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Taliban’s Latest Crackdown On Afghan Women, UN Holds Emergency Meet

Taliban’s Latest Crackdown On Afghan Women, UN Holds Emergency Meet

Taliban hard-liners, who came to power last August, have turned back the clock in Afghanistan to their harsh rule from 1996 until December 2001 when they were ousted from power by US.

13 May 2022
All About Danish Siddiqui, The Slain Indian Journalist Who Won Second Pulitzer Prize

All About Danish Siddiqui, The Slain Indian Journalist Who Won Second Pulitzer Prize

Siddiqui, 38, was on assignment in Afghanistan last year when he died. The award-winning journalist was killed while covering clashes between Afghan troops and...

10 May 2022

 Afghanistan: Taliban Order Women To Cover Up Head To Toe

The decree, which calls for women to only show their eyes and recommends they wear the head-to-toe burqa, evoked similar restrictions on women during the...

Explosions In Northern Afghanistan Kill At Least 9, Wound 13

Explosions In Northern Afghanistan Kill At Least 9, Wound 13

The source of the blasts was not immediately clear and the spokesman provided no further details. No one claimed responsibility for the attack. Taliban...

28 April 2022

Death Toll In Afghan Mosque Bombing Rises To 33, Taliban Say

A Taliban official says a bombing at a mosque and religious school in northern Afghanistan on Friday killed at least 33 people, including students of a...

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23 April 2022
What Is The Way Ahead For Hazaras Under The Taliban Regime?

What Is The Way Ahead For Hazaras Under The Taliban Regime?

Now as the American and NATO forces are out of Afghanistan and the Taliban grip control over the country, who are to be held accountable for the deadly attacks...


22 April 2022
Afghanistan: Bombing At Mosque And Religious School Kills At Least 33

Afghanistan: Bombing At Mosque And Religious School Kills At Least 33

Zabihullah Mujahid tweeted news of the devastating bombing in the town of Imam Saheb, in Kunduz Province, saying it also wounded another 43 people, many of...


17 April 2022
Facing Heat From Terrorists Operating In Afghanistan, Pakistan Asks Taliban To Take Action

Facing Heat From Terrorists Operating In Afghanistan, Pakistan Asks Taliban To Take Action

There have been consistent attacks on the Pakistan security forces in the past few days along Pak-Afghan border.


08 April 2022
Back To Square One: Taliban Goes Back On Its Promises To The International Community

Back To Square One: Taliban Goes Back On Its Promises To The International Community

The Taliban are now conducting sweeping house to house operations in Kabul, in the name of tightening security in the capital city.


03 April 2022
Afghanistan: Taliban Bans Cultivation Of Poppy That Has 7% Share Of Afghan GDP

Afghanistan: Taliban Bans Cultivation Of Poppy That Has 7% Share Of Afghan GDP

Poppies are the main source of income for millions of small farmers and day laborers who can earn upwards of USD 300 a month harvesting them and extracting the...


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03 April 2022
Afghanistan: Blast Kills 1 In Kabul, Dozens Wounded

Afghanistan: Blast Kills 1 In Kabul, Dozens Wounded

A spokesman for the Taliban's Kabul police, Khalid Zadran, said the explosion was caused by a hand grenade thrown by a would-be thief who wanted to rob the...


31 March 2022
UN Seeks Record $4.4B For Afghans Struggling Under Taliban

UN Seeks Record $4.4B For Afghans Struggling Under Taliban

“In simple terms, the humanitarian program that we are appealing for is to save lives.” Less than a year after Taliban fighters toppled its...


29 March 2022
Taliban Goes Back On Promise To Let Women Study: What That Means For Afghanistan

Taliban Goes Back On Promise To Let Women Study: What That Means For Afghanistan

The surprising decision, confirmed by a Taliban official, is bound to disrupt efforts by the Taliban to win recognition from potential international donors...


29 March 2022
Taliban Hard-Liners Bring Back Old Repressive Regime In Afghanistan

Taliban Hard-Liners Bring Back Old Repressive Regime In Afghanistan

The repressive edicts have banned girls from going to school beyond the sixth grade while women are barred from boarding planes if they travel unaccompanied by...


27 March 2022
Taliban Now Preserve Buddha Statues To Lure Chinese Investments

Taliban Now Preserve Buddha Statues To Lure Chinese Investments

Afghanistan: Taliban rulers are pinning their hopes on China to turn that rich vein into revenue to salvage the cash-starved country amid crippling...


26 March 2022
Taliban’s New Diktat, Bars Women To Board Flight Without Male Guardian

Taliban’s New Diktat, Bars Women To Board Flight Without Male Guardian

Afghanistan: Dozens of women who arrived at Kabul's international airport Friday to board domestic and international flights were told by Taliban they couldn't...


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25 March 2022
Female Foreign Ministers Urge Taliban To Reverse Decision On Afghan Girls Education

Female Foreign Ministers Urge Taliban To Reverse Decision On Afghan Girls Education

Foreign ministers of Albania, Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia, Canada, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Kosovo, Malawi, Mongolia, New Zealand, Sweden, Tonga and...


25 March 2022
Pakistan: Four Soldiers Killed In Attack Claimed By Pakistani Taliban

Pakistan: Four Soldiers Killed In Attack Claimed By Pakistani Taliban

The Pakistani Taliban are known as Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan and they are a separate group from the Taliban in neighbouring Afghanistan.


24 March 2022
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi Visits Afghanistan To Meet Taliban

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi Visits Afghanistan To Meet Taliban

China has not shown any inclination to recognize the Taliban government but has avoided criticizing the new rulers despite their repressive rules directed...


24 March 2022
Taliban Break Promise On Higher Education For Afghan Girls

Taliban Break Promise On Higher Education For Afghan Girls

Afghanistan's Taliban rulers unexpectedly decided against reopening schools Wednesday to girls above the sixth grade.


12 February 2022
 Taliban Free Detained UNHCR Staff, 2 Foreign Journalists

 Taliban Free Detained UNHCR Staff, 2 Foreign Journalists

Taliban-appointed deputy minister of culture and information, Zabihullah Mujahid made the announcement who previously said they were detained because they...


09 February 2022
Ukraine Crisis: Top US General Warns War Could Spill To Middle East

Ukraine Crisis: Top US General Warns War Could Spill To Middle East

Ukraine Crisis: Top US commander Lt. Gen. Erik Kurilla has said if Russian invades Ukraine, it could create broader instability in the Middle East, including...


04 February 2022
Taliban Vs Women In Schools - To Send Or Not To Send, Humanitarian Aid Is The Question

Taliban Vs Women In Schools - To Send Or Not To Send, Humanitarian Aid Is The Question

Public universities were opened after a long time in selective provinces in Afghanistan after the Taliban's announcement on Wednesday. With an...


03 February 2022
India Concerned About Recent Developments In Afghanistan: Govt

India Concerned About Recent Developments In Afghanistan: Govt

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said: ‘India has a historical and civilizational relationship with Afghanistan. As a contiguous...


03 February 2022
Afghanistan: Aid Workers Rush To Save Millions Amid Bitter Winter Cold

Afghanistan: Aid Workers Rush To Save Millions Amid Bitter Winter Cold

International aid organizations are scrambling to save millions of Afghanis as the cold weather has left them freezing, without food. A World Food Programme...


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