Afghanistan: Its People, Its Problems

Afghanistan: Its People, Its Problems

It's been nearly a year since U.S. troops completed their chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan. CGTN's Sean Callebs traveled to Afghanistan and spoke to local people to see how their lives have changed since the end of the United States' nearly 20-year presence.

Afghanistan: Its People, Its Problems
  • Afghanistan Special Report

    Watch our special report on "Afghanistan: Its people, its problems" as CGTN's Sean Callebs talks to the leaders in power and those most affected by the dramatic changes in the country -- the poor, and women.

  • A ride with the Taliban

    CGTN's Sean Callebs rode through the streets of Kabul with Taliban soldiers to learn more about their efforts to make the country more secure.

  • Driving across Taliban strongholds

    The Taliban is firmly in control of Afghanistan.

    It's a hard line conservative government- that immediately began undoing progress girls and women achieved over the last 20 years.

    And has cracked down on music, dancing, and western style dress.

    But the Taliban says it's welcoming journalists a...

  • Women vs Taliban

    In the year since the Taliban ascended to power in Afghanistan, the United Nations says women's rights have eroded dramatically - from education to employment.

    Despite outcries from many countries around the world, the hardline conservative religious leaders in Afghanistan say they are committed...

  • Why so many are going hungry?

    The young Taliban government is facing a crisis that would challenge any nation. Widespread hunger and a deep financial crisis.
    The two are putting nearly half of Afghanistan’s 40 million people in danger, many suffering from acute hunger.
    What’s worse, there is no end in sight, and winter is ju...

  • What's Afghanistan after Taliban takeover?

    CGTN’s Sean Callebs is in Kabul, Afghanistan to see what’s changed since the Taliban re-took the nation.

  • Afghan families rebuilding their lives

    It's been nearly a year since the Taliban swept into power. But only a couple of months since a deadly earthquake in the southeastern part of Afghanistan.

    The initial shock is over. Citizens there, looking to the young government, and international aid to stave off a brewing health crisis before...

  • Have the conditions changed in Afghanistan?

    It has been a year since the United States rushed out of Afghanistan in chaotic fashion. The move hastened the Taliban's rapid ascent to power.

    So, what has happened in the past year?

    The Taliban is firmly entrenched, and is leading the nation of nearly 40-million people.

    Problems within the n...

  • The Hunger Crisis

    The young Taliban government is facing a crisis that would challenge any nation. Widespread hunger and a deep financial crisis.

    The two are putting nearly half of Afghanistan's 40-million people in danger, many suffering from acute hunger.

    What's worse, there is no end in sight, and winter is j...

  • Explore the Soviet tank graveyard

    A piece on a Soviet tank graveyard from the Soviet-Afghan War in the 1980’s sitting in Afghanistan’s Bamyan Province’s potato field reflects the struggle the nation has gone through over the years.

    Meanwhile, all Afghans are looking for is to find peace in their own country.
    CGTN’s Sean Callebs...

  • See the Afghan life under Taliban

    CGTN’s Sean Callebs is in Afghanistan, learning how people are reacting to life with the Taliban back in power. As he drives through the country, Sean is speaking with locals who share how their communities have changed.

  • How life has changed in Afghanistan

    It's been nearly a year since U.S. troops completed their chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan. CGTN's Sean Callebs is in Kabul to see how life has changed since the end of the United States' nearly 20-year presence.

  • Exclusive: Taliban official on Afghanistan's future

    It has been almost a year since the Taliban took control of Kabul.
    CGTN's reporter Sean Callebs sits down with Abdul Qahar Balkhi, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan to discuss how Afghanistan has fared over the past year and what the future ho...

  • Afghanistan's deadly quake

    One month ago, a powerful earthquake struck near the city of Khost in eastern Afghanistan's Paktika Province, killing at least 1,000 people. The earthquake was the country's deadliest in two decades. CGTN's reporter Sean Callebs reports from Afghanistan.

  • Why Afghans are struggling to rebuild

    People living in the Paktika province in southeast Afghanistan are still struggling to rebuild their lives after devastating earthquakes and dangerous floods hit the region. CGTN’s Sean Callebs is there with the latest.

  • Afghans still struggle with lack of aid

    Many Gayan residents in Paktika province in southeast Afghanistan are getting injured from buildings falling apart, an aftermath of the devastating earthquakes that hit the region a month ago and killed at least 1,000 people. Residents are still struggling with a lack of aid and physicians. CGTN'...