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Thursday, 16 September 2021
At Afghanistan's border with Uzbekistan a cargo train rolls over a bridge and into the newly created "Islamic Emirate". The Taliban's white and black flag flutters next to the Uzbek one. Some traders have...
Wednesday, 15 September 2021
North Korea has fired two ballistic missiles off its east coast, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) has confirmed. Japan also reported an object was fired, and that it may have been a ballistic...
Wednesday, 15 September 2021
The BBC has found that at least 20 civilians have been killed in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley, which has seen fighting between the Taliban and opposition forces. Communications have been cut in the valley,...
Monday, 13 September 2021
Afghan universities will be segregated by gender, and a new dress code will be introduced, the Taliban has said. Higher Education Minister Abdul Baqi Haqqani indicated women would be allowed to study,...
Friday, 10 September 2021
Dozens of international passengers - including UK citizens - have flown out of Kabul in the first such flight since US forces left the country. The Qatar Airways charter flight landed in the Qatari capital...
Thursday, 09 September 2021
The phrases have tripped off the tongues of Taliban for quite some time. "We're working to establish an inclusive government that represents all the people of Afghanistan," promised Taliban leader Mullah...
Wednesday, 08 September 2021
The Taliban have announced an interim government in Afghanistan, declaring the country an "Islamic Emirate". The new cabinet, entirely male, is made up of senior Taliban figures some of whom are notorious...
Tuesday, 07 September 2021
The Taliban have declared victory over the province of Panjshir northeast of the capital Kabul, the final pocket of territory which has remained outside their rule. The group posted footage online of...
Monday, 06 September 2021
The leader of the Afghan resistance group waging an intense battle against the Taliban in the Panjshir Valley has said he is open to enter peace talks. Ahmad Massoud said he supported a plan, put forward...
Friday, 03 September 2021
  US President Joe Biden says "historic investment" is needed to deal with the climate crisis, as the north-east reels from flash flooding and tornadoes that have killed at least 41 people. The...
Thursday, 02 September 2021
Chinese tech tycoon Jack Ma famously said it was a "blessing" for anyone to be part of the so-called "996 work culture"- where people work 9am to 9pm, six days a week. Now, China's authorities...
Wednesday, 01 September 2021
An Afghan who had authorisation to fly to the UK, but was unable to make his flight because of crowds at Kabul airport, has pleaded with the British government to help him before it's too late. The UK...
Tuesday, 31 August 2021
  "I am angry. The government did nothing to protect us. They sit in their ivory towers and make decisions on Aboriginal issues." Monica Kerwin is a Barkindji (First Nation) mother-of-six who lives...
Monday, 30 August 2021
  The US city of New Orleans has lost power, with only generators working, as Hurricane Ida batters Louisiana. The storm brought 150mph (240km/h) winds when it made landfall and those people who...
Saturday, 28 August 2021
  A number of nations say there is a high threat of a terrorist attack at Kabul airport and have warned their citizens not to travel there. Australia, the US and UK have issued alerts to their citizens....
Friday, 27 August 2021
  President Joe Biden says the US airlift from Kabul will continue despite a jihadist attack that killed over 90 people including 13 US service members. "We must complete this mission and we will,"...
Wednesday, 25 August 2021
  US President Joe Biden says the US is "on pace" to meet a 31 August deadline for evacuations, despite previous calls from allies for an extension. "The sooner we finish the better," he said. Some...
Saturday, 21 August 2021
As the US continues its withdrawal from the Afghan capital, social media has been flooded with pictures of a helicopter evacuating people from the American embassy in Kabul. It's a familiar image to some. Back...
Friday, 20 August 2021
The Taliban are on the brink of victory in Afghanistan, after their fighters entered the capital Kabul and seized the presidential palace. The government has collapsed, with President Ashraf Ghani fleeing...
Friday, 13 August 2021
The Taliban have claimed the capture of Afghanistan's second largest city, Kandahar, in what would be a major win for the militants. The city was once the Taliban's stronghold, and is strategically important...
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