Rawail Singh believed in a peaceful future for Sikhs like him in his homeland — and died for it.
When Taliban fighters entered the cities of Afghanistan after hostilities were put on hold for Eid, some women took photos. A symbol of female resistance, the images quickly went viral
A collection of exquisitely enlarged reproductions of rare miniature Afghan paintings brings the images back to their now troubled place of origin.
Taliban agreeing to Afghan government's request for a ceasefire during Eid has sparked hopes for peace which were not possible one week earlier
For the first time in Afghanistan’s 17-year-old war with the Taliban, a ceasefire was announced by the government during the last days of the Ramzan month. The gesture was reciprocated by the insurgent group, albeit only for three days. These three days saw unexpected geniality from both parties, with Taliban fighters entering Afghan cities and...
The men make peace call to Taliban as they arrive in Kabul after walking 700 kilometres
This may be a sustainable solution to Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis.
The Afghan Taliban has announced a three-day ceasefire over the Eid holiday at the end of this week, their first such offer, which follows an earlier ceasefire announced by the government. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Thursday that the government of Afghanistan will observe a ceasefire from June 12 to 19. The Taliban’s initiative was in...
In another bid to push the Taliban towards a peaceful resolution to the Afghan conflict, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced an unconditional ceasefire with the militant group. The unilateral proposal would be observed from June 12 to June 19. “This ceasefire is an opportunity for Taliban to introspect that their violent campaign is...
The attack came just after they declared militancy un-Islamic and called for peace talks