Can I travel to Afghanistan right now

Can I travel to Afghanistan right now

The situation in Afghanistan remains highly volatile. There continues to be an ongoing and very high threat of terrorist attacks throughout Afghanistan, including at Kabul International Airport and land border crossings. We continue to advise against all travel to and within Afghanistan. The U.S. Government issued a security alert on October 11 warning citizens to … Read more

What is the current situation in Afghanistan

What is the current situation in Afghanistan

The current situation in Afghanistan remains highly uncertain and changing rapidly. The security situation is extremely dangerous and may become increasingly volatile. There is an ongoing and extreme risk of terrorism throughout Afghanistan. With the withdrawal of all U.S. military forces from Hamid Karzai International Airport and the end of the evacuation operation on August … Read more

Taliban orders Afghan women to wear burqa

Taliban orders Afghan women to wear burqa

Women in Afghanistan were forced to wear the burqa at all times in public, because, according to one Taliban spokesman, “the face of a woman is a source of corruption” for men not related to them. Do Afghan women wear burqa? The Taliban, which returned to power in August, has clarified that the dress code is … Read more

Is Afghanistan rich or poor

UN daily press briefing on Afghanistan

Afghanistan is one amongst the poorest countries in the world. In Afghanistan, poverty is widespread in rural and urban areas. However, it has been estimated that poverty in Afghanistan is mainly concentrated in rural areas. It has been estimated that four out of five poor people live in rural areas. Why is Afghanistan overpopulated? Afghanistan’s population … Read more

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What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin Explained Simply for Dummies

Does Afghanistan use Bitcoin? After the fall of Kabul in August 2021, many Afghans turned to cryptocurrency, particularly Bitcoin, as a means of escaping the country. The digital assets proved to be lifelines especially for women fleeing Afghanistan, who were not permitted to open bank accounts in the country   How do I buy bitcoins? … Read more

What one event killed the most humans

What one event killed the most humans

Table ranking “History’s Most Deadly Events”: Influenza pandemic (1918-19) 20-40 million deaths; black death/plague (1348-50), 20-25 million deaths, AIDS pandemic (through 2000) 21.8 million deaths, World War II (1937-45), 15.9 million deaths, and World War I (1914-18) 9.2 million deaths.   What war did the US lose the most soldiers? The American Civil War   The American Civil … Read more

Why the US invade Afghanistan?

Why the US invade Afghanistan

On October 7, 2001, the US invaded Afghanistan to avenge the al-Qaida-orchestrated September 11 terrorist attacks. The primary aim of the US invasion was to hunt down Osama bin Laden and punish the Taliban for providing safe haven to al-Qaida leaders.   Who won the Afghanistan war? It began when the United States and its … Read more

What started the war in Afghanistan

What started the war in Afghanistan

After the Taliban government refused to hand over terrorist leader Osama bin Laden in the wake of al-Qaeda’s September 11, 2001, attacks, the United States invaded Afghanistan. The Taliban leadership quickly lost control of the country and relocated to southern Afghanistan and across the border to Pakistan. Did the Afghanistan war end? The War in … Read more