Afghanistan

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‘Tragic’ delays: documents reveal Australia knew time was running out to extract Afghan staff
Exclusive: Previously secret papers show charter flight considered ‘high risk’ a month before Kabul fell to Taliban

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Tory anger grows over Priti Patel’s failure to start resettling stranded Afghans
MPs said to have confronted home secretary over ‘moral obligation’ to deliver refugee programme announced in August

Michael Savage and Toby Helm

28, Nov, 2021 @7:45 AM

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‘We will start again’: Afghan female MPs fight on from parliament in exile
From Greece the women are advocating for fellow refugees – and those left behind under Taliban rule

Amie Ferris-Rotman

27, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Switched off: Afghan media struggle to survive under Taliban rule
More than 250 newspapers, radio and TV stations have closed in first 100 days of militants’ rule

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kandahar

27, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Alone, afraid and facing exile: one boy’s ordeal indicts Britain’s asylum system | Aditya Chakrabortty
For Bashir Khan Ahmadzai and others like him, Boris Johnson’s promise of ‘patience and care’ has left a bitter taste, says Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Aditya Chakrabortty

25, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Afghanistan faces disaster and ministers don’t seem to care – but Labour does | Stephen Kinnock
The west has a moral duty to help those facing starvation. We demand that the British government lead the way, says Stephen Kinnock MP

Stephen Kinnock

24, Nov, 2021 @1:08 PM

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The Guardian view on Afghanistan: a fast-developing disaster | Editorial
Editorial: As its economy implodes and the food crisis grows, its people feel betrayed. No wonder

Editorial

21, Nov, 2021 @5:12 PM

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On Helmand’s bleak wards, dying children pay the price as western aid to Afghanistan is switched off
The staff are unpaid, the drugs are running out. Gereshk hospital can only watch as tiny infants succumb to treatable diseases

Emma Graham-Harrison in Gereshk, Helmand

21, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Abducted Afghan psychiatrist found dead weeks after disappearance
Family say the body of Dr Nader Alemi, who was taken by armed men in September, showed signs of torture

Haroon Janjua in Islamabad

19, Nov, 2021 @2:44 PM

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Problems in Afghanistan must not delay Australia’s compensation for alleged war crimes, rights groups say
Afghans should be consulted on redress as recommended by Brereton report, released exactly one year ago, advocates say

Christopher Knaus and Ben Doherty

19, Nov, 2021 @4:27 AM

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‘A modern-day Schindler’s List’: Afghan junior women footballers land in UK
International rescue effort brings 130 young footballers and their families to London after Taliban takeover

Alexandra Topping

18, Nov, 2021 @7:41 PM

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‘If I can get a plane into the sky, I can do anything’: female Afghan pilot refuses to be grounded
Months after Mohadese Mirzaee became Afghanistan’s first female commercial airline pilot, the Taliban took Kabul. Now a refugee in Bulgaria, she is determined to fly again

Stefanie Glinski in Kabul

16, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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