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Afghanistan faces serious climate change threats; least prepared to combat them

1 week 6 days ago

Afghanistan faces serious threats from climate change, and studies indicate that it is among the least prepared to combat these threats. As the world commemorates World Environment Day, Afghanistan is grappling with the severe consequences of climate change-induced events. Most recently, deadly floods in several provinces have not only destroyed thousands of hectares of agricultural […]

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Third Doha meeting raises expectations amid uncertainty and concerns

1 week 6 days ago

Following the first and second meetings hosted by the United Nations on Afghanistan, the third Doha meeting has created expectations that were not met in the previous two rounds. Additionally, some parties whose participation in this meeting is unclear have expressed concerns about its proceedings. The third Doha meeting will be held from June 30 […]

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Continued deportation of Afghan migrants from Iran and Pakistan

1 week 6 days ago

As the forced deportation of Afghan migrants from Iran and Pakistan continues, the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation of Afghanistan reported the expulsion of nearly three thousand Afghan migrants from these countries. On Wednesday, June 5, the ministry announced in a press release that 2,831 Afghan migrants were deported from Iran and 751 from Pakistan. […]

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Herat Saffron once again ranked best in the world

1 week 6 days ago

The International Taste Institute of Belgium has announced that Herat saffron has once again secured the top position globally for the ninth time, being recognized as the “most delicious” saffron. On Tuesday, June 4th, the institute published a report stating that Herat saffron was identified as the best saffron following laboratory tests. The International Taste […]

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Local journalist stabbed to death in Uruzgan, Afghanistan

1 week 6 days ago

The Afghanistan Journalists Center reported that “Ehsanullah Pashtoon,” a local journalist in Uruzgan, was killed by stab wounds in the provincial capital. The organization reported that Ehsanullah Pashtoon was killed around 3:00 PM on Tuesday, June 4, in the “Safid khar” area of Tarinkot, the capital of Uruzgan province, following a “personal conflict.” According to […]

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Slovenia recognizes Palestine as an independent state

1 week 6 days ago

Following several European countries that recently recognized Palestine as an independent state, the Slovenian Parliament overwhelmingly voted to recognize Palestine. On Tuesday, the Associated Press reported that Slovenian lawmakers voted 52 votes in favor (a clear majority and without opposition) to recognize Palestine as an independent country. Tanja Fajon, Slovenia’s Foreign Minister, addressed Palestinians after […]

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UN: Majority of Afghans experiencing economic shock

1 week 6 days ago

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in its seasonal report, highlights the inability of people to afford necessities and consecutive droughts as two significant economic shocks in Afghanistan. The report states that many families have no income and live on loans. This recently published FAO report was compiled through direct conversations with thousands […]

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OCHA: 60 people killed or maimed monthly by war mines in Afghanistan

1 week 6 days ago

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Afghanistan claims that 60 people are killed or maimed each month due to the explosion of mines left over from previous wars. This agency stated on Tuesday, June 4, on its social media platform X, that most of the individuals killed or maimed […]

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Afghan Cricket Board employees donate over two million Afghanis to flood victims

1 week 6 days ago

The Ministry of Urban Development and Housing of Afghanistan has announced that the Cricket Board employees and the Afghanistan national cricket team players have donated 2.27 million Afghanis to support families affected by floods. Afghanistan National Television, under the control of the Taliban, reported this donation on Tuesday, June 4, citing the Ministry of Urban […]

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German Interior Minister: Considering deportation of Afghan refugees

1 week 6 days ago

After an Afghan attacker killed a German police officer, the country’s interior minister has stated that the option of deporting Afghan refugees is being considered. During a press conference, Nancy Faeser, the German Interior Minister, raised this issue on Tuesday, June 4. She said that they would review the deportation of Afghan refugees who are […]

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Pakistan’s Struggles with Polio Eradication Raise Global Concerns

1 week 6 days ago

Despite substantial foreign funding and support from international health organizations, Pakistan continues to struggle with polio eradication. This situation underscores significant challenges faced by Pakistani authorities in eliminating the disease. Attacks on polio workers remain frequent, with radical groups spreading misinformation about the immunization program. This year alone, 11 police personnel have died while providing […]

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Sirajuddin Haqqani’s first foreign visit: Meets UAE president in Abu Dhabi

1 week 6 days ago

Sirajuddin Haqqani, the Taliban’s interior minister, met with Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates, in Abu Dhabi. Khalid Zadran, the Taliban police spokesperson in Kabul, tweeted on his social media platform X on Tuesday that he traveled to the UAE with a delegation. He is accompanied on […]

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Zarghona overcomes challenges to launch her own restaurant

1 week 6 days ago

Written By: Zahra Rashidi “Hawasaneh Adi” is the name of a small restaurant managed by Zarghona. It has been about four months since the establishment of this restaurant. This restaurant’s menu is decorated with names of hot and cold dishes and beverages called “Hawasaneh.” Zarghona, the owner of this restaurant, is a woman who, before […]

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UNICEF announces drinking water distribution for thousands in Ghor province

1 week 6 days ago

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has announced that it distributes drinking water daily to over 30,000 people in this province’s villages. This organization stated on Monday, June 3, on its social media platform X that some of the water supply networks in Ghor province have been destroyed due to recent floods. According to UNICEF, […]

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Explosion in Balochistan coal mine kills 11 miners

1 week 6 days ago

Officials in Pakistan’s Balochistan province have reported the death of 11 miners following an explosion in the Sanjdi coal mine in the province. On Tuesday, June 4, the Express Tribune quoted Shahid Rind, a spokesperson for the Balochistan government, stating that the explosion occurred approximately 40 kilometres from Quetta. Reports indicate that the explosion was […]

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Military aircraft crash in Turkey kills two

1 week 6 days ago

Foreign media have reported the crash of a military aircraft in Turkey, resulting in the deaths of two pilots. Reuters, in a report released moments after the crash, wrote that a Turkish Army training aircraft crashed on Tuesday, June 4, in the province of “Kayseri” in central Turkey, killing two pilots. According to this media […]

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Nearly 3,000 Afghan migrants deported from Pakistan and Iran

1 week 6 days ago

The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation of the caretaker government announced the expulsion of nearly three thousand Afghan migrants from Pakistan and Iran. The ministry announced in a newsletter today, Tuesday, June 4, that 2,477 individuals were deported from Iran and 599 from Pakistan. According to the Ministry of Refugees, returnees arrived in the country […]

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Intense heatwave and BJP-led coalition lead in Indian elections

2 weeks ago

According to reports, the coalition led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), headed by India’s current Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has secured the most parliamentary seats. Simultaneously, over 100 lives have been claimed by the intense heat. The Indian Election Commission announced on Tuesday, June 4, that the BJP-led coalition has won a total of 543 […]

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Afghanistan secures first victory at 2024 Cricket World Cup

2 weeks ago

The Afghanistan national cricket team defeated Uganda’s national team by 125 runs in their debut match at the 2024 Cricket World Cup. The match concluded early this morning, Tuesday, June 4, in the West Indies. The Afghan national players started the first match and set a target of 183 runs for the opposing team, Uganda, […]

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UN Security Council to review UNAMA’s performance in Afghanistan

2 weeks ago

The United Nations Security Council has announced that it will hold a session regarding the performance of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). On Monday, June 3, this council stated in a declaration that the session is expected to occur this month, but it did not specify the exact date. According to the […]

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