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Neighborhood News Digest – 19 December 2023

Afghanistan Women’s Rights Activist Julia Parsi freed from Taliban prison- The Khama Press Julia Parsi, a women’s rights activist, senior member of the spontaneous women’s protest movement and founder of the women’s library, was released from prison...

Neighborhood News Digest – 09 October 2023

Afghanistan Over 2,000 dead in Afghanistan earthquake, houses flattened, Taliban seek help – India Today The death toll from Saturday's powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan rose to 2,000. Several houses were flattened. The Taliban sought...

Neighborhood News Digest – 22 September 2023

Afghanistan US, Islamic Emirate Hold Talks on Narcotics in Doha – Tolo News Karen Decker, the Chargé d'Affaires of the US Mission to Afghanistan, said on X that she met with the “Taliban delegation” in Doha and held technical talks on “counter-...

Neighborhood News Digest – 15 September 2023

Afghanistan Taliban welcome first Chinese ambassador since takeover – Independent The Taliban extended a grand welcome to China’s new ambassador to Afghanistan on Wednesday, confirming Beijing’s diplomatic acceptance of the caretaker rulers. China...

Neighborhood News Digest – 01 September 2023

Afghanistan Contract Signed for 7 Mines Worth More Than $6.5 Billion: Ministry – Tolo News The acting Minister of Petroleum and Mines Shahabuddin Delawar speaking to the press at a contract-signing ceremony for the extraction and processing of 7...

Myanmar Round-Up: June 2023

The month witnessed important developments within Myanmar. Two military leaders, Lieutenant Gen. So Htut and Lieutenant Gen. Yar Pyae met Aung San Suu Kyi. Internationally, UN Special Envoy, Noleen Heyzer 18 month tenure concluded. She also met,...

Neighborhood News Digest – 7 August 2023

Afghanistan Amid humanitarian crisis, UN to cut aid to 21 million in Afghanistan – The Print Amid a dire humanitarian crisis, the United Nations humanitarians on Friday warned of a severe aid funding gap for aid to more than 21 million people in...

Neighborhood News Digest – 2 August 2023

Afghanistan US Envoys in Doha Meeting Call for Islamic Emirate Policy Change – Tolo News Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West and Special Envoy for Afghan Women, Girls, and Human Rights Rina Amiri in a meeting with senior Islamic...

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (24-30 July)

Economic G20 Meeting Sets The Stage For Heated COP28 The outcome of the recent G20 meeting held in India has left some participants disappointed, while others had anticipated a fiery discussion on hydrocarbons and energy policies. Amid growing...

Neighborhood News Digest – 25 July 2023

Afghanistan The Taliban Have ‘Infiltrated’ U.N. Deliveries of Aid – Foreign Policy The United Nations is the custodian of billions of dollars of international assistance meant for the hungry and needy of Afghanistan, where around half the...

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