Australia pull out of Afghan cricket series over Taliban crackdown on women

The Taliban regained control of the Asian nation in mid-2021 and immediately placed restrictions on female participation in sport.

In search for new life, Afghan migrants reach Brazil

Blankets and luggage carts have become the makeshift homes to more than a hundred Afghan migrants in Sao Paulo's international airport, serving as a temporary shelter for refugees after their year-long odyssey since the Taliban returned to power.

Taliban govt face dramatic collapse in economy: UNDP

"That's about 10 years' worth of accumulated assets and wealth that just got lost in 10 months," Wignaraja said.

Suicide blast kills 19 at education centre in Kabul

Kaaj Higher Educational Center coaches students, mainly adult men and women, to prepare for university entrance exams.

Taliban use force to disperse women’s rally backing Iran protests

On Thursday in Kabul, women in headscarves carried banners that read: "Iran has risen, now it's our turn!" and "From Kabul to Iran, say no to dictatorship!"

Afghan Taliban signs historic economic deal with Russia

Nooruddin Azizi said his ministry was working to diversify its trading partners and that Russia had offered the Taliban administration a discount to average global commodity prices.

Protect Afghan girls’ education: emotional appeals by world leaders at UN

The Taliban say they respect women's rights in accordance with their interpretation of Islamic law and that since March they have been working on a way of opening girls' high schools.

Taliban releases US navy veteran in exchange of prisoner deal

The Taliban government freed Mark Frerichs, who was working as a civil engineer on construction projects in Afghanistan when he was detained 31 months ago.

Taliban leader Noorzai released in prisoner swap deal

Bashir Noorzai, an Afghan tribal leader, was arrested in 2005 and charged with smuggling more than $50 million worth of heroin into the United States.

Taliban opposition leader pushes for a new political front

The Vienna conference brought together some 30 Taliban opponents, mostly living in exile.

Taliban claim that the US “usurped” Afghanistan’s frozen assets

"The assets of the people of Afghanistan have been usurped by the United States"

Pakistan defeats Afghanistan, seals a spot in the final

Pakistan defeated Afghanistan by 1 wicket and 4 balls remaining in the Super Four stage of Asia Cup ongoing in UAE.