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June 27, 2022
Afghan Female Student: 'I've Been Crying Since Schools Were Closed'
Monawara Quraishi is an Afghan teenager. She is upset that she cannot complete her high school courses due to the Taliban's restrictions on schooling for girls. "Since the schools were closed, I have been crying," the 19-year-old has told Radio Azadi -- RFE/RL's Afghan service.
June 26, 2022
Taliban Health Official Warns Of Disease Risk After Deadly Afghan Quake
Health officials in Afghanistan's Taliban-led government warned on June 26 that thousands of people affected by a deadly earthquake this week in eastern Afghanistan desperately need food and drinking water and are at acute risk of disease.
June 25, 2022
'War On Education': Taliban Converting Secular Schools Into Religious Seminaries
The Taliban has converted dozens of secular schools, universities, and training centers into religious madrasahs. It has also announced plans to build hundreds of Islamic seminaries. Critics say the Taliban's aim is to "brainwash” children and root out all forms of secular education in Afghanistan.
June 24, 2022
Aftershock in Afghanistan As Quake Death Toll Rises To 1,150
Afghanistan's Taliban authorities have announced the end of search-and-rescue operations following the June 22 earthquake that struck the country's east, bringing the death toll from country's worst natural disaster in two decades to 1,150.
June 24, 2022
Death Toll In Afghan Quake Rises To 1,150 As Authorities Stop Search For Survivors
An aftershock has killed five people in eastern Afghanistan just hours after Taliban authorities said they have ended search-and-rescue operations from a major earthquake two days ago and raised the death toll to at least 1,150 in the war-torn country's worst such disaster in two decades.
June 23, 2022
'Entire Families Were Wiped Out': Afghan Survivor Loses 27 Family Members In Devastating Earthquake
Survivors of the devastating earthquake in southeastern Afghanistan have offered harrowing details of their losses. Entire families have been wiped out by the tremors that wreaked havoc on remote villages. At least 1,000 people were killed in the worst earthquake in the country in two decades.
June 23, 2022
Rescuers Battle To Reach Remote Epicenter Of Deadly Afghan Earthquake
Efforts to reach communities in Afghanistan affected by the June 22 earthquake are being hampered by bad roads and heavy rain. The magnitude-6.1 quake is known to have killed at least 1,000 people and injured 1,500. The epicenter was 160 kilometers southeast of Kabul near the Pakistani border.
Three Senior Pakistani Taliban Commanders Killed In Blast In Afghanistan2
Al-Qaeda Chief Killed In Posh Kabul Neighborhood Largely Built With U.S. Taxpayer Money3
Cash-Strapped Taliban 'Exploiting' Afghanistan's Natural Resources To Boost Revenue4
Killing Of Senior TTP Commanders In Afghanistan Strikes Blow To Militants, Possible Peace With Pakistan5
'They Call Us Infidels': Former Afghan Soldiers Still Live In Hiding To Avoid Taliban Retribution6
Body Of Pakistani Military Officer Abducted In Balochistan Found7
Pakistani Military Officer Abducted In Balochistan8
Exclusive: German Foreign Minister Says Women In Afghanistan Experiencing 'Biggest Violation Of Rights On Earth'9
Surge In Targeted Killings In Northwestern Pakistan Aims To 'Silence Dissenting Voices'10
Tajikistan Concerned By Provocative Taliban Watchtower On Border