Taliban call for unfreezing of bank funds after deadly earthquake | Taliban News

Taliban call for unfreezing of bank funds after deadly earthquake | Taliban News

Aid groups said that, in the past, Taliban authorities tried to divert aid to areas and people that supported their views. Afghanistan’s Taliban administration has called on international governments to roll back sanctions and lift a freeze on the country’s central bank assets as the country deals with the aftermath of an earthquake that killed … Read more

Afghanistan’s remote and poor villages hardest hit by earthquake | News

Afghanistan’s remote and poor villages hardest hit by earthquake | News

Gayan, Paktika – In the early morning hours of Wednesday June 22, the mud homes in this remote part of southeastern Afghanistan began to tremble and collapse under the force of a 5.9 magnitude earthquake. Panicked residents tried to wake their sleeping relatives. But for hundreds of families, there was no time. Within minutes the … Read more

Thousands of ex-US aides left in Afghanistan in year after withdrawal

Thousands of ex-US aides left in Afghanistan in year after withdrawal

In July 2021, five weeks before the Taliban captured Kabul, President Biden told the American public that “Afghan nationals who work side-by-side with U.S. forces” would not be abandoned by America. “There is a home for you in the United States if you so choose, and we will stand with you just as you stood … Read more

Ukraine war ‘aggravating’ existing global food crisis, UN warns | United Nations News

Ukraine war ‘aggravating’ existing global food crisis, UN warns | United Nations News

As the cost of food soars around the world, the United Nations warns that the war in Ukraine risks aggravating inflating prices and causing a full-on global food crisis. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) food price index, a tool to measure prices of the most globally traded food staples, dipped in May for … Read more

Taliban enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors

Taliban enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have begun enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air By RAHIM FAIEZ Associated Press 22 May 2022, 19:28 • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ISLAMABAD — Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring … Read more