After months, Afghanistan's Herat opens girls' schools for classes 7-12

Kabul: Schools for girls in Afghanistan's Herat have now reopened, after being ..

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19 dead in Kabul explosions, gunfire at military hospital
SAARC meet cancelled as Pak wanted Taliban to represent Afghanistan
Taliban regime looks to China for major investments in coming six months: Report

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 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, ..

NSA Ajit Doval with Secretary of the Security Council of Russia Gen Nikolay Patrushev

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 ..

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" ..


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 ..

Zabihullah Mujahid

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 ..

Kabul airport

US and allies warn of 'high' terror threat at Kabul airport

Washington: The United States warned crowds trying to access Kabul airport to leave the area, as Britain and Australia cited the "high ..


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 ..

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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 ..


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 ..

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 ..

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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Mehbooba refers to Afghanistan situation to ask govt to restore J&K special status, draws flak

Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday asked the Centre to take a lesson out of Afghanistan where the Taliban seized power ..

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. ..


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 ..

Zohib Islam Amiri

Truly shocking, says Afghanistan footballer Amiri on return of Taliban

Zohib Islam Amiri has seen a lot in his life, as captain of the Afghanistan national football team and as a child witnessing the horrors ..


Shops, markets, schools remain closed in Kabul amid chaos

Kabul: Shops, markets and schools remained closed in Kabul as the Taliban overran the Afghan capital leading to widespread chaos across ..

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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 ..


Afghan nationals reach Delhi on special flight, say situation really bad there

New Delhi: Afghan nationals, who arrived in Delhi on an Air Indian flight from Kabul on Sunday, expressed concerns about the safety ..


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 ..


Taliban takes control of Jalalabad; Kabul only city under govt control

Kabul: The Taliban took control of the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad early Sunday, effectively leaving the capital Kabul as the ..

Antonio Guterres

Hard-won rights being ripped away from Afghan girls and women: UN chief

New York: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the violations of women's rights by the ..


Taliban sweep across Afghanistan's south, seize 4 more cities

Kabul: The Taliban completed their sweep of Afghanistan's south on Friday, taking four more provincial capitals in a lightning ..


Taliban attack Afghan army posts, kill 11 troops

Kabul: The Taliban targeted two military posts in western Afghanistan, killing 11 soldiers and setting off gunbattles with the military, ..


Civilians hurt by US airstrike responding to Taliban attack

Kabul: The Taliban unleashed a barrage of rockets at the Kabul international airport in a brazen attack that the insurgents said targeted ..