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Afganistan

Hamid Karzai: US transfer of Afghan funds to 9/11 victims...

Karzai rejects "unjust and unfair" US order, saying Afghans have also been victims of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. (AP) Afghan...

Jemima to Imran to US scholars, all up against Biden’s mov...

US President Joe Biden and Pakistan PM Imran Khan (file photo) | Bloomberg/ANI New Delhi: From Pakistan foreign ministry to J...

Biden doesn’t get to use our money as ‘aid’

I remember visiting my village in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, in 2011 and stopping by two farmers in their 50s in the wheat fields. This wa...

Wheat for Afghanistan stuck in India-Pakistan bureaucratic...

Indian and Pakistani flags are lowered during a highly charged daily retreat ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border crossing between Ind...

‘Not his money’: Biden splits Afghanistan’s reserves

Food packets prepared by the World Food Program are pictured before their distribution to needy Afghan families in Kandahar on Dec. 2...

Punishing the Afghans

President Biden’s decision to begin the process of splitting half of the Afghan central bank’s assets on the deposit o...

Afghanistan and Myanmar drag down Asia's democracy ranking

Left: A group of women protest against the military government in Yangon, Myanmar, on July 14, 2021. Right: Members of the Talib...

The Afghanistan debacle looks worse and worse

President Joe Biden listens to a reporter’s question during a press conference on Afghanistan, August 26, 2021. (Jonathan Ern...

Taliban hopeful of international recognition after Oslo ta...

The Afghan Taliban under Supreme Leader Haibatullah Akhundzada, left, sought international recognition at talks held late last month...

Taliban to discuss aid, frozen assets with diplomats in Ge...

Taliban feels it is inching closer towards international recognition, as its delegates hold talks in several countries. (AP Archive)...

Turkiye's 'goodness train' reaches Afghanistan in time of...

The train traversed 4,168 kilometres and took 12 days to get to Afghanistan. (AA) A special charity train carrying 750 tons of eme...

The US economic war on Afghanistan amounts to a humanitari...

Young boys try to keep warms in Kabul’s market district. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images The war in Afghan...

US outruns regional states in race for Kabul

Taliban supporters gather to celebrate the US withdrawal of all its troops out of Afghanistan in Kandahar on September 1, 2021, follo...

US allows international banks to transfer aid money to Afg...

Billions of dollars in Afghan central bank reserves and international development aid are frozen. (AP) International banks can tra...

Afghan universities reopen with trickle of women attending

Taliban fighters stand guard at the main gate of Laghman University in Laghman province on 2 February, 2022AFP Some public univers...

More Chinese food aid bound for distressed Afghanistan

Train with around 500 tonnes of wheat, sugar, cooking oil and potato processing equipment prepares to leave Xinjiang for Afghanistan....

Taliban to reopen public universities in Afghanistan

Taliban took over the country on August 15 as foreign forces withdrew and the Western-backed government collapsed. (Reuters) Afgha...

More than 100 ex-government, security employees killed sin...

Taliban fighters patrol along a street in Kabul earlier this month. The UN says more than 100 former Afghan government and security e...

Afghans are more pessimistic about their future than ever

When afghans were asked in 2016 to rate their lives on a scale of zero to ten, with zero representing the “worst possible li...

Qatar, Turkiye, Taliban agree on 'key issues' over Kabul a...

Qatar says the meeting in Doha came as a continuation of previous talks, the latest round of which took place in Kabul last week. (AA...

Iran and Russia play double-game in Afghanistan, protectin...

It was recently Tehran's turn to host peace talks between Afghanistan’s political leaders following unsuccessful efforts in Doha,...