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Taliban Enter Kabul as Government Resigns in Afghanistan

Taliban insurgents took over Kabul reportedly forcing Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to step down and hand over power

Taliban Captures Cities in Afghanistan as US Plans to Move Diplomats

The Taliban has now recaptured Herat, Afghanistan, the country's third largest city. The move ramps up tensions as Afghanistan's nearby capital Kabul is made vulnerable by the growing strength of the Taliban in the region. The seizure comes mere weeks...

Greek Pilots Safe Amid Carnage of Kabul

A Greek pilot working in Afghanistan initially thought to be among the victims of Saturday’s shooting spree in Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel is safe and well. Describing his ordeal to Greek media, Vasilis Vasileiou said he hid underneath his bed for...

Greek Citizen Among Kabul Hotel Shooting Victims

According to a BBC eyewitness report and local police sources, a Greek citizen is among the victims of Saturday's shooting spree in capital Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel restaurant. According to the report, fourteen foreigners are confirmed to have died, along with...

Greek Director Teaches Sophocles’ Tragedy to Women in Afghanistan

“Playing with Fire” is a new documentary by Greek director and actress Anneta Papathanassiou who decided to teach Sophocles' ancient Greek tragedy Antigone to women in Afghanistan. The documentary was shot one year ago in Kabul and depicts the lives of women...

Greek-American Dead in Kabul Restaurant Attack

A Greek-American university professor was among the 21 people killed in a suicide bomb and gun attack on a restaurant in Kabul on the night of Friday, January 17, officials say. Alexandros Peterson, aged 29, had just accepted a position...