Watch: Afghan girl alleges beating by Taliban commander for refusing sex, Taliban post video to refute claim

In the video being shared on social media platform, Twitter, an Afghan girl is seen crying on camera as she claims that she was brutally beaten for denying sex with a Taliban commander

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Taliban easily won Afghanistan because 300,000-strong army did not exist: Ex-finance minister

Khalid Payenda said most of the 300,000-strong army and police officers did not exist and that generals added the phantom personnel to official lists so they could take their wages.

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Safe and stable Afghanistan: Recent Islamic state violence dents Taliban claims

Victims have ranged from former security officials from the ousted government to journalists, civil society activists, mullahs, Taliban fighters and apparently random targets like Ezzatullah,…

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Afghan crisis: Amid internal conflict and terrorism, locals struggle to get drinking water

More than 70 per cent of the population in Afghanistan do not have access to basic, clean and safe drinking water, and the water that is available is contaminated

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Afghan baby handed to US soldiers amid chaos at Kabul airport still missing

A baby who was handed over to the US soldiers during the chaos of airlift fearing that he would get crushed in the melee
 

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Taliban forcing distressed Afghan farmers to pay 'zakat' tax

Farmers say they have to pay a 2.5 per cent tax on the value that Taliban tax collectors estimated his property is worth

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Failure to recognise government can create problems for the world, Taliban warn US

Responding to WION's question on recent reports about US planning to use Pakistan's airspace to carry out strikes against Islamic State militants in Afghanistan,  Zabihullah said the Taliban won't…

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Taliban's leader Sheikh Haibatullah Akhundzada makes first-ever public appearance in Kandahar

Haibatullah Akhundzada's first address at the famous Darul Uloom Hakimah Madrassa focused towards military officials, locals have claimed

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'Just give us our money': Taliban push to unlock Afghan billions abroad

"The money belongs to the Afghan nation. Just give us our own money, freezing this money is unethical and is against all international laws and values," ministry spokesman Ahmad Wali Haqmal said…

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Exclusive- 'Women encouraged to work in pine nut industry': Taliban to WION

In an exclusive interview with WION's Anas Mallick, Taliban talked about capitalisation of Pine nuts and importance of women workforce in the industry

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‘Completely lost’: For some Afghans, returning home is as difficult as fleeing

Among the group were parents separated from young children for nearly two months, grown children separated from dying parents. There were newborn babies, stateless at birth

via The New York Times
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US should have pushed ex-Afghan president Ghani harder: Khalilzad

Ghani, who sought safety in the United Arab Emirates, has apologized for how his government ended but said he left on the advice of palace security to avoid bloody street fighting

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'Work hard': Taliban to offer wheat in exchange of work to reduce poverty and starvation

The Taliban government is aiming to distribute 11,600 tons of wheat in Kabul, and nearly 55,000 tons in cities such as Herat, Jalalabad, Kandahar, Mazar-i-Sharif and Pol-i-Khomri, and a few more…

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Eight children die of starvation in Kabul as Taliban fails to stabilise country

Local leaders have urged the world to wake up to the Afghan crisis and help the locals. He also alleged that this incident had not made headlines as the victims belonged to minority community

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Pakistan's Shah Mahmood Qureshi meets Taliban leaders to solve border disputes

Taliban counterpart of Qureshi said he is hoping trade problems can be resolved based on these talks and said 'we are very hopeful that all our trade issues will be resolved very soon, borders…

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