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Kabul: Several female MPs, who escaped Afghanistan when Taliban seized power of the nation on Aug 15, have launched a new women’s parliament to champion human rights while in exile in Greece, media reports said. more
Afghanistan: Taliban crackdown on media worsens, warns HRW

Kabul: Taliban authorities in Afghanistan are threatening journalists and imposing strict new media guidelines that especially harm women, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said recently.

Taliban complete 100 days: 257 media outlets closed

Kabul: At least 257 media outlets have closed in 100 days since the Taliban took over government.

Afghanistan: Women protest on streets of Kabul against Taliban over closure of schools for girls

Several women assembled on the streets of Kabul on Tuesday to demonstrate against closure of school for girls in Afghanistan.

Taliban Minister says graduates of 2000-2020 are of no use

Kabul: The Taliban government issued yet another bizarre diktat by which those who have graduated from high schools during the past twenty years are of no use.

Taliban extrajudicially killed 13 ethnic Hazaras in Aug: Amnesty International

Kabul/JEN: The Taliban 'unlawfully' killed 13 members of Hazara ethnic group, including a 17-year-old girl, in Afghanistan's Daykundi province on Aug 30, according to a latest ...

70 percent media outlets stopped working in Afghanistan amid Taliban takeover: Reports

Kabul:  National Association of Journalists (NAJ) in Kabul has said in Afghanistan  70 percent of media outlets have stopped working due to  financial problems as the Talib ...

Taliban-appointed Kabul University chancellor says women will no longer work, attend class till Islamic environment is created

Kabul: Taliban-appointed chancellor Mohammad Ashraf Ghairat on Monday said women will not be allowed to study or teach in Kabul University until an Islamic environment is created.

Taliban insurgents ban Helmand barbers from trimming beard as it 'breaches' interpretation of Islamic law

Kabul: The Taliban insurgents have issued yet another bizarre diktat to hairdressers in Afghanistan's Helmand province by which they are asked not to shave or trim beards as it breach ...

Afghanistan Crisis: US condemns Taliban govt's decision to reinstate executions, amputations

Washington: The US government has condemned the Taliban administration's recent announcement to restore the use of amputations and executions as punishment in Afghanistan.