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Ancient Afghan minaret in danger of ‘collapse’ after quakes

Built in the 12th Century, the Minaret of Jam has weathered earthquakes, floods and harsh desert storms

Afghanistan the most dangerous place to be Christian, advocacy group says

A takeover of the government by the Taliban has made it even harder — now, impossible— to live openly as a Christian

Taliban order Afghan shop owners to behead mannequins

The Taliban have also stepped up raids on liquor sellers, rounded up drug addicts and banned music

‘Dark future’: The distress of Afghan women who can no longer...

The United Nations predicts half of Afghanistan's population could run out of food during the long, cold winter

Hunger forces Afghans to sell young daughters into marriage

The numbers of young girls getting betrothed started to rise during a 2018 famine and surged this year when the rains failed once more

Ghost towns and old men in Afghanistan’s Panjshir

Panjshir fighters earned a legendary reputation for resistance

Catholic missionary priest says exit from Afghanistan ‘a real miracle’

Father Giovanni Scalese of the Barnabites congregation said his exit from Afghanistan “was a veritable miracle”

Taliban to allow women at universities, but mixed classes banned

Women's rights in Afghanistan were sharply curtailed under the Taliban's 1996-2001 rule

US completes withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan after 20-year war

Celebratory gunfire rang out in Kabul after completion of the US pullout that ended America's longest war

Missionaries of Charity nuns, 14 children arrive in Rome from Kabul

The children, aged between six to 20 years old, were residents of an orphanage founded in 2006 by the Missionaries of Charity in Kabul

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