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Afghanistan world's sixth vulnerable, least ready country to address impacts of climate change: UN

Beijing News 06 Dec 2023
The UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Afghanistan Daniel Peter ... Endres expressed his concerns over the effects of climate change in Afghanistan. In a video released by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Afghanistan, Endres said.

Taliban's abusive education policies harm boys as well as girls in Afghanistan, rights group says

Auburnpub dot com 06 Dec 2023
The ban remains the Taliban's biggest obstacle to gaining recognition as the legitimate rulers of Afghanistan ... Traffic officers work in the middle of a street in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, Monday, June 12, 2023 ... Traffic officer Muhammad Yaseen Niazi, 27, poses for a portrait in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 7, 2023.

Afghan Insurgent Groups Step Up Attacks, Political Campaign Against Taliban

Voa News 06 Dec 2023
forces in Afghanistan ... Recently, some former Afghan military officials who advocate for military and political campaigns against the Taliban opened the office of Afghanistan's United Front in the United States, raising the former Afghan flag on their office building ... interests clearly emanating from Afghanistan, the U.S.

Pakistan’s Afghans deportation policy discussed with visiting US official

The News International 06 Dec 2023
Pakistan’s Special Representative on Afghanistan Asif Durrani and Ambassador Julieta Valls Noyes, US Assistant Secretary for Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, in their meeting at the Foreign Office on Tuesday focused specifically on Pakistan’s policy of the return to ...

UNAMA’s silence on Afghan women’s detention shameful: female protestors

Khaama Press 06 Dec 2023
UN, #NOEXCUSE is there to deny #GenderApartheid in #Afghanistan#RecogniseGenderApartheidInAfghanistan ... In her message, she states that the presence of the United Nations political office in Afghanistan has allowed the Taliban to gain millions of dollars every week.

“Schools are Failing Boys Too”

Human Rights Watch 06 Dec 2023
In Afghanistan’s central Daikundi province, Qasim R., a student in grade 10, said, “A social worker is appointed to teach us science subjects ... Afghanistan’s in article 39 explicitly prohibits any form of punishment at school ... Corporal punishment has been a longstanding problem in schools in Afghanistan ... Afghanistan ... Afghanistan ... Asia Afghanistan.

Opinion: Double the Defense Budget

Market Watch 06 Dec 2023
He served as a naval officer and as deputy Undersecretary of the Navy and is the author of Mayday and Seablindness ... Officers fit for peacetime administration are often set aside when combat begins. Even in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S ... staff officers needed to fight the next war.

Afghanistan and China Strengthen Cultural Heritage Preservation Ties

Beijing Times 05 Dec 2023
Afghanistan, with its history spanning over 5,000 years, is home to two UNESCO World Heritage sites ... In January, Mawlavi Atiqullah Azizi, deputy minister of Culture and Information of Afghanistan, met with UNESCO Culture Program Officer Brendan Cassar, seeking assistance for the restoration of historical sites.

Situation of Afghan Women Discussed in Meeting of Opposition

Tolo News 05 Dec 2023
... Afghanistan's future ... Earlier, Suhail Shaheen, head of the Islamic Emirate’s political office based in Qatar, criticized the meetings and considered it not in the interest of the people of Afghanistan.

Afghan Opposition Leaders Meet for 2nd Day in Vienna

Tolo News 04 Dec 2023
Anyone who is disturbing the current peace and security and betraying our people -- we want the countries to not allow such meetings to take place because it is hostility with the people of Afghanistan,” said Suhail Shaheen, head of the Islamic Emirate’s political office in Qatar.

Several US officials to visit Islamabad to discuss Afghanistan, other issues

The News International 04 Dec 2023
Pakistan and the United States are holding consultations over several issues, including the situation in Afghanistan, said the Foreign Office in a statement issued on Sunday ... Meanwhile, the FO spokesperson said that Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West will be ...

Macron called the attack on tourists on Paris’s Quai de Grenelle a terrorist attack

The Eastern Herald 04 Dec 2023
French President Emmanuel Macron called the incident a “terrorist act.” ... According to Darmanen, the suspect shouted “Allahu Akbar” and after his arrest told police that he was saddened by the deaths of Muslims “in Afghanistan and Palestine.”. The French anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office is investigating the incident ....

Two $100k gifts to WCU comm. dept. create two annual scholarships

Biltmore Beacon 04 Dec 2023
As a WCU student, Faw was named general manager for WWCU-FM and also served as on-air talent for the student-run radio station ... That’s what made the difference ... She is married to Dale Smith, who also attended WCU, earned a Purple Heart while serving in Afghanistan and is currently a police officer with the Charlotte/Mecklenburg Police Department ... ....

Three US officials to visit Pakistan this month: FO

The News International 03 Dec 2023
Foreign Office spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch briefing the press in Islamabad on May 18, 2023 ... Three US officials are scheduled to visit Pakistan this month to hold consultations over multiple issues including the situation in Afghanistan, the Foreign Office shared in a statement on Sunday.

Griffo honors Utica man for military service

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 03 Dec 2023
Redmond, who is chief operating officer of Mohawk Valley Garden, received a plaque, poster and book to commemorate his induction ...Rick is a consummate leader who selflessly and courageously served his country for more than two decades and earned a Purple Heart during his first combat tour in Afghanistan.