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  • March 3, 2021 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Three female journalists killed by gunmen in Afghanistan in latest wave of violence
    CNN:Three female media workers were shot dead in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, government officials said, amid a wave of killings that is spreading fear among professional workers in urban centers.Zalmai Latifi, head of local broadcaster Enikas TV, said the three women were recent high school graduates aged between 18 and 20 who worked in the station's dubbing department.      Full news...

  • February 27, 2021 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    A journalist’s family members were shot death in Ghor province, Afghanistan
    8 Sobh(transected by RAWA):Security sources in Ghor province confirmed that five members of the family of Bismillah Adel, a journalist who was recently killed, were shot by gunmen.An unnamed government source in Ghor, speaking on condition of anonymity, told 8 Sobh newspaper that three members of the journalist’s family were killed and two others were injured in the incident.      Full news...

  • February 21, 2021 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Two explosions in Afghanistan kill at least three: Officials
    Aljazeera: Separate bomb explosions in Afghanistan killed at least three people including a child and wounded 20 others on Sunday, Afghan officials said.Kabul police spokesman Ferdaws Faramarz said a roadside bomb targeted a police car, killing the driver and a nearby child. Five other civilians including children were wounded.      Full news...

  • February 13, 2021 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    52% of Afghanistan is under the Taliban control: Pajhwok
    Khaama Press: Pajhwok Afghan News in a survey analysis found that at least 52 percent of Afghanistan’s territory is controlled by the Taliban and 59 percent of the population lives under the Afghan government.Pajhwok Afghan News indicated that the government controls 46 percent of the territory, the survey is conducted between November 2020 and February 2021.      Full news...

  • February 11, 2021 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Pregnant Afghan Woman Sells Kidney to Pay Husband's Debts
    Tolo News: Gul, 28, is a native of nearby Faryab province, but has sought refuge in Herat province amid the war and other violence. She said she did not have any other option except to sell her kidney and to pay the loans of her husband who was in Taliban custody. The Taliban has not commented.      Full news...

  • February 10, 2021 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Afghanistan girls’ high school severely damaged in airstrike and fighting
    Norwegian Refugee Council: Recent fighting between Afghan security forces and armed opposition groups has destroyed a girls’ high school in Faryab province in Northern Afghanistan. The destruction of the school has robbed more than 3,000 students of their classrooms.“The recent fighting shows yet again the high risks and dangers for students in Afghanistan wanting to receive an education,” said Astrid Sletten, Afghanistan Country Director for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).      Full news...

  • February 6, 2021 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    In Afghanistan, a Booming Kidney Trade Preys on the Poor
    The New York Times: HERAT, Afghanistan — Amid the bustle of beggars and patients outside the crowded hospital here, there are sellers and buyers, casting wary eyes at one another: The poor, seeking cash for their vital organs, and the gravely ill or their surrogates, looking to buy.      Full news...