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Afghan university professor arrested by Taliban after criticizing the regime

Afghan university professor arrested by Taliban after criticizing the regime

A prominent Afghan university professor and outspoken critic of the Taliban's hard-line regime was arrested in Kabul. His daughter said on Sunday ...
USA issued additional exceptions to Taliban sanctions to enable aid to Afghanistan

USA issued additional exceptions to Taliban sanctions to enable aid to Afghanistan

The United States on Wednesday announced further steps to ease sanctions against the Taliban so that aid agencies can deliver much-needed aid to th ...
No US troops should be penalized for the air strike in Kabul that killed 10 civilians, Pentagon says

No US troops should be penalized for the air strike in Kabul that killed 10 civilians, Pentagon says

The Pentagon has announced that no US troops or officials responsible will face disciplinary action over the airstrike in Kabul th ...
Poland says the migrant crisis on the border with Belarus could mark the beginning of “something worse”

Poland says the migrant crisis on the border with Belarus could mark the beginning of “something worse”

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki warned on Sunday that the migrant crisis on the border with Belarus could be the prelude to "something muc ...

Ultraconservative triumph endangers Pakistan

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan may have averted further violence for the time being by giving in to demands from a militant, ...
Three dead when “Taliban” gunmen opened fire over music at a wedding in Afghanistan

Three dead when “Taliban” gunmen opened fire over music at a wedding in Afghanistan

The government announced on Saturday on behalf of the Islamist movement that gunmen who presented themselves when the Taliban attacked a wedding in ...
Afghan cannabis growers are thriving despite the Taliban vowing to crack down on drugs

Afghan cannabis growers are thriving despite the Taliban vowing to crack down on drugs

Afghanistan's new Taliban authorities swear they want to tackle the illicit drug trafficking that largely fueled their successful revolt. But for ...
Taliban should be friendly towards their neighbors: Iran

Taliban should be friendly towards their neighbors: Iran

At a meeting of Afghanistan's six neighbors on Wednesday, the Iranian foreign minister called on the Taliban to take a "friendly" ...