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Record number of 168 million people will need UN assistance in 2020

Record number of 168 million people will need UN assistance in 2020

A record number of 168 million people, or about one in 45 worldwide, will need assistance in 2020, the United Nations said on Wednesday, adding they would need $29 billion to provide that help....
4 December 19 - 23:52
Japan Contributes $7mn to Support Children & Mother’s Health in Afghanistan

Japan Contributes $7mn to Support Children & Mother’s Health in Afghanistan

The Government of Japan has donated USD 7 million in support of UNICEF’s drive to provide life-saving vaccines, addressing urgent needs and rights of Afghanistan’s children and women.
4 December 19 - 23:44
UN Criminal Court Asked to Open Afghan War Crimes Probe

UN Criminal Court Asked to Open Afghan War Crimes Probe

The International Criminal Court was packed Wednesday as hearings began over whether United Nations prosecutors can investigate potential war crimes in Afghanistan.
4 December 19 - 23:29
Survey: 89% Afghans support peace process

Survey: 89% Afghans support peace process

According to Asia Foundation study, Afghans fearful for personal safety, but believe country is moving in right direction
4 December 19 - 00:49
US envoy urges Afghanistan to act on school sex abuse

US envoy urges Afghanistan to act on school sex abuse

Alice Wells, the top diplomat for South and Central Asia, encourages Afghan authorities to 'take decisive action'
4 December 19 - 00:41
QRCS launches phase 2 of educational aid distribution in Afghanistan

QRCS launches phase 2 of educational aid distribution in Afghanistan

The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Afghanistan has launched Phase 2 of a project to support education in remote and poor provinces of the country, with educational aid distributed to five ...
4 December 19 - 00:38
Pension law for private sector takes effect

Pension law for private sector takes effect

 President Ashraf Ghani has approved a regulation proposed by the relevant ministry concerning pensions for non-government organizations’ employees across the country, officials said on Monday....
2 December 19 - 22:41
Indonesian Minister Marsudi to Visit Afghanistan Early Next Year

Indonesian Minister Marsudi to Visit Afghanistan Early Next Year

The Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi will visit Afghanistan early 2020 to reaffirm Indonesia’s commitment to building sustainable peace in the South Asian nation.
2 December 19 - 07:37
World bodies must break silence on US economic sanctions: Iran

World bodies must break silence on US economic sanctions: Iran's health minister

International organizations should not remain silent about Washington's cruel economic sanctions that also target Iran's food and medicine, an Iranian minister has said, warning of the adverse ...
29 November 19 - 23:19

Afghan soldier given death sentence for deliberately killing an Army Officer

A court sentenced a soldier of 209th Shaheen Corps to death for deliberately shooting and killing an Army officer in North of Afghanistan.
26 November 19 - 11:50