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VOA: Frustrated with the Taliban, US Officials Meet Anti-Taliban Figures

When U.S. and Taliban representatives signed an agreement for peace in Afghanistan in February 2020, they agreed to “seek positive relations with...

VOA: Afghanistan Poverty Bears More Child Brides

For several months Pashtana kept rejecting marriage proposals made for her 14-year-old daughter, Zarghona, until she had to make a final decision. 

VOA: Public Universities in Afghanistan Open to Female and Male Students

Public universities in warmer provinces of Afghanistan reopened Wednesday to both female and male students for the first time since the Islamist...

VOA: War Ends in Afghanistan but Uncertainty, Starvation Loom

The stunning Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in mid-August and the chaotic final U.S. military withdrawal from the country later that month marked...

VOA: Regional Powers Back Aid for Afghanistan, Press Taliban on Inclusivity

An international Russia-hosted meeting Wednesday pressed the Taliban to form a “truly inclusive” government in Afghanistan and called for the United Nations...

VOA: Afghanistan, Myanmar Skip UN General Assembly

Afghanistan will not address the U.N. General Assembly, in the wake of the Taliban takeover and potential competing claims of representation at...

CNN: Afghanistan’s women judges are in hiding, fearing reprisal attacks from men they jailed

Tugging at the folds of the traditional hijab dress, two young sisters jostle and laugh to try to get their mother's attention...

AP: Afghanistan girls soccer team given asylum in Portugal

The girls on Afghanistan’s national soccer team were anxious. For weeks, they had been moving around the country, waiting for word that...

VOA: UN Chief: Aid ‘Lifeline’ Needed in Afghanistan

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged nations on Monday to show their solidarity with the people of Afghanistan and contribute hundreds of millions...

VOA: Taliban Violently Disperse Protest After Vowing No Retribution

The Taliban are continuing to consolidate power in Afghanistan amid reports of violence against protesters in the eastern part of the country, a...
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