New Zealand, in symbolic move, to pull last six troops out of Afghanistan by May
February 17, 2021
WELLINGTON/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – New Zealand said on Wednesday it will pull out its last six troops from Afghanistan by May, the first foreign government to confirm a withdrawal since peace talks began and coming at an uncertain period for the process as violence rises.
February 14, 2021
Dozens hurt by huge blaze close to Iran-Afghanistan border
HERAT, Afghanistan (Reuters) - At least 60 people were injured as hundreds of fuel vehicles exploded in a massive blaze that tore through a customs post in Afghanistan close to the Iranian border, disrupting power supplies and causing millions of dollars of damage.
February 7, 2021
Peace in Afghanistan impossible without Pakistan: US State Department
WASHINGTON (Web Desk) - US State Department spokesman has said that Pakistan-US bilateral relations are not only viewed from the angle of China, our other priority is peace and stability in Afghanistan which is not possible without Pakistan.
February 2, 2021
11 killed, seven wounded in wave of bomb attacks in Kabul
KABUL (Reuters) – At least 11 people were killed and seven wounded in a series of explosions in Afghanistan on Tuesday, after Western countries called on the Taliban to end a wave of violence that the group denies responsibility for.
January 31, 2021
International troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond May deadline, say NATO officers
ISLAMABAD (92 News) - International troops plan to stay in Afghanistan beyond the May deadline envisaged by the insurgent Taliban’s deal with the United States, four senior NATO officials said, a move that could escalate tensions with the Taliban demanding full withdrawal.
January 28, 2021
Corruption in Pakistan increased more than Afghanistan, reveals TI report
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Corruption in Pakistan has increased more than Afghanistan as Transparency International (TI) on Thursday released its annual report, showing that the corruption situation in Pakistan has worsened in 2020.
January 20, 2021
Pakistan, new US govt have conformity of views about Afghanistan: FM
LAHORE (92 News) - Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan and newly-elected US government have conformity of views about Afghanistan and other priorities.