Ashraf Ghani
Afghanistan’s impoverished people live mid enormous riches

The Taliban government faces an unprecedented situation of economic collapse as it graples with decades of corruption and being shut off international aid

Afghan crisis must end the US’ empire of war, corruption, and poverty

The United States spent $2.26 trillion on its war in Afghanistan and about $1.5 trillion, went to military spending to maintain the US military occupation

At least 169 people killed and over 150 wounded in twin blasts near Kabul airport

The blasts occurred hours after the US, the UK and Australia issued a warning asking people to stay away from the airport due to threat from ISIS-K, which took the responsibility for the blasts later.

How the Taliban chased the West out of Afghanistan

Immediately following the Taliban’s defeat of the US-backed government, the country’s assets were frozen, further aggravating the economic crisis in the country

Mapping Faultlines: What lies ahead for Afghanistan?

What is the situation in Afghanistan with the Taliban takeover? What is the approach of the regional powers likely to be, and what stake might the US and other western countries likely to have? Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha explains

The return of the Taliban 20 years later

Vijay Prashad explains the Taliban’s defeat of the US-backed government in Afghanistan following the US troop withdrawal

Turmoil escalates following Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan

Several governments of the region, human rights activists and global leaders expressed concern about violence against civilians and appealed to the Taliban for restraint

Concerns about fate of Afghans grow as Taliban takes control of Kabul 

As the Taliban establishes control over Kabul and foreign diplomats flee the crisis, questions remain over human rights in the country, especially of women and minorities. Meanwhile, the US continues to claim that “the mission is successful”

Thousands displaced across Afghanistan as Taliban seizes 18 cities and other stories

Today we look at the ongoing rapid advance of the Taliban across Afghanistan, the presidential and general elections in Zambia, and more

Taliban’s major offensive plunges Afghanistan into further chaos

On Thursday August 12, the government presented a power-sharing proposal to Qatar, which serves as a mediator with the Taliban

Dozens of civilians killed in violent clashes in Afghanistan

The violent clashes in Kandahar, Paktia, Khost, and Lashkargah have killed dozens of civilians, including 27 minors. Civilian infrastructure, including a health clinics and school, were damaged in the airstrikes as well

Is the Taliban likely to march towards Kabul?

Former Indian Ambassador M.K. Bhadrakumar talks about the situation in Afghanistan, the strategies the Taliban is likely to pursue and the possibilities of an interim government in the country

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