The number of the coronavirus cases in Pakistan on Monday reached 3,277 with the infections in the worst-hit Punjab province approaching 1,500 despite government claims that the ongoing lockdown in the country has slowed down the spread of the deadly virus.
The Taliban said their peace deal with the United States was nearing a breaking point, accusing Washington of violations that included drone attacks on civilians, while also chastising the Afghan government for delaying the release of 5,000 Taliban prisoners promised in the agreement.
Ata Mohammad Noor, the chief executive of Jamiat Islami, lashed out at Salahuddin Rabbani, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Amrullah Saleh for recent indecent comments being posted against him on social media.
The co-producer of “Golshahr”, Mojtaba Ehsani, has said that the documentary portrays the struggles put up by a group of Afghan immigrants in the Golshahr neighborhood in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad to halt the coronavirus pandemic.
Pakistan Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) on Sunday warned the Prosperous World and the United Nations against developing human crisis in Afghan refugee camps due to prolonged lockdown situation amidst coronavirus outbreak.
A planned $1 billion cut in U.S. aid to Afghanistan would come from funds for Afghan security forces, according to three U.S. sources, a step experts said would undercut both Kabul’s ability to fight the Taliban and its leverage to negotiate a peace deal with them. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced ...