Three British men being held in custody by Taliban in Afghanistan

Three British men being held in custody by Taliban in Afghanistan

Three British men are being held in custody in Afghanistan by the Taliban, Trend reports citing Evening Standard. The UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) says it is trying to secure consular contact with the British nationals, and is supporting their families. According to Sky News, the men being detained are a 23-year-old ‘danger … Read more

Kazakhstan and Afghanistan Seek to Realign Bilateral Ties – The Diplomat

Kazakhstan and Afghanistan Seek to Realign Bilateral Ties

Advertisement In early March, Afghanistan’s foreign minister, Mawlavi Amir Khan Muttaqi, met with Kazakh Ambassador to Afghanistan Alimkhan Yessengeldiyev and agreed to expand bilateral cooperation in the transport sector. High on the agenda was developing the railway system in Afghanistan. Muttaqi requested technical support from Kazakhstan for new rail line construction. Kazakhstan has expressed interest … Read more

Matiullah Wesa: Taliban arrests prominent girls’ education activist in Afghanistan

CNN  —  A prominent activist for girls’ education in Afghanistan was arrested by the Taliban on Monday, according to an official, the latest step in its repressive clampdown on the rights of Afghan women. Matiullah Wesa, 30, is well known for his activism and is the founder of PenPath1, a non-governmental group that travels to … Read more

Marine veteran who survived three tours in Iraq, Afghanistan killed driving an Uber in California

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A California Marine veteran and father of two was fatally shot and killed Friday morning while driving for Uber, according to police. Aaron Orozco, 38, picked up two passengers early that morning and stopped at a Lynwood 7-Eleven for an unknown reason before he got into a physical altercation with the two passengers, police said. … Read more

The first Australian soldier has been charged over Afghanistan war crimes, but those ultimately responsible remain in command — RT World News

The murder allegation could be the start of a lengthy string of trials, which is unlikely to ever reach the top brass Earlier this week, an Australian soldier, Oliver Schulz, 41, was charged with murder by the Australian Federal Police in relation to the killing of a civilian in Afghanistan in 2012. Schulz was remanded … Read more

Biden’s Afghanistan debacle: Someone needs to be held accountable for this botched withdrawal

Taliban fighters guard the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2022.

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Almost 20 months have passed since President Biden’s botched “withdrawal” from Afghanistan. It’s long past time that we hold our government officials accountable for their failures – especially the failures that cost American lives and the lives of our allies. I was part of the team that conducted … Read more

At least 13 people dead after earthquake rocks Pakistan and Afghanistan

At least 13 people have been killed and hundreds injured after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook huge swathes of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Tuesday evening, leading residents of Kabul to spend the night out in the streets in fear of going back indoors. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake was centred near Jurm in … Read more