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Taliban behead a member of Afghan women's volleyball team

New Delhi: Mahjubin Hakimi, a member of the Afghan women's national volleyball ..

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Taliban urges DGCA to resume commercial flights between India and Afghanistan
Russia says it is in sync with US, China, Pakistan on Taliban

Taliban bans IPL broadcast in Afghanistan

New Delhi: The Taliban-ruled Afghanistan has banned the broadcast of the hugely popular Indian Premier League (IPL) in the country ..

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US admits Drone strike in Kabul killed 10 civilians

A top general admitted the United States had made a "mistake" when it launched a drone strike against suspected Islamic State ..


Taliban continues to torture, kill journalists in Afghanistan

Kabul: Contrary to the promises made by the Taliban of respecting human values, the group continues to violate the basic human rights ..


Afghanistan's private sector warns of economic collapse, calls on US to release frozen assets

Kabul: Afghanistan's private sector warned that the country would plunge into an economic crisis and called on the US to release ..


Taliban regime looks to China for major investments in coming six months: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan]: With the messy withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan, the Taliban regime is looking to China for major ..


Women can study in gender-segregated universities: Taliban

Kabul: Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at post-graduate levels, but classrooms will be gender-segregated ..

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Taliban flag flies at Afghan presidential palace

Kabul: A Taliban official said that the group raised their flag over the Afghan presidential palace in a brief ceremony on Saturday ..

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Taliban members detain, flog journalists covering protests in Afghanistan

Washington DC: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has asked Taliban to immediately cease detaining journalists in Afghanistan ..


Kabul rallies called off after Taliban outlaws protests

Kabul: Protest organisers cancelled rallies in Kabul on Thursday after the Taliban effectively banned demonstrations, warning violators ..


Australia will cancel Afghanistan Test if Taliban bans Women's Cricket

Cricket Australia on Thursday said it would cancel a historic maiden Test match against Afghanistan unless the Taliban backtracks on ..


US not in a rush to recognize Taliban govt: White House

Washington: The United States is not in a rush to recognize the new interim government in Afghanistan, the White House said on Wednesday, ..


China endorses Taliban's interim govt; announces USD 31 million aid for Afghanistan

Beijing: China on Wednesday announced USD 31 million as aid to Afghanistan, its first after the Taliban seized power in Kabul, as it ..


Taliban block hundreds from leaving Afghanistan

MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan — An Afghan employee of an American organization in Afghanistan says the Taliban are blocking her ..


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, ..

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Top Russian security official visiting India to discuss Afghan crisis

New Delhi: Secretary of the Security Council of Russia Gen Nikolay Patrushev began a two-day visit to India on Tuesday to hold extensive ..


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 ..


No Afghan will be asked to leave India without MHA's approval: Officials

New Delhi: As the situation in Afghanistan continues to be uncertain, the Union Home Ministry has said that no Afghan national living ..

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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" ..

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Taliban say Panjshir valley "Completely Captured"

Kabul: The Taliban have taken complete control of Panjshir province, the last area in Afghanistan being held by resistance forces, ..


Taliban stop planes of evacuees from leaving but unclear why

Kabul: At least four planes chartered to evacuate several hundred people seeking to escape the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan ..


Taliban battle for Panjshir as US warns of Afghanistan civil war

Kabul: Taliban fighters advanced deep into the last holdout province of Panjshir Sunday, as the top US general warned Afghanistan faces ..

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Taliban push deeper into Afghanistan's holdout Panjshir Valley

Kabul: Taliban fighters have advanced deep into Afghanistan's holdout Panjshir Valley, with resistance fighters saying they are ..

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Kerala's mainstream parties vying to support Taliban: K Surendran

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP state president K Surendran on Saturday alleged that mainstream political parities in Kerala are vying to extend ..

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Taliban indicated they'd be reasonable in addressing Indian concerns: Foreign Secretary Shringla

Washington: India and the United States are closely watching Pakistan's actions in Afghanistan, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan ..

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Pravin Togadia seeks ban on some groups to stop 'Talibanisation' of India

Ahmedabad: Hindutva leader Pravin Togadia on Friday demanded a ban on some Islamic organisations, which he claimed had over seven crore ..

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Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar to lead new Afghan govt, Mullah Omar's son in key role

Kabul: Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is set to lead a new Afghan government likely to be announced shortly, sources ..

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China is our most important partner, says Taliban

Peshawar: Describing China as its "most important partner", the Afghan Taliban has said it looks to Beijing to rebuild Afghanistan ..


No evidence to verify whether Pakistan brought in fighters to support Taliban: Pentagon

Washington:The Pentagon has said it has seen no evidence to corroborate reports that there were Pakistan nationals along with the Taliban ..

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Kochi Mayor receives threatening letter

Ernakulam: Kochi Mayor M.Anil Kumar on Thursday received a threatening letter which included a picture of Bin Laden and others. The ..


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 ..


Taliban declare victory from Kabul airport, promise security

Kabul: The Taliban triumphantly marched into Kabul's international airport on Tuesday, hours after the final U.S. troop withdrawal ..


High-level group monitors India's immediate priorities in Afghanistan

New Delhi:A high-level group comprising External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, NSA Ajit Doval and a number of other senior officials ..


Taliban control now-quiet Kabul airport after US withdrawal

Kabul: The Taliban were in full control of Kabul's international airport on Tuesday, after the last U.S. plane left its runway, ..

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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 ..


Taliban hunt for activist and journalist who opposed the terrorist group

Kabul: A woman journalist, a who earlier raised her voice against the oppression of the Taliban informed that the terrorist group's ..

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US drone strike in Kabul also killed civilians, says Taliban

Beijing: A Taliban spokesman said a U.S. drone strike targeting a suspected suicide bomber in Kabul on Sunday resulted in civilian ..


Rockets hit neighbourhood near Kabul airport amid US pullout

Kabul: Rockets struck a neighborhood near Kabul's international airport on Monday amid the ongoing US withdrawal from Afghanistan ..

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Over 250 Afghan Sikhs, Hindus want safe passage to West

Chandigarh: More than 250 Afghans belonging to a minority communities of Sikh and Hindu, who have connections in India, have been holed ..

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US airstrike hits suicide bomber targeting airport:Taliban

Kabul: The Taliban said that a U.S. airstrike targeted a suicide bomber in a vehicle Sunday who wanted to attack the Kabul international ..


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, ..

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Afghan situation forced every country to rethink strategies: Rajnath Singh

Wellington: The ongoing situation in Afghanistan has forced the entire world to rethink their strategies, Defence Minister Rajnath ..

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Taliban kills Afghan folk singer in restive province

Kabul: A Taliban fighter shot dead an Afghan folk singer in a restive mountain province under unclear circumstances, his family said ..

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US warns of credible threat at Kabul airport

Kabul: The US State Department is urging all Americans in the vicinity of the Afghanistan's Kabul airport to leave the area immediately ..