Norway will press Taliban delegation with "tangible demands," including the probability of delivering humanitarian aid directly to the Afghan people and for human rights to be respected.
Talks in Oslo between Taliban and Afghan diaspora members served as an "icebreaker," participants say, on the eve of Taliban’s meeting with Western diplomats to discuss humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.
UN says famine has been threatening 23 million Afghans, demanding $4.4 billion from donor countries this year to address the humanitarian crisis.
Several attacks are reported each week throughout Afghanistan, including some claimed by the regional chapter of the Daesh.
Iran has a high stake in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, and Tehran is determined to carefully engage the new rulers in Kabul.
With millions of Afghans on the brink of famine, Norway puts political tensions aside to discuss the humanitarian crisis.
The Taliban has launched a series of raids on women's rights activists, forcing them to change safe houses daily to avoid arrest, according to activists.
A time-controlled device on a motorbike killed at least 3 people and left dozens others wounded in the country's second largest city.
Train carrying 700 tonnes of food, clothing, and health and emergency goods will be sent to the conflict-torn Asian country through Turkiye's disaster agency, President Erdogan announces.
Afghanistan's PM Mohammad Hassan Akhund also made an appeal for a loosening of restrictions on money flows into the country, blaming the country's growing economic crisis on the freezing of funds.
In a recent Texas hostage-taking incident, the perpetrator demanded US officials release Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman imprisoned for alleged connections with Al Qaeda.
At least 26 people have died after roofs of their houses collapsed in Qadis district in the western province of Badghis.
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