Terror strikes as Afghan poliovirus discovered lurking in two Peshawar environmental samples.

The poliovirus has been found in two sewage samples collected from Peshawar district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The Pakistan Polio Laboratory at the National Institute of Health confirmed that it is the Afghan strain of the wild poliovirus type 1, genetically linked to the virus cluster in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. Pakistan and Afghanistan are […]

COAS emphasizes on collaborating against terrorism and extremism during his meeting with Afghan FM in a tense atmosphere.

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Asim Munir has met with acting Afghan Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi in Islamabad, where they discussed mutual interests such as regional security, border management and formalising bilateral security mechanisms for improving the current security environment. The ISPR, Pakistan’s national media outlet, reported that COAS reiterated the need […]

“Foreign Minister’s Unprecedented Afghan Tour Raises Suspicion: Will He Charm or Charm Offensive?”

The foreign minister of Afghanistan’s Taliban government, Amir Khan Muttaqi, held talks with his counterparts from Pakistan and China during his rare visit abroad. Muttaqi is barred by international sanctions from leaving Afghanistan but was granted an exemption for a trip to Islamabad just days after the United Nations secretary-general again condemned the Taliban government’s […]

Is TTP still using Afghan soil for attacks in Pakistan, according to Khawaja Asif?

Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has expressed concern about the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) using Afghan soil for attacks in Pakistan, especially in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Pakistan has seen a surge in TTP violence since peace talks between the militant group and the government began to falter last year. Many of these attacks were planned and directed […]

Six killed in suicide blast in Afghan capital

Six civilians were killed and several were injured in a suicide attack near Afghanistan’s foreign ministry in Kabul yesterday. Italian NGO Emergency confirmed that it had received two dead and 12 wounded, including one child. No group has claimed responsibility. This is the second attack near the foreign ministry in less than three months, ended […]

Afghan refugees want Canada to bring more family and friends to join them | CBC News

Afghan refugees hoping to join their families in Canada are facing uncertainty as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) struggles to process visa applications fast enough. Afghan sponsorship applications are coming under intense scrutiny, with some being declined due to arbirary reasons. Critics have accused the Canadian government of prioritising refugees from Ukraine, which is […]

Afghan team likely to arrive soon for security talks: minister

اسلام آباد: وزیر دفاع خواجہ آصف نے منگل کے روز کہا کہ مختلف امور بالخصوص علاقائی سلامتی اور انسداد دہشت گردی کے اقدامات پر بات چیت کے لیے ایک اعلیٰ سطحی افغان وفد کی جلد ہی ملک آمد متوقع ہے۔ یہاں پریس کانفرنس سے خطاب کرتے ہوئے انہوں نے اس بات پر زور دیا کہ […]

Afghan delegation to visit Pakistan soon: Khawaja Asif

پاکستان کے وزیر دفاع خواجہ آصف نے منگل کو کہا کہ علاقائی سلامتی اور انسداد دہشت گردی کے اقدامات سمیت مختلف امور سے متعلق بات چیت جاری رکھنے کے لیے افغانستان سے حکومتی سطح کا وفد جلد ہی پاکستان آنے والا ہے۔ ایک پریس کانفرنس میں، انہوں نے کہا کہ دوحہ معاہدے (افغانستان میں 2001-2021 […]

Protest in Pakistan as Afghan refugees wait 18 months for US Visas

امریکی ویزوں کی منظوری میں انتہائی تاخیر کا سامنا کرنے والے سینکڑوں افغان مہاجرین نے اتوار کو پاکستان کے دارالحکومت میں احتجاج کیا۔ امریکی حکومت کی ترجیح 1 اور ترجیح 2، جسے P1 اور P2 کے نام سے جانا جاتا ہے، پناہ گزینوں کے پروگراموں کا مقصد ان کے وطن میں طالبان کے قبضے کے […]

An Afghan military interpreter made it to Canada — but his siblings were forced back to Afghanistan | CBC News

Asad Ali Afghan and his family fled Afghanistan for Pakistan in November 2021, after he served as an Afghan military interpreter. After nine months of waiting for the federal government to push through the paperwork, they arrived in Winnipeg and settled in Delta, B.C. a month later. However, three siblings of Asad remain in Afghanistan, […]