In Panjshir, few signs of an active resistance, or any fight at all

On Tuesday, The New York Times traveled to the valley for the first time since the Taliban’s lightning offensive led to their seizure of power in Afghanistan last month. On the sides of the road,…

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Lack of money may push Afghan authorities to turn to drug trafficking: Putin

"There is a danger that the lack of funds in the treasury of Afghanistan may push those who control the country today to make money on the sale of drugs and weapons," Putin said at the Shanghai…

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Afghanistan: Haqqani network's Anas Haqqani says India is 'not a true friend'

"India has been biased and fuelling the fire of war for the past 20 years. As yet, India has not done anything for peace. As yet, their role has been negative. Even in the media, there is a…

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Afghanistan's girls' football players fled Taliban rule for Pakistan

Afghanistan's new authorities have hinted that women and girls will be restricted from participating in sports, as they were during their previous regime in the 1990s.

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Afghanistan: Helmand's Taliban governor asks western nations to return with 'money, not guns'

A month after Taliban took control of Afghanistan, Talib Mawlaw, a local of Helmand, has asked foreign governments to sit and interact with Taliban in non-war conditions

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Over 150 Afghan media outlets shut down since Taliban takeover: Report

More outlets are expected to discontinue operations in the country if the media's financial problem is not resolved and restrictions against them are not addressed, according to officials. 

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Female students forced to attend pro-Taliban gatherings in head-to-toe black robes at Kabul University

Afghan female students have said they were forced to attend a pro-Taliban gathering at the Kabul University. The women, who were dressed in head-to-toe black robes distributed by the Taliban…

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Afghans indulging in infidelity to be stoned, hands to be chopped for theft: Report

Many Afghans were alarmed when the Taliban reinstated the Ministry for Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, which had been abolished following the US occupation and was known for its…

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Engage with Taliban to avert total collapse of Afghan economy: UN chief Antonio Guterres

Afghanistan's economy is focused on cash, especially for small enterprises. Businesses are projected to suffer if citizens' access to cash and savings becomes increasingly difficult.

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Taliban co-founder Abdul Ghani Baradar releases audio statement amid rumours of death

Amid his death rumours on social media, the Taliban co-founder Abdul Ghani Baradar released an audio statement saying he was alive and well.

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‘I guarantee’: Trump claims China, Russia reverse-engineering US weapons left behind in Afghanistan

Former US President Donald Trump speculated that China and Russia could already be reverse-engineering military equipment abandoned in Afghanistan.

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As Taliban put up posters of ex-leaders, a terror threat looms over Kabul on anniversary of 9/11 attack

On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attack and a few days after Taliban took control of Afghanistan, the city faces danger of a possible attack from ISIS-K militants

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Pakistan's PIA to restart commercial flights to Kabul from Monday

Kabul airport was severely damaged during a chaotic evacuation of over 120,000 people that ended with the withdrawal of US forces on August 30

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Unaccompanied children evacuated from Afghanistan in Qatar limbo

About 200 uprooted young Afghans arrived in Doha aboard flights from Kabul in recent weeks and are being hosted at a reception centre, where they grapple with the trauma of their ordeal

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Another successful rescue flight from Afghanistan saves 32 people from Taliban's rule

These flights are a ‘promise well-kept’ by the US forces who had assured citizens and allies stuck in Afghanistan to not to panic and had promised that the Biden administration would evacuate them…

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