Archive for September 14th, 2022

Pakistan court extends Imran Khan’s bail on terrorism charges

A Pakistani court on Monday extended former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s pre-arrest bail for eight more days on terrorism charges relating to a speech in which he allegedly threatened police and judicial officers, his lawyer said. Khan, who appeared in court in person, was booked in the case by police in August. This is the fourth time he has secured […]

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UN Mission in Afghanistan Says Taliban Harassing Its Female Staff

The United Nations mission in Afghanistan says that there has been an “emerging pattern of harassment of Afghan UN female staff” by Taliban officials, which the UN refers to as the de facto authorities. “The UN in Afghanistan expresses its mounting concern about de facto authorities’ actions against Afghan female employees of the United Nations. The UN urges the de […]

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Is Afghanistan’s Long Civil War Really Over?

The Forces That Could Threaten the Taliban’s Control One year ago, the democratic government of Afghanistan collapsed. The humiliating evacuation of U.S. military forces and civilians as well as roughly 100,000 Afghans remains a sore spot for Washington and its allies. The Taliban regime has ruled the country ever since. Levels of violence throughout the country have been dramatically reduced—but […]

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