# taliban - Monday 25 November, 2013
The penalty for married adulterers, as well as 100 lashes by whip for unmarried offenders, appears in a draft revision of the country’s penal code.
# taliban - Saturday 23 November, 2013
Good morning, it’s the weekend. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.
# taliban - Monday 18 November, 2013
A UN report has revealed some of the tactics of
Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. # taliban - Sunday 3 November, 2013
Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani will take over a temporary head of the
Taliban group. # taliban - Saturday 2 November, 2013
Hakimullah Mehsud’s death comes as a major blow to the Tehreek-e-
Taliban Pakistan (TTP) network, which was behind some of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan in recent years # taliban - Thursday 10 October, 2013
Listen to the 16 year old’s answer to how she felt when she learned she was on a
The 16-year-old who has become an emblem of the fight against the most radical forms of Islamism has also been nominated for the Nobel peace prize.
# taliban - Sunday 22 September, 2013
Taliban ramps up its’ war on women, one lawmaker has told of her experience of being kidnapped. # taliban - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
Beatings, disfigurations, kidnappings and murders of women by relatives and armed groups are continuing in Afghanistan. Why are these horrifying crimes being brushed under the carpet? asks Horia Mosadiq.
# taliban - Friday 13 September, 2013
The US State Department said there were no American casualties though four Afghan policemen were among the wounded.
# taliban - Wednesday 21 August, 2013
IN FULL: Malala Yousafzai’s speech in Tipperary last night.
# taliban - Tuesday 20 August, 2013
The 16-year-old has made a full recovery after being shot in the head by the
Taliban. # taliban - Wednesday 14 August, 2013
Malala Yousafzai is to receive the Tipperary International Peace Prize in honour of her campaign work to ensure girls’ access to education across the developing world.
# taliban - Tuesday 30 July, 2013
The prison was attacked with mortars and grenades in an overnight attack by
Taliban fighters. # taliban - Saturday 27 July, 2013
Two bombers walked into crowded market as shoppers bought food to break their fasts at sunset for Ramadan.
# taliban - Friday 12 July, 2013
The Pakistani schoolgirl, who was shot in the head by
Taliban last year, will address the United Nations of the importance of raising levels of education among girls across the world. # taliban - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
After living in Afghanistan, I got to see first-hand what the people of that country go through, writes Noel Scanlon, who says he wishes he could be more optimistic about the country’s future.
# taliban - Sunday 23 June, 2013
The attackers struck at the foot of one of the world’s highest mountains, killing Chinese and Ukrainian climbers.
# taliban - Wednesday 19 June, 2013
The US State Department said that reports of a meeting being scheduled “aren’t accurate”.
Taliban’s decision to use the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan name on its new office in Qatar has prompted the ire of the Afghan government. # taliban - Tuesday 18 June, 2013
Taliban has just opened a political office in Qatar, and senior officials believe it’s a step closer to abandoning terrorism. # taliban - Monday 10 June, 2013
The attacks illustrate that despite Kabul’s security blanket, the insurgency in Afghanistan is far from defeated.
# taliban - Wednesday 29 May, 2013
Waliur Rehman the number two in the Tehreek-e-
Taliban Pakistan faction died along with at least five others. # taliban - Thursday 16 May, 2013
At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.
# taliban - Sunday 12 May, 2013
Nawaz Sharif’s party is set to dominate Pakistan’s assembly but it will have no overall majority following a campaign dominated by the economy and US policy in the region.
# taliban - Monday 29 April, 2013
The civilian cargo place crashed at Bagram Airfield, north of the Afghan capital, soon after takeoff today
Malala Yousufzai grabbed worldwide headlines last year when she survived an attempted assassination in Pakistan’s Swat Valley.
# taliban - Thursday 25 April, 2013
The junior minister heavily criticises the journalist Olivia O’Leary over her recent radio column in which she said it was time to “kick the
Taliban out of our constitution”. # taliban - Monday 22 April, 2013
Eight Turks and an Afghan from a civilian helicopter which made an emergency landing have been captured by
Taliban insurgents. # taliban - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
“We believe in attacking [the] US and its allies but we are not involved in this attack.”
# taliban - Monday 8 April, 2013
The bomb blast in which 22 people were also injured follows a NATO air strike on Saturday which killed 11 children.
# taliban - Sunday 24 March, 2013
A crowd of hundreds turned out to welcome the former military ruler at Karachi Airport as he ended his four years of exile ahead of elections in May.
# taliban - Sunday 10 March, 2013
Afgahnistan president Hamid Karzai criticised the
Taliban for holding the talks at the same time as they carry out suicide attacks that kill civilians and children. # taliban - Monday 4 February, 2013
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The 15-year-old schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the
Taliban said she is “getting better day by day”. # taliban - Friday 4 January, 2013
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The teenage activist is recovering after being shot in the head by the
Taliban. # taliban - Thursday 3 January, 2013
Taliban commander Maulvi Nazir was among nine people killed in the drone strike. # taliban - Wednesday 2 January, 2013
Malala Yousufzai has been recovering at a hospital in Birmingham and her father has now been offered a role as Pakistan’s education attache in the city.
# taliban - Wednesday 26 December, 2012
Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed the bomber and three Afghans at the gate to the base. # taliban - Monday 24 December, 2012
The killing of the American, who worked as a contractor with the Nato command, is the first known insider attack by a woman in Afghanistan.
# taliban - Sunday 2 December, 2012
The base in Jalalabad was staffed by both US and Afghan troops. The attacks prompted a two-hour firefight.