Afghanistan

October 30, 2021
October 30, 2021

ULAB hosts colloquium, “From Kabuliwala to the Fall of Kabul: Afghanistan in Popular Imagination”

The Department of English and Humanities, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) has organised a two-day International Virtual Colloquium on October 30 and 31 entitled “From ‘Kabuliwala’ to...

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

Taran Khan maps Kabul through memory in 'Shadow City'

In Shadow City: A Woman Walks Kabul (Vintage Books, 2019), Khan delineates a personal map of Kabul, taking the reader through the “shadow city” that can be found in its still-standing monuments,...

September 28, 2019
September 28, 2019

Voting for Afghanistan's presidential election begins

Voting begins to elect a president for Afghanistan with more than 9 million Afghan registered voters potentially heading to the polls amid attacks in several cities.

September 8, 2019
September 8, 2019

Play called off on day 4 with Afghanistan on top

Play has been called off on day 4 due to rain with Afghanistan firmly on top at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.

August 11, 2019
August 11, 2019

Shahzad suspended for indefinite period

The Afghanistan Cricket Board has suspended Mohammad Shahzad's contract for an indefinite period due to a breach of the board's code of conduct.

June 29, 2019
June 29, 2019

Taliban attack kills 25 in north: Afghan officials

Afghan officials say a Taliban attack against pro-government forces has killed at least 25 in the northern province of Baghlan.

June 23, 2019
June 23, 2019

Naib rues missed chance against India

Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib said he was disappointed but not too downhearted after his team, the minnows of the World Cup, lost narrowly to cricket giants India in the final over of their...

June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019

South Africa ease to first win

South Africa register a comfortable nine-wicket victory against Afghanistan at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff today. This is South Africa's first win in this edition of the World Cup.

April 20, 2019
April 20, 2019

Blast, gunfire as attackers hit ministry in Kabul

Gunmen attack the communications ministry in the centre of Kabul, interrupting months of relative calm in the Afghan capital and underlining security threats that have continued despite efforts to...

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

Taliban kill 9 police in Afghanistan

Nine Afghan policemen are killed when Taliban fighters stormed their checkpoints and launched a follow-up ambush in the eastern Afghanistan city of Ghazni, officials say.