwide

The Ukraine war and other conflicts pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and ...

IPL 2022: SRH skipper Kane Williamson blessed with baby boy

Wellington [New Zealand], May 23 (ANI): New Zealand and Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper Kane Williamson and his wife Sarah Raheem became ...

Taliban leader says women should be provided with their rights based on Afghan culture, Islamic values

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 23 (ANI): Taliban's senior leader Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai came out in support of women's education rights ...

Afghanistan: Taliban issues 15 Article Bill over return of political, military figures

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 22 (ANI): The Taliban Return and Communications with Former Afghan Officials and Political Figures Commission has released ...

Food crisis deepens in Afghanistan as a sack of flour now costs 2800-3,000 Afghanis in Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 22 (ANI): The Taliban takeover in Afghanistan has caused constant unrest and a severe food crunch in ...

Afghan Female TV Anchors Forced to Cover Faces on Air

Islamabad, pakistn - Female program presenters in Afghanistan went on the air Sunday with their faces covered to comply with ...

On Taliban diktat to cover faces, Afghan women anchors go virtual on news channels

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 22 (ANI): Afghanistan's leading news channels on Sunday carried out the Taliban's recent decree to cover the ...

Afghanistan: Three people sustain injury in Kabul blast

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 22 (ANI): At least three people sustained injuries in a blast that occurred in the vicinity of ...

Syria demands US pay air strike reparations

Damascus rejects Pentagon findings, demands troop withdrawalThe Syrian permanent mission to the UN stated on Friday that the US must ...

Ex-Afghan Prez Karzai decries Taliban's all-covering burqa decree

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 22 (ANI): Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, in an exclusive interview with CNN, slammed Taliban's recent decree ...

Bilawal seeks better ties with US, says 'I'm against hate-politics, division and polarization'

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): Asserting that he is particularly "anti-hate-politics, division and polarization", Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has ...

Taliban's 'atrocious' regime root cause of food scarcity in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Since the takeover, the Taliban's hard regime has waged war and constant unrest in the ...

Sri Lanka: 10-hour-long water cut imposed in Colombo amid food, fuel shortage

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): Several parts of the Colombo city will undergo a 10-hour- long water cut on ...

Rights Groups Decry Taliban Shuttering of Human Rights Commission

washington - The Taliban's decision to dissolve Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission is a major setback for the country, say ...

Economic crisis: Talks between Sri Lanka, IMF to conclude on May 24

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): The ongoing discussion between International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Sri Lanka, to help mitigate ...

Global wheat war is coming media

West could be forced to ask Russia for grain in exchange for lifting sanctionsWheat prices have surged to record highs ...

Taliban Want to Erase Women From Media, Afghan Journalists Say

WASHINGTON - A Taliban mandate that women cover their faces while on television is seen as an attempt to erase ...

Taliban leadership has zero credibility for Women's rights: Human Rights Watch

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Associate women's rights director and former senior Afghanistan researcher at Human Rights Watch, Heather Barr, ...

MoS Muraleedharan interacts with Tajikistan Minister Shirin Amonzoda

New York [US], May 21 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan interacted with Labor, Immigration and ...

Taliban suspend wheat export citing food scarcity

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): The Taliban on Thursday suspended the wheat export or trade to avoid the food scarcity, ...

Afghan Evacuees Fear Losing US Support

During the mayhem of his evacuation flight from Kabul last year, Sultan Ahmad was separated from his wife and his ...

Afghan women's future appears bleak with Taliban diktats governing their lives

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Afghan women are staring at a bleak future due to a number of restrictions imposed ...

Pakistan brokers deal with TTP backed by Afghan Taliban

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 20 (ANI): Pakistan on Wednesday released 30 of the top leaders of the proscribed terrorist group Tehreek-e-Taliban ...

Tahreek-e-Azadi Afghanistan claims responsibility over Mazar-i-Sharif blast

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 20 (ANI): In the wake of an attack on the Taliban convoy in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan's Balk ...

The Week's Best: 10 Stories Or Videos You Shouldn't Miss

Here are some of the highlights produced by RFE/RL's team of correspondents, multimedia editors, and visual journalists over the past ...

Security breach incidents surge in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 20 (ANI): At least 12 security breach incidents, including targeted killings, clashes and a blast, occurred across ...

'Ghani was no Zelenskyy', Ukraine resistance captured Western imagination: US expert

Washington [US], May 20 (ANI): Since the start of Russian invasion of Ukraine in the Last week of February, comparisons ...

UN rights chief Bachelet decries Taliban's decision to dissolve Human Rights Commission

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 20 (ANI): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet condemned Taliban's decision to dissolve the Human ...

Asia Album: Afghan farmers harvest cucumbers in Kunduz province

© Provided by Xinhua KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Farmers harvested cucumbers in a field in Kunduz province, one ...

Afghan capital city to carry out 181 development projects

© Provided by Xinhua The development projects citywide are intended to make the Afghan capital clean and prosperous. KABUL, May ...

US claims Taliban may loose restrictions on Al-Qaeda

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 20 (ANI): The US Central Command (CENTCOM) assessed that the Taliban may loose its restriction on the ...

MoS Murleedharan expresses concern over global food insecurity in New York

MoS Murleedharan expresses concern over global food insecurity in New YorkNew York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State ...

US visit of Pak Foreign Minister attracts protests amongst Afghan diaspora

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 19 (ANI): In the wake of Pakistan's recently appointed Foreign Minister, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's visit to the ...

More than 59 million internally displaced in 2021

A record 59.1 million people were displaced within their homelands last year, or four million more than in 2020, the ...

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Multiple villages along Chindwin River torched by Myanmar army

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, the army raided and set fire to at least seven villages along the ...

Bangladeshi human traffickers ring busted in India: 11 jailed

BENGALURU, India - A special Indian court sentenced notorious human-trafficking suspect Rifadul Islam, aka Ridoy Babo, and six other Bangladeshi ...

Indian private space launch company Skyroot sees first launch in 2023

NEW DELHI, India: Skyroot, India's first privately held company to design, build and test a solid rocket propulsion system, successfully ...

American arrested, Chinese officials charged with spying in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Justice has said that an American citizen and four Chinese intelligence officers have been charged ...

WHO Regional Director Dr. Ahmed Al Mandhari in Pakistan to meet leadership

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Federal Directorate of Immunisation (FDI) inaugurated a dry storage warehouse on Saturday to increase storage capacity ...

Nepal to revise law allowing private sector to engage in electricity trade

KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal is expected to have surplus energy starting this monsoon, which India is eager to buy. Still, the ...

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