The Taliban had strict rules about hair and beard styles, but today in Afghanistan, barber shops flourish.
Failing economy, growing insurgency and low returns from food crops have left tens of thousands of Afghan farmers with no other choice but to return to poppy cultivation after a gap of 13 years.
Afghanistan's prized porridge may take patience to get, but it's worth the wait
US and Afghan forces have scored victories against the insurgent 'Special Forces' unit but its emergence shows the Taliban is far from beaten
The US president's New Year tweet castigating Pakistan has found a lot of support from Afghans angry at Islamabad's alleged support of militant groups
Sometime in early 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet put forth a plan for upgrading a cluster of 300 villages to ‘Smart Villages’. Christened as the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission, after the founder of the Jan Sangh, the project aimed to develop the first phase by 2019. A sound plan, considering that at least...
While European countries increase returns of rejected Afghan asylum seekers, the number of civilians killed or injured by conflict in Afghanistan has escalated.
Atta Noor’s supporters say his resignation offer was conditional and since the conditions were not met, his removal as the Balkh province’s Governor by President Ashraf Ghani is illegal
Afghan president calls the attack "a crime against humanity"
Afghanistan's longest-serving provincial governor wields undeniable power and influence, largely due to the semblance of stability and development he has brought to the northern provinces under his control in a country that otherwise remains precariously balanced on political quicksand. But what does his sacking mean for the country's already shaky future?