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US must listen to UN and release Afghan funds: Taliban

The Taliban on Friday urged Washington to heed a call by the United Nations chief to unlock Afghan funds frozen in the United States,...

Taliban govt approves first budget

The Taliban said on Thursday they have approved their first budget for Afghanistan since the Islamists returned to power in August, with no mention...

Afghan ambassador to Beijing quits job after months without pay

Afghanistan’s ambassador to China, Javid Ahmad Qaem, left his post earlier in January after months without pay from Kabul following the Taliban’s seizure of...

UN launches $5bn aid appeal for Afghanistan

The United Nations has said it needed nearly $5 billion in aid for Afghanistan in 2022, as the global body launched its largest ever...

Taliban FM Muttaqi meets Ahmad Massoud’s son in Iran

The Taliban’s foreign minister said on Monday he held talks in Iran on the weekend with Ahmad Massoud, son of the late legendary Afghan...

Explosion kills 9 children in eastern Afghanistan

An explosion in eastern Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan on Monday killed nine children and wounded four, according to the office of a...

Afghanistan’s blue mountain lakes deserted as tourists stay away

The winter landscape around the deep, blue mountain lakes of Band-e-Amir in the central Afghan province of Bamiyan presents an arresting spectacle empty of...

Ghani says decision to flee Kabul made in ‘minutes’

Former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has described fleeing the Taliban's victory march on Kabul, saying the decision had been taken in "minutes" and that...

Pilots detail chaotic collapse of Afghan air force

Hours before Kabul fell to the Taliban on Aug 15, the Afghan Air Force was melting down. Instead of unleashing air attacks against advancing...

Fawad warns ‘retrogressive thinking’ is a danger for Pakistan

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday said “retrogressive thinking” was a danger for Pakistan, a reference to the recent measures taken by the Taliban...

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