76th session of the UN,General Assembly

Afghanistan, Myanmar “withdrew" their participation from General Debate, will not address UNGA

United Nations: Afghanistan and Myanmar “withdrew" their participation ..

Afghanistan's private sector warns of economic collapse, calls on US to release frozen assets
Taliban regime looks to China for major investments in coming six months: Report
Taliban brutality
Taliban members detain, flog journalists covering protests in Afghanistan

Taliban announce leader, first ministers in new government

Kabul: Taliban on Tuesday finally announced its new government ending days of speculation and reports of infighting within the group, ..


Taliban fire in air to scatter Kabul protesters

Kabul: Taliban gunmen fired in the air on Tuesday to scatter protesters in the Afghan capital of Kabul, witnesses said, as video showed ..

National Resistance Front commander Ahmad Massoud

Panjshir resistance leader calls for 'national uprising' in Afghanistan

Kabul: The leader of the resistance movement in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley on Monday called for a "national uprising" ..

Panjshir Valley

Do Afghans have a future?

The dread that Afghanistan is reverting to its pre-2001 status as a generator of global terror would have arisen after the suicide ..


UN Security Council to keep focus on Afghanistan

United Nations: The president of the U.N. Security Council says the U.N.’s most powerful body will not take its focus off Afghanistan ..


Biden defends departure from 'forever war,' praises airlift

Washington: Addressing the nation, a defensive President Joe Biden on Tuesday called the U.S. airlift to extract more than 120,000 ..

US troops leaving Afghanistan

US troops pull out of Afghanistan, ending 20-year war

Kabul: The United States has pulled all its troops out of Afghanistan, ending its longest war to cries of shame at home and celebratory ..


Another North Korea in the making, Afghan photographer warns of Taliban threat to media

Amsterdam: The Taliban will shut down Afghanistan's media and are fooling the West by promising to let journalists operate freely, ..


Massive explosion hits Kabul again

Kabul: Merely two days after twin blasts rocked Kabul, another massive explosion hit the Afghanistan capital on Sunday, Arab News reported ..

afghan evacuation

'Please let us on the bus': Heartbreak on Kabul airport convoy

Kabul: Afghans aboard a convoy of buses that was given a Taliban escort to Kabul's airport spoke Sunday of the heartbreak of ..


Influential lawmakers from G-7 want India to be invited to bloc's meetings on Afghan crisis

Washington: Influential lawmakers from the G-7 countries have urged that India should be invited to attend the bloc's meetings ..

afghan refugees

Evacuation from Afghanistan: Air India flight with 78 passengers en route to Delhi from Dushanbe

New Delhi: An Air India flight carrying 78 passengers, including 25 Indian citizens is en route to New Delhi from Tajikistan's ..


UNHCR urges Afghanistan's neighbors to keep borders open for potential refugees

Geneva: The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is calling upon countries neighboring Afghanistan to be ready to accept refugees as the security ..


Govt to brief leaders of political parties on developments in Afghanistan

New Delhi: The government will brief parliamentary leaders of various political parties on the developments in war-torn Afghanistan ..


Biden hopeful for ending Afghan airlift on time, orders airlines' help

Washington: President Joe Biden on Sunday said he still hopes to complete the "heartbreaking" evacuation from Afghanistan ..

Lloyd Austin

Pentagon chief orders US airlines to assist Afghan evacuation

Washington: US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin has ordered the US airlines to provide 18 aircraft to support evacuation missions ..


Taliban blame US for 'chaos' at Kabul airport

Kabul: Reacting to the chaotic situation at the Kabul airport, a senior Taliban official has held the US responsible for the panic ..


Keralites among evacuees from Afghanistan, breathe sigh of relief

Thiruvananthapuram: Around 45 Keralites were among latest batch of Indians airlifted from Afghanistan and reaching New Delhi on Sunday ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala CM thanks PM Modi and MEA for Afghan evacuation

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday said the evacuation and repatriation of Indian nationals including ..

Hardeep Singh Puri

Developments in volatile neighbourhood are why enactment of CAA is necessary: Hardeep Singh Puri

New Delhi: After a special Indian Air Force (IAF) repatriation flight ferrying 168 people from Kabul landed at Ghaziabad Hindon air ..

V Muraleedharan

Evacuation of Indians from Afghanistan happening in flawless manner: Union Minister

Kochi: Union Minister V Muraleedharan on Sunday said the evacuation process of Indians from Kabul in Afghanistan, in the backdrop of ..

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Evacuation from Afghanistan: India brings back close to 400 people in three flights

New Delhi: India on Sunday brought back nearly 400 people, including 329 of its nationals and two Afghan lawmakers, in three different ..


7 people die in chaos near Kabul airport

London: Britain said Sunday that seven Afghans have died in the chaos near Kabul airport as the British defence secretary expressed ..

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All registered Malayalis rescued from Afghanistan: MEA

The Union Government on Sunday informed that all Malayalis who have registered to return to India have been evacuated from Afghanistan ..

Taliban fighters patroling at Kabul

Taliban 'set woman on fire for bad cooking', shipping sex slaves in coffins

Kabul: Afghan women are being shipped into neighbouring countries in coffins and used as sex slaves, according to a former judge. ..

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

Want ties with all countries, particularly with US, says Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

Kabul: Taliban on Saturday declared that they intend to have economic and trade ties with all countries around the world, including ..


Taliban bans co-education in Afghanistan's Herat province: Report

Kabul: Days after vowing to respect women's rights in Afghanistan, Taliban officials in the restive Herat province have banned ..


Indians detained on way to Kabul airport; released subsequently: Reports

New Delhi: A group of Indian nationals is learnt to have been stopped and taken to an unknown location near the Kabul airport on Saturday ..


Taliban searched closed Indian consulates in Kandahar, Herat

New Delhi: The Taliban have searched the closed Indian Consulates in Kandahar and Herat two days ago and the reportedly took some documents ..


Taliban revenge fears grow in Afghanistan

Kabul: The Taliban are going house-to-house searching for opponents and their families, according to an intelligence document for the ..


MEA's Afghan Cell works 24x7; ascertaining assistance sought by stranded Indians

New Delhi: A round-the-clock special cell set up by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) following the Taliban takeover of Kabul ..

Former Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani

Ashraf Ghani once called the Mujahideen movement 'Afghanistan resistance'

As the Taliban captured Kabul and Ashraf Ghani fled the country, the ousted president’s opinion piece published in 1989 is doing ..

 T.S. Tirumurti

Upto Taliban to reassure neighbours through zero tolerance for terror: India

United Nations: India threw a challenge to the Taliban on Monday, declaring that it was up to the group to reassure its neighbours ..


I had to run, else Taliban would have killed me: Afghan intel officer who took last flight to Delhi

New Delhi; "I had to run, else the Taliban would have killed me. Everything ends here. I could not bring my family along," ..

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Uzbekistan shot down Afghan plane carrying fleeing military personnel

Tashkent: A plane believed to be carrying fleeing Afghan military personnel was shot down by Uzbekistan's air-defence system after ..


Afghanistan will play T20 World Cup, preparations are on: Media manager

New Delhi : With an eye on the current turmoil in Afghanistan, questions have been raised on whether the team will be ready to participate ..

Kabul airport

Gunfire at Kabul airport kills 5 as Afghans flee Taliban rule

Kabul: At least five people were killed by gunfire on Mondayat the passenger terminal of the Kabul international airport, where thousands ..


Kabul airport mobbed as Afghans make a desperate dash to exit

Kabul: US troops fired shots into the air and all commercial flights were cancelled at Kabul airport Monday as thousands of Afghans ..

Air India

Air India's Kabul flight rescheduled, two aircraft on standby for emergency evacuation

New Delhi: Amidst the ongoing turmoil in Afghanistan, the national carrier Air India flight has been rescheduled for Kabul from morning ..


Air India flight with 129 passengers from Kabul lands in Delhi

New Delhi: An Air India flight with 129 passengers from Kabul has landed in Delhi on Sunday evening. The AI 244 had taken off at ..


Trump blames Joe Biden for Afghan crisis, seeks his resignation

Washington: Former US President Donald Trump called on his successor Joe Biden to step down after the Afghan government collapsed and ..

Joe Biden

Biden team surprised by rapid Taliban gains in Afghanistan

Washington: President Joe Biden and other top U.S. officials were stunned on Sunday by the pace of the Taliban's nearly complete ..


Taliban in control of Afghanistan, panic in Kabul

Kabul: The Taliban were in control of Afghanistan on Monday after President Ashraf Ghani fled the country and conceded the insurgents ..

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani,

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani expected to resign, Ali Ahamd Jalali to be new interim head

Kabul: As the Taliban has entered the gates of capital city Kabul, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is expected to abdicate within ..