This was the first official meeting between India and the interim Taliban cabinet in Afghanistan since Doha.
Following the discussions, the German delegation said the Taliban government is a "reality." The group took over Afghanistan on August 15 as the US and NATO allies withdrew forces from the country.
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'.
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.
Pakistan's Federal Minister of Economic Affairs Omar Ayub Khan, along with key stakeholders discussed various options to support the new Afghan administration through capacity building and technical expertise programmes.
If no world recognition of the Taliban comes by Monday, Afghan Ambassador Ghulam Isaczai will give the address to the UN General Assembly.
By introducing Preventing Recognition of Terrorist States Act Republican Senators are also aiming to sanction foreign individuals who aid Taliban, the interim governing organization which has UN designated terrorists in its cabinet.
Taliban largely remains a cohesive institution; Friction may not amount to a serious threat to the Taliban, experts say.
'No, I don't. I don't,' Senator Chris Murphy told the CNN in an interview when asked should the US formally recognise the Taliban.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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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