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World - Region
1/6/2023 3:36:55 PM
A senior Taliban official on Friday slammed Prince Harry after the royal disclosed he killed 25 people on military duty in Afghanistan and said it was like removing "chess pieces" from aboard.

World - International
1/5/2023 3:52:42 PM
Afghanistan's ruling Taliban killed eight Islamic State militants and arrested nine others in a series of raids targeting key figures in a spate of attacks in Kabul, a senior Taliban government spokesman said Thursday.

World - International
1/1/2023 4:02:44 PM
A senior U.N. official in Afghanistan met on Sunday the deputy prime minister of the Taliban-led government to discuss a ban on women working for non-governmental groups that Afghan authorities have announced in a series of measures rolling back women's rights.

World - International
1/1/2023 12:21:23 PM
An army operation in Pakistan's northwest targeting militants triggered a firefight that left a soldier and four fighters dead, the army's media wing said Sunday.

World - International
12/29/2022 4:48:38 PM
A quarter of Afghanistan's private universities risks closure because of the ban on female students imposed by the Taliban government, a spokesman for the sector said Thursday.

World - International
12/29/2022 1:50:41 PM
G7 foreign ministers on Thursday called on the Taliban to "urgently reverse" a ban on women working in Afghanistan's aid sector.

World - International
12/27/2022 11:36:47 PM
The UN Security Council on Tuesday decried increasing restrictions on women's rights in Afghanistan, urging the country's Taliban rulers to reverse them immediately.

World - International
12/26/2022 6:15:28 PM
Christian Aid on Monday became the fifth foreign aid group to suspend operations in Afghanistan after the country's Taliban rulers ordered all NGOs to stop women staff from working.

World - International
12/26/2022 2:44:54 PM
The top UN official in Kabul met with a Taliban government minister in Afghanistan's capital on Monday, following a decision by the country's new rulers to bar women from working for non-governmental organizations, the UN mission said.

World - International
12/25/2022 2:11:40 PM
Foreign aid groups on Sunday suspended their operations in Afghanistan following a decision by the country's Taliban rulers to ban women from working at international and local non-governmental organizations, while the US and Germany have condemned these actions by the Taliban.

World - International
12/25/2022 12:00:05 PM
The US has condemned the Taliban for ordering non-governmental groups in Afghanistan to stop employing women, saying the ban will disrupt vital and life-saving assistance to millions.

World - International
12/24/2022 6:05:24 PM
The Taliban government on Saturday ordered all foreign and domestic non-governmental groups in Afghanistan to suspend employing women, allegedly because some female employees didn't wear the Islamic headscarf correctly.

World - International
12/24/2022 3:58:06 PM
Taliban security forces used a water cannon to disperse women protesting the ban on university education for women on Saturday, eyewitnesses said, as the decision from the Taliban-led government continues to cause outrage and opposition in Afghanistan and beyond.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/23/2022 6:45:03 PM
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb has called for the Taliban to reconsider their decision to ban Afghan women from accessing university education, saying the decision contradicts Sharia (Islamic law).

World - International
12/22/2022 6:26:38 PM
The Taliban's treatment of women and girls in Afghanistan may amount to "a crime against humanity", G7 foreign ministers said Thursday, demanding the ban on women attending university be reversed.

World - Region
12/22/2022 1:16:29 PM
A small group of Afghan women staged a defiant protest in Kabul on Thursday against a Taliban order banning them from universities, an activist said, adding that some were arrested.

World - International
12/21/2022 12:57:35 PM
The Taliban have slowly returned to their hardline position against the education of women and their freedoms since their return to power in Afghanistan 16 months ago.

World - International
12/20/2022 10:28:15 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Tuesday banned university education for females nationwide, as the hardline Islamists continue to crush women's right to education and freedom.

World - International
12/7/2022 3:57:42 PM
An Afghan man convicted of murder was executed in public Wednesday, the Taliban said, the first confirmation of such a sentence since the hardline Islamists returned to power.

World - International
12/6/2022 9:34:00 AM
A roadside bomb went off near a bus with government employees during rush hour on Tuesday morning in northern Afghanistan, killing six people, a Taliban official said.

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