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Monday, May 23, 2022



Afghan economy in tatters, relations on hold, Delhi and Kabul trade via Dubai

May 20, 2022 12:19 pm

Afghanistan has been a major destination for Indian sugar, and India one of the biggest importers of Afghan spices and dried fruits, especially apricots and figs.

Powerful explosion at Kabul mosque kills at least 10 people

April 29, 2022 10:30 pm

The source of the explosion was not immediately known and no one has claimed responsibility for the blast.

Death toll in Afghan mosque bombing rises to 33

April 22, 2022 9:50 pm

Zabihullah Mujahid tweeted news of the devastating bombing in the town of Imam Saheb, in Kunduz Province, saying it also wounded another 43 people, many of them students.

Taliban bans drug cultivation, including lucrative opium

April 03, 2022 3:48 pm

Drug control has been one major demand of the international community of the Islamist group, which took over the country in August and is seeking formal international recognition in order to wind back sanctions that are severely hampering banking, business and development.

A bomb crater as business partner for a pit stop on an Afghan highway

March 25, 2022 2:56 pm

Thanks to that mile marker of violence, the Bomb Crater Stop N’ Go has found a niche market in the middle of nowhere: some gas, some victuals and maybe a few bars of soaps for those who travelled along a road that was slowly coming back to life.

China's Wang, Russia's Kabulov show up in Kabul, engage Taliban leaders

March 25, 2022 7:12 am

Ready to extend CPEC to Afghanistan: China Foreign Minister to Baradar

Taliban break promise on higher education for Afghan girls

March 24, 2022 11:36 am

The international community has urged Taliban leaders to reopen schools and give women their right to public space.

Taliban nixes girls higher education despite earlier pledges

March 23, 2022 5:32 pm

Girls have been banned from school beyond Grade 6 in most of the country since the Taliban returned to power in mid-August.

How Afghanistan's humanitarian crisis could impact global security

February 20, 2022 3:11 pm

The Ukraine conflict dominates this year's Munich Security Conference, as world leaders pay less attention to the Afghan crisis. Two decades ago, a similar negligence unleashed catastrophic consequences for global peace.

Expired visa, unable to return: Afghan students face tense future

February 24, 2022 2:34 pm

Akbar, who recently completed his Master's from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), is one of the many Afghan students in the country caught in a grey zone.


Taliban fighters take over amusement park in Kabul

October 10, 2021 10:15 pm

Pictures of Taliban fighters spending time in an amusement park along Qargha reservoir emerged a day after an explosion at a mosque in Kunduz province killed scores of people.

Kabul blasts: 12 photos that show scale of devastation and tragedy

August 27, 2021 6:57 pm

US forces helping to evacuate Afghans desperate to flee Taliban rule were on alert for more attacks on Friday after two suicide bombings near the Kabul airport claimed over 100 lives.

India airlifts diplomats, citizens stranded in crisis-hit Afghanistan

August 17, 2021 10:44 pm

Amid escalating tensions in Afghanistan, India Tuesday evacuated its entire embassy, including 130 diplomats, and around 20 Indians stranded in Afghanistan on Tuesday.

Panic grips Afghanistan as Taliban enters Kabul

August 16, 2021 2:12 pm

Making rapid advancement across Afghanistan, the Taliban forces on Sunday entered Kabul and stated that they were awaiting a peaceful transfer of power.

Photos | Several feared dead after massive explosion near Indian Embassy in Kabul

May 31, 2017 11:18 am

Kabul blast: A car bomb exploded in Afghanistan’s capital city Kabul , killing several people and injuring scores of others. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj confirmed that the staff at the Indian Embassy in Kabul are safe.

Afghan women's rights activists break with tradition, carry coffin of woman beaten to death

March 23, 2015 3:55 pm

An Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob was buried in Kabul on Sunday (March 22nd). In an unprecedented move, her coffin was carried by women’s rights activists.