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.
Proposed amendment to law would require journalists to reveal sources to government bodies including security agencies.
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.
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.
The Wakhan Corridor is the panhandle of Badakhshan Province in the far northeast of Afghanistan, a long (220 km) narrow (16-64 km) area wedged between Tajikistan to the north and Pakistan to the south.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said the International Islamic University would be built in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan along with the Technology Park.
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.
The Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan on Wednesday announced the results of the university entrance test results, Kankor results. The Minister of Higher Education Dr. Najibullah Khwaja Omari announced the results of the test during a gathering in Kabul today.
Religious scholars on Sunday called for punishing those involved in administrative corruption and immoral acts under the Sharia Law.
Following deadly NATO attacks on Pakistani border posts, the country has refused to attend the upcoming international conference on the situation in Afghanistan. But as the most influential nation in helping stabilize their war-torn neighbor, Pakistan's presence is crucial, German commentators say on ...