World  /  Published 20.05.22

Taliban diktat for female TV presenters

Taliban authorities in Afghanistan have asked television broadcasters to ensure that female presenters on local stations cover their faces when on air, an official said on Thursday.  The move co...
By Reuters in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.22

Taliban's diktat on Afghan women

In chains Sir — The script is unfolding in familiar ways in Afghanistan. Recently, the Taliban government issued a decree ordering Afghan women to wear the all-enveloping burqa in public. The ...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 08.05.22

Taliban diktat for women

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Saturday ordered all Afghan women to wear head-to-toe clothing in public, a sharp hard-line pivot that confirmed the worst fears of rights activists and was bound...
By AP, PTI in Kabul

World  /  Published 25.04.22

Pak-Afghan tension intensifies

Afghanistan's acting defence minister said on Sunday that the Taliban administration would not tolerate "invasions" from its neighours after protesting against airstrikes it says were co...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 23.04.22

33 killed in Kunduz mosque blast

A blast tore through a Sunni mosque during Friday prayers in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, killing 33 people and wounding dozens more, officials said. Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman for the Talib...
By Reuters in Kabul


World  /  Published 21.04.22

Tension spikes between Taliban and Pakistan

Observers say the governments will need to negotiate a peace agreement, despite a slew of failed talks. Tension is high between Pakistan and Afghanistan after Pakistan's military air raids into A...
By Haroon Janjua in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.22

Women and war

The role of women during war in terms of their labour and bodies is receiving renewed attention in light of the Ukraine conflict. The narratives and negotiations seem to be changing, setting up a new ...
By Santosh Kumar Biswal

World  /  Published 04.04.22

Taliban ban narcotics cultivation

The Taliban announced on Sunday a ban on the cultivation of narcotics in Afghanistan, the world’s biggest opium producer. “As per the decree of the supreme leader of the Islamic Emirate o...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 26.03.22

US cancels Taliban talks

The US has canceled Doha talks with the Taliban, after the the rulers of Afghanistan backtracked on allowing girls to attend secondary school. Female foreign ministers of 16 countries have also condem...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 26.03.22

Female foreign ministers slam Taliban for denying girls access to secondary school

Foreign ministers from 16 countries around the world ask Afghanistan’s hardliner regime to reverse decision to stop girls from going to school after sixth grade...


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