Afghan Taliban ‘seizes control of central Kunduz’

Afghan Taliban ‘seizes control of central Kunduz’

Taliban fighters have seized control of most of central Kunduz, a Taliban spokesman told FRANCE 24, a year after the militants briefly overran the northern Afghan city. The Taliban has taken over central Kunduz but government forces were still in control of the city’s airport, a spokesman for the group told FRANCE 24’s expert on […]

The legal status of afghan refugees in Pakistan

The legal status of afghan refugees in Pakistan

  Pakistan is hosting one of the world largest refugee population since 1980s. although Pakistan is not a signatory of the 1951 convention relating to the status of refugees but despite that Pakistan is hosting such a large number of refugees on its soil. Since 1980 many people are of the view that due to […]

Dozens killed in suicide attack on Afghan police cadets

Dozens killed in suicide attack on Afghan police cadets

Two Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 27 people and wounded around 40 in an attack on Thursday on buses carrying recently graduated cadets on the western outskirts of Kabul, officials said. Three buses were attacked as they approached the capital from neighbouring Wardak province, a police official said, according to preliminary information. “Initial information […]

More than 50 Afghan police killed in two days of fighting with Taliban

More than 50 Afghan police killed in two days of fighting with Taliban

More than 50 Afghan police have been reported killed over the past two days in heavy fighting around the capital of the southern province of Helmand, officials said on Monday. Helmand has been the scene of major offensives over the past year by Taliban insurgents seeking to overthrow the government, forcing the NATO-led military coalition […]