Source: The National
Talks between German and Dutch officials and the Taliban in Kabul have emphasised the need to improve the “dire humanitarian situation” in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s Taliban administration will begin paying the overdue salaries of government workers from Saturday, officials said.
The U.N. envoy to Afghanistan on Wednesday delivered a bleak assessment of the situation following the Taliban takeover, saying that an affiliate of the Islamic State group has grown and now appears present in nearly all 34 provinces.
Source: Devon Live
The Home Office has been slammed by Torbay Council for letting a property set aside for Afghan refugees sit empty for months.
Following a call from the government to local councils to help house Afghan migrants, Torbay Council lodged a two-bedroom property with the Home Office in September, but the department has yet to allocate a family to it.
Source: Sky Sports
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has set up a working group to determine the future of the game in Afghanistan under the Taliban government.
Source: Financial Times
Many embassies in Kabul remain closed following the collapse of Afghanistan’s previous government, fuelling a black market for visas sought by citizens desperate to leave the country.