The Taliban want to represent Afghanistan at the UN, but so does its current accredited ambassador.
Taliban leader Mullah Nooruddin Turabi says punishments such as ‘cutting off hands’ was necessary for ‘security’.
Pakistan repeats call for the world not to ‘abandon’ Afghanistan following the Taliban’s takeover of that country.
Afghanistan is believed to hold more than $1 trillion worth of mineral resources but faces challenges in untapping it.
Turkish president says Ankara is willing to work with Taliban if the armed group formed a more encompassing government.
US plan to expel most of the more than 14,000 Haitian migrants camped at Mexico border has been widely condemned.
UN refugee agency says at least 35,400 Afghan refugees have arrived in Iran, Pakistan and Tajikistan since January 1.
Latest defence ministry blunder follows another breach reported this week, which critics said put Afghan lives at risk.
Sources tell Al Jazeera the discord is real and factionalism could spell trouble for the Afghan people.
Pakistani FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi urges patience on part of the global community in interview with The Associated Press.
Dozens of Ukrainian citizens originally from Afghanistan remain in the war-torn country, despite pleas for evacuation.
Former prisoners return to the now abandoned US-run Bagram jail, which was notorious for enhanced interrogations.
The UN aid chief releases $45m in emergency funds in a bid to boost life-saving support in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s new rulers have asked to represent the country at the 76th annual UN session, posing a dilemma for the UN.