HERAT, Afghanistan Afghan government forces killed 45 people, including civilians, in airstrikes against Taliban fighters in a western province bordering Iran on Wednesday, drawing condemnation from the U.S. envoy trying to start peace talks involving all sides.
HERAT In the eastern Afghan city of Herat, 18-year-old high school student Somaya Faruqi adjusts a suction cap as she puts the finishing touches before unveiling a low-cost, lightweight ventilator created by her and six other young women. | Video
HERAT, Afghanistan More than 200 doctors and medical staff took part in protests in the western Afghan city of Herat on Tuesday, saying they had not been paid for three months while risking their lives to treat coronavirus patients.
HERAT, Afghanistan May 19 More than 200 doctors
and medical staff took part in protests in the western Afghan
city of Herat on Tuesday, saying they had not been paid for
three months while risking their lives to treat coronavirus
KABUL/HERAT, Afghanistan Iranian border guards killed 45 Afghan migrant workers trying to cross into Iran this month by forcing them into a raging mountain torrent at gunpoint, according to two Afghan lawmakers investigating the deaths.
HERAT, Afghanistan/KABUL, May 3 Afghan officials
were hunting on Sunday for Afghan migrants in a river bordering
Iran after reports that Iranian border guards tortured dozens
and threw them into the water to keep them out of Iran.
HERAT, Afghanistan May 3 Afghan officials on
Sunday launched a hunt to retrieve bodies of Afghan migrants
from a river in a western province after reports that Iranian
border guards tortured and threw Afghans into the river to
prevent their entry into Iran.
KABUL Afghan authorities are struggling to implement lockdowns to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in a province bordering Iran where the outbreak is widening due to an influx of Afghan returnees and men refusing to adhere to social distancing.
HERAT, Afghanistan Afghan authorities have quarantined 16 health workers, including six doctors, officials said on Tuesday, as Afghans fleeing hard-hit Iran have helped spread the coronavirus in the western border province of Herat.
HERAT Dozens of Afghan patients held in isolation, including at least one confirmed to have the coronavirus, escaped from a quarantine facility in western Afghanistan on Monday after breaking windows and attacking hospital staff, officials said.