TimeLine Layout

June, 2022

  • 29 June

    Putin says Russia in contact with all Afghan political forces

    AT News KABUL: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Moscow is keeping contacts with all Afghan political forces, stressing that all afghan ethnic groups should be involved in running the country. At a meeting with his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rakhmon in Dushanbe on Tuesday, Putin said that Russia will …

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  • 29 June

    US, Taliban officials to meet in wake of deadly earthquake

    AT News KABUL: Taliban-led government’s foreign minister and finance and central bank officials arrived in Qatar on Wednesday to meet with U.S. special representative and Treasury department official, in the wake of last week´s deadly earthquake. Last week´s devastating earthquake in southeastern Afghanistan killed more than 1,150, with thousands injured. …

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  • 29 June

    Russia, Tajikistan agree to boost Afghan-Tajik border security

    AT News KABUL: Russian and Tajik presidents have agreed on boosting defence cooperation, including enhanced security on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border, a plan that comes against the backdrop of concerns frequently raised by both countries regarding breeding grounds of terrorism in Afghanistan. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Tajik counterpart Emomali …

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  • 28 June

    UN launches appeal for $110 million to help Paktika quake survivors

    AT News KABUL: The United Nations on Monday launched an emergency appeal for $110 million to provide lifesaving assistance to more than 360,000 Afghans who were affected by last week’s earthquake in Paktika and Khost provinces. The funding is required over the next three months. The United Nations Office for …

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  • 28 June

    Pakistan to import coal from Afghanistan

    AT News KABUL: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has reportedly approved import of quality coal from Afghanistan in Pakistani rupees instead of dollars as the neighboring country is grasping at claws to save foreign exchange amid economic turmoil. This is as the Taliban government have already stepped up coal exports …

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  • 28 June

    A glimpse of past two decades in Afghanistan

    After the fall of the Taliban government in 2001 and establishment of a republic government in Afghanistan, many people received the change with much euphoria as they were liberated from years of persecution and finally achieved freedom.

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  • 28 June

    Tribal elders, clerics to gather in Kabul to discuss political issues

    AT News KABUL: A three-day gathering of Afghan scholars will be held in Kabul on Wednesday which will be attended by more than 3,000 clerics and tribal elders from across the country. The gathering is expected to have limited coverage. The Islamic Emirate’s spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid, announced that a gathering …

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  • 27 June

    India sends 3,000 tons of wheat to Afghanistan

    AT News KABUL: India has sent a shipment of 3,000 metric tons of wheat to Afghanistan, an Indian official said, as part of New Delhi’s pledge to provide 50,000 tons of wheat to the quake-hit country. Arindam Bagchi, a spokesman for the External Affairs Ministry, said on Twitter that Delhi …

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  • 27 June

    US envoy vows to solve Afghanistan banking issues

    AT News KABUL: US special envoy for Afghanistan, Thomas West, pledged on Sunday to help resolve the banking problems in Afghanistan in a meeting with the Afghan Traders’ Council in the UAE. Obaidullah Sadarkhail, head of the council explained the problems faced by Afghan traders to the US envoy West. He …

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  • 27 June

    Many survivors still waiting for aid in Paktika

    AT News KABUL: Relief effort in hard-hit remote Gayan district and other parts of Paktika province recently devastated by a deadly earthquake remains limited due to funding and access constraints. Overwhelmed by the logistical complexities of issues, the Taliban are also grappling with inadequate funds as thousands are still in …

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