Article image
Taliban could be convinced to open girls’ schools, says Afghanistan ex-education minister
Global governments should engage with the Taliban because some in the regime support reversing the ban, says Rangina Hamidi

Ruchi Kumar

29, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

Article image
Afghanistan football head involved in match-fixing, former players claim
Several former Afghanistan players have claimed the president of the country’s FA ordered them to fix two matches during a men’s tournament in Malaysia

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

27, Nov, 2023 @10:28 AM

Article image
Pakistan under fire for ‘shocking’ $830 exit fee for refugees who fled Taliban
Afghans waiting to be resettled in the UK and other western countries face steep charge in ‘unprecedented’ move

Shah Meer Baloch in Islamabad

22, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

Article image
Whistleblower David McBride loses bid to stave off trial over public interest defence
ACT supreme court says law provides no duty to members of the military to act in the public interest

Christopher Knaus

16, Nov, 2023 @5:08 AM

Article image
David McBride trial: soldiers shouldn’t be guided by public interest, commonwealth says
Crown argues solider turned whistleblower swore an oath to the ADF but defence says argument ‘ignores higher duties’

Christopher Knaus

14, Nov, 2023 @7:39 AM

Article image
‘They bring us joy’: Afghans swept up in cricketing fairytale
Blue Tigers’ exceptional performances in India a ray of light in country beset by problems

Akhtar Mohammad Makoii

10, Nov, 2023 @1:13 PM

Article image
Afghan former interpreter with British army resettles in UK after legal battle
In late 2020 Ahmad* was approved for relocation to UK before a Home Office refusal meant he missed evacuation from Afghanistan in 2021

Geneva Abdul

08, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

Article image
Eighteen Afghanistan men’s footballers to boycott World Cup qualifier
Eighteen players are boycotting the game against Qatar on Thursday in protest against what they describe as substandard treatment and alleged corruption

Exclusive by Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

07, Nov, 2023 @10:00 AM

Article image
The Guardian view on Pakistan’s expulsion of Afghans: don’t send them back to the Taliban | Editorial
Editorial: The deportation campaign by Islamabad is cruel. Other countries have let down these refugees too


06, Nov, 2023 @6:25 PM

Article image
Pakistan starts mass deportation of undocumented Afghans
Authorities go ‘door to door’ to round up and return thousands – many who fled from the Taliban – on first day of nationwide crackdown

Shah Meer Baloch in Islamabad

01, Nov, 2023 @4:25 PM

Article image
‘Don’t ignore us’: Afghans awaiting UK relocation fear time is running out
Some have waited years in Pakistan for Britain to fulfil its promises – and are now at risk of deportation

Geneva Abdul

01, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

Article image
‘I remember the silence between the falling shells’: the terror of living under siege as a child
The long read: I was 10 years old in 1992 when Kabul was bombarded by warring forces, and life became a cycle of hunger, fear and horror. Then as now, children bear the brunt of war

Zarlasht Halaimzai

31, Oct, 2023 @5:00 AM

1 / 1,078 pages