Sunday, 29th January 2023
Breaking News:


23 Jan
Heavy snowfall and freezing weather have claimed 104 lives including children and women in Afghanistan over the past two weeks. The spokesman for the Ministry of Natural Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs, Shafiullah Rahimi, said on Monday in Kabul. In talks to local media, Rahimi said a total of 104 people including children and women…
18 Jan
At least 70 people have died in a wave of freezing temperatures sweeping Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, as extreme weather compounds a humanitarian crisis in the poverty-stricken nation.
27 Dec
An 18-year-old Afghan student endured Taliban taunts and insults at the weekend as she staged a solo protest against the ban on women attending university. "For the first time in my life, I felt so proud, strong and powerful because I was standing against them and demanding a right that God has given us," Marwa…
26 Dec
Marwa was just a few months away from becoming the first woman in her Afghan family to go to university instead, she will watch achingly as her brother goes without her.
26 Dec
Several foreign aid groups announced on Sunday they were suspending their operations in Afghanistan after the country's Taliban rulers ordered all NGOs to stop women staff from working. Their announcement prompted warnings from international officials and from NGOs that humanitarian aid would be hard hit. "We cannot effectively reach children, women and men in desperate…
21 Dec
Afghans voiced outrage on social media Wednesday over the Taliban's ban on women attending university, using the hashtag #LetHerLearn -- one of the only ways people can still protest in the country.
21 Dec
Afghanistan's Taliban rulers have banned university education for women nationwide, provoking condemnation from the United States and the United Nations over another assault on human rights.
20 Dec
Labourer Rasool Badshah has moved into a new home six months after a deadly earthquake rocked eastern Afghanistan, but without his mother, who was killed by collapsing walls.
12 Dec
At least three people were killed when gunmen attacked a hotel popular with Chinese business people in the Afghan capital Monday, with witnesses reporting multiple blasts and several bursts of gunfire.
10 Nov
The Taliban have banned Afghan women from entering the capital's public parks and funfairs, just months after ordering access to be segregated by gender.
5 Oct
Two people were killed when a bomb blast tore through a mosque on the grounds of Afghanistan's interior ministry in Kabul on Wednesday, a hospital said. Since the Taliban returned to power last August they made security a priority but attacks have ramped up in recent months, even as officials have tried to downplay them.…
3 Oct
The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on an education centre in the Afghan capital last week has risen to at least 43, the United Nations mission in Afghanistan said on Monday.


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