September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi has ‘no comment’: lawyer

Toppled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has “no comment” on a declaration of war against the junta by a shadow government dominated by lawmakers from her party, her lawyer said yesterday.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Stay home

The interim mayor of Afghanistan’s capital said many female city employees have been ordered to stay home by the country’s new Taliban rulers.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Post-Coup Myanmar: Military convoy hit by bomb

Myanmar anti-junta dissidents have carried out a bomb attack on security forces near Yangon, with several killed in an ensuing firefight, the military and media said.

September 19, 2021
September 19, 2021

Some Afghan girls return to school, others face anxious wait

Some Afghan girls returned to primary schools with gender-segregated classes on Saturday, but older girls faced an anxious wait with no clarity over if and when they would be able to resume their...

September 19, 2021
September 19, 2021

Taliban Takeover: Girls shut out of high schools

Girls were excluded from returning to secondary school in Afghanistan yesterday, after the country’s new Taliban rulers ordered only boys and male teachers back to the classroom.

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

Three killed in blasts in Afghan city of Jalalabad, sources say

At least three people were killed and about 20 wounded in a series of blasts in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, two sources in the city said.

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

Pentagon says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians in 'tragic mistake'

The U.S. military said on Friday that a drone strike in Kabul last month killed as many 10 civilians, including seven children, and it apologized for what the Pentagon said was a tragic mistake.

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Plane carrying 170, including US, European citizens, departs Kabul for Doha

The third chartered flight bringing civilians from Afghanistan to Qatar since U.S. forces withdrew last month took off on Friday with around 170 passengers on board, including U.S. and European...

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

‘A fantasy’ to think UN can fix Afghanistan

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday said any suggestion the world body can solve Afghanistan’s problems is “a fantasy” and that its capacity to mediate for a more...

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Deny Taliban recognition

A group of Afghan diplomats from the deposed government in Kabul has issued a first-of-its-kind joint statement calling on world leaders to deny the Taliban formal recognition and chiding them for ...