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Taliban's 'atrocious' regime root cause of food scarcity in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Since the takeover, the Taliban's hard regime has waged war and constant unrest in the ...

Sri Lanka: 10-hour-long water cut imposed in Colombo amid food, fuel shortage

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): Several parts of the Colombo city will undergo a 10-hour- long water cut on ...

Rights Groups Decry Taliban Shuttering of Human Rights Commission

washington - The Taliban's decision to dissolve Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission is a major setback for the country, say ...

Economic crisis: Talks between Sri Lanka, IMF to conclude on May 24

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): The ongoing discussion between International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Sri Lanka, to help mitigate ...

Global wheat war is coming media

West could be forced to ask Russia for grain in exchange for lifting sanctionsWheat prices have surged to record highs ...

Taliban Want to Erase Women From Media, Afghan Journalists Say

WASHINGTON - A Taliban mandate that women cover their faces while on television is seen as an attempt to erase ...

Taliban leadership has zero credibility for Women's rights: Human Rights Watch

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Associate women's rights director and former senior Afghanistan researcher at Human Rights Watch, Heather Barr, ...

MoS Muraleedharan interacts with Tajikistan Minister Shirin Amonzoda

New York [US], May 21 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan interacted with Labor, Immigration and ...

Taliban suspend wheat export citing food scarcity

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): The Taliban on Thursday suspended the wheat export or trade to avoid the food scarcity, ...

Afghan Evacuees Fear Losing US Support

During the mayhem of his evacuation flight from Kabul last year, Sultan Ahmad was separated from his wife and his ...

Afghan women's future appears bleak with Taliban diktats governing their lives

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Afghan women are staring at a bleak future due to a number of restrictions imposed ...

Pakistan brokers deal with TTP backed by Afghan Taliban

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 20 (ANI): Pakistan on Wednesday released 30 of the top leaders of the proscribed terrorist group Tehreek-e-Taliban ...

Tahreek-e-Azadi Afghanistan claims responsibility over Mazar-i-Sharif blast

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 20 (ANI): In the wake of an attack on the Taliban convoy in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan's Balk ...

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

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

Security breach incidents surge in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 20 (ANI): At least 12 security breach incidents, including targeted killings, clashes and a blast, occurred across ...

'Ghani was no Zelenskyy', Ukraine resistance captured Western imagination: US expert

Washington [US], May 20 (ANI): Since the start of Russian invasion of Ukraine in the Last week of February, comparisons ...

UN rights chief Bachelet decries Taliban's decision to dissolve Human Rights Commission

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 20 (ANI): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet condemned Taliban's decision to dissolve the Human ...

Asia Album: Afghan farmers harvest cucumbers in Kunduz province

© Provided by Xinhua KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Farmers harvested cucumbers in a field in Kunduz province, one ...

Afghan capital city to carry out 181 development projects

© Provided by Xinhua The development projects citywide are intended to make the Afghan capital clean and prosperous. KABUL, May ...

US claims Taliban may loose restrictions on Al-Qaeda

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 20 (ANI): The US Central Command (CENTCOM) assessed that the Taliban may loose its restriction on the ...

MoS Murleedharan expresses concern over global food insecurity in New York

MoS Murleedharan expresses concern over global food insecurity in New YorkNew York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State ...

US visit of Pak Foreign Minister attracts protests amongst Afghan diaspora

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 19 (ANI): In the wake of Pakistan's recently appointed Foreign Minister, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's visit to the ...

More than 59 million internally displaced in 2021

A record 59.1 million people were displaced within their homelands last year, or four million more than in 2020, the ...

MoS Muraleedharan calls for 'global collective action' on food security at UNSC

New York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Thursday highlighted the adverse ...

MoS Muraleedharan, Zambian counterpart discuss issues covering gamut of bilateral cooperation

New York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan engaged in discussions with the ...

The Politics of Iran's 'Forbidden Names'

On February 14, the Marand High Court in Iran's northern province of East Azerbaijan ruled that a newborn boy could ...

Taliban Order Afghan Female TV Presenters to Cover Faces

The ruling Taliban ordered local television channels in Afghanistan Thursday to ensure that female program presenters cover their faces while ...

Dominating Nikhat Zareen strikes gold in Women's World Boxing C'ships; India end campaign with 3 medals

Istanbul [Turkey], May 19 (ANI): Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen made her way into record books by clinching a gold medal ...

Central Asian countries raise concerns on terror threat from Afghanistan

Moscow [Russia], May 19 (ANI): Central Asian countries of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) on Monday expressed a unanimous ...

Surge in terrorist attacks in Pakistan's North Waziristan

North Waziristan [Pakistan], May 19 (ANI): Terrorist activities are on the surge in Pakistan border areas, especially in the North ...

Azerbaijan, Lithuania sign pact to boost bilateral relations

Baku [Azerbaijan], May 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Azerbaijan and Lithuania on Wednesday inked a pact aimed at enhancing bilateral relations in a ...

Afghanistan: TV presenters to cover faces, Taliban issue another decree

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 19 (ANI): In another new decree on Thursday, the Taliban directed all-female presenters working on all TV ...

'...unjustified invasion of Iraq, I mean of Ukraine': George Bush in another goof-up

Washington [US], May 19 (ANI): Former US president George W. Bush on Thursday referred to Russia's Ukraine invasion as the ...

3 injured as blast hits northern Afghanistan

Balkh [Afghanistan], May 19 (ANI): At least three people sustained injuries following a blast in the Balkh province's Mazar-i-Sharif on ...

Taliban's Most Wanted Mostly in Plain Sight

He regularly meets foreign diplomats and speaks in public but is also the FBI's most wanted man in Afghanistan.Sirajuddin Haqqani, ...

Pakistan, Militants Call Truce in Afghanistan-Hosted Peace Talks

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban confirmed Wednesday they hosted fresh peace negotiations between Pakistan and fugitive leaders of an outlawed ...

First polio outbreak in 30 years declared in Mozambique

Health authorities in Mozambique declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus on Wednesday after confirming that a child in the country's ...

Can Africa replace Russia as the EU's main source of gas

If such a move were easy, it would have been attempted a long time ago.In 2021, Russia supplied about 45% ...

TTP extends ceasefire in Pakistan till May 30

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): The banned outfit Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Wednesday announced an extension in the ceasefire with ...

Pakistan releases 30 TTP terrorists as it hold talks with outfit: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): The Pakistani government has reportedly released 30 terrorists belonging to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) as ...

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Bilawal seeks better ties with US, says 'I'm against hate-politics, division and polarization'

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): Asserting that he is particularly "anti-hate-politics, division and polarization", Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has ...

Taliban's 'atrocious' regime root cause of food scarcity in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Since the takeover, the Taliban's hard regime has waged war and constant unrest in the ...

Sri Lanka: 10-hour-long water cut imposed in Colombo amid food, fuel shortage

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): Several parts of the Colombo city will undergo a 10-hour- long water cut on ...

Rights Groups Decry Taliban Shuttering of Human Rights Commission

washington - The Taliban's decision to dissolve Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission is a major setback for the country, say ...

Economic crisis: Talks between Sri Lanka, IMF to conclude on May 24

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): The ongoing discussion between International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Sri Lanka, to help mitigate ...

Global wheat war is coming media

West could be forced to ask Russia for grain in exchange for lifting sanctionsWheat prices have surged to record highs ...

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