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World - International
5/22/2022 3:56:58 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists.

World - International
5/22/2022 10:05:17 AM
Women presenters on Afghanistan's leading news channels went on air Sunday with their faces covered, a day after defying a Taliban order to conceal their appearance on television.

World - International
5/21/2022 10:38:31 PM
The US special envoy on Afghanistan met with the Taliban's chief diplomat on Saturday and stressed international opposition to the group's treatment of women and girls.

World - Region
5/21/2022 2:38:45 PM
Women presenters on Afghanistan's leading TV channels went on air Saturday without covering their faces, defying a Taliban order that they conceal their appearance to comply with the group's austere brand of Islam.

World - International
5/18/2022 5:45:33 PM
The Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday said they are extending a cease-fire with the government until May 30, after the two sides held an initial round of talks hosted by the Afghan Taliban in neighboring Afghanistan.

World - International
5/17/2022 4:50:42 PM
Taliban authorities on Tuesday said they have dissolved Afghanistan's independent human rights commission as it was "not considered necessary".

World - International
5/17/2022 12:21:00 PM
Pakistani security forces killed two local Taliban commanders in a shootout Tuesday in a former militant stronghold in the country's northwest, the military said.

World - International
5/12/2022 8:50:55 PM
The Group of Seven industrialised nations on Thursday condemned the growing restrictions placed on women and girls by the Taliban in Afghanistan, accusing the hardline Islamist group of isolating the country.

World - International
5/10/2022 11:11:33 AM
About a dozen women protested in the Afghan capital on Tuesday against the Taliban's new edict that females must fully cover their faces and bodies when in public.

World - International
5/9/2022 10:19:30 PM
The Washington Post won the Pulitzer Prize in public service journalism Monday for its coverage of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, an attack on democracy that was a shocking start to a tumultuous year that also saw the end of the United States' longest war, in Afghanistan.

World - International
5/9/2022 3:03:55 PM
Norway has slammed the latest Afghan Taliban edict demanding women cover up head to toe in public and warned that Afghanistan's new rulers are ``steering the country toward a humanitarian, economic and human rights catastrophe.''

World - International
5/7/2022 2:34:36 PM
The Taliban on Saturday imposed some of the harshest restrictions on Afghanistan's women since they seized power, ordering them to cover fully in public, ideally with the traditional burqa.

World - International
4/29/2022 6:00:00 PM
A powerful explosion ripped through a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Friday, killing at least 10 people and wounding as many as 30, a Taliban spokesman said.

World - International
4/28/2022 9:19:25 PM
Two explosions, within minutes of each other, killed at least nine people and wounded 13 in northern Afghanistan on Thursday, a spokesman for a Taliban-appointed police chief said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/23/2022 2:33:56 PM
Al-Azhar condemned the heinous terrorist attack on a mosque in Mazar e Sharif in the Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan, which left scores of people dead and injured.

World - International
4/23/2022 1:29:50 PM
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 religious school.

World - International
4/21/2022 12:40:58 PM
A roadside bomb wounded at least two children Thursday in the Afghan capital of Kabul, a police official said.

World - International
4/17/2022 10:58:57 AM
Pakistan on Sunday called on the Taliban government in Kabul to take "stern actions" against militants launching attacks against the country from inside Afghanistan, a day after alleged rocket attacks by the Pakistani military killed six Afghans.

World - International
4/16/2022 11:31:10 PM
The Taliban authorities warned Pakistan on Saturday after five children and a woman were killed in Afghanistan in alleged rocket attacks by the Pakistani military in a pre-dawn assault along the border.

World - Region
4/12/2022 11:13:31 AM
Iran on Tuesday summoned Afghanistan's envoy in Tehran over attacks the previous day on Iranian diplomatic missions in the neighboring country, state media in Iran reported.

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