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Taliban · Kabul

Blasts in Kabul mosque, north Afghanistan, kill at least 14

40% Right coverage: 40 sources
The Kabul Emergency Hospital said it received 22 victims of the mosque bombing. There were no further details on the blast that struck the Hazrat Zakaria Mosque. The minivans were targeted in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif after explosive devices were placed inside the vehicles.See the Story
Europe · Kabul

1.1 million Afghan children could face severe malnutrition

68% Center coverage: 53 sources
U.N. and other aid agencies were able to stave off outright famine after the Taliban takeover. But they are struggling to keep pace with relentlessly worsening conditions. Poverty is spiraling and making more Afghans in need of aid. As a result, the vulnerable are falling victim, including children and mothers.See the Story
UN Security Council · New York

UN calls for reversal of Taliban policies on women

40% Center coverage: 28 sources
The members of the Security Council called on the Taliban to swiftly reverse the policies and practices which are currently restricting the human rights and fundamental freedoms of Afghan women and girls. They also reiterated their call on theTaliban to adhere to their commitments to reopen schools for all female students without further delay. The Security Council further expressed deep concern regarding the volatile situation in Afghanistan.See the Story
Human Rights · Kabul

U.N. rights envoy says Taliban must reverse restrictions on Afghan women

50% Right coverage: 4 sources
U.N. rights envoy in Afghanistan says country faces "severe" human rights challenges. Richard Bennett called on Taliban authorities to reverse growing restrictions on women. He also called for investigation of attacks against religious minorities. Taliban spokesman denied human rights concerns, saying authorities were working on the issue.See the Story
Afghanistan · Afghanistan

Terror: Dozens dead in series of attacks in Afghanistan

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Several bombs exploded in Kabul and Mazar-i-Sharif. Many civilians, including women and children, are among the fatalities.See the Story
Cricket · Zabul

Cricket competition among school students starts in Zabul

A cricket competition between school students has been launched by the Department of Education in Zabul. Cricket fans have recently increased in Zabul and hundreds of young people are currently playing it in the province.See the Story
Paktia · Paktia

Four Book Exhibitions Held in Paktia

Daily book exhibitions were held in Gardez and three districts of Paktia province.See the Story
Kabul · Kabul

‘Afghanistan facing a plethora of human rights challenges’

KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan faced serious human rights challenges, said a UN expert in Kabul, urging the Taliban to take the path that brings stability andSee the Story
Coronavirus · Kabul

Dozens of health personnel die from Covid-19 in 2 years

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) says more than 4,700 health workers were infected with coronavirus while 97 others died since the .See the Story

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