Wed, 08 Feb 2023

Afghanistan Sun

Section

Women, girls in Afghanistan under exile in own country, says UN Chief

Kabul [Afghanistan], February 8 (ANI): As Afghan women continue to grapple with challenges related to education due to Taliban-imposed bans, ...


Cross-border e-commerce brings opportunities to inland China city

Every day, Yan Xinhua sees off dozens of containers to the port of Tianjin, some 1,200 km away, where the ...


I-League: Late strike from Sane helps Churchill Brothers clinch 2-1 win over Mohammedan Sporting

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 8 (ANI): Mohammedan Sporting ended up on the losing side in an exciting I-League match ...


Funeral Held in Pakistan for Pervez Musharraf

Final prayers were offered Tuesday in Karachi for Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's late president and military ruler.The service at the grounds ...


6 million people in Afghanistan face famine risk: UN

Kabul [Afghanistan], February 7 (ANI): As Afghanistan continues to face the worst humanitarian crisis amid ongoing political chaos, the United ...


UN chief Guterres fears world is heading towards a wider war

New York [US], February 7 (ANI): The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday he fears the world was ...


5-day training of Colombo Security Conclave countries by NCB begins in New Delhi

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): The five-day training of Colombo Security Conclave countries by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) ...


Is Canada back on the world stage - or irrelevant?

"Canada is back," Justin Trudeau proclaimed triumphantly just after being elected prime minister in 2015. The insinuation was that his ...


BJP govt is like East-India Company, says Mehbooba Mufti; compares J-K with Palestine, Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], February 6 (ANI): People's Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Monday launched a sharp attack on the ...


ACC raises Afghanistan's share as part of revised financial distribution model

Manama [Bahrain], February 6 (ANI): The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has increased Afghanistan's share from Asia Cup earnings as a ...


I-League: TRAU FC aim to maintain perfect home record, to lock horns with Sreenidi Deccan

Imphal (Manipur) [India], February 6 (ANI): Despite two defeats in the last five matches, Sreenidi Deccan FC has held onto ...


Mrugng Monty Desai appointed as Nepal men's team head coach

Kathmandu [Nepal], February 6 (ANI): Mrugng Monty Desai, a high-performance coach from India, has been appointed as the head coach ...


International

Section

Philippines hands over four more military bases to US

MANILA, Philippines: The Philippines has granted the United States four more locations to open military bases, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd ...

While friends and foes rush to Syria's aid, U.S. refuses to help

WASHINGTON, DC - The global community has extended aid to Turkey and Syria following the devastating earthquakes that hit the ...

US Congress wants information on Russians hacking nuclear computers

WASHINGTON D.C.: US lawmakers have called on the Department of Energy to release documents detailing attempts by Russian hackers to ...

Death toll from deadly earthquake in Turkey and Syria continues to mount

Photo credit: Ercin Erturk / Anadolu AgencyThe death toll from Monday's massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria has ...

Republicans in Congress to impeach border official due to migrants

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a sign of future political battles over record numbers of illegal crossings under Democratic President Joe Biden, ...

US woman sentenced to 13 days in jail after protesting on Red Square

MOSCOW, Russia: Russian state-run TASS news agency has reported that a US woman was detained and fined by a Russian ...

Business

Section

Big jump in sales for Foxconn as China ends Covid restrictions

TAIPEI, Taiwan: After the end of COVID-19 disruptions in China, Taiwan's Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker and major ...

U.S. stocks get boost from Fed chair, Nasdaq surges 226 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks ended sharply higher on Tuesday following mixed comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.Powell ...

Media reports US to sue Amazon claiming antitrust violations

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Wall Street Journal reported this week that the US Federal Trade Commission is preparing ...

Blaming cost of manufacturing, Nestle to raise prices for second year

VEVEY, Switzerland: In an interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung this week, Nestle's Chief Executive Mark Schneider said the world's largest ...

Fed fails to cool economy as US sees 517,000 jobs created in January

WASHINGTON D.C.: Despite the efforts of the Federal Reserve Bank to cool the job market to help curb record-high inflation, ...

Watch latest videos

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Afghanistan Sun.

More Information
null in null

Central Asia

Section
Mongolia could be target of future Papal visit

ROME, Italy: Pope Francis has told reporters that he hoped to travel to Mongolia in September despite his knee ailment, ...


Hardik Pandya moves to No. 2 position in ICC T20I All-Rounder Rankings

Dubai [UAE], February 8 (ANI): India star Hardik Pandya reached within reach of the top spot in the T20I All-Rounder ...


China In Eurasia Briefing: Popping Beijing's Bubble 

Welcome back to the China In Eurasia briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter tracking China's resurgent influence from Eastern Europe to Central ...


Women, girls in Afghanistan under exile in own country, says UN Chief

Kabul [Afghanistan], February 8 (ANI): As Afghan women continue to grapple with challenges related to education due to Taliban-imposed bans, ...


I-League: Late strike from Sane helps Churchill Brothers clinch 2-1 win over Mohammedan Sporting

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 8 (ANI): Mohammedan Sporting ended up on the losing side in an exciting I-League match ...


I-League: TRAU FC's winning streak at home broken after 1-2 loss to Sreenidi Deccan

Imphal (Manipur) [India], February 8 (ANI): Tiddim Road Athletic Union lost their unbeaten record at home, after a bitter 1-2 ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

Afghanistan Sun Wire

Section

Scroll down for more