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Taliban struggling to feed millions amid drought and after international development support was cut
New rulers accused of betraying Islam by jihadis intent on creating ideologically pure caliphate
Bloc seeks to deepen limited engagement with Taliban regime as part of ‘calibrated approach’
This series examines the way the Taliban are governing a country that has modernised and grown more complex over the past two decades
Despite government promises, female workers and students face prohibitions as local fighters impose their own curbs
Career diplomat had negotiated with the Taliban over American pullout from the country
Adnan Sarwar was raised in the UK in the 1980s with an idealised view of Afghanistan. This year he finally went there.
The Islamist movement’s victory has overturned hierarchies and conventions in every area of life
Islamists spread business-friendly message but joblessness is apparent everywhere
Lorries transporting produce stuck at border crossings, exacerbating hard currency shortage
Plus, Afghan cricket after Taliban takeover, Uefa suffers Super League defeat, and more
Islamists’ on-the-spot punishments have driven down crime but economic woes are piling up
Charities and NGOs issue global plea of support for female artisans who are still unclear as to their future
Islamabad’s aim to re-establish its strategic role in the region could be undermined by support for the Islamist government in Kabul
Neighbour offers refuge for politicians sought by Taliban and base to plan the fight back
Mark Milley calls the evacuation a tactical success but the war a ‘strategic failure’
Female athletes are preparing for the worst despite promises of a more moderate rule
Bewildered and feeling abandoned, thousands who aided US-led mission fear Taliban wrath
As cultural and educational institutions face up to Taliban rule, there are still ways for the west to help
Taliban should be given access to foreign reserves to ease crisis, says foreign minister
‘Reports suggest some relatively well-off Afghans are turning to crypto to store wealth or move money overseas’
Hardline views of new generation run contrary to image leaders of the movement hope to portray
US defence secretary apologises for ‘horrible mistake’ after attack targeted ‘completely harmless’ man
High-level meeting in Dushanbe underlines desire to cement rapprochement in strategic region
Zalmay Khalilzad blames exiled Afghan president for allowing Islamists to march into Kabul