The Taliban has eroded the rights of women. But Afghans are not taking the regime’s draconian policies lying down, and nor should the rest of the world
The perilous situation in the country is not the result only of Taliban activities. It is the result of the sanctions imposed on Afghanistan.
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It is not clear yet whether the Taliban government will clamp down on the illicit trade
The Taliban must respect women’s rights if it is serious about fostering economic development
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Captain Neil Steyl, from Cape Town, and his crew from Safe Air Company have been based at Kulob for a month, assisting the Americans with evacuating both people and equipment.
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‘The Taliban also registered the serial numbers of their weapons and just asked them not to move around in the streets while armed but stay within the compound until everything calms down. Then the Taliban left.’
In his first public appearance since the Islamist insurgents seized control of the country at the weekend, Biden admitted the Taliban advance had unfolded more quickly than expected
Victorious Taliban fighters patrolled Kabul on Monday after a stunningly swift end to Afghanistan’s 20-year war, as thousands of people mobbed the city’s airport trying to flee the group’s feared hardline brand of Islamist rule
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The bloody milestone comes as the US steps up its air campaign in Afghanistan while pushing for a peace deal with the Taliban
The event brings together 500 competitors from 18 countries
Afghanistan’s 2018 wheat harvest is already expected to be the lowest since at least 2011
‘The roses are much better… I make good money from roses. They are resistant and don’t require as much expense or work’
The spread in violence has forced many schools to close, undermining fragile gains in education for girls
Malala visited the Swat valley for her first trip back to the once militant-infested Pakistani region where she was shot in the head by the Taliban
After 25 people were killed, a historical hotel is open for business, cutting prices to entice guests to stay the night
Islamabad denied accusations of turning a blind eye to militancy, lambasting the US for ignoring the thousands who have been killed on its soil.
The Taliban have tried to kill Zainullah, a former translator for the French Army, twice already
Lashkar Gah residents are fleeing their homes in fear of their city falling into the hands of the Taliban as Afghan forces fight a new elite unit
A game to galvanise support for Peaceful Pakistan backfired amid public outrage over use of the Taliban’s attack on Army Public School as inspiration.
The Taliban insists that jihad must be conducted under one leadership and one flag, after a string of defections and reported clashes.
The start of the Afghan Taliban’s annual offensive on Friday is expected to precede the bloodiest fighting season in a decade as Nato forces pull out.
Taliban threats and conservative beliefs are preventing women’s cricket in Afghanistan, where it is believed that women should not compete in public.
The Taliban is under pressure to prove itself as groups splinter off and the army moves in.
The burial of those killed in a Taliban attack is under way and a former ambassador to the US says Pakistan has been too apologetic about the Taliban.
At least 126 people, most of them children, have been killed after Taliban gunmen stormed a school in Pakistani, taking hundreds of students hostage.
In an open letter to world leaders ahead of receiving her Nobel Peace Prize, activist Malala Yousafzai asks world leaders to raise their ambition.
A South African pastor and his two teenage children are the latest casualties of a spate of attacks by the Taliban across Afghanistan.