For many Afghan women, Khodayari’s act of protest symbolised their own struggle for equality.
It is a warm August weekend day in the Afghan capital of Kabul, but that doesn’t slow down Soraya Shahidi, a 26-year-old Afghan nail and tattoo artist. Dressed smartly in her ripped blue jeans and long yellow coat, her hair […]
Stray cats and dogs were killed and injured when a truck bomb ripped through a fortified compound in Afghanistan’s capital in early September. Now Samaritans are trying to find a new home for the surviving animals.
espite the sweltering Sunday afternoon heat, 33-year-old Ammo Angom was hard at work in his small apartment kitchen in the western suburbs of Mumbai, putting the final touches on a seven-course meal. On this summer day, Angom opened his house […]
The Afghan Taliban in on Sunday lifted their ban on the International Committee of the Red Cross, which they imposed in April this year. The Red Cross, which has been operating in the war-torn country since 1987, was forced to […]
U.S. President Donald Trump cancelled peace negotiations with the Taliban last Sunday after the insurgent group claimed responsibility for an attack in Kabul that claimed the life of a U.S. soldier. In a tweet, Mr. Trump shared that he had planned to […]
The Taliban bombed an army base in Kabul on Thursday, stoking fears of an escalation in Afghanistan’s war a day after US President Donald Trump vowed to hit the insurgents “harder than they have ever been hit before”. Mr Trump’s warning […]
US President Donald Trump’s decision to suspend peace talks with the Taliban was met with relief by many Afghans, who questioned the absence of other interested parties including the government. “These talks were based on American and Taliban interests and Afghans were […]