Afghanistan

FICTION / In Afghanistan, a winter of joy: A ChatGPT story

Once upon a time, in a small village nestled in the mountains of Afghanistan, there lived a little girl named Lila. She was a curious and adventurous child, always eager to explore the world around her. But there was one thing that Lila loved more than anything else, and that was winter.

Jacinda Ardern's resignation and the state of global misogyny today

The gendered response to the resignation is the latest reminder of the tough ride ahead for women in an increasingly pressured world.

Australia pull out of Afghan series over Taliban crackdown on women

Australia pulled out of an upcoming one-day series against Afghanistan in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday citing Taliban moves to further restrict women's rights.

Rashid named Afghanistan Twenty20 captain

Rashid Khan will captain Afghanistan in Twenty20 internationals after being named as the replacement for Mohammad Nabi by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Thursday.

Storming Ibrahim sets Afghan record of 162 against Sri Lanka

Afghanistan opener Ibrahim Zadran smashed 162 to register his team's highest ever individual score, bringing the tourists to 313-8 against Sri Lanka in their final one-day international on Wednesday.

Ibrahim ton helps Afghanistan thrash Sri Lanka in ODI opener

Opener Ibrahim Zadran smashed 106 to set up an emphatic 60-run victory for Afghanistan in the opening one-day international against Sri Lanka on Friday.

Sri Lanka keep semifinal hopes alive

Dhananjaya de Silva scored an unbeaten 66 as Sri Lanka kept their slim Twenty20 World Cup hopes alive with a six-wicket win over Afghanistan at the Gabba in Brisbane on Tuesday.

Curran's fifer helps England beat Afghanistan

Fast bowler Sam Curran returned figures of 5-10 to help England beat Afghanistan by five wickets in their opening match of the Twenty20 World Cup in Perth on Saturday.

Combative Afghanistan must defy odds

Afghanistan are looking to their wily spinners and aggressive batsmen to rise to a stiff challenge in the Super 12 stage of the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia.

January 28, 2023
January 28, 2023

In Afghanistan, a winter of joy: A ChatGPT story

Once upon a time, in a small village nestled in the mountains of Afghanistan, there lived a little girl named Lila. She was a curious and adventurous child, always eager to explore the world around her. But there was one thing that Lila loved more than anything else, and that was winter.

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

Jacinda Ardern's resignation and the state of global misogyny today

The gendered response to the resignation is the latest reminder of the tough ride ahead for women in an increasingly pressured world.

January 12, 2023
January 12, 2023

Australia pull out of Afghan series over Taliban crackdown on women

Australia pulled out of an upcoming one-day series against Afghanistan in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday citing Taliban moves to further restrict women's rights.

December 29, 2022
December 29, 2022

Rashid named Afghanistan Twenty20 captain

Rashid Khan will captain Afghanistan in Twenty20 internationals after being named as the replacement for Mohammad Nabi by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Thursday.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Storming Ibrahim sets Afghan record of 162 against Sri Lanka

Afghanistan opener Ibrahim Zadran smashed 162 to register his team's highest ever individual score, bringing the tourists to 313-8 against Sri Lanka in their final one-day international on Wednesday.

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Ibrahim ton helps Afghanistan thrash Sri Lanka in ODI opener

Opener Ibrahim Zadran smashed 106 to set up an emphatic 60-run victory for Afghanistan in the opening one-day international against Sri Lanka on Friday.

November 1, 2022
November 1, 2022

Sri Lanka keep semifinal hopes alive

Dhananjaya de Silva scored an unbeaten 66 as Sri Lanka kept their slim Twenty20 World Cup hopes alive with a six-wicket win over Afghanistan at the Gabba in Brisbane on Tuesday.

October 22, 2022
October 22, 2022

Curran's fifer helps England beat Afghanistan

Fast bowler Sam Curran returned figures of 5-10 to help England beat Afghanistan by five wickets in their opening match of the Twenty20 World Cup in Perth on Saturday.

October 14, 2022
October 14, 2022

Combative Afghanistan must defy odds

Afghanistan are looking to their wily spinners and aggressive batsmen to rise to a stiff challenge in the Super 12 stage of the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Naseem brings back memories of Miandad's six, says Babar

Tailender Naseem Shah hit two last-over sixes as Pakistan pulled off a thrilling one-wicket win over Afghanistan on Wednesday to set up an Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka, knocking out rivals India in the process.