Ali M Latifi
“It’s a catchy sell, ‘one man travels all the way back to Afghanistan to rescue his friend’,” an Afghan American producer and director told VICE World News.
Opulent weddings became a mainstay after decades of civil war and unrest, but in the pandemic era, they’re only leaving grooms with crushing debts and fragile mental health.
As waves of people flee increasingly desperate conditions in their native Afghanistan, migrants and refugees have become increasingly susceptible to lies from smugglers out of fear that the gates to Europe will soon close in 2016.
Citizens of Afghanistan’s Ghor province are getting caught in the crossfire as warring factions battle for money, power, and control of the drugs and weapons trade.
VICE News was on the streets of the Afghan capital after the fatal attack, where residents struggled to cope with the devastation. Yet those people not in hospital were returning immediately to work.
The family of Farkhunda, who was fatally beaten and burned by a mob in Kabul while police stood by, say the lenient sentence is just the latest failure of the Afghan justice system.
Reports have emerged of an agreement signed by Kabul and Islamabad in recent days that would see Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence work closely with Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security.
Mohammad Mohammady was among five Afghanis killed in Kabul's Park Palace Hotel attack this week, but the focus has largely remained on foreign victims.
As Taliban advances toward the northern city, provincial governor claims IS-allied forces and supporting and training the Afghan militants
We spoke to the father and brother of the 28-year-old woman whose horrific killing Thursday near a shrine in Kabul was captured in graphic video footage.
Heavy snowfall has set off a string of avalanches and floods that have claimed lives across several provinces — and officials fear that more fatalities could still be discovered.
Khan Ali — a simple bricklayer whose only previous experience was working on construction sites — and his team have become experts in restoring Afghanistan's landmark cultural sites.