Fawzia Koofi is one of only a handful of Afghan women taking part in a peace talk process that is teetering on the brink of collapse, potentially leading to years of yet more bloodshed.
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.
In the latest case, captors of a nine-year-old child in Balkh province have demanded $1.7 million ransom for his release.
On Thursday the International Federation of Journalists said it had recorded the murder of 42 journalists in 2020 so far. Within hours the figure was already out of date.
In response to international outrage, the graphic designer quipped, “If I’m not too tired tonight, maybe I’ll make another drawing as an answer.”
The former president's 768-page memoir hardly mentions the drone program, which killed hundreds of civilians, and when it does it's pretty gross.
One incident was described as “possibly the most disgraceful episode in Australia’s military history”.
The senate majority leader said doing so would hand Al Qaeda a "big propaganda victory."
Despite the ongoing talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government, the violence in the country continues unabated.
The UK's Ministry of Defence is rolling out training including breathing techniques and mindfulness tools.
About 10,000 Afghans gathered to acquire documents to enter Pakistan following an end to visa policies in place due to coronavirus.