A small group of women took the streets in Afghanistan to protest the Taliban’s order that they need to cover up fully in a burqa.
Students are left heartbroken as the Taliban has ordered secondary girls schools in Afghanistan to shut down just hours after they reopened.
Some public universities opened in Afghanistan 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.
Rescue workers on Tuesday searched for survivors after an earthquake in a remote western region of Afghanistan killed at least 26 people and damaged hundreds of houses, officials said.
Taliban fighters paraded through a northwest Afghan city in a show of strength at the weekend, days after reinforcements were sent to quell unrest over the detention of a popular commander.
The mobile library is one of 5 buses leased by a local organisation called Charmaghz, established by Freshta Karim, an Afghan graduate
Taliban government leader Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund is among those targeted by the US sanctions, which stood firm on the measures
Kim Kardashian has funded an evacuation flight for female footballers and their families from Afghanistan.
Channing Tatum and Tom Hardy will star in a new drama about three special forces team members who return to Afghanistan on a rescue mission.
“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.”
A Taliban guard shows AFP a storeroom full of musical instruments that were left behind, after reports that everything had been trashed.
The Afghan women have been hailed for their bravery as they took to the streets to voice their anger over Taliban rule