Tag: Afghanistan

UN refugee chief warns ‘greater suffering’ likely in Afghanistan

Sept 16 (The Remnants) – Afghanistan needs urgent and sustained support from the international community to prevent a larger humanitarian crisis, the head of the U.N. refugee agency said, warning of global implications if that were to happen. “The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan remains desperate,” U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said in a […] Read More

Afghan woman gives birth on Afghanistan evacuation flight to Britain

ISTANBUL, Aug 28 (The Remnants) – An Afghan woman on board an evacuation flight to Britain gave birth to a baby girl early on Saturday with assistance from the cabin crew, Turkish Airlines said in a statement. Soman Noori, 26, started having contractions during the Turkish Airlines flight from Dubai to Birmingham, and gave birth […] Read More

Islamic State ‘planner’ killed in drone strike, U.S. says

Aug 28 (The Remnants) – The United States attacked an Islamic State “planner” in Afghanistan in retaliation for a deadly bombing outside Kabul airport and said there was a high risk of further blasts as it nears the end of a mission to evacuate civilians and withdraw troops. Among the scores killed in Thursday’s suicide […] Read More