Afghanistan

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‘We jumped in the car as soon as we heard’: Afghans race to help amid wait for international aid
While the Taliban and aid agencies rushed to respond, locals were already on their way bringing much needed support

Stefanie Glinski in Gayan, Afghanistan

26, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Too much suffering’: survivors talk of quake’s deadly toll in Afghanistan
5.9-magnitude earthquake leaves children buried under rubble and villages destroyed in already impoverished country

Stefanie Glinski in Gayan

24, Jun, 2022 @12:54 PM

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Fears grow for Afghanistan earthquake survivors left without shelter
First shipments of international aid arrive in country as officials say death toll has risen to 1,150

Peter Beaumont and agencies

24, Jun, 2022 @11:28 AM

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‘I dared not look at the faces’: the Afghan man who lost 22 family members in the quake
Karim Nyazai recounts his experiences since the devastating earthquake that struck Afghanistan this week

Akhtar Mohammad Makoii

23, Jun, 2022 @2:40 PM

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Afghanistan earthquake: Taliban appeal for more aid as death toll set to mount
The hardline Islamist leadership says help needs to be ‘scaled up’ after the quake devastated towns and villages in the country’s mountainous east

Shah Meer Baloch in Islamabad, and Martin Farrer

23, Jun, 2022 @8:16 AM

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Afghan quake: at least 1,000 people killed after 5.9 magnitude tremor
Toll expected to rise after deadliest quake in two decades strikes during night near Khost, 95 miles south of Kabul

Shah Meer Baloch in Islamabad, Akhtar Mohammad Makoii and Peter Beaumont

22, Jun, 2022 @10:22 PM

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Isolated Afghanistan may face struggle for aid after earthquake
Analysis: humanitarian appeals for Taliban-ruled country have had poor responses and there are sanctions complications

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Jun, 2022 @4:45 PM

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Qualified Afghan refugees are being denied a shot at harnessing their skills. Australia needs to recognise their worth | Shadi Khan Saif
Host nations need to champion the abilities of capable men and women by offering them opportunities in their areas of expertise

Shadi Khan Saif

21, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Taliban release five British nationals held for six months
Foreign Office diplomats secured their freedom but sources say nothing was given in return except an apology

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

20, Jun, 2022 @2:52 PM

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UN urged to impose travel ban on Taliban leadership over oppression of women
Campaigners say curtailing of women’s rights in Afghanistan means Trump-era waiver must be removed

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Jun, 2022 @3:07 PM

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‘We exist but it is not a life’: Afghan women face bleak prospects under Taliban
In Kabul, women talk about losing their jobs and being forced to wear a burqa, while others fear starvation

Patrick Wintour in Kabul

13, Jun, 2022 @4:00 AM

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David Lammy visits Afghanistan to highlight humanitarian crisis
Shadow foreign secretary says UK government ignoring catastrophe as millions of Afghans go hungry

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

08, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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