Afghanistan

$12m seized from ex-officials as cash crunch hits Afghanistan

Afghanistan's central bank said Wednesday that the Taliban had seized more than $12 million in cash and gold from the homes of former government...

US envoy says Ghani exit scuttled Afghan power-sharing

The US negotiator on Afghanistan said that president Ashraf Ghani's abrupt exit scuttled a deal in which the Taliban would hold off entering...

Afghan girls’ football team flees to Pakistan

Members of Afghanistan's national girls' football team have fled across the border into Pakistan, officials said Wednesday, a month after the...

At Kabul airport, remnants of US war bear testimony to chaotic exit

A well-thumbed copy of "Not a Good Day to Die" -- which tells how American forces nearly came undone fighting in Afghanistan in the early stages...

Taliban thank world for promised aid, urge US to show ‘heart’

The Taliban on Tuesday thanked the world for pledging hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency aid to Afghanistan, and urged the United States...

Hundreds march in Kandahar to protest against Taliban evictions

Hundreds of protesters from a neighbourhood populated by former Afghan army servicemen marched in Kandahar Tuesday against plans by the Taliban...

Qatar won’t take ‘responsibility’ for Kabul airport without Taliban agreement

Qatar warned Tuesday it would not take responsibility for Kabul airport without "clear" agreements with all involved, including the Taliban,...

Taliban probing bank accounts linked to Afghan ex-officials

The Taliban are investigating the accounts of former high-ranking Afghan government members to check for ill-gotten gains, officials said Tuesday.

Afghan Hazaras studying in Iraq fear return home to Taliban rule

Many Afghans from the Hazara ethnic minority studying in Iraq's city of Najaf watched in terror as their homeland fell back into Taliban hands.

Blinken asks Pakistan to ‘line up’ in pressuring Taliban

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Monday on Pakistan to deny legitimacy to the Taliban unless they meet international demands, acknowledging...

UN chief pleads for ‘lifeline’ for Afghanistan, engagement with Taliban

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Monday urged the international community to engage with the Taliban and to provide a "lifeline" of desperately needed...

UN chief urges donors to give Afghans ‘lifeline’

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Monday urged countries to dig deep and provide desperately needed aid to Afghans, and to support women and others...

Taliban co-founder releases audio statement after death rumours

The Taliban co-founder and now deputy prime minister of Afghanistan released an audio statement Monday saying he was alive and well after news...

First foreign commercial flight since Taliban takeover lands in Kabul

An international commercial flight touched down in the Afghan capital on Monday, the first since the Taliban retook power last month.

In Tajikistan, Afghan exiles fear for loved ones left behind

Loud, patriotic music at recent independence day celebrations in the capital of Tajikistan was of little solace to Abdulbashir Yusufi, still...

Taliban say will allow women at universities, but mixed classes banned

Afghan women will be allowed to attend university as long as they study separately from men, the Taliban's new higher education minister said...

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