For nearly two decades, Afghanistan’s TV industry developed popular hits, from medical shows and family dramas to Afghan Star, a music competition based on American Idol. Now, nearly six months after the Taliban seized control, many Afghan television and film workers are jobless and in hiding.
republicworld– The border dispute between the Taliban and Pakistan seems to be intensifying as the former has often objected to the latter’s move to erect barbed-wire fencing along Durand Line. The latest video, accessed by the Republic Media Network, shows the Taliban breaking the fencing in the Nangarhar region along the border with Pakistan. In the video, a
independent– Dominic Raab has admitted the government was surprised by the “scale and pace” of the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, as the UK announced a further 200 troops would be sent to Kabul to assist with evacuation efforts. Following a third emergency Cobra meeting on the situation in the country, the foreign secretary also raised the prospect of sanctions and
independent– There was a reassuringly familiar feeling for Haji Sher Ahmed Ahmadi as he aimed the RPG launcher at the Taliban position behind a derelict building. He had fired an older version of the same weapon three decades ago, as a young man fighting the Russians. He would much rather have been at his farm […]