Afghan (Pashto/Dari: افغان) refers to someone or something from Afghanistan, in particular a citizen of that country.The pre-nation state, historical ethnonym Afghan is used to refer to a member of the Pashtun people. Originating from the name of the Aśvakan or Assakan, ancient inhabitants of the Hindu Kush region where the Pashtuns largely still live today. This is also confirmed with multiple historical references, dating from the 15th century and back by multiple non pashtun and pashtun sources. referring to the ethnic Afghans, commonly known as Pashtuns. The word 'Afghan' is of Persian origin to refer to the Pashtun People …

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Shifting Gears : Digitization and Services-Led Development

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

South Asia region’s economies continue on a recovery path, with production and export having recovered to pre-COVID trend levels. But the recovery has been uneven across countries and sectors, and …

that 35 percent of Pakistanis and 30 percent of Afghans are not willing to be vaccinated.6 For these countries

Disclosable Version of the ISR - COVID-19 Relief Effort for Afghan Communities …

World Bank Group · 6 October 2021 English

assisted 1.5 million households or 10.5 million poor Afghans over the past 11 months with COVID food assistance

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Citizens' Charter Afghanistan Project - P160567 …

World Bank Group · 6 October 2021 English

approximately 7.3 million Afghans. These figures do not include the 3.2 million Afghans receiving COVID relief CCAP and REACH have assisted 10.5 million poor Afghans over the past 11 months with COVID food assistance Through CCAP's main program, over 3.1 million Afghans gained improved access to clean drinking water; source of cash-for-work employment for millions of Afghans. The World Bank (WB) team responsible for CCAP

The Sustainability Thread in India’s Development Partnerships

ORF · 4 October 2021 English

There is less than a decade left before the deadline set by the international community for itself to make the world a better place and achieve the 17 Goals and …

camps were set up for fixing artificial limbs for Afghans who suffered during the conflict. Moreover, as

Public health round-up

WHO · 1 October 2021 English

in Afghanistan – risked depriving millions of Afghans of access to essential health care. According

Pakistan’s “Moderate Taliban” Strategy Won’t Hold Up—For Anyone

CEIP · 30 September 2021 English

Since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, neighboring Pakistan has promoted a vision of moderate Taliban rule and has argued on the group’s behalf for international support. But as the myth …

reincarnation of the feared moral police that terrorized Afghans, especially women, during the Taliban’s last stint

Afghan refugees in neighbouring countries

EPRS · 30 September 2021 English

Afghan refugees have, for decades, constituted one of the largest refugee populations in the world. With the return to power of the Taliban, there is little to no expectation that …

(UNHCR), from 1 January to 20 September 2021, 32 400 Afghans in need of international protection arrived in hosted 2.2 million registered Afghan refugees. Some Afghans have lived abroad as refugees since the Soviet to between one and two million more displaced Afghans (without any documentation or being documented toppled the Taliban, and 2020, over 4 million Afghans were repatriated. Pakistan has not ratified the undocumented Afghans and 600 000 Afghan passport-holders reside in Iran. Some 2 000 of the Afghans who arrived

Can the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation make a long-term difference in Afghanistan?

ORF · 27 September 2021 English

The 21 st SCO summit in Tajikistan’s capital city of Dushanbe on the 16 th and 17 th of September was attended by leaders of all member states (Russia, China … https://www

Biden Loses Ground With the Public on Issues, Personal Traits and Job …

Pew Research Center · 23 September 2021 English

Americans show more support than opposition for two infrastructure bills; majorities favor raising taxes on large businesses and high-income households. The U.S. evacuated thousands of Afghans from the country in the last weeks of August. Most (91%) say they have heard at least a little about Afghans fleeing their country and coming to the U.S.;

Biden’s Border Policy Is Not “Open Borders”

Cato Institute · 23 September 2021 English

discretionary legal immigration authority that he has chosen only to deploy sparingly, mainly for Afghans. Yet Biden is keeping consulates closed and wasting more than 42,000 H-2B seasonal work visas that

has chosen only to deploy sparingly, mainly for Afghans. Yet Biden is keeping consulates closed and wasting

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