Digest of Afghan news & happenings around the globe.
- At least 48 pro-government forces and 18 civilians were killed in Afghanistan April 26-May 2
- At least 80 pro-government forces and 47 civilians were killed in Afghanistan during the week of May 3-9
- 80 pro-government forces and 29 civilians were killed in Afghanistan during the past week of May 10-16.
- Increased violence in Ramadhan
- At least 11 presidential candidates on Tuesday said that they will hold widespread protests against the continuation of Ashraf Ghani, if not removed after May 22.
- Peace Talks- faster progress is needed for peace talks w/ Taliban.
- Results of Elections of last year’s parliamentary election held 7 months ago
- "You should be in the kitchen" Afghan Assembly women are told
- Death of Meena Mangal – Journalist and women’s right activist
- Seventeen-year-old Rahila Rafi was killed last August in a suicide attack on a Kabul classroom. Her brother has opened a library in honor of his slain sister after being inspired by an entry in Rahila's diary.
- Five-year-old Sayeed Abdul Rahman was just 8 months old when he was shot during fighting between Afghan forces and Taliban militants. His leg was subsequently amputated. Now, thanks to support from a Red Cross hospital in Kabul, he can walk and dance on a prosthetic limb.
- Cricket Team Profile CWC 2019
- India’s well-known dairy brand, Amul, will be sponsoring Afghanistan’s National Cricket Team for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales, which is scheduled to begin on May 30.
- Afghanistan moves up one place in latest in ICC T20I Rankings Table
- Afghanistan fast-bowler Hamid Hassan will step down from ODI cricket after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
- At least 200 martial artists representing 24 teams from around the country including two teams from Afghan refugees in Iran and Pakistan on Saturday participated in National Junior Taekwondo Championship in Kabul
- Music related news is on hiatus during ramadhan