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Afganistan

America must admit more Afghan refugees

Photo: Reuters. The Biden administration is reviving America’s historic practice of encouraging legal immigration and wants...

PAKISTAN OFFERS TO HOST OIC FMS ON AFGHANISTAN

Pakistan has offered to host the extraordinary meeting of the foreign ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the...

Can the Taliban keep the lights on through the winter?

It is getting dark and Zabihullah Bawar, a 34-year-old former construction worker, seems anxious as he rushes towards his old mud house...

Taliban asks EU for help with Afghanistan's airports

Chief spokesman for the Taliban Zabihullah Mujahid speaks during a gathering in which Afghan Hazara elders pledged their supp...

Afghanistan: One hundred days of solitude

Taliban Acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi (L) met Qatari officials before talks with US/EU representatives, Doha, Nov. 27,...

Afghan economy nears collapse as pressure builds to ease U...

At a World Food Program health facility in Kandahar, Afghanistan, last month.Credit...Jim Huylebroek for The New York Times MAZAR-...

Taliban PM: We won't interfere in other countries' affairs

The Taliban co-founder and now Prime Minister of Afghanistan Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund has pledged that his government will "not in...

Afghan women speak up against new Taliban media guidelines

Women journalists work in the newsroom of the Kabul Weekly in the early 2000s [File: Ahmad Masood/Reuters] Afghan journalists and...

Afghan Hazara elders promise support for Taliban rulers

Several bomb attacks in recent years have killed and wounded scores of Hazaras in Kabul and other cities. (Reuters) More than 1,00...

Taliban teetering on verge of economic collapse

Ever since the Taliban’s military takeover of Kabul, the Afghan economy has gone from bad to worse and could now be headed for a...

'Business as usual': Afghan drug trade continues under Tal...

Afghan police stand guard in a poppy field about to be destroyed outside Kandahar in 2004. (David Guttenfelder/AP) After...

Red Cross says Afghanistan sanctions behind 'infuriating'...

Afghan men wait to receive cash at a money distribution point organised by the World Food Programme, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturd...

UN urges action to avoid 'colossal' collapse of Afghan ban...

The United Nations has repeatedly warned since the Taliban took over that Afghanistan's economy is on the brink of a collapse. (HECTO...

China continues to offer aid, agricultural trade with Afgh...

Live streamer Li Jiaqi (right) works with CCTV reporter Wang Bingbing (center) to sell 120,000 cans of pine nuts from Afghanistan on...

Afghan Taliban begin paying salaries to govt employees

Afghanistan’s Taliban authorities said on Saturday they had begun paying government employees who had not received a paycheck sin...

Taliban government is steadily consolidating

Visiting high-level Iranian officials (L) and Taliban authorities chaired by Deputy Acting Prime Minister Mullah Abdul Ghani Barada...

Afghan black market for visas thrives as embassies stay sh...

Afghans gather outside the passport office in Kabul on Oct. 6 after Taliban officials announced they would start issuing passports&...

Pakistan hosts US, China, Russia to discuss Afghanistan

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, centre, poses for a photograph with the special envoys from the United States, Russia and Chin...

Taliban replace statue of Hazara leader with Quran

The Taliban have replaced the statue of a Hazara leader declared a national martyr by the former government with a replica of the Koran...

China looks to Tajiks to spy Afghan terror risks

A Tajik frontier guard soldier patrols the border Pyandj river at the Afghan border not far from the town of Pyandj some 220 kilomete...

The Politics of Taliban Recognition

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo meets with the Taliban Negotiation Team, in Doha, Qatar, on November 21, 2020. Nearly three m...