Woman steals over $1m from Afghan bank: Officials

Officials say a young woman managed to steal USD 1.1 million from a major Afghan bank by transferring the money to relatives` accounts. She then vanished, setting off an international hunt.

Afghanistan’s first female rapper releases debut single

Sosan Firooz, through her rap songs, has touched upon hard-hitting subjects hopes for peaceful Afghanistan.

Afghan woman murdered in Delhi

A 22-year-old Afghan woman was murdered by her boyfriend in a south Delhi guest house.

Afghan woman killed for giving birth to girl

Violence and abuse against women continues to be a major
problem in Afghanistan.

Afghan woman MP critical in vote row hunger strike

Semin Barakzai, one of nine MPs expelled from the national
assembly over vote rigging claims, has refused to eat until
she is reinstated.

Image of disfigured Afghan woman wins photo prize

Aisha`s husband sliced off her nose, ears after she fled an abusive marriage.

Taliban executes pregnant woman on adultery charge

Taliban insurgents publicly flogged an Afghan woman for alleged adultery.

Afghan woman dies of swine flu

An Afghan woman who had tested positive for swine flu died today in a hospital in the north-western Pak city of Peshawar, officials said.