Showing posts with label Taliban. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Taliban. Show all posts

Monday, January 30, 2023

Death toll of suicide bombing in Pakistan’s Peshawar grows to 100, many people were injured



UPDATE 31.01.2023: The death toll from a suicide bombing at a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar has risen to 100, a medical official says, as the South Asian country faces a mounting security challenge from armed groups.

“So far, 100 bodies have been brought to Lady Reading Hospital,” the spokesman for the largest medical facility in the city, Mohammad Asim, said in a statement on Tuesday. 

Friday, August 20, 2021

Saturday, August 14, 2021

US’ Afghanistan Exit May Create New ‘Breeding Grounds’ for Terrorism, Warns UK Defense Secretary



 Negotiated under the Trump administration and then pushed back under the Biden White House, US troops now have a deadline to depart from Afghanistan by August 31, just days ahead of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that ultimately prompted the US invasion of the war-torn country.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Netherlands to Keep Deporting Rejected Afghan Asylum Seekers, Reports Say - Sputnik International

Asylum Seekers

(Sputnik) - The Netherlands is set to continue deporting rejected Afghan asylum seekers despite the Taliban* intensifying their offensive in the conflict-torn country, the NRC Handelsblad newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Monday, August 9, 2021

27 children killed, 136 wounded in Afghanistan in past 2 days: UN

27 children killed, 136 wounded in Afghanistan

Rising violence in Afghanistan is taking a devastating toll on children, with 27 killed and 136 more wounded in the past two days alone, said the UN on Monday.

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Taliban say team in Qatar for Afghan peace talks

Taliban say team in Qatar for Afghan peace talks
The Taliban's negotiating team has arrived in Qatar, a spokesman said Saturday, in a sign that long-delayed peace talks with the Afghan government are inching closer to starting.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Afghanistan offers talks with Taliban

Afghanistan offers talks with Taliban
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered recognition of the Taliban as a legitimate political group on Wednesday as part of a proposed political process that he said could lead to talks aimed at ending more than 16 years of war.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Afghan President Ghani Demands Pakistan Act against Taliban

Afghanistan has long accused Pakistan of aiding terrorists
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday accused neighboring Pakistan of failing to move against the Taliban and pledged a new security plan for Kabul after hundreds of people were killed and wounded in two deadly attacks on the capital last month.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Taliban increases control over territory in Afghanistan : US watchdog

Taliban increases control over territory in Afghanistan
The Taliban has increased the amount of territory it has influence in or controls in Afghanistan in the past six months, a US watchdog agency said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Taliban kidnap 27 passengers in Afghanistan

At least 27 passengers were kidnapped on Tuesday after Taliban militants intercepted three vehicles in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...