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Afganistan

Taliban regime fit for international recognition: says env...

The Taliban representative is pictured during their visit to China. PHOTO COURTESY: Twitter/@NafeesM02352820 KARACHI: The Taliban...

How will 2022 look like for Afghanistan?

The uncertainty about recognition continues: the world continues to weigh the pros and cons of whether and when to formally acknowledge...

Too big to fail: China eyes Afghanistan investment amid fe...

China has been sending aid to Afghanistan, which is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis, since the withdrawal of U.S. troops last A...

Afghanistan is in meltdown, and the U.S. is helping to spe...

Credit...David Guttenfelder for The New York Times When the United States withdrew from Afghanistan last summer, it was left with...

Afghan ambassador to China Javid Qaem resigns after six mo...

File photo of Javid Qaem, Ambassador of Afghanistan to China | Twitter/@JavidQaem Afghanistan’s top diplomat in Beijing has...

Afghan pine nuts land in China as envoy walks out over cas...

Pine nuts are a valuable export for Afghanistan. Photo: Getty Images The first shipment of Afghan pine nuts for 2022 arrived in Ch...

Afghans risk dying in freezing temperatures in Calais, cha...

A refugee sits by a fire to keep warm at a camp on the outskirts of Calais. Photograph: Kiran Ridley/Getty Images Afghans...

Taliban prepares to segregate sexes in Afghan universities

Afghanistan's Taliban government is instituting a new education system that will separate male and female students.  &...

Baby lost in chaos of Afghanistan airlift found, returned...

Hamid Safi, a 29-year-old taxi driver who had found baby Sohail Ahmadi in the airport, cries as he hands over Sohail to his grandfath...

Timeline: Afghan dissidents arrested by the Taliban in fiv...

Since the Taliban took over on August 15, 2021, several journalists, Muslim scholars and activists have been arrested or detained just...

Taliban arrests popular Afghan professor Faizuallah Jalal

There was no official response from the government to queries about Jalal's arrest. (Twitter/@Haqmal) The Taliban has arrested a p...

Afghanistan’s diplomats refuse to represent a Terrorist gr...

FOREIGN POLICY ILLUSTRATION/GETTY IMAGES Just a week after the Taliban swept through Kabul in mid-August 2021, seizing the preside...

Afghanistan ready to end border fencing issue through dipl...

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday said that the government has received positive response from Afghan authoritie...

Afghanistan seeks humanitarian aid without 'political bias...

Global aid agencies have warned that more than half of Afghanistan's 38 million people are expected to face hunger. (AFP) Afghanis...

A young Afghan woman on breaking free of the burqa

I hated wearing a burqa. It made me itch, it made me sweat. And it made me invisible. Mine was blue with a small lace opening for the e...

Will Afghan Taliban take any real steps to stop TTP terror...

Shahana, with her husband Ajoon Khan, sits next to photographs of their son Asfand Khan, who was killed in the 2014 assault by Taliba...

Taliban orders shop owners to ‘cut off heads’ of mannequin...

A shopkeeper arranges a bridal dress displayed on a mannequin at a women's garment shop in Kabul [File: Aamir Qureshi/AFP] The Tal...

Spoils of war: Taliban put victory over US on display

One concrete slab is inscribed with the names and regiments of US troops who served in the province during America's longest war.&nbs...

India faces double drugs threat from Afghanistan, Myanmar

An Afghan man tends to a poppy field in 2014. Political upheaval in Afghanistan and Myanmar last year is threatening n...

US spent $14tr on wars in 20 years, $6m on rearing nine go...

WASHINGTON: The US military spent $14 trillion during two decades of war in Afghanistan and the Middle East, enriching arm manufacturer...

After Pakistan’s OIC, UNSC adopts resolution to aid Afghan...

The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a US-proposed resolution that facilitates humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, whi...