Taliban fighters in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AFP
Taliban fighters in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AFP
Afghanistan

‘Day of conquest’ in Afghanistan as Taliban mark first year since return to power

  • The Taliban seized back power in Kabul on August 15, 2021, after the US decision to withdraw from Afghanistan
  • Afghans acknowledge a decline in violence since Taliban takeover, but a humanitarian crisis has left many helpless

Taliban fighters in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AFP
Taliban fighters in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AFP
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