kabul: Afghanistan: Kabul mosque attacked during Friday prayers

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KABUL: Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, blasts have become a ‘new normal’ in the war-ravaged nation with the recent one taking place at Kabul‘s Ayuob Saber Mosque....

taliban: G7 condemns Taliban over growing restrictions on women

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WANGELS: The Group of Seven industrialised nations on Thursday condemned the growing restrictions placed on women and girls by the Taliban in Afghanistan, accusing the hardline Islamist group of...

taliban: UN holds emergency meeting on Taliban crackdown on women

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UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council held emergency closed consultations Thursday on the Taliban‘s latest crackdown on Afghan women as it considered a presidential statement that would express deep...

New life, new struggles: Afghans still adjusting to US

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WASHINGTON: Taliban forces had taken the Afghan capital. Crowds of panicked people thronged the airport. And a young man who had worked as a subcontractor for the US military...

taliban: Norway slams Afghan Taliban edict demanding women cover up

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COPENHAGEN (DENMARK): Norway has slammed the latest Afghan Taliban edict demanding women cover up head to toe in public and warned that Afghanistan‘s new rulers are “steering the country...

taliban: Norway slams Afghan Taliban edict demanding women cover up

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COPENHAGEN (DENMARK): Norway has slammed the latest Afghan Taliban edict demanding women cover up head to toe in public and warned that Afghanistan‘s new rulers are “steering the country...

Anger among Afghan women as face veil edict splits Taliban

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KABUL: Arooza was furious and afraid, keeping her eyes open for Taliban on patrol as she and a friend shopped Sunday in Kabul‘s Macroyan neighborhood. The math teacher was...

650 families receive assistance in Afghan provinces

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KABUL: About 650 families received assistance in three Afghan provinces, the country’s Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations said on Sunday. In northern Sari Pul province, 440 surveyed displaced families...

taliban: Taliban supreme leader orders women to wear all-covering burqa in public: Decree

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KABUL: Afghanistan‘s supreme leader and Taliban chief on Saturday ordered the country’s women to wear the all-covering burqa in public — one of the harshest controls imposed on women’s...

France backs India’s UNSC, NSG bid; both decry terror | India News

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NEW DELHI: Describing counter-terrorism cooperation as a corner stone of the Indo-French strategic partnership, particularly in the Indo-Pacific region, India and France strongly condemned all forms of terrorism including...