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Hamid Karzai slams Pakistan over mistreating Afghan refugees

Kabul: Ex-Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai has slammed Pakistan for mistreating Afghan refugees who had to cross the border for safety following the collapse of the government last year.

Afghanistan registered trade surplus with Pakistan: US Monitoring agency

Washington/Kabul: US monitoring agency SIGAr said in its report that  Afghanistan registered a trade surplus of USD 79 million with Pakistan from July 2021 to June 2022.

Afghanistan: Taliban launch female-staffed security unit to disperse women's protests

Kabul: The Taliban have established a public security unit made up of female employees who will presumably disperse protesting women in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Interior said on Tuesday.

Afghanistan: Opium cultivation up nearly a third, warns UNODC

New York: The 2022 opium crop in Afghanistan is the most profitable in years with cultivation up by nearly a third amid soaring prices, and despite the multiple humanitarian and economic crises facing the country and it’s Taliban rulers, said the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Tuesday.

Afghanistan: 30 people hurt in traffic mishap on Kabul-Kandahar highway

A traffic mishap on Kabul-Kandahar highway has left 30 people, which include mostly women and children, injured in Afghanistan, media reports said on Tuesday.

Taliban bars women students from entering Badakhshan University campus for not wearing burqa

Kabul: Female students at the Badakhshan University in northeastern Afghanistan have said they were sent back for not wearing burqa, the attire which has been recommended by the Taliban rulers of the country, media reports said on Sunday.

Women protest in Kabul to demand reopening of schools

Kabul: Women activists in Kabul recently demonstrated as they expressed concern about the continued effective ban on female students over 6th grade, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Blast rocks mosque in Kabul, seven hurt

Kabul: A blast rocked a mosque in Afghanistan capital Kabul city on Friday, leaving at least seven people hurt, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Gunshot fired by Taliban member leaves minor girl dead in Badghis

Kabul: A gunshot fired by a Taliban member has left one 12-year-old girl dead in Badghis province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Wednesday.

Pakistan: Soldier dies close to Afghanistan border

Islamabad: A Pakistan Army soldier died while thwarting a terrorist attack from inside Afghanistan across the international border in North Waziristan district, media reports said on Tuesday.

Afghanistan envoy to UN says attacks on Hazaras must be investigated as genocide crime

Naseer Ahmad Faiq, Afghanistan’s representative to the UN, urged the organization’s member states to probe the targeted attacks on Hazara community members as act of genocide.

Afghanistan: Mortar shell explosion leaves two children dead

Kabul: An unexploded mortar shell exploded in Paktika region of Afghanistan which left at least two children dead, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Body of young girl with bullet wound recovered

Kabul: The lifeless body of a young girl was recovered from Pol-e-Khomri city in Afghanistan with a gunshot wound, media reports said on Saturday.

Pakistan security forces, Taliban armed forces clash along Spin Boldak, woman dies

Kandahar, Afghanistan: Pakistani border security forces and Taliban armed forces clashed along the border in the Spin Boldak border town in Kandahar province of southern Afghanistan when an Afghan woman died during the skirmish, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Large number of farmers now depend on opium cultivation for survival, says SIGAR

Kabul: The struggle of people in Afghanistan is becoming more intense and even forcing farmers in the country to depend on opium poppies cultivation for their livelihood.