“My husband said if we don’t give away our daughters, we will all die because we don’t have anything to eat,” Fahima said.
“The situation is that the Taliban don’t respect anything: not journalists – foreign and local – or women,” she said
Mohadessa’s beauty salon offers Aghanistan women an oasis, providing income and indulgence – in resistance to Taliban seizure
Cavusoglu added that he urged the Taliban to give girls open access to education and allow women to return to their jobs
The well-known Serena, a luxury hotel, popular with business travellers, in Kabul has twice been the target of attacks by the Taliban
A group of Taliban members — including senior figures — inside the mosque grounds came under fire after the blast, taking two casualties.
Their salvation came thanks to “a joint operation between the American and Portuguese authorities,” the Portuguese government said
Sporting assignments do not come much tougher than Lance Klusener’s role as head coach of Afghanistan as he tries to plan a World Cup campaign with a team who are 12 000km away.
During the Taliban’s first stint in power from 1996 to 2001, the hardliners banned flamboyant hairstyles and insisted men grow beards.
Taliban leader Mullah Nooruddin Turabi revealed that strict punishment, including executions and amputations will resume
The Taliban themselves were surprised at their swift victory and key central functions of the Afghan state have still not been restored.
‘I want to fight and regain the rights that they took from us. We don’t need to go to another country. This is our homeland.’
“People came here to speak their voices and they are lobbying the Taliban government to bring changes for the trade of Afghanistan.”
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has pledged not to allow Islamic State to establish a presence on its border with Afghanistan.
A Taliban guard shows AFP a storeroom full of musical instruments that were left behind, after reports that everything had been trashed.
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The Afghan women have been hailed for their bravery as they took to the streets to voice their anger over Taliban rule
The Taliban seek to distance themselves from the harsher policies of old, when half the population was excluded from work and education.
“When I first came to Turkey, it was easy,” Mubariz told AFP at his restaurant outside Istanbul’s ancient city walls serving Afghan customers.
Activist and artist Omaid Sharifi is still defiant despite the removal of the ArtLords street art due to the Taliban takeover.
As Taliban fighters amassed in the valley, Massoud on Monday called on Afghans in and out of the country to “rise up in resistance”.
In Afghanistan, a shortage of medical supplies also looms large, Rebeiro warned, potentially hampering efforts to contain the COVID pandemic.
Prince William has come to the rescue of an Afghan friend and his family by aiding their safe escape from Kabul.
Afghan women held a rare protest saying they were willing to accept the burqa if their daughters could still go to school under Taliban rule.