On my way back to Kabul, I was all ready to jump back into work and journalise! I was, in fact, making mental notes on the plane back of things that I had to do, emails that needed replying and stories that needed telling. It was a great day for a flight, despite the monsoons....
In a conservative, war-torn country, being a female musician isn’t easy
As the young students stood excitedly in neat rows, a young mother among them with her baby, no one had forgotten that less than a year ago this very institute in Kabul was the site of a brutal massacre — a Taliban attack on August 24, 2016 that killed at least 13 students and staff members
But no one was optimistic for a quick end to the conflict
In the early hours of the last day of May, one of the hugest explosions ever to shake Afghanistan resounded across the capital city of Kabul. The impact of the tanker truck bombing, an insurgent attack that claimed more than 150 lives and injured at least 700 others, was felt several miles away. The explosion broke windows...
Lanny Cordola, a US rocker, had toured with well-known names in music, and he had appeared in a couple of episodes of the ABC comedy as a musician. But everything changed when he learned about two attacks in Afghanistan.
The self-immolation cases seen at the country’s only burns unit are a symptom of a bigger problem in the country, where violence against women is rife
Afghanistan's intelligence agency reveals details of the January 2017 attack
The Kabul authorities are painting houses bright colours in order to give a new lease of life to the area - and improve residents' mental health
Bombings, insider attacks and civilian deaths spike in eastern Afghanistan