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Afganistan

Russia keeps Taliban waiting as Afghanistan crumbles

A Taliban delegation in Doha on August 12, 2021. The regime is still struggling to gain international recognition. Photo: AFP / Karim...

Afghan women entrepreneurs defy Taliban curbs on women's e...

As an education advocate, Pashtana Durrani has worked through her charity LEARNAfg to provide education to children in rural areas, esp...

Afghanistan: Legal challenges

Mpre than three months have passed since the Taliban captured Kabul. They now control the whole of Afghanistan. However, they are still...

‘Afghanistan should not become a playground of major power...

Maj Gen ANM Muniruzzaman (L) makes a point at the Dhaka-Tribune-BIPSS roundtable on the impact of the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan...

Afghanistan food crisis prods India, Pakistan to cooperate...

Millions of Afghans are facing food insecurity or worse as winter approaches. (Photo by Kanika Gupta) NEW DELHI -- The deepening h...

The Taliban’s unconvincing war on ISIS-K

A Taliban fighter watches the Twenty20 cricket trial match being played between two Afghan teams 'Peace Defenders' and 'Peace Heroes'...

West condemns Taliban over ‘summary killings’ of ex-soldie...

The US has led a group of western nations and allies in condemnation of the Taliban over the “summary killings” of former m...

How a private collector saved Afghanistan’s Expo 2020 pavi...

Afghanistan pavilion fate was hanging in the balance after the Taliban takeover of the country in August [Faras Ghani/Al Jazeera]...

Afghan Military Pilots, on the Run, Feel Abandoned by U.S.

An Afghan Air Force training exercise in Logar Province in 2018. The United States spent billions of dollars training and equipping...

UN says Afghan banking system on verge of collapse

A report has warned that Afghanistan's banks could soon cease to function. Photo: WikiCommons PESHAWAR – A United Nations ag...

America must admit more Afghan refugees

Photo: Reuters. The Biden administration is reviving America’s historic practice of encouraging legal immigration and wants...

PAKISTAN OFFERS TO HOST OIC FMS ON AFGHANISTAN

Pakistan has offered to host the extraordinary meeting of the foreign ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the...

Can the Taliban keep the lights on through the winter?

It is getting dark and Zabihullah Bawar, a 34-year-old former construction worker, seems anxious as he rushes towards his old mud house...

Taliban asks EU for help with Afghanistan's airports

Chief spokesman for the Taliban Zabihullah Mujahid speaks during a gathering in which Afghan Hazara elders pledged their supp...

Afghanistan: One hundred days of solitude

Taliban Acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi (L) met Qatari officials before talks with US/EU representatives, Doha, Nov. 27,...

Afghan economy nears collapse as pressure builds to ease U...

At a World Food Program health facility in Kandahar, Afghanistan, last month.Credit...Jim Huylebroek for The New York Times MAZAR-...

Taliban PM: We won't interfere in other countries' affairs

The Taliban co-founder and now Prime Minister of Afghanistan Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund has pledged that his government will "not in...

Afghan women speak up against new Taliban media guidelines

Women journalists work in the newsroom of the Kabul Weekly in the early 2000s [File: Ahmad Masood/Reuters] Afghan journalists and...

Afghan Hazara elders promise support for Taliban rulers

Several bomb attacks in recent years have killed and wounded scores of Hazaras in Kabul and other cities. (Reuters) More than 1,00...

Taliban teetering on verge of economic collapse

Ever since the Taliban’s military takeover of Kabul, the Afghan economy has gone from bad to worse and could now be headed for a...

'Business as usual': Afghan drug trade continues under Tal...

Afghan police stand guard in a poppy field about to be destroyed outside Kandahar in 2004. (David Guttenfelder/AP) After...