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Afghanistan, NATO discuss further cooperation after foreign troop withdrawal: Foreign Ministry

Moscow/UNI/SPUTNIK: Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar has met with NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative for Afghanistan Stefano Pontecorvo to discuss further cooperation after the international troops withdrawal, the Afghan Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

At least 20 dead, 90 injured over four days of fighting in Afghanistan’s Herat region: Reports

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: At least 20 people, including civilians, have died and another 90 were injured during the last four days of ongoing fighting with the Taliban (a terror group, banned in Russia) in the Afghan city of Herat and its outskirts, the Tolo News TV channel reports.

Pakistan cannot bear burden of hosting more Afghan refugees, says Pakistan NSA

Washington/Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf has said that Pakistan cannot bear the burden of hosting more Afghan refugees and that arrangements should be made to keep displaced Afghans inside their country instead of pushing them into Pakistan.

Afghanistan: Record number of women and children killed or wounded

New York: More women and children were killed and wounded in Afghanistan in the first half of 2021 than in the first six months of any year since records began in 2009, a United Nations report revealed on Monday.

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan set to hit unprecedented highs in 2021: UN

Kabul: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan in the first half of 2021 reached record levels, including a particularly sharp increase in killings and injuries since May when international military forces began their withdrawal and the fighting intensified following the Taliban’s offensive, the UN said on Monday.

Pakistani Army men, LeT cadres are helping Taliban in Afghan war

Kabul/New Delhi/UNI: Pakistan is extending extensive support to Taliban which is trying to capture power in Afghanistan and has sent hundreds of Army personnel and thousands cadres of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror outfit to fight alongside the extremist group against the government forces, according to security and intelligence inputs from the war-torn nation.

US commitment to Afghanistan continues: Zalmay Khalilzad

Kabul:  US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has said America will keep on supporting the Afghanistan government to ensure the safety of the country.

Can give evidence to prove Pakistan is giving air support to Taliban: Saleh

Kabul: Afghanistan vice president  Amrullah Saleh has said he can show evidence to prove Pakistan is providing air support to the Taliban.

Afghanistan violence claims 119 lives in just two days: Reports

Kabul: Afghanistan witnessed the deaths of 119 people, including 102 security force members, during two days of clashes and security incidents on June 3 and 4, media reports said.

Civilian toll devastating in Afghanistan: Human Rights Watch

Kabul/New York/IBNS: Attacks by all parties to Afghanistan’s armed conflict in 2019 took a devastating toll on civilians, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday in its World Report 2020.

Following week of bloodshed, ‘suffering of the Afghan people must end’: UN mission chief

New York: In the wake of a surge in violent strikes by Taliban extremists in Afghanistan over the past week, the country’s top UN envoy has pleaded for an end to the fighting through a negotiated peace settlement, and an end to the “indescribable loss” suffered by victims’ loved ones

Putin told Pompeo about difficult course of Afghan conflict settlement : Kremlin Aide

Sochi, May 15 (Sputnik/UNI) Russian President Vladimir Putin told US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during the Tuesday talks that settlement of the Afghan conflict was a difficult process as well as pointed out the need to reach progress and boost cooperation on the issue, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov told reporters.

Afghanistan: 10 killed in Khost blast

Kabul, May 6 (IBNS): At least 10 people were killed when a blast rocked a mosque in Khost city in southeast of Afghanistan on Sunday, media reports said.

Pakistan can do more to help us in Afghanistan: Pentagon

Washington, May 4 (IBNS): The US has said that it believes Pakistan has more oppurtunities to fight terrorism and help to ensure stability in Afghanistan.

Health-care workers suffer attacks every single week: ICRC

New York, May 4 (IBNS): An incident of violence against health-care facilities or personnel has taken place every single week since the passage two years ago of a U.N. Security Council Resolution meant to increase respect for the sanctity of health care, said International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).