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Taliban says rescue effort almost complete after earthquake kills 1,000

The magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck early on Wednesday about 160 km (100 miles) southeast of Kabul.

By REUTERS
23/06/2022

Over 1,000 dead in 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan

Over 1,500 people are believed to be injured

By REUTERS
22/06/2022

Attack on Sikh temple in Afghan capital Kabul kills two

A Sikh worshipper and a Taliban fighter were killed following a blast in a car loaded with explosives.

By REUTERS
18/06/2022

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif

The explosions killed at least nine and injured 15 members of the local Shi'a community, who are a religious minority in Afghanistan. A bomb also went off in a mosque in Kabul.

By REUTERS
25/05/2022

Women in Afghanistan: #FreeHerFace campaign launched in protest of new Taliban law

The Taliban ordered female news anchors to cover their faces while on air, prompting the men to cover their faces too in solidarity, in the latest example of anti-women laws by the extremist group.

Confronting the Taliban - opinion

“The Taliban have left us no choice but to pick up our weapons again to win back our freedom.” Former leaders of the West-backed republic.

Afghanistan's Taliban mediate ceasefire between Pakistan, local militants

A TTP statement on Wednesday also confirmed that talks were underway in Kabul and that a ceasefire has been put in place will May 30.

By REUTERS
18/05/2022

Taliban's first annual Afghan budget foresees $501 million deficit

Afghanistan is dealing with rising security issues and an economic meltdown, while aid agencies figure out how to help 50 million Afghans without giving the Taliban direct access to funds.

By REUTERS
14/05/2022

US says it will increase pressure on Taliban if it does not reverse decisions on women, girls

The Taliban on Saturday ordered women to cover their faces in public, a return to a signature policy of their past hardline rule and an escalation of restrictions.

By REUTERS
10/05/2022

Taliban regime's evil just beginning to be revealed - analysis

The Taliban's rule over Afghanistan looks to be returning to the horrors of the 1990's.

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