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VOA Interview December 2: John Kirby

white house - VOA White House correspondent Paris Huang spoke with John Kirby, National Security Council (NSC) Coordinator for Strategic ...

Extortion cases of proscribed outfit TTP in Pakistan: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 3 (ANI): Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan in 2021, Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) rebellious activities and the ...

Pakistan's Top Diplomat in Afghanistan Survives Assassination Attempt

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's chief diplomat in Afghanistan survived an assassination attempt Friday, but his security guard was critically injured.Sources say ...

UN Weekly Roundup: November 26 - December 2, 2022

Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as ...

Global Media Watchdog Condemns Taliban Ban on VOA, RFE/RL Broadcasts

Washington / islamabad - The Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned the Afghan Taliban's decision to ban FM transmissions of ...

Pak: TTP's ceasefire call-off may prompt Army Chief to roll back Bajwa's doctrine of apolitical army

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 3 (ANI): The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) announcement about ending the six-month-old ceasefire with Pakistan may prompt new ...

Afghan economic stability 'critically dependent' on humanitarian aid: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 2 (ANI): The economic stability in Afghanistan is extensively dependent on humanitarian aid flows as the country ...

Pentagon Debuts Its New Stealth Bomber - the B-21 Raider

WASHINGTON - America's newest nuclear stealth bomber is making its public debut after years of secret development and as part ...

Shehbaz Sharif condemns "assassination attempt" on Pak diplomat in Kabul, calls for immediate action

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 2 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday condemned the "assassination attempt" on a top Pakistani ...

Ex-Afghan PM Hekmatyar escapes unhurt after his building attacked in Kabul: 1 killed, 2 injured

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 2 (ANI): Former Afghan Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's building was attacked on Friday in Kabul resulting in ...

Pakistan: Attack on girls' school in Waziristan kills one

Balochistan [Pakistan], December 2 (ANI): One person was killed and a security personnel injured in an attack when unknown militants ...

Pakistan tops list of nations at risk of violence: US think-tank report

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 2 (ANI): Pakistan has topped the list of countries at the highest risk of experiencing new mass ...

PTI leader Fawad lashes out at coalition govt for 52 pc rise in terror attacks since regime change

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 2 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) Senior Vice President Fawad Chaudhary on Thursday lashed out at the coalition ...

Pakistan condemns attack on civilians in Samangan seminary of Afghanistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 2 (ANI): Pakistan on Friday strongly condemned attack on civilians in a seminary in Afghanistan's Samangan which ...

US Lists Top TTP, Regional al-Qaida Commanders as Global Terrorists

Islamabad - The United States has designated several commanders of militant groups, including a top anti-Pakistan militant leader, operating in ...

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

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

Mumbai Indians announces skippers for its global teams; Details here

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): MI Global on Friday announced the captains for its MI Emirates and MI Cape ...

TTP's ceasefire call-off poses challenge for new Pak Army chief Munir

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 2 (ANI): The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) this week called off the ceasefire with the government, posing a ...

Sri Lanka's Wanindu Hasaranga reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Pallekele [Sri Lanka], December 2 (ANI): Sri Lanka player Wanindu Hasaranga has been handed an official reprimand for breaching Level ...

UNSC condemns attack on religious school in Afghanistan

New York [US], December 2 (ANI): The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the attack on a religious school in ...

I-League: Sreenidi Deccan beat Mohammedan Sporting in seven-goal thriller

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], December 2 (ANI): Sreenidi Deccan FC registered a memorable 4-3 comeback victory against Mohammedan Sporting Club in ...

US designates AQIS, TTP leaders as global terrorists

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): The United States has designated four terrorists of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and ...

Taliban ban Voice of America, RFE/RL for one-sided broadcasts

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 2 (ANI): The Taliban on Thursday banned the FM radio broadcasts streaming from Voice of America (VOA) ...

Pakistan Questions Anti-Terror Pledges by Afghanistan's Taliban

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan warned Thursday that cross-border terrorism emanating from Afghanistan "is both alarming and dangerous" for regional peace, calling ...

Children's opportunities to study, flourish plummeted to 24 pc since Taliban takeover: Survey

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 1 (ANI): The economic and political situation of Afghanistan has only gone worse since the Taliban took ...

India assumes UN Security Council Presidency for December, know key events

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): India today assumed the Presidency of the UN Security Council for the month of ...

Taliban Defend Ban on VOA, RFE/RL Broadcasts in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - The Islamist Taliban government has defended banning FM radio broadcasts from two U.S.-funded news media, including the Voice ...

Ace spinner Rashid Khan Joins New York Strikers in Abu Dhabi T10

Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 1 (ANI): The sixth season of Abu Dhabi T10 has attracted some of the most exciting ...

It's not the ultimate goal: Tamim Iqbal on Bangladesh's World Cup qualification

Dhaka [Bangladesh], December 1 (ANI): Tamim Iqbal was surprised that Bangladesh had qualified for the 2023 ODI World Cup before ...

UN launches record USD 51.5 billion humanitarian appeal for 2023

Geneva [Switzerland], December 1 (ANI): The estimated cost of the UN humanitarian response going into 2023 is USD 51.5 billion, ...

Ibrahim Zadran registers highest individual score in ODIs for Afghanistan

Pallekele [Sri Lanka], December 1 (ANI): Afghanistan opener Ibrahim Zadran scored 162 in the third and final ODI against Sri ...

US special representative for Afghanistan to visit India

Washington [US], December 1 (ANI): US Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West will travel to India this month to consult ...

Policeman, 3 civilians killed in suicide attack in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 1 (ANI): A police officer and three civilians were killed in a suicide attack near Pakistan's Balochistan ...

Islamic State Says Leader Abu al-Hassan al-Qurayshi Killed in Battle

BEIRUT - The leader of the Islamic State group, Abu al-Hassan al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, was killed in battle recently, the group's ...

US condemns Afghanistan blast, says children have right to education without fear

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 1 (ANI): The United States condemned the blast that took place in Afghanistan's Samangan, which claimed 16 ...

India may restart 20 projects in Afghanistan: Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 30 (ANI): Taliban on Wednesday said that India may restart 20 stalled projects in Afghanistan. The Ministry ...

Taliban Bans VOA, RFE/RL Radio in Afghanistan

Taliban authorities have announced a ban on VOA and RFE/RL radio broadcasts on FM stations in Afghanistan, citing complaints they ...

Authoritarianism on the Rise as Democracy Weakens

Democracy is being degraded around the world because people are losing faith in the legitimacy of elections and see freedom ...

Bombing Kills 15 Students at Religious School in Northern Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - Taliban authorities in Afghanistan said Wednesday that at least 15 students were killed and 27 others wounded when ...

16 killed, 24 wounded in north Afghanistan blast

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 30 (ANI): At least 16 people were killed and 24 wounded in the north Afghanistan blast on ...

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China blasts US for coercive diplomacy

Beijing responded after Washington's top diplomat accused China of preparing a military build-upChina has called on the US to drop ...

VOA Interview December 2: John Kirby

white house - VOA White House correspondent Paris Huang spoke with John Kirby, National Security Council (NSC) Coordinator for Strategic ...

Extortion cases of proscribed outfit TTP in Pakistan: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 3 (ANI): Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan in 2021, Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) rebellious activities and the ...

Pakistan's Top Diplomat in Afghanistan Survives Assassination Attempt

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's chief diplomat in Afghanistan survived an assassination attempt Friday, but his security guard was critically injured.Sources say ...

US adds Russia's Wagner Group to 'Entities of Particular Concern' under int'l religious freedom act

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): The United States on Friday added Russia's mercenary firm Wagner Group to the list of ...

Global Media Watchdog Condemns Taliban Ban on VOA, RFE/RL Broadcasts

Washington / islamabad - The Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned the Afghan Taliban's decision to ban FM transmissions of ...

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