Powerful explosion at Kabul mosque kills at least 10 people

Powerful explosion at Kabul mosque kills at least 10 people

Placeholder while article actions load KABUL, Afghanistan — A powerful explosion ripped through a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Friday, killing at least 10 people and wounding… Read more
China’s foreign minister makes surprise stop in Afghanistan

China’s foreign minister makes surprise stop in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — China’s foreign minister made a surprise visit Thursday in Afghanistan’s capital, meeting with the country’s new Taliban rulers — even as the international community fumes over the… Read more
Taliban pulls out of higher education for girls, despite promises

Taliban pulls out of higher education for girls, despite promises

KABUL (Afghanistan) — Taliban leaders unexpectedly pulled out Wednesday’s reopening of schools to students in the sixth grade. They reneged on a promise, opting instead to please their hardline base,… Read more
New COVID surge batters Afghanistan’s crumbling health care

New COVID surge batters Afghanistan’s crumbling health care

KABUL, Afghanistan — Only five hospitals in Afghanistan still offer COVID-19 treatment, with 33 others having been forced to close in recent months for lack of doctors, medicines and even… Read more
From Kabul, pregnant reporter fights NZ govt to come home

From Kabul, pregnant reporter fights NZ govt to come home

ISLAMABAD — She reported on the difficult conditions mothers and babies face just to survive in desperate Afghanistan. Now, a pregnant New Zealand reporter has chosen Kabul as a temporary… Read more