Thursday 8 December 2022
January 17, 2022
Afghanistan's Embassies Remain In Limbo As Most Staff Still Loyal To Toppled Government
Many of Afghanistan's embassies still represent the previous Western-backed Afghan government, which was toppled by the Taliban in August. Many exiled diplomats are defying the Taliban and frustrating its efforts to take over their missions.
January 14, 2022
Taliban Threats Underline Tension Between Militant Group And Central Asian Neighbors
There has been an uneasy sort of truce along the Central Asia-Afghan border during the months since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan. But Taliban threats to two of its neighbors highlight how complicated and fragile relations are.
October 29, 2021
Europe Should 'Think Twice' About Deeper Ties With China, Warns Taiwanese Foreign Minister
European countries -- including Hungary, Romania, and Serbia -- should "think twice" about deepening economic ties with China before their foreign policy becomes "skewed," warned Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu during a diplomatic trip through Europe.
October 14, 2021
From A Secret Base in Tajikistan, China's War On Terror Adjusts To A New Reality
Worried about militant threats, Chinese troops have built some structures and lookout towers in Tajikistan as part of a growing security presence focused on Afghanistan. RFE/RL reports on the base from the Afghan-Tajik border.
October 05, 2021
Taliban 'Removing' Uyghur Militants From Afghanistan's Border With China
The Taliban has relocated ethnic Uyghur militants from an area close to Afghanistan's small border with China. The development marks a sign of growing coordination between Beijing and the Taliban when it comes to dealing with Chinese security concerns.
October 01, 2021
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Open Channels With The Taliban
Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan took a while to make any moves regarding the change in leadership in Afghanistan. But both have finally done so. And both seem to have reached at least a temporary understanding with the new Taliban rulers.
September 23, 2021
Uzbekistan Has Good Reasons To Be On Good Terms With The Taliban
Many countries are reassessing their relations with Afghanistan since the Taliban seized control of the country last month. But Uzbekistan is already pressing to get back to business as usual -- with business being the key word.
'Everyone Is Anxious': Pakistan's Mass Arrests Of Afghan Refugees Fuel Fear Of New Crackdown2
Afghans Increasingly Marrying Off Young Daughters To Avoid Forced Unions With Taliban3
Border Clash Between Taliban, Pakistani Military Leaves One Dead4
At Least Nine Reportedly Killed In Taliban Attack On Village In Ethnic Hazara Province5
Taliban Takes Lamb Testicles Off The Menu As Bigger Issues Loom6
'Beaten And Humiliated': Taliban Cracks Down On Afghan Universities In Bid To Curb Women's Protests7
Khan Cancels March To Islamabad, Ends Demand For Early Elections, But Vows To Fight On8
Four Killed, 26 Wounded In Quetta Suicide Attack Claimed By Pakistani Taliban9
Banned From Public Parks And Bathhouses, Afghan Women Say Life Under Taliban Is Like A 'Prison'10
Afghans Question Taliban's Authority To Impose Strict Shari'a Punishments