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Afghanistan

AA Edit | Quake adds to Afghan woes

Afghan continues to be disfigured by natural calamities as it sits in tectonically active terrain over a vast number of fault lines

23 Jun 2022 11:25 PM

At least 1,000 killed in Afghanistan quake, with fear toll will rise

The 5.9-magnitude quake struck hardest in the rugged east, where people already lead hardscrabble lives in the grip of a humanitarian crisis

23 Jun 2022 10:54 AM

Indian team to visit Kabul for first time in Taliban region

A visiting team led by senior diplomat J.P. Singh held talks in Kabul on Thursday with senior Taliban leaders

03 Jun 2022 1:47 AM

Wear all-covering burqa, Taliban tells Afghan women

Women have also been ordered to visit parks in the capital on separate days from men

08 May 2022 3:22 AM

Afghan universities reopen with trickle of women attending

Most secondary schools for girls and all public universities were shuttered when the hardline Islamist group stormed back to power

02 Feb 2022 12:25 PM

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UN expresses concern over human rights violations in Afghanistan

The UNAMA Human Rights said that there is a need for investigations, transparency and accountability of such cases

28 Jan 2022 11:21 AM

Taliban PM calls for Muslim nations to recognise Afghan government

No country has yet recognised the Taliban government, with Western nations watching to see how the Taliban will rule this time around

19 Jan 2022 12:38 PM

Former Afghan President Ghani listed among 'most corrupt' people of 2021

OCCRP said Ghani deserved an award because he 'deserted his people leaving them to misery and death'

29 Dec 2021 11:45 AM

Afghanistan to resume issuing passports in 17 provinces

Whenever the machines are provided, we will resume passport-issuing in the capital, said head of the Passport Department, Alam Gul Haqqani

05 Dec 2021 12:54 PM

Taliban expand interim cabinet, 27 new members named

In September, the Taliban announced a new list of 17 more ministers in the caretaker Afghanistan Cabinet

23 Nov 2021 3:20 PM

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Senior Taliban commander among dead in hospital attack

At least 19 people were killed on Tuesday in the attack claimed by the Taliban's hardline rivals, the Islamic State-Khorasan

03 Nov 2021 11:14 AM

Taliban supreme leader makes first public appearance

Akhundzada has been the spiritual chief of the Islamist movement since 2016 but has remained a reclusive figure

31 Oct 2021 1:40 PM

Nothing changed between Taliban of 1990s and 2021: Report

Quraishi on Thursday that nothing has changed from how the outfit ruled that country in the 1990s

08 Oct 2021 4:40 PM

Taliban leaders meet with UK, Iran delegations amid economic woes

The meeting marked Britain’s first diplomatic visit to the country since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan following the U.S. exit

06 Oct 2021 11:02 AM

Taliban rally outside Kabul as they consolidate rule

The rally was the first of its kind in the capital since Taliban seized control of the country 7 weeks ago following a lightning offensive

03 Oct 2021 1:08 PM

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Rights group expresses concern over Taliban's new media rules

As per the regulations, journalists are required to 'ensure that their reporting is balanced'

01 Oct 2021 12:54 PM

Turkey, Uzbekistan to resume flights to Kabul; India yet to decide on services

It will be the first time Kabul is hosting commercial flights from the two countries after the Taliban takeover

30 Sep 2021 12:38 PM

Taliban welcomes US measure to allow humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan

Afghanistan is in complete turmoil and is in a state of chaos after the takeover of the Taliban and is in dire need of humanitarian aid

26 Sep 2021 11:26 AM

Taliban appoint deputy ministers, no woman representation in government

The list of deputy ministers signals that the Taliban have not been swayed by the international criticism

21 Sep 2021 1:20 PM

Taliban to female Kabul city workers: Stay home

Hamdullah Namony told reporters Sunday that only women who could not be replaced by men have been permitted to report to work

19 Sep 2021 2:25 PM

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