Aghanistan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Aghanistan


Peace, but not at our cost: Afghan women fear Taliban return

Mar 01, 2020 - 2:26 PM

Women remain wary of the insurgents, desperate to see an end to the violence, but fearful of paying a heavy price

Afghan vote audit suspended again over disagreement

Jul 26, 2014 - 10:14 PM

The election disputes also comes as Afghanistan is gripped by a Taliban led insurgency with the militant group staging regular attacks targeting Afghan and foreign forces

PROTEST. Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah hold banners during a protest to demand the halt of vote counting, in Kabul, Afghanistan, 21 June 2014. Photo by Jawad Jalili / EPA

Flash floods kill over 50 in in north Afghanistan – officials

Jun 07, 2014 - 4:53 PM

We have recovered more than 50 bodies from the rubble including the bodies of women and children but many others are still missing says Mahmood Haqmal spokesman for the provincial governor of Baghlan

Suicide bomber kills two Afghan police: officials

Oct 12, 2013 - 3:10 PM

The act of violence highlights the country s instability as US Secretary of State John Kerry visits Kabul

ON THE SCENE. Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Jalalabad. Photo from Agence France-Presse/Omar Gul