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The Afghans: Åsne Seierstad’s gripping depiction of life under Taliban rule

  Review: The Afghans: Three Lives Through War, Love and Revolt – Åsne Seierstad (Hachette) In August 2021, the world was gripped by images beamed from Afghanistan when the Taliban entered Kabul. Terrified Afghans ran for their lives to the...
Transgender refugees fear ‘Death March’ to Afghanistan
December 3, 2023

Transgender refugees fear ‘Death March’ to Afghanistan

PESHAWAR, December 3, 2023: Amidst the forced mass exodus of Afghan migrants, the most vulnerable of Afghans are hoping against all...
‘Millions of Afghans being forcefully deported face a dire situation’: Heela Najibullah
November 9, 2023

‘Millions of Afghans being forcefully deported face a dire situation’: Heela Najibullah

With these expulsion orders ahead of winters, an estimated 1.7 million undocumented Afghan migrants are facing an uncertain fate with...
Afghan Refugees: A political football for Pakistan
October 16, 2023

Afghan Refugees: A political football for Pakistan

  LAHORE, October 13, 2023 : Pekai Azizi Sadaat is trying her best to let the worst memories go, but...
Western arms proliferate in Afghanistan, spike violence
September 16, 2023

Western arms proliferate in Afghanistan, spike violence

A huge cache of arms, ammunition and sophisticated military equipment was left behind by the United States and its NATO...
Taliban’s ‘suffocating crackdown’ destroying lives of women and girls – new report
August 10, 2022

Taliban’s ‘suffocating crackdown’ destroying lives of women and girls – new report

The lives of women and girls in Afghanistan are being devastated by the Taliban’s crackdown on their human rights, Amnesty...
Afghanistan a year after the Taliban occupation: War on human rights
August 3, 2022

Afghanistan a year after the Taliban occupation: War on human rights

The word “anniversary” usually brings about happy and memorable moments. But Aug. 15 marks one year since the Taliban takeover...
Targeted attacks force Sikh minority to flee from Afghanistan
June 23, 2022

Targeted attacks force Sikh minority to flee from Afghanistan

At least 111 Sikhs have been granted emergency visas in neighboring India after a Sikh gurdwara was stormed by extremists...
The West Co-opts the Taliban
January 28, 2022

The West Co-opts the Taliban

The series — Reflections on Events in Afghanistan-40— points out how the recent three-day conclave in Oslo between a crore...
Hi-tech weapons left in Afghanistan by US Army turn up in Kashmir as militants flaunt them in video
January 20, 2022

Hi-tech weapons left in Afghanistan by US Army turn up in Kashmir as militants flaunt them in video

Photo-YouTube The retreat of US-led NATO forces from Afghanistan at an unprecedented pace saw a massive haul of sophisticated weaponry...
Why the Taliban’s biggest headache is the political elite of Pakistan
January 5, 2022

Why the Taliban’s biggest headache is the political elite of Pakistan

By M.K. Bhadrakumar* Reports of the recent period are indicative of tensions between the Taliban forces and the Pakistani military...
Afghanistan tackles the Islamic State
October 13, 2021

Afghanistan tackles the Islamic State

Photo-Wikipedia By Vijay Prasad* On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed...
Taliban capture four Indian helicopters
August 24, 2021

Taliban capture four Indian helicopters

Taliban fighters with Indian helicopter. Photo- Twitter By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 24 August 2021: Before the fall of Kabul...
Taliban conduct judgement based on past actions, say academics
August 23, 2021

Taliban conduct judgement based on past actions, say academics

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 23 August 2021: The astonishing Taliban 2.0 takeover in Kabul on 15 August 2021, is being...

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Transgender refugees fear ‘Death March’ to Afghanistan

Transgender refugees fear ‘Death March’ to Afghanistan

Western arms proliferate in Afghanistan, spike violence

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‘Millions of Afghans being forcefully deported face a dire situation’: Heela Najibullah

‘Millions of Afghans being forcefully deported face a dire situation’: Heela Najibullah

Why the Taliban’s biggest headache is the political elite of Pakistan

Why the Taliban’s biggest headache is the political elite of Pakistan

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