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‘Children going to die’: UN warns of ‘acute’ Afghan food crisis

UN says more than half of Afghanistan’s 39 million population is facing acute food insecurity and ‘marching to starvation’. Millions…

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Afghan journalists lament ‘bleak’ future for media under Taliban

Shabir Ahmadi started his job at TOLO TV, Afghanistan’s largest private broadcaster, during one of the darkest days for the…

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Pakistani foreign minister meets Taliban in Afghanistan

Foreign minister’s first visit since the Taliban takeover comes as the neighbouring countries attempt to solve border issues affecting movement…

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UN sets up trust fund for Afghanistan amid cash shortages

UNDP says special fund aims to inject liquidity into Afghan households as the country suffers ‘economic implosion’. The United Nations…

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Russia welcomes Taliban ‘efforts’ to stabilise Afghanistan

Moscow is hosting the group for international talks but is stopping short of official recognition. Russia recognises the Taliban’s “efforts”…

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US: Taliban will have no access to Afghan central bank reserves

Deputy United States Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo on Tuesday said it is essential to maintain US sanctions against the Taliban.…

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Afghanistan: Taliban agrees to door-to-door polio vaccine drive

Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan are the last countries in the world with endemic polio, an incurable and highly infectious disease.…

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Iran to host multilateral conference on Afghanistan

FMs of Iran, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Russia to hold talks in Tehran. Tehran, Iran – Tehran will…

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Taliban says Afghan girls will return to secondary schools soon

Spokesman for interior ministry tells Al Jazeera that all schools and universities in Afghanistan will reopen ‘in a very short…

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Ex-Taliban commander pleads not guilty to killing US troops

Haji Najibullah, charged in relation to 2008 attack on US troops in Afghanistan, says accusations are ‘incorrect’. The lawyer for…

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