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World - International
3/27/2022 9:58:30 PM
The BBC urged the Taliban on Sunday to reverse what it said was an order to remove international broadcasters from Afghan airwaves, which has blocked the British broadcaster's news bulletins.

World - International
3/26/2022 6:43:59 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban rulers refused to allow dozens of women to board several flights, including some overseas, because they were traveling without a male guardian, two Afghan airline officials said Saturday.

World - International
3/25/2022 4:32:35 PM
Female foreign ministers from 16 countries around the world said Friday they are "deeply disappointed'' that Afghan girls are being denied access to secondary schools and called on the Taliban to reverse their decision.

World - International
3/24/2022 11:26:24 AM
China's foreign minister made a surprise stop in Kabul on Thursday to meet Afghanistan's Taliban rulers, even as the international community fumes over the hardline movement's broken promise a day earlier to open schools to girls beyond Grade 6.

World - International
3/23/2022 12:31:35 PM
Atiya Azimi was up all night packing and repacking her bag, feverish at returning to school for the first time since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan.

World - International
3/18/2022 2:10:58 PM
Taliban intelligence men came in the night to arrest three staff of TOLO TV, one of Afghanistan's largest television stations, a channel executive said Friday.

World - Region
3/17/2022 9:30:37 PM
The UN Security Council on Thursday approved a robust mandate for its political mission in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover last August. The new mandate authorizes the mission to promote gender equality, empowerment of women and girls, human rights of all Afghans and an inclusive and representative government.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/1/2022 10:19:19 PM
Afghanistan and Myanmar are voting for a United Nations General Assembly resolution denouncing Russia's invasion of Ukraine, according to diplomats.

World - International
2/28/2022 11:50:16 AM
The Taliban have clamped down on Afghans leaving the country as, separately, their forces continue a massive security sweep, going house-to-house across the capital Monday in a "clearing operation".

World - International
2/22/2022 1:40:05 PM
Women working in Afghan government departments must cover-up, even with a blanket if necessary, or they may lose their jobs, the Taliban's religious police said Tuesday.

World - Region
2/19/2022 4:08:45 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban rulers have detained several British citizens and an American, including a former freelance television journalist who has been coming to Afghanistan for more than 40 years, both governments and a family member say.

World - International
2/15/2022 3:11:10 PM
Afghanistan has undergone a dramatic transformation in half a year of Taliban rule.

World - Region
2/15/2022 11:48:59 AM
After seizing control of Afghanistan in August 2021 the Taliban promised a softer version of the harsh rule that characterised their first stint in power, when women were stripped of most of their rights.

World - International
2/14/2022 9:57:49 PM
Afghanistan will be forced to reconsider its policy towards the United States unless Washington reverses a decision to freeze part of the country's assets as compensation for victims of the September 11 attacks, the Taliban said Monday.

World - International
2/12/2022 5:02:19 PM
A "number" of British nationals are being detained in Afghanistan, the UK government said Saturday, adding that it had raised the issue with the country's Taliban authorities.

World - International
2/9/2022 5:15:32 PM
The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday he had met with the Taliban's health minister for talks on the "dire" health and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

World - International
2/8/2022 9:19:21 PM
A Taliban delegation was in Geneva on Tuesday for a week of NGO-hosted talks on humanitarian access and human rights, as crisis-besieged Afghanistan's new rulers expand their international engagement.

World - Region
2/8/2022 3:28:32 PM
Al-Qaida's past ties to the recently empowered Taliban have the potential of making Afghanistan a safe haven for extremists, and ``terrorist groups enjoy greater freedom there than at any time in recent history,'' UN experts said in a report circulated Monday.

World - Region
2/2/2022 12:26:12 PM
Some public universities opened in Afghanistan on Wednesday for the first time since the Taliban seized power in August, with a trickle of women attending classes that officials said would be segregated by sex.

World - Region
2/1/2022 11:17:07 AM
The Taliban have arrested two Afghan journalists working for a local news channel, rights groups said Tuesday, weeks after two women activists went missing.

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