A lot of them are required permission from their families, especially their male guardians, to be able to go.
The government move triggered angry responses from Afghans
But community-based schools such as Markaz-e-Amozish in Kabul are struggling as funding dries up and the government drags its feet on providing support
Air strikes spiked in September 2017
Insurgents were dressed as Afghan army officers
The recent murder of prominent journalist Gauri Lankesh highlighted the dangers India's journalists face when doing their job.
Six-month-old Diyana Behzad was the apple of her father’s eye. Her father, 31-year-old Khadim Hussain Behzad, had dreamt of a bright future in the service of his country. Unfortunately, Diyana will not see him again. His life was cut short on October 20, when the Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul came under attack. “Khadim Hussain...
This year was the first time Afghanistan had ever won any medals at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. That it came about despite ongoing war and insecurity made the achievement — and celebrating — all the sweeter
As some Afghans mourned the loss of loved ones, and others felt the collective grief of a country wracked by days of bloodshed, the police chief of Ghazni province said Taliban militants had targeted a security post in the district of Waghaz, killing four policemen
Festivities in Kabul are far simpler and more sombre than Diwali celebrations in other parts of the world, a reflection of two minority communities eager to remain discreet