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Parents Selling Children Shows Desperation of Afghanistan

SHEDAI CAMP, AFGHANISTAN — In a sprawling settlement of mud brick huts in western Afghanistan housing people displaced by drought and war, a woman is fighting to save her daughter.Aziz Gul's husband sold their 10-year-old into marriage without telling ...
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Former Afghan Female Soldier: ‘I Am So Afraid’ Under Taliban

WASHINGTON — Afghan women who served in the country's military are speaking out about how their life has changed under the Taliban."I feel like I am in prison," said Jamila, 28, a former Afghan military officer in the western city of Herat. "I have to ...
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Clashes With Militants Kill 4 Pakistani Troops Near Afghan Border

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan confirmed Friday that four of its soldiers were killed in a gun battle with militants near the Afghan border.The clash erupted when Pakistani troops raided a Pakistani Taliban hideout in the town of Mir Ali in the North Waziristan ...
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Pakistan: 70 Million Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan says it has administered 155 million COVID-19 vaccine doses as of Friday, fully vaccinating 70 million people, or 30% of the country’s total population, since launching the inoculation drive in February.The South Asian nation of ab...
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