Afghanistan

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Meeting of Afghan clerics ends with silence on education for girls
Elders call for international recognition but supreme leader tells foreign countries not to interfere

Emma Graham-Harrison

03, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Dfat bungle delayed visas for former Afghan embassy employees at risk from Taliban
Exclusive: Freedom-of-information investigation reveals error in urgent submission to then minister Marise Payne

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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‘It’s our system’: Taliban leader hits out at foreign demands on Afghan regime
Haibatullah Akhundzada gives rare public speech at all-male gathering in which he effectively rules out inclusive government

Emma Graham-Harrison

01, Jul, 2022 @4:45 PM

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Afghan embassy staff remain in hiding despite being eligible for UK relocation
UK government accused of leaving former employees and their families ‘in limbo’ in Afghanistan, where they are targets for the Taliban

Nicola Kelly

01, Jul, 2022 @5:15 AM

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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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