Afghanistan


European Union Signs Aid Agreement For Afghan-Led Peace Plan In Geneva

On November 27, Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani co-hosted the Geneva Conference with the United Nations (UN) to discuss plans for peace and overall growth in Afghanistan. There the European Union (EU) agreed to help Afghanistan finance their state building and public sector reforms, healthcare, law enforcement, and elections. According to […]


Peace At Last: United States, Taliban, And Afghanistan Negotiate Peace Treaty

The American special envoy to Afghanistan is in talks with the Taliban and the Afghan government, with hopes of reaching a peace deal before the Afghan presidential election next April. The United States has been at war in Afghanistan since 2001 after the September 11 attacks and is leading direct […]


Death of Afghan Police Chief Pushes Afghanistan Into Further Crisis

The death of the high-ranking and powerful police chief and intelligence head of Kandahar Province, Abdul Raziq, has thrown the South Asian nation yet further into chaos and uncertainty. The incident occurred on October 18, as the Afghan police chief was meeting with the U.S. Forces and NATO Resolute Support […]


Afghanistan’s Droughts And The International Community’s Response

In September, the United Nations (UN) published a report that said about 275,000 people in Afghanistan are currently displaced by the ongoing drought. They reported that 250,000 of those displaced are in the western region and that approximately 120,000 people were displaced from Badghis to Qala-e-Naw during the reporting period. […]


Suicide Bomber Attacks Afghan Election Rally Killing 13 People

A suicide bomber detonated his explosive at an election rally in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and wounding over 30, officials said, warning that the toll was likely to climb. According to Al-Jazeera, provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said the attack happened at […]


Children At Increased Risk Within Greek Island Reception Centres, Warns UNICEF

In a Press Release in Geneva on Friday, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned authorities of the growing vulnerability of children living in Greek Island Reception Centres. This warning comes after a 32 percent rise in the number of migrants seeking refuge on the Greek Islands, where overcrowded and […]


Prime Minister of Pakistan Announces Citizenship for Refugees

With one of the highest refugee populations in the world, Pakistan’s new Prime Minister, Imran Khan, has announced that it will begin granting citizenship to those refugees, specifically those from Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Many refugees have been residents of Pakistan for 30 years now, and have children that grew up […]