World warns Taliban of isolation

AT News KABUL: NATO, UN and Britain have warned the Taliban will be isolated if they continue to take power by force as Afghanistan is slipping out of control in the face of rapid Taliban gains. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in a statement after a meeting of the North …

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Customs revenue shrink as Taliban seize nine ports

AT News KABUL: There has been no customs activity in nine ports in the country which have fallen in the hands of the Taliban, said the Ministry of Finance on Saturday. Mohammad Rafi Tabe, a spokesman for the ministry, has said that the Ministry of Finance had suspended customs operations …

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First group of US troops arrive in Kabul

AT News KABUL: The first group of US troops has arrived in Kabul to help evacuate thousands of American diplomats and staff daily from Kabul. Official sources said on Saturday that on a special flight from Herat to Kabul this morning, government officials who had fallen to the Taliban were …

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UN chief urges Taliban to stop attacks on Afghan cities

AT News KABUL: The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on Taliban militants to “immediately” stop attacking on the cities of Afghanistan and avoid efforts to seize the power by force. Taliban’s lightning advances have made the people of Afghanistan and international community worried about a dark and violent …

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Four more provinces fall to Taliban

AT News KABUL: The Taliban militants reportedly captured four provincial capitals in their lightning advances that speeded up since August 6 when they first took control of Zaranj city, the center of the southwestern province of Nimroz. Reports said Saturday that the insurgent fighters seized Assad Abad, capital of Kunar …

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Afghanistan records 87 daily virus cases

AT News KABUL: Ministry of Public Health on Saturday said that it has recorded 87 new cases and seven deaths across the country in the past 24 hours. Ministry said that out of 1,934 suspected samples tested in laboratories in the past 24 hours, 87 were reported positive. The total …

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Canada offers refugee status to 20,000 Afghans

AT News KABUL: The government of Canada has announced it would offer refugee status to 20,000 Afghans as an escalating violence threatens the lives of millions of people in the war-hit country. The announcement has clarified the program would cover those Afghans who are facing Taliban threats. It was announced …

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Afghanistan faces serious instability

AT News KABUL: In the wake rapid Taliban advance, President Ashraf Ghani says that Afghanistan is serious threats of instability.  “I am fully aware of the ongoing situations in the country,” Ghani said, referring to the high level of violence ragging across the country- that also forced thousands of people …

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Pakistani soldiers clash with stranded Afghans in Chaman

AT News KABUL: Pakistani soldiers clashed with hundreds of stranded Afghans alongside the Durand-Crossing in Chaman area. The Afghans stranded across the Durand-crossing for many days and are struggling with shortage of food and living materials, according to the reports. The blockage of the Spin-Boldak port comes due to the …

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