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Afghanistan: Death toll rises to 70 following Salang Tunnel fire

The tunnel, which connects Kabul to northern provinces, is still closed to traffic following the tragic incident that happened on.

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22 people, including three women, flogged in public in Ghor

The Taliban has lashed more than 100 people in public across the country in the past month, following a decree.

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At least 19 killed in Salang Tunnel fire; casualties on the rise

The fire started after an oil tanker exploded on Saturday evening inside the busy tunnel which is the main route.

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Iran appoints Qomi as new ambassador to Afghanistan

Kazemi Qomi takes over from Bahador Aminian who allegedly said the ‘Taliban group is a disaster’ and ‘a nightmare for.

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Afghanistan: Latest UN report claims security incidents increased by 23%

Between mid-August and mid-November, 1,587 security incidents were recorded across the country, a marked increase against the same period last.

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Afghanistan’s ex-president Karzai in Turkey for talks with exiled politicians

Hamid Karzai is meeting with exiled politicians including former jihadi leader Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf and ex-vice president Karim Khalili

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UN experts seek ‘immediate end’ to public floggings, executions by Taliban

Public floggings and public executions violate universal principles prohibiting torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, UN.

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Journalist ‘tortured’ by Taliban in Takhar

In a video a copy of which was obtained by Amu, Noori says he was arrested by the Taliban “on.

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Multiple casualties reported in another Afghan-Pakistan border clash

Reports indicate 5 wounded on Afghanistan side and at least 15 wounded on Pakistan side after machine guns and mortars.

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Another 12 flogged in public, this time in Ghor

Since the Taliban leader imposed the decree a month ago, about 100 people, both men and women, have been lashed.

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