Tags : Afghanistan

Taliban clamping down

There are reports of Taliban gunmen who attacked a wedding in eastern Afghanistan to stop music being played. The attack killed two people and injured 10 others. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says it appears as though the Taliban is clamping down on anything associated with western culture.Read More

Canadian facing charges in U.S. for working with ISIS

A Canadian who allegedly narrated English ISIS recruitment videos is facing charges in the U.S. plus the power may be turned off in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, as the Taliban have apparently not been paying their bills. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, has the details for BCN’s Hal Roberts.Read More

Foreign Affairs expert gives her take on the two Michaels

One of the issues surrounding our prime minister’s leadership was how Canada dealt with China when the two Michaels were held captive for more than a thousand days. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says even though it was great that Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig came home, China really got everything they wanted when […]Read More

The world needs to stand with women in Afghanistan says

Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari says the international community really needs to come together to fight for women in Afghanistan who are being told to stay home. Women who are doctors and lawyers. She says the Taliban is pressing women in Afghanistan and their voices should not be silenced.   Read More

Afghanistan veteran dealing with PTSD to hold event

The Lethbridge Legion announced that a veteran’s wellness check program will be held at their facility this weekend. The current situation in Afghanistan has been an ongoing topic that will be discussed. As Micah Quinn explains, a local veteran who was deployed in Afghanistan says he’s had to deal with PTSD since he left the […]Read More

BBB asking consumers to be wary when donating funds

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Alberta and East Kootenay is warning consumers to do their research when they make donations to charitable organizations. With the recent Haiti earthquake and those stuck in Afghanistan from the recent Taliban attacks, there is a desire to help those who need it. Wes Lafortune, the Communications Specialist for […]Read More

U.S. correspondent, Lisa Daftari, has update on California wildfires

California’s largest wildfire has destroyed a number of buildings in the northern part of the state and is threatening hundreds more. The Dixie wildfire has grown to over 190,000 acres with more than 5,000 firefighters and personnel fighting the fire. US correspondent, Lisa Daftari, who is in California has an update for us. Lisa Daftari […]Read More

The Taliban cannot be trusted says foreign affairs expert.

The U.S. is planning to pull out its military from Afghanistan by September the 11th which will be ending a 20 year war for the Americans. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says the challenge for the Biden Administration will be working with the Taliban in Afghanistan whom she says cannot be trusted.Read More