NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Adrift in their own land, Afghanistan’s displaced see their population swell. More than 1.2 million Afghans are now displaced – a twofold increase in three years. The report, made public late Monday, said that more than 118,000 have fled in the first four months of 2016 alone. … “Those forced to […]
Taliban confirm attack in which officials say at least 35 people were also kidnapped.
The number of internally displaced Afghans has risen to 1.2 million people, up from 500,000 in 2013, according to a new report by Amnesty International. Afghans are one of the world’s largest refugee populations by nationality, withShow More Summary
A newly released Amnesty International report has found a “staggering” increase in the number of Afghans driven from their homes by the deepening unrest, political instability and economic stagnation in the country. The report, “My Children Will Die This Winter: Afghanistan’s Broken Promise to...
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of Afghans internally displaced by conflict has "dramatically" doubled to 1.2 million in just three years, Amnesty International said on Tuesday, warning that a lack of basic servicesShow More Summary
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday launched restoration work at Kabul's historic Darul Aman Palace, whose bombed out ruins have long symbolised the suffering caused by decades of conflict. The once-grand hilltop palace at the edge...Show More Summary
Serbian police detained on Monday three Afghan citizens who are suspected of organizing the smuggling of migrants through the Serbian-Hungarian border, the Serbian Interior Ministry said in a statement Monday.
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JABAL SARAJ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - After a break of 20 years, Afghanistan's first cement factory is once more clanking noisily in the countryside near Kabul as crushed-up limestone rocks rattle along a battered conveyor belt to the newly restored kiln.
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani dedicated an ambitious reconstruction project on Monday to restore the ruins of historic Darul Aman palace, an initiative aimed at signaling a new future for the war-torn country.
How one Afghan went from working on an Academy Award-nominated film to a crowded refugee camp in Berlin.
QUETTA/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - The brother of a man killed alongside Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in southwest Pakistan has filed a report with police asking for his brother's killing to be investigated, officials said on Sunday.
A DNA test has confirmed that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US drone strike, Pakistan's interior ministry said Sunday, as the family of a driver killed in the strike sought legal action. On Sunday, the family of Mansour's driver—identified as Mohammed Azam—filed a...
Afghan security forces killed at least 10 field commanders of the Taliban insurgency in an airstrike in northern Afghanistan’s Baghlan province, the Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement Sunday.
Al Jazeera speaks to Noorjahan Akbar, a human rights activist, about the immense challenges facing Afghan women
SHINDAND, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior leader of a breakaway Taliban faction says it is willing to hold peace talks with the Afghan government but will demand the imposition of Islamic law and the departure of all foreign forces. Mullah Abdul Manan Niazi told a group of followers on Sunday that his faction has no […]
BERLIN (AP) — The 75 people stuffed onto the small dinghy watched with horror as the water flowed in, eventually covering bags filled with clothes and mementos from the devastated homes they were fleeing. Jawad, a 25-year-old Afghan, prayed as he huddled with his wife, daughter and infant son. “We were about to sink. All […]
As the Taliban threatens to retaliate its leader's death, Afghan civilians continue to pay the highest price.
Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) officers on Saturday thwarted a suicide attack in country's capital of Kabul, press service of the NDS said in a statement.
Afghan militants prepare new terror attacks in Kabul against people and locations in any way connected with the United States, the US Embassy in Afghanistan's capital said in a security message on Saturday.