Afghanistan

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Afghan refugee sues Australian government, saying detention prevents him saving his family from Taliban
Exclusive: the Afghan man aided coalition forces and fears his family is in grave danger after his brother was killed last year

Ben Doherty

21, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Life or death for Hazaras: Australia has a moral obligation to act, now | Sitarah Mohammadi and Sajjad Askary
The Taliban killings have ramped up again in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, refugees wait in limbo in Australia and other western countries

Sitarah Mohammadi and Sajjad Askary

19, Jul, 2021 @6:09 AM

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Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial to resume to hear from four Afghan witnesses
The court has heard at least one witness expected to say they saw the Australian soldier murder a farmer by kicking the handcuffed man off a cliff and then ordering him shot, an allegation Roberts-Smith denies

Ben Doherty

19, Jul, 2021 @4:06 AM

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British general’s ‘discreet’ effort to revive Afghan peace negotiations
General Sir Nick Carter has been arranging meetings with contacts in Kabul and Pakistan to try to prevent a descent into civil war

Emma Graham-Harrison

18, Jul, 2021 @5:15 AM

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Afghans flee to eastern Turkey as Taliban takes control amid chaos
Some pay smugglers to take them to Istanbul as withdrawal of US troops rekindles fears of civil war

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul and Ruşen Takva in Van

16, Jul, 2021 @12:50 PM

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Pulitzer prize-winning photojournalist killed by Taliban in Afghanistan
Reuters photographer Danish Siddiqui was covering Afghan commando unit near Pakistan border

Emma Graham-Harrison

16, Jul, 2021 @10:48 AM

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Afghanistan’s neighbours step up efforts to prevent civil war
Rapid Taliban advances lead to meeting in Uzbekistan of over a dozen leaders and foreign ministers

Emma Graham-Harrison

15, Jul, 2021 @4:48 PM

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Taliban claim Afghan border crossing with Pakistan in major gain
Militants say they have made what could be their most significant advance in a nationwide offensive

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi and Shah Meer Baloch in Islamabad

14, Jul, 2021 @4:44 PM

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An Australian soldier’s heroics under fire to save an Afghan interpreter put our ministers to shame | Paul Daley
There is still a chance to save the hundreds of locally engaged staff who trusted us

Paul Daley

13, Jul, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Afghanistan stunned by scale and speed of security forces’ collapse
More than 1,000 have fled across the border, and hundreds more have handed over weapons to the Taliban

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

13, Jul, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Texas Democrats flee Austin: ‘We are now taking the fight to our nation’s Capitol’ – as it happened
Republicans attempting to use special legislative session to pass bill – follow all the day’s politics news live

Sam Levin (now) and Joan E Greve and Joanna Walters (earlier)

12, Jul, 2021 @11:59 PM

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Afghan family trapped in Istanbul airport after fleeing Taliban threats
Family of 16 had hoped to claim asylum in Russia, as thousands flee Afghanistan after troops withdrawal

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

12, Jul, 2021 @12:55 PM

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