Thursday 1 September 2022
September 01, 2022
Senior Biden Aide Hints At Financial Consequences For Taliban Rights Abuses
A senior aide to U.S. President Joe Biden has hinted that the Taliban could face financial consequences for human rights violations. In his first broadcast interview since his appointment last year, Rob Berschinski, special assistant to the president, said, "We're going to hold them to their word."
August 31, 2022
Taliban Marks Year Since Foreign Withdrawal At Former U.S. Base; Kabul Blast Kills At Least 2
The Taliban on August 31 marked the first anniversary of the final withdrawal of U.S.-led international troops from Afghanistan with victory chants and a military parade showcasing equipment left behind by American forces.
August 30, 2022
UN Aid Chief Warns 6 Million Afghans Are At Risk Of Famine Amid Growing Crisis
The UN's humanitarian chief has urged donors to restore funding for Afghanistan, warning that 6 million Afghans are at risk of famine while more than half of the country’s 39 million people need humanitarian help.
August 28, 2022
EU's Borrell: Taliban Rulers Show No Signs Of Moderation In Afghanistan
The Taliban rulers of Afghanistan have shown no signs of moderation since taking over the country a year ago and the situation for people in the country remains “dire,” the EU’s top diplomat said in an analysis on the European Commission website.
August 26, 2022
Gandhara Briefing: The Taliban's War With IS-K; A Pakistani Women-Only Park Closes; Afghans Deported From Tajikistan
This week's Gandhara Briefing brings insights into clerics turning into prime targets in the conflict between the Taliban and the rival Islamic State-Khorasan militant group; the uproar over a move to close the lone women-only park in Bannu; and Tajikistan's deportations of Afghan migrants.
Returning Pakistani Taliban Employs Extortion As Control Grows2
'Better To Die': Afghan Woman Accuses Taliban Official Of Rape, Forced Marriage3
Amnesty Confirms Fresh Videos Show Taliban Executing Resistance Fighters4
'No One To Protect Us': Afghan Journalists Who Fled To Pakistan Say Western Nations Have Abandoned Them5
IMF Approves Latest Tranches Of Loan Program For Pakistan6
Fleeing Afghans Who Reach Turkey Get No Respite From Violence, Persecution7
Under The Taliban, Public Employees Must Pass Test Of Faith8
Women's Rights: A Year After The Taliban Takeover9
'We Are Left With Nothing': Deadly Floods Aggravate Afghanistan's Economic, Humanitarian Crisis10
Monsoon Flooding In Pakistan Leaves More Than 1,000 Dead