“We told them not to do these things because of the dangers but the youth are excited,” the head of a local tribe’s military wing told VICE World News via WhatsApp.
A 26-year-old student in France has been arrested after his class project turned out to be four radioactive pipe bombs.
Taqi Daryabi and Nematullah Naqdi from daily newspaper Etilaatroz said they were beaten for hours with rifle butts and electrical cables, for covering a protest led by women.
An infamous Taliban ministry that in the 1990s deployed patrols of men with whips to ensure women adhered to draconian laws has made a comeback.
“Send a terrorist to catch a terrorist, indeed,” said a former security contractor for the Afghan government.
Abdul Ghani Baradar was captured by the CIA and spent years in prison before being freed by the Trump administration. He's likely to be the Taliban's new head of government.
Thanos Plevris, the man in charge of Greece's pandemic response, has apologised if comments he made about Auschwitz while defending his own dad from Holocaust-denial offended any Jewish people.
Anas Haqqani spent years in solitary confinement in a US-run prison. Now he's a key figure in the incoming Taliban government in Afghanistan.
“If anything captured at Kabul ever flies again I’d be truly shocked,” a former special forces soldier who fought in Afghanistan told VICE World News.
The group is a rival of the Taliban and wants to impose an even more extreme interpretation of Islamic law.
Dozens of Afghan civilians were also killed following the two explosions.
It's 40 kilometres long, five metres tall, and a people smuggler told VICE World News that won't make much of a difference anyway.