UNITED NATIONS, May 26 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemns the recent attacks in Afghanistan's capital Kabul and northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, which have claimed the lives of numerous civilians, said his spokesman on Thursday.
"The secretary-general extends his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a swift recovery to those injured. Attacks against civilians and
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Factories and plants need sufficient and stable sources of power, which is imported from neighboring Iran, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. In Afghanistan almost all the infrastructure, including power plants and factorie
washington - The reign of new Islamic State terror group leader Abu al-Hassan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi may be over, less than three months after it began.
The Turkish website OdaTV first reported the arrest of Abu al-Hassan Thursday, saying Turkish police captured him without fir
ISLAMABAD - A senior United Nations observer Thursday expressed serious concern about the 'erasure of women from public life' across Afghanistan since the Islamist Taliban seized power in August.
'Afghanistan is facing a plethora of critical human rights challenges that are having a severe impact on the population,' Richard Bennett, the U.N. special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, told
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, May 26 (Xinhua) -- In a country already beset by innumerable destabilizing factors, power shortages are doing nothing help Afghanistan's recovery.
In southern Kandahar province, like anywhere else, no electricity means no productivity.
Elham Haqmal manages a milk processing plant in Kandahar's Industrial Park.
"We have no mains electricity at all. We operate on the power from
BEIJING, May 26 (Xinhua) -- The next World Table Tennis (WTT) Grand Smash will be held in Budapest in July.
The Budapest Smash will take place from July 11-24 as the participants will compete for a prize pool of two million U.S. dollars.
"To have a Smash, the marquee event of our news series, in Europe where table tennis was born was a huge priority for all of us and to have it in Hungary, a country with
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, 26th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Ahmed Al Hay Al Hameli, UAE Ambassador to Turkmenistan has met with Rashid Meredov, Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, to discuss several sectors of common interest.
During the meeting, which was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of T
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US special envoy commends India's 'enormous' capability in supporting Afghans with humanitarian needs
KABUL, May 26 (Xinhua) -- A total of 876 families received cash assistance in two Afghan provinces on Wednesday, authorities said on Thursday.
In Khakriz district in southern Kandahar province, 310 conflict- and drought-affected families received 28,000 afghanis (about 320 U.S. dollars) for each, the Office of the State Minister for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs said in a tweet.
BISHKEK, May 26 (Xinhua) -- The First Eurasian Economic Forum opened here on Thursday, with the participation of more than 2,500 representatives.
Opening the forum, Cabinet Chairman of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan Akylbek Zhaparov noted that the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is capable of transforming into a major subject of the world economy and helping to eliminate those distortions and imbalances that have develo
KABUL, May 26 (Xinhua) -- The intelligence personnel of Afghanistan's caretaker government has busted an armed theft group in the country's eastern province of Laghman, the General Directorate of Intelligence (GDI) said Thursday.
"Personnel of the General Directorate of Intelligence (GDI) has arrested a three-member theft group in Dawlat Shahi district, Laghman province following a recent operation," the nationa