The Taliban have excluded girls from Afghan secondary schools, after they ordered only boys and male teachers to return to the classroom. A statement from the Islamist group saying secondary classes would resume made no mention of girls or women. ..
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, deputy prime minister in the Taliban's newly announced caretaker government and the top figure in the Doha deal, has been named among the 100 most influential people of 2021 by Time magazine. Mullah Baradar led the ..
A fourth chartered flight carrying civilians from Afghanistan to Qatar since U.S. forces withdrew last month left Kabul on Sunday with more than 230 passengers, including Afghans, Americans and Europeans, a Qatari official said. The Qatar Airways ..
The Taliban said on Tuesday Afghan girls will be allowed to return to school "as soon as possible", after their movement faced international fury over their effective exclusion of women and girls from education and work. The hardliners..
The Amir of Qatar HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani took part in the opening session of the General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which kicked off at the UN headquarters in New York Tuesday in the presence of hea..
Indian officials said on Tuesday they had seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200 billion rupees ($2.72 billion) amid the chaos following last month's takeover of the country by the Taliban. Afg..
Afghanistan's Taliban government bolstered its economic team on Tuesday, naming a commerce minister and two deputies as the group tries to revive a financial system in shock from the abrupt end to billions of dollars in foreign aid. Nooruddin ..
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has said preventing women from accessing education in neighbouring Afghanistan would be un-Islamic. In an interview with the BBC, Mr Khan laid out the conditions that would need to be met for Pakistan to fo..
Joe Biden has played down the chances of brokering a post-Brexit free trade deal with the UK, as he held talks with Boris Johnson at the White House. Downing Street said its priority was still getting a deal with the US alone. But the BBC under..