Source: Church Times (UK)
BEHIND the reredos of St John the Evangelist, Palmers Green, and beneath an Edwardian stained-glass window depicting Christ on his throne, are cardboard towers comprising 627 boxes, as well as several prams, and stacks of nappies. “Boys 7-8 years” reads one box.
Source: Detroit News
Houston — When Taliban fighters hunting for Ahmad Shoaib Durgee knocked on his door in Kabul, Afghanistan, he scrambled to escape with his family of six to reunite with his sister in Sacramento, California.
Two months after they were flown to the U.S., they remain among 53,200 evacuees held at Fort Lee, Virginia, and seven other military camps nationwide.
Source: The Japan News
The government has made some progress in helping Afghans who wish to flee to Japan, after forging cooperation with the Qatari government, which has links with the Taliban, the Islamist group that has seized power in Afghanistan.
Source: The Statesman
Amidst the crippling pandemic, 2020 saw 70 countries and 33 international organizations gather in Geneva for The Afghanistan Conference, to renew their aid till 2024. A series of virtual discussions saw the international committee pledge an annual sum of $3.3 billion which was to remain almost the same till 2024.
Source: Hindustan Times
More than half of Afghanistan’s population is estimated to be experiencing emergency levels of food insecurity between November 2021 and March 2022, according to an United Nations report.
Source: Global Times
China’s e-commerce live streamer Li Jiaqi partnered withCCTV reporter Wang Bingbing selling out 120,000 cans of pine nuts from Afghanistan on Saturday, which are valued at more than 10 million yuan ($1.56 million), showing the country’s efforts to help the Afghan people to overcome economic difficulties.
KABUL, Nov 7 (Reuters) – The Taliban appointed 44 of its members to key roles including provincial governors and police chiefs on Sunday, a key step in shoring up its governance as the country grapples with growing security and economic problems.
Source: Sky News
The Taliban had previously banned polio vaccination teams in parts of the country but now they need to show they can work with international agencies as they seek aid for their struggling economy.
Source: Voice of America
Taliban authorities have confirmed the arrest of two men for their suspected role in the killings of four women, including a rights activist, whose bodies were found in a house last week in northern Afghanistan.
An interior ministry spokesman in Kabul Saturday said the detainees had confessed in preliminary interrogation to inviting the victims to the house in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.
Source: Helsinki Times
Afghan Chief of Education of UNICEF Jeannette Vogelaar said that the registration of teachers of public school with begin to put them in the system, reported Khaama Press citing her interview to a news agency.
This move comes against the backdrop of the blockade of money to the Taliban-led administration by the International community.