One Taliban member reportedly said 'we don't even consider it as food'
A vehicle bomb was detonated outside a security compound in Tuesday morning's rush hour before gunmen burst inside
The attack came during Tuesday morning's rush hour in the Afghan capital
Patrick Cockburn was one of the first journalists to enter Afghanistan after the September 11 attack in the US, and reported from a rebel-held village north of Kabul. Here, in the second in a series of excerpts from his new book, is his eyewitness description of the country during the war against the Taliban
Friends decline my invitations and I have taken to sleeping outside under the trees, to avoid becoming a magnet of death for my family
The Android app was taken down the day after its release
Two hundred people are now in custody
'Many of the children's rides were still operating, while there were dead bodies lying all around them'
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He said his support for the Taliban had been 'naive'
Radio is a powerful medium in Afghanistan, and in the north, where just 15 per cent of women can read and write, it is a rare portal to the outside world
The Taliban want US presence in the country to end before negotiating
I have long nursed the suspicion that Taliban units, Isis and government militias are not fighting about religion or government at all, more about mafia power
The incident follows similar allegations that a woman was flogged last week for having a telephone conversation with a male stranger
After fleeing persecution in his country of birth, the man was expected to share a small bedroom with 'somebody who was once a member of the Taliban'
Two young entrepreneurs have taken a small step that they hope will sow the seeds of a greater change for their country