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US allows humanitarian assistance to Afghan people after Quad reaches understanding on Taliban

US allows humanitarian assistance to Afghan people after Quad reaches understanding on Taliban

WASHINGTON: The US Treasury Department has issued licenses to facilitate humanitarian aid and financial assistance to the people of Afghanistan, while upholding sanctions on the Taliban, the Dawn reported. “Treasury is committed to facilitating the flow of humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan and other activities that support their basic human needs,” Andrea Gacki, […]

UNSC Seek Stable Afghanistan With Inclusive Govt

UNSC Seek Stable Afghanistan With Inclusive Govt

Kabul: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday at a press conference said all five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) are united in seeking a stable Afghanistan and an inclusive government, the Tolonews reported. Guterres made the remarks after talks among the foreign ministers of Britain, China, France, Russia and the […]

In UN General Assembly speech, Erdogan urges settlement of Kashmir issue under UN resolutions

In UN General Assembly speech, Erdogan urges settlement of Kashmir issue under UN resolutions

New York, Sep 22: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called for a solution to the decades-old Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan on the basis of the United Nations resolutions, Dawn newspaper reported.  Addressing the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), he said in a wide-ranging speech to the 193-member assembly: “We […]

SCO Leaders Discuss Afghanistan in Its Absence

SCO Leaders Discuss Afghanistan in Its Absence

Kabul: The China- and Russia-led bloc, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) held its 20th Council of Heads of States summit in Tajikistan on Friday which was attended by over 12 countries both physically and virtually, The Tolonews reported. Economic cooperation among the member states and Afghanistan’s situation were the pivotal topics of the summit, reports […]

Taliban Says it Will Build Regular Army, Include Former Members

Taliban Says it Will Build Regular Army, Include Former Members

Kabul: Two weeks after the announcement of members of a Taliban caretaker government, the Taliban government’s acting army chief of staff, Qari Fasihuddin, on Wednesday said they are working to form a “regular” and “strong” army, Tolo news reported. Fasihuddin said the plan to form the army will be finalized soon. “Our dear country should […]

153 Afghan Media Outlets Cease Operations in Afghanistan Since Taliban Takeover

153 Afghan Media Outlets Cease Operations in Afghanistan Since Taliban Takeover

Kabul: Organizations supporting free media in Afghanistan said on Monday that since the fall of the former government in mid-August, 153 media outlets have stopped activity in 20 provinces, The Tolonews reported. According to officials at the organizations, these outlets include radio, print and TV channels, and both economic problems and restrictions are reportedly the […]