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Afghanistan

Landlocked country in South-Central Asia

Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast. Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.

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China and Russia have condemned allegations of Australian war crimes in Afghanistan, claiming special forces accused of crimes won't be held accountable.
Credit: SBS - Published 6 days ago

Several Australian Defence Force personnel who were implicated in a report into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan have reportedly received "show cause" notices.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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