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US To Hold Talks With Taliban Officials On Evacuees, First Since Afghan Exit

Oct 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The focus of talks in Doha, Qatar, would be holding Afghanistan's Taliban leaders to commitments that they would allow Americans and other foreign nationals to leave Afghanistan.

Several Feared Dead As Powerful Explosion Takes Place Inside Afghanistan Mosque

Oct 08, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The explosion has taken place inisde Shiite mosque in Kunduz province of Afghanistan.


'Pakistan Has Had It Both Ways': Former US NSA Advices Against Fresh Funding To Pakistan

Trump Administration era General (rtd.) HR McMaster said testifying before a Congressional Committee on Afghanistan that Pakistan's comments after the fall of Kabul warranted 'isolation'.

Taliban Claim Arrest Of 4 IS Members

Oct 06, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said the operation was carried out Tuesday night by special unit forces in the Pashai area of Pagham district in Kabul province.


'Yesterday I Was Crying (In Happiness) For Hours': Afghanistan's Music School's Director After Being Airlifted To Portugal

Afghani musicians were left teary after they were flown out of Kabul to Portugal. Afraid that the music ban could come soon in the country, these musicians' wish to preserve Afghani music got a huge assistance.

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01 October, 2021

US Concerns With Pakistan On Terrorist Safe Havens Honest And Still Valid: Pentagon

Outlook Web Desk

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that the United States is within its rights to continue drone strikes inside Afghanistan.


29 September, 2021

Taliban Has Failed To Honour Doha Agreement Of 2020, Never Renounced Al-Qaeda: US Military General

Associated Press (AP)

Under the Doha Agreement, the United States had to begin to withdraw its forces contingent upon the Taliban meeting certain conditions, which would have led to a political agreement between the Taliban and the government of Afghanistan.


25 September, 2021

Taliban Returns To Its Gruesome Past; Hangs Dead Body In Herat City Square

Associated Press (AP)

Taliban announced in the square that the four persons were caught taking part in a kidnapping and were killed by police.


23 September, 2021

Taliban's Envoy To UN Requests Quick Recognition

Associated Press (AP)

If no world recognition of the Taliban comes by Monday, Afghan Ambassador Ghulam Isaczai will give the address to the UN General Assembly.


22 September, 2021

Seven Female Afghan Taekwondo Athletes Find New Home In Australia

Associated Press (AP)

Australian Taekwondo’s chief executive Heather Garriock in coordination with other authorities worked on the high-risk evacuation of these athletes from Afghanistan.


22 September, 2021

Afghanistan Girls Football Team Given Asylum In Portugal

Associated Press (AP)

Since the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, the girls, aged 14-16, and their families, had been trying to leave, fearing for their lives under the Taliban.


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21 September, 2021

IPL Is 'Anti-Islamic', Taliban Bans Live Broadcast Of T20 Tourney In Afghanistan

PTI

Top Afghanistan cricketers like Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Mujeeb ur Rahman are taking part in IPL 2021.


21 September, 2021

US Orders Investigation Into Kabul Drone Strike Which Mistakenly Killed Civilians

Associated Press (AP)

Discrepancies between the military's initial claims about the strike and findings on the ground led to the skepticism around it.


21 September, 2021

Taliban Fire Afghan Cricket Board Chief Shinwari, Naseebullah Haqqani Is New Boss

PTI

Shinwari was replaced by Naseebullah Haqqani, the announcement of which has already been made on the Afghanistan Cricket Board Facebook page.


21 September, 2021

Biden To Address UN General Assembly

PTI

It is believed that his address willl focus on clearing skepticism around US foreign policy post its hasty exit from Afghanistan. Strained relationship with France and China might also come up.


19 September, 2021

Saudi Foreign Minister In India: Riyadh As Concerned As New Delhi About Stabilising Afghanistan

Seema Guha

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held talks with visiting Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud on Sunday.


16 September, 2021

Taliban Founder Mullah Baradar Noticeably Absent From Key Functions, Dissent Rumoured

Associated Press (AP)

Taliban largely remains a cohesive institution; Friction may not amount to a serious threat to the Taliban, experts say.


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15 September, 2021

To Escape Taliban Afghanistan's Women's Footballers Take Refuge In Pakistan

PTI

Taliban frown upon women's sports in Afghanistan, Afghan footballers may seek asylum in Pakistan


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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