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Taliban Run Government Dissolves Election Commissions In Afghanistan

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The international community is waiting before extending formal recognition to Afghanistan's new rulers.

Taliban welcomes International Conference on Afghanistan hosted by India

Nov 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"The Islamic Emirate welcomes the India meeting. We are trying to take solid steps in governance, and the world countries should not be worried of Afghanistan soil being used against anyone," said Inamullah Samangani, deputy spokesman for the Foreign Ministry.


Explosion Inside Afghanistan Mosque During Friday Congregation Prayers Leaves 37 Dead

The attack on the Imam Barga mosque came a week after a bombing claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate killed 46 people at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan.

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

Oct 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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'.


Afghanistan Girls Football Team Given Asylum In Portugal

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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17 September, 2021

US Politicians Demand To Designate Taliban As 'Terrorist Organisation'

Associated Press (AP)

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.


15 September, 2021

Afghans Are Facing 'Food Emergency': UN Official

Associated Press (AP)

The Director of the Food and Agriculture Organization's Office of Emergencies and Resilience said that 70% Afghans live in rural areas where agriculture is indispensable.


14 September, 2021

Inherited Deadline, Not A Plan: US Secretary Of State On Afghanistan Withdrawal

Associated Press (AP)

Responding to Republicans in his grilling in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, US Secretary Of State Antony Blinken defended the evacuation effort, saying it succeeded despite near insurmountable odds.


25 August, 2021

Fact Check: Did Afghan Evacuees Returning To India Really Test Positive For Covid-19?

Outlook Web Desk

Amid reports of 16 Afghan evacuees testing Covid-19 positive upon returning to India, the Indo Tibetan Border Police on Wednesday cleared the air in a tweet.


21 August, 2021

I Will Jump Off My Building If Talibani Militants Come To Search My House: 25-Year-Old Woman In Kabul

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

On a call from Kabul, the woman told Outlook that she is ready to sell her vital organs to finance her escape from the clutches of Taliban


19 August, 2021

'Rajasthan High Court Terms Live-In Relationship Between Man And Married Woman Illicit

Tabeenah Anjum

Rajasthan High Court has upheld an order by the Allahabad High court to term a live-in relationship between a man and a married woman 'illicit'


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19 August, 2021

Desperate, A Doctor Wants To Escape Taliban Controlled Kabul

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A doctor is desperate to relocate to India from the Taliban controlled Afghanistan as he feels insecure about the future of his family. He told Outlook on a call.


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.

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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.

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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.

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