A suicide bomber attack on an education centre in western Kabul has left at least 100 people killed and injured, most of them young women.
The blast occurred in a west Kabul neighbourhood that is mainly inhabited by members of the ethnic Hazara community, who are mostly Shia Muslims.
The victims of a long-persecuted minority continue to find themselves trapped in a cycle of violence, with Daesh-K turning their guns on them to rattle the Taliban government.
A Kabul police spokesperson said the blasts at the Abdul Rahim Shahid school were caused by improvised explosive devices and left at least six people killed and 11 wounded.
Refugees in Indonesia, the majority of whom are from the Hazara minority in Afghanistan, have been protesting never-ending wait times for resettlement, with one man setting himself on fire last week.
The previous government of president Ashraf Ghani was the "darkest point" in the history of Afghanistan, said senior Hazara leader Jafar Mahdawi.
Local residents warn that the removal of Abdul Ali Mazari statue can trigger violence.
A new Amnesty report alleges that the Taliban shot dead 13 people, including a 17-year-old girl and former government security forces in Afghanistan Daykundi province.
Taliban is evicting more than 800 families out of their homes in remote Gizab district, straddling provinces of Daykundi and Uruzgan in central Afghanistan, local farmers and exiled Hazara political leader Mohammad Mohaqeq say.
When writing about Afghanistan, are narrators depicting categories of its history, culture and people, or producing reductive representations or stereotypes?
Only now have Western nations woken up to the continued threat to Afghan minorities and women.
The armed group has a history of targeting the ethnic group using brutal methods of torture, abductions and executions.
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