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An Afghan health worker giving polio vaccination to a child in Kandahar.

An Afghan health worker giving polio vaccination to a child in Kandahar.

Afghanistan launches polio vaccination campaign

27/03/2017 16:59

During Afghanistan's March 27-31 national polio campaign, 65,000 polio workers are go door to door to vaccinate 8.8 million children.

 

Afghans light candles during a memorial for victims of a suicide attack in Kabul

Afghans light candles during a memorial for victims of a suicide attack in Kabul. On Sunday, Pope Francis appealed for prayers for peace and fraternity in the wake of the terror attack in Afghanistan, and an attack on Friday in Munich, Germany.

Pope appeals for prayers for peace after terrorist attacks

24/07/2016 12:07

Following the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis once again called for prayer for goodness and fraternity.

 

Judith D’Souza, Indian Charity Worker Kidnapped In Kabul, Rescued

Judith D’Souza, Indian Charity Worker Kidnapped In Kabul, Rescued

Judith D’Souza, Indian Charity Worker Kidnapped In Kabul, Rescued

23/07/2016 16:23

Indian Catholic woman working for an international NGO, kinapped in Kabul, Afghanistan, more than a month ago, has been rescued and is expected to reach her hometown Kolkata Saturday evening. 

 

Family and friends grieve over Afghan reporter Zabihullah Tamanna, 38-year old father of three, who was killed on July 5th 2016 in a Taliban ambush

Family and friends grieve over Afghan reporter Zabihullah Tamanna, 38-year old father of three, who was killed on July 5th 2016 in a Taliban ambush

10 news professionals dead in Afghanistan

22/07/2016 16:14

10 news professionals have already been killed in Afghanistan in the first six months of 2016,  the most dangerous year for journalists in Afghanistan. 

Afghan security forces inspect the damage of a minibus that was hit by a suicide attacker in Kabul

Afghan security forces inspect the damage of a minibus that was hit by a suicide attacker in Kabul

At least 20 die in Afghanistan in separate attacks

20/06/2016 10:28

More than 20 people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including at least 14 when a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying Nepalese security contractors.