Kidnapped Red Cross staff released in
TOLOnewsKidnapped Red Cross staff released in Afghanistan after seven monthsReuters.comKABUL (Reuters) - Two Red Cross staff members kidnapped early this year in Afghanistan have been released, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Tuesday. The two were abducted on Feb. 8 while delivering assistance in Jawzjan province, ...Two ICRC Hostages FreedTOLOnewsall 6 news articles »
Posted on 5 September 2017 | 5:09 am
Sweden is deporting blind 106-year-old
MetroSweden is deporting blind 106-year-old grandmother back to AfghanistanMetroA 106-year-old blind woman who was carried across mountains from Afghanistan to Sweden has been told she will be deported. Bibikhal Uzbek is believed to be the world's oldest asylum seeker, and her family say she will not survive the trip back to her ...Sweden is deporting a 106-year-old blind Afghan refugee to the “safe” part of AfghanistanQuartzSweden To Deport 106-Year-Old Afghan WomanTOLOnewsAfghanistan's oldest female asylum seeker faces deportation from SwedenKhaama Press (press release) (blog)all 23 news articles »
Posted on 5 September 2017 | 2:53 am
Afghanistan's disabled war veterans making a
The IndependentAfghanistan's disabled war veterans making a living on the streetThe IndependentAfghan soldier Mehrullah Safi's military career ended in southern Helmand province last year when a rocket-propelled grenade exploded next to him, severing his right leg. Now he sells mobile telephone cards in the street. Tens of thousands of Afghan ...and more »
Posted on 5 September 2017 | 2:35 am
Afghanistan and Eggs - War Is Boring
The GuardianAfghanistan and EggsWar Is BoringI spent the last decade-and-a-half listening to the nation's military leaders explaining, over bacon and eggs, how the U.S. was making progress in Afghanistan. Ever since 2001, officers and their civilian overseers would regularly stop by the Fairmont ...Afghan civilians count cost of renewed US air campaignThe GuardianTrump promises Afghanistan victory, but his plan is murkyThe Philadelphia TribuneThe Taliban: Undefeated, and possibly undefeatableAljazeera.comDaily Nebraskan -The Nationall 55 news articles »
Posted on 5 September 2017 | 2:34 am
BRICS Summit: India, Russia agree to expand
Economic TimesBRICS Summit: India, Russia agree to expand cooperation to stabilise AfghanistanEconomic TimesXIAMEN, CHINA: India and Russia on Monday agreed to expand cooperation to stabilise war-torn Afghanistan where both have stakes, besides exploring ways to further trade, investment and energy ties amid New Delhi's attempt to expand presence in far ...BRICS leaders want violence in Afghanistan ceasedPajhwok Afghan News (subscription) (blog)BRICS Summit 2017: Modi, Putin discuss bilateral issues, security situation in AfghanistanThe Indian Expressall 1,865 news articles »
Posted on 4 September 2017 | 11:32 am
Hard Graft: The Wasteful War in Afghanistan
Corruption, fraud, theft, waste. These four dull horsemen of the auditor’s apocalypse are as common as violent death in Afghanistan and as the man responsible for overseeing the United States’ $109.7 billion reconstruction effort in the country, John ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:13 am
1,000 tonnes onion coming from Afghanistan
Onion supplies from Afghanistan have surged in the past few days with about 1,000 tonnes of kitchen staple coming per day to India through Attari-Wagah land route, say traders. As the import feasibility level is high in case of Afghanistan, supplies may ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:06 am
Onion import from Afghanistan increased to
Onion import from Afghanistan has increased as daily 20-25 big trucks carrying about 1,000 tonnes of commodity are coming into India through Attari-Wagah land route, Rajdeep Uppal, former Chairman of CII (Amritsar zone), told PTI. As the import feasibility ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:58 am
Can China Assert Itself in Afghanistan?
Confirmation of Mullah Omar’s death has confused an already difficult picture in Afghanistan. Precarious relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan have been pushed even closer to breaking point, and the one bright spot, that of increased regional ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:07 pm
Why is ISIS failing in Afghanistan?
New Delhi, Aug 28: The ISIS has not been finding the going smooth in Afghanistan. The ease with which it decimated the al-Qaeda in Iraq and Syria, one would have expected that the ISIS would make major gains in Afghanistan as well. However, the ISIS seems ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:22 pm