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Afghan scholarship holders stranded amid uncertainty

Afghan students offered scholarships by the Indian government to study this year have been left stranded in Afghanistan as they can’t be granted visas due to closure of Indian embassy after the Taliban takeover. A student with Indian scholarship said that over 1,800 students like him, half of whom from …

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Taliban downplay Daesh threat in Afghanistan

A top Taliban official has downplayed any possible threat by the Islamic State terrorist group, Daesh, in Afghanistan, rejecting claims that the group has training centers in the country. Afghanistan’s acting foreign minister Amir Khan Motaqi during his visit to Turkey said there is no security problem posed by Daesh …

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Hundreds leave Kabul in new evacuation flight

The ninth evacuation flight by Qatar Airlines took off on Monday from Kabul, flying hundreds of Afghans to Doha, a Qatari official said. Over 353 passengers including an unknown number of Americans, faculty staff and students of Afghanistan’s American University, citizens of Afghanistan, Australia, the Netherland, and Denmark were flown …

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EU announces 1.5billion-dollar aid to Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: The European Union announced an amount of 1.5 billion-dollar humanitarian package to Afghanistan to prevent further economic crisis in the war-torn country. A part of this fund will go to the neighboring countries of Afghanistan, where hundreds of thousands of people are settled as refugees, fleeing the …

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Polio cases surged in Nangarhar

AT News KABUL: Residents in the eastern province of Nangarhar expressed concerns over the surge in polio cases, saying that the medical teams have not accomplished polio vaccination due to security threats in several parts of the province. Doctors said that polio was a contiguous disease and that if the …

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Abdullah blames Ghani for state’s collapse

AT News KABUL: Chairman of the high council for national reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah blamed former President, Ashraf Ghani for fall of the country, saying that Ghani’s fleeing from the country caused severe chaos. He made the remarks at India Today Conclave 2021. According to Abdullah, the culmination of some specific …

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US, Islamic Emirate agree on humanitarian aids: MoFA

AT News KABUL: The US and Islamic Emirate Officials reached an agreement over provision of humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday. The statement said that the direct talks held between the representative of the Islamic Emirate and US officials …

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ECW announces $4million grand to Afghanistan

Mohammad Parwiz Arian KABUL: The Education Cannot Wait announced four million dollar grant first emergency response grant in Afghanistan. The new investment responds to the fluid and complex crisis affecting Afghanistan, a sharp increase in internal displacement, and the long-term impacts that decades of conflict have had on Afghanistan’s children …

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