Kabul: The Taliban government of Afghanistan has accused Pakistan of receiving hefty sums of money from the United States to allow US drones to invade Afghanistan for airstrikes through the airspace of Pakistan.
Kabul: Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai has asked Pakistan not to interfere in the internal issues of Afghanistan.
New York: Marking one year since Afghanistan’s de facto rulers decreed that girls should be excluded from high school, UN chief António Guterres has urged the Taliban to “let them back in” without delay.
Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai had reacted to the ongoing clashes between Taliban and National Resistance Forces (NRF) in Panjshir and said the continued bloodshed must stop.
Islamabad: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar has claimed that a high ranking government official revealed in a meeting of the National Security Committee of the National Assembly that the Afghan Taliban have been generating around USD 200 million annually by performing different kinds of criminal activities, which included extortion, in Pakistan.
Kabul: The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) urged on Sunday the Taliban-led (under UN sanctions for terrorist activities) Afghan government to allow high school education for girls.
New York/Kabul: The United Nations authorities in Afghanistan have accused the Taliban authorities of intimidating and harassing its female staff working in the country, including detaining three women for questioning on Monday.
Kabul: Taliban Education Minister Noorullah Munir has said people do not want their girls to attend school in the current situation.
Kabul: A helicopter crashed Saturday in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, killing three people, during a Taliban training exercise, media reports said.
Kabul: The Taliban administrators of Afghanistan have shut down a girl's school and sent the tearful students back home in Paktia province in the southeast region of the country, media reports said on Saturday.
Kabul: The Taliban government in Afghanistan has not been able to name a formal Cabinet even a year after it came to power in the country.
Kabul: A 40-year-old religious scholar, who is suspected to be a Taliban member, has abducted a minor girl with the intention of marrying her in Bamyan province in central Afghanistan.
Herat: A suicide blast inside a mosque in Afghanistan's Herat province on Friday left a high-profile pro-Taliban cleric as well as civilians dead, media reports said.
In yet another bizarre diktat, the Taliban Ministry of Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice officials have allegedly warned shopkeepers in Mazar-e-Sharif, the provincial capital of Balkh province in northern Afghanistan, not to sell anything to women who are not wearing hijab.
Kabul: China hopes that the UN Security Council will extend the travel ban exemption for the Taliban leaders of Afghanistan.