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Afghanistan professor on girls’ education: ‘Men must stand up for women’

Men must defend the rights of Afghan women and girls, a professor at a Kabul university says.

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Afghanistan protests: Taliban use water cannon on women opposing university ban

Women in Afghanistan are protesting against the Taliban’s ban on female students attending university.

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Afghanistan blast: Relatives search for loved ones after college attack

The attack has left residents of the capital reeling and frantically searching for family members.

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From Kabul and beyond, a year of Taliban rule in Afghanistan

Lyse Doucet reports from Afghanistan on what the Taliban’s takeover has meant for its people.

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The newborns fighting for survival in Afghanistan

The BBC visits a ward where mothers are forced to share beds and have no access to pain relief.

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No new probe into UK troops’ Afghanistan killings

The head of the UK’s armed forces says two investigations found unlawful killings “did not happen”.

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Why do so many devastating earthquakes happen in Afghanistan?

At least 1,000 people have died in Afghanistan’s worst earthquake in two decades

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Afghanistan earthquake: hospital struggles to help survivors

Caring for victims is a challenge in a country already in the grip of a humanitarian crisis.

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Afghanistan earthquake: Survivors count horrific cost

Near the epicentre of the quake that struck Afghanistan this week, houses lie in ruins.

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Afghanistan quake: Gyan clinic with five beds for 500 injured patients

A worker at the only health clinic in Gyan in Paktika province, tells the BBC how they were overwhelmed.

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Afghanistan rocked by major earthquake

The Taliban appeals for help as Afghanistan is shaken by its deadliest earthquake in two decades.

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Afghanistan quake: Taliban appeal for international aid

A 6.1 magnitude quake kills at least 1,000 people in the south-east, injuring hundreds more.

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Afghanistan gurdwara attack: Sikhs say ‘We don’t feel safe’

Members of Afghanistan’s tiny Sikh community speak of their fears for their safety after the attack.

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Afghanistan’s female TV presenters must cover their faces, say Taliban

Women’s faces are banned from TV screens as Afghanistan’s rulers further tighten restrictions.

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Afghanistan face veil decree: ‘It feels like being a woman is a crime’

Afghan women speak out against compulsory male chaperones and new mandate to wear all-covering veils.

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Afghanistan pupils in fear after spate of Islamic State attacks

A spate of Islamic State attacks have left Afghan students in fear and test Taliban security claims.

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Afghanistan girls’ tears over chaotic Taliban schools U-turn

Girls were in shock after high schools were abruptly shut after re-opening for the first time in months.

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The tragedy of Afghanistan’s malnourished children

The country’s very youngest are casualties of a hunger crisis.

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Afghanistan conflict: US plans to use frozen funds for 9/11 victims and relief

The US has been holding the funds since the Taliban took over Afghanistan last year.

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Afghanistan women: ‘I felt anxious going back to university’

Some female students went back to campus for the first time since the Taliban takeover. How did it feel?

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Life under the Taliban: Yalda Hakim’s journey back to Afghanistan

With access to the new Taliban government, Yalda Hakim travels back to Afghanistan to find out what the country is like under their rule.

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Afghanistan to Wisconsin: Refugees dream of home

Some of the 13,000 Afghan refugees living at a US military base in Wisconsin reflect on new lives.

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Meth and heroin fuel Afghanistan drugs boom

With a collapsing economy and severe drought, Afghanistan’s drug trade is on the rise.

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‘It’s like hell in here’: The struggle to save Afghanistan’s starving babies

Doctors in Afghanistan’s crisis-hit hospitals are caring for their patients in almost impossible conditions.

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Rescuing the Afghanistan girls’ football team

The mission to rescue the national Afghan girls’ football team from the Taliban.

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Yalda Hakim: My return to Afghanistan

The BBC’s Yalda Hakim – who was born in Afghanistan- reports on the impact of 100 days of Taliban rule.

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Afghanistan: 100 days of Taliban rule

BBC reporter Yalda Hakim visits Kabul to look at four key areas of concern in Afghanistan.

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BBC’s Simpson revisits Afghanistan under the Taliban

In 2001, the BBC’s World Affairs editor was part of a team which entered the city when the Taliban fell.

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Afghanistan’s ghost soldiers undermined fight against Taliban – ex-official

Thousands of troops who were supposed to fight the Taliban did not exist, a former minister says.

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Afghanistan hunger: ‘The worst humanitarian crisis on Earth’

Afghanistan faces widespread famine with millions affected, says the UN World Food Programme head.