The Afghan Taliban blew up several electricity power lines early on Monday, leaving parts of Kabul in darkness in an act of sabotage that follows a funding dispute with the government. The insurgents earlier this month said they would target […]
“There’s no government control in the area we live. No government here; not a single government force,” says 45-year old Elham [name changed] who lives in a Province less than 80 km outside Kabul. “There are Taliban [fighters] outside [my […]
The insurgents published an editorial that has left Afghans guessing about their next move
Some women journalists in South Asia choose to wear fake wedding rings to deter unwanted suitors. But maybe if their male colleagues backed off, they wouldn’t have to.
‘We won’t be silenced’
After years of escalating violence and rising civilian casualties in Afghanistan, perpetrated largely by the Taliban insurgency, the Afghan government has offered to negotiate a peace deal with the group. President Ashraf Ghani proposed a comprehensive and rather generous offer to the […]
Sunday night, the Oscars will pick the best animated feature. Pixar’s Coco is the favorite. But if the choice were up to Afghans, they’d go for The Breadwinner.
In a bid to break the log jam, Afghan President Ghani has reached out to Taliban for ‘unconditional talks’ to end years of fighting, but the insurgent group is holding back for now