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World - International
7/30/2023 4:14:01 PM
Authorities from Afghanistan's vice ministry created a bonfire of confiscated musicial instruments and equipment in Herat province at the weekend, deeming music immoral.

World - International
7/23/2023 8:37:38 PM
As the Taliban swept back into power in Afghanistan in the summer of 2021, Fahima Sultani and her fellow university students tried for days to get into the Kabul airport, only to be turned away by gun-wielding extremists.

World - International
7/23/2023 7:16:17 PM
Heavy flooding from seasonal rains in Afghanistan killed at least 31 people and left dozens missing over the past three days, while in neighboring Pakistan 13 people died due to heavy rains and landslides.

World - Region
7/19/2023 1:11:41 PM
Security officials shot in the air and used firehoses Wednesday to disperse dozens of Afghan women protesting in Kabul against an order by Taliban authorities to shut down beauty parlours, the latest curb to squeeze them out of public life.

World - International
7/17/2023 5:17:17 PM
Taliban authorities have further increased restrictions on women and girls in Afghanistan in recent months, including in education and employment, the U.N. said in a report on the human rights situation issued Monday.

World - International
7/4/2023 9:07:18 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban authorities have ordered beauty parlours across the country to shut within a month, the vice ministry confirmed Tuesday, the latest curb to squeeze women out of public life.

World - International
7/2/2023 11:13:48 AM
Afghanistan's Taliban government on Saturday seized on an off-the-cuff remark by US President Joe Biden to underscore their claim that there was no Al-Qaeda threat in the country.

World - International
6/6/2023 7:52:47 PM
The European Union called on Afghan authorities Tuesday to investigate the poisoning of primary schoolgirls in the country's north after 77 students were hospitalized.

World - International
6/4/2023 10:10:42 PM
Nearly 80 girls were poisoned and hospitalized in two separate attacks at their primary schools in northern Afghanistan, a local education official said Sunday.

World - Region
5/31/2023 3:27:13 PM
The supreme leader of the Taliban met in Afghanistan with Qatar's prime minister this month, the first-such publicly known meeting between the Taliban's reclusive leader and a foreign official, the Al Jazeera satellite news network reported Wednesday.

World - Region
5/27/2023 3:28:13 PM
The Taliban and Iran reportedly exchanged gunfire Saturday on the Islamic Republic's border with Afghanistan, an advocacy group said, as tensions rise over water rights between the two nations.

World - International
5/23/2023 9:28:14 PM
Six security personnel were killed in an overnight siege by dozens of Pakistan Taliban militants on a Hungarian-owned oil and gas exploration site, police and the energy firm said Tuesday.

World - International
5/8/2023 7:44:19 PM
Pakistan and Afghanistan's Taliban-appointed government have agreed to boost trade and lower tensions along their border amid a surge in militant attacks on security forces, officials said Monday.

World - International
5/3/2023 2:26:22 PM
The Taliban’s intimidation, threats, and attacks on Afghan journalists are unacceptable, the U.N. said Wednesday, as it expressed concern for the future of the country's media.

World - International
5/3/2023 1:43:06 PM
A Taliban fighter fired his rifle into the air at a food distribution event in Afghanistan, an example of their harassment of nongovernmental groups operating in the country, a report said Wednesday.

World - International
5/2/2023 8:35:46 PM
A closed-door summit on Afghanistan ended Tuesday in Qatar without any formal acknowledgment of the Taliban-run government there, though the United Nations' chief said they would hold another meeting in the future.

World - International
5/1/2023 3:17:30 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban authorities will be absent from UN-led talks that open Monday on how to handle the crisis-stricken country's rulers and press them to ease a ban on women working and girls going to school.

World - International
4/26/2023 6:50:00 PM
The US had no role in the Taliban's killing of the mastermind of the Islamic State suicide bomb attack at Kabul airport during the US pullout in 2021, the White House said Wednesday.

World - International
4/18/2023 11:52:33 PM
The United Nations is ready to take the “heartbreaking” decision to pull out of Afghanistan in May if it can’t persuade the Taliban to let local women work for the organization, the head of the U.N. Development Program said.

World - Region
4/17/2023 4:15:29 PM
Afghan authorities are closing education centers and institutes supported by non-governmental groups in the south until further notice, officials said Monday. The centers are mostly for girls, who are banned from going to school beyond sixth grade.

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