As coronavirus spreads in Afghanistan, the cracks in the country's healthcare system - already weakened by decades of war - are starting to show. BBC Pakistan and Afghanistan Correspondent Secunder Kermani reports on the country's worsening Covid-19 crisis.
The Afghan government is facing hard decisions over the futures of hundreds of detained radicalised women and their children.
High coronavirus infection rates among health workers – and lopsidedly low numbers among women – are raising fears that Afghan women are missing out on healthcare while their exposure to the virus goes undetected.
Proposed amendment to law would require journalists to reveal sources to government bodies including security agencies.
The Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Shafiqullah Shafaq has been given a six-year ban after he accepted four charges of breaching their anti-corruption code.
Afghanistan is particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 after decades of war smashed the country's health systems and now millions of migrant workers are returning from Iran to all provinces in the country.
Even when their city was repeatedly overrun by the Taliban and fighting reached their doorsteps, the doctors and nurses in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz kept working. They dressed wounds and saved lives at the main government hospital even as a nearby trauma center was bombed, killing more than ...
Human Rights Watch released a new report detailing abuse in cities across the country.
Afghan women and girls with disabilities face high barriers, discrimination, and sexual harassment in accessing government assistance, health care, and schools.
Afghanistan has launched an online education system to help students catch up with their lessons in the time of the novel coronavirus, but this has caused trouble as many school children have no access to the internet.
An Afghan official says at least nine people were killed when a gas cylinder exploded in Kabul.
Salang pass which connects northern parts of Afghanistan to the capital Kabul has been blocked due to heavy snowfalls, an official said on Saturday.
At least 30 people were killed when a gold mine collapsed in Badakhshan province Sunday, local officials said.
Iranian studies room was inaugurated in Education University of Rabbani in Kabul yesterday in a ceremony attended by Iran’s cultural attaché and chancellor of the university.
At least eight civilians including two women were killed in a traffic accident on Wednesday morning in Parwan province when two Toyota Corolla vehicles collided, Parwan provincial traffic department said.
Around three million pilgrims, including Afghans, have begun ascending the plains of Mount Arafat shortly after sunrise on Monday to perform the most important ritual in Hajj.