The Taliban have once again banned women from work or schools. Photo / Getty Images
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From Kabul to Wellington: How one Afghan journalist escaped the Taliban
In the weeks leading up to the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul last year, Khalil Rahman Omaid knew he was in mortal danger.
Inspector-General of Defence to provide independent oversight of NZDF
Photo / File An Inspector-General of Defence is to be established to provide independent oversight of the New Zealand Defence Force.
‘Lives are at risk’ Mahuta’s high stakes Afghan mission
Some 1000 kiwi lives are on the line as Foreign minister Nanaia Mahuta embarks on the highest stakes leg of her first international tour, to secure safe passage for nationals, visa holders and translators trapped in Afghanistan, as the security situation in the war-torn country worsens.
Opinion: 'Thinking about Afghanistan' with you
What do I know of Afghanistan? Very little, like most people. But I do know how a child that’s grown up under the shadow of war in Afghanistan is feeling today - Rituraj Sapkota, 34, is a Nepali national who lived through the civil war between Maoist rebels and government forces in Nepal from 1996 - 2005. He is a documentary filmmaker who now works as a videographer in the press gallery for Māori Television.
New Zealand pulling out of Afghanistan
Only six Defence Force staff still serving there
New Zealand troops on first stage of deployment to Iraq
New Zealand troops have left the country on the first stage of their deployment to Iraq, stationed at a military base camp in Brisbane.