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  • ‘Afghan territory should not be used for promoting terror’

    ‘Afghan territory should not be used for promoting terror’

    The two sides stressed the need for all countries to ensure that territories that are under their control cannot be used to plan, launch terrorist attacks against any other country, shelter or train terrorist fighters.

    November 17, 2021
  • Regional countries call for open and inclusive govt. in Afghanistan

    Regional countries call for open and inclusive govt. in Afghanistan

    Pakistan and China stayed away from the meeting which was attended by the NSAs/ Secretaries of the National Security Councils of Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

    November 10, 2021
  • T20 World Cup: Asghar Afghan becomes emotional after last innings for Afghanistan

    T20 World Cup: Asghar Afghan becomes emotional after last innings for Afghanistan

    After his dismissal, many Namibian fielders congratulated the veteran Afghan cricketer as he returned to the pavilion with a second guard of honour.

    October 31, 2021
  • India, UK ask Taliban to ensure Afghan territory is not used to promote terror

    India, UK ask Taliban to ensure Afghan territory is not used to promote terror

    Jaishankar and Truss also discussed a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest while sharing their commitment to a multi-polar world and multilateralism.

    October 23, 2021
  • Canada to accept 40,000 Afghan refugees amid crisis in Afghanistan

    Canada to accept 40,000 Afghan refugees amid crisis in Afghanistan

    "Today, I spoke with G20 leaders about the situation in Afghanistan...we will continue to use our voices to make sure Afghans have access to humanitarian assistance being provided," the PM said in a series of tweets.

    October 13, 2021
  • Taliban ask US to unfreeze Afghan financial assets

    Taliban ask US to unfreeze Afghan financial assets

    "We clearly told [the Americans] that nobody benefits from an unstable Afghanistan, so no one should try to weaken the current government..." Muttaqi said.

    October 10, 2021
  • Victory turned into defeat

    Victory turned into defeat

    The Taliban under the leadership of the mythical Mullah Akhundzada, who refuses to show his face in public, decided to apply sharia law from seventh century Medina in Afghanistan. Hand amputations, executions, all the good stuff.

    October 5, 2021
  • Path to peace or a minefield?

    Path to peace or a minefield?

    Equally an assessment is needed of the repercussions of a deal with those the state has regularly said have served foreign interests hostile to Pakistan.

    October 5, 2021
  • Errors in judgment

    Errors in judgment

    White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, addressing reporters as the hearing was underway, said that “there was a range of viewpoints” presented to Biden during internal debates.

    October 2, 2021
  • Pakistan wants Afghan assets to be unfreezed

    Pakistan wants Afghan assets to be unfreezed

    The US froze $9.5 billion in Afghan central bank assets and international lenders have stayed clear of Afghanistan, wary of providing money that could be used by the Taliban

    September 21, 2021
  • 153 Afghan media outlets stop operations after Taliban takeover

    153 Afghan media outlets stop operations after Taliban takeover

    The Taliban, however, has said they will try to create a safe environment for media and journalists to continue their jobs.

    September 14, 2021
  • Afghan Women~II

    Afghan Women~II

    Disturbing news comes in the form of a fatwa on lady doctors, on the future of co-education and on imposition of penalties on lady artists, singer, journalists, and students. The only light at the end of the tunnel is the fact that Afghan women have now taken to the streets to claim protection of rights they had gained in the last 20 years.

    September 12, 2021
  • UN Women chief asks Taliban to respect rights of Afghan women

    UN Women chief asks Taliban to respect rights of Afghan women

    "I am shocked and outraged by the images of women in Afghanistan being whipped, hit with shock batons and beaten simply for exercising their right to peaceful protest," Pramila Patten, officer-in-charge of UN Women, as saying.

    September 10, 2021
  • 78 Afghan evacuees leave ITBP quarantine centre

    78 Afghan evacuees leave ITBP quarantine centre

    All 78 evacuees from Afghanistan were allowed to go to their respective places after completing their 14 days of essential quarantine period at Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) facility at Chhawla camp here.

    September 7, 2021
  • Afghan territory should not be used for anti-India activities: MEA

    Afghan territory should not be used for anti-India activities: MEA

    The spokesperson said India utilised the meeting to convey its concerns over the possible use of Afghan territory for anti-India activities and for bringing back home the remaining Indians from Afghanistan.

    September 2, 2021
  • ‘It looked apocalyptic’: Crew describes Afghan departure

    ‘It looked apocalyptic’: Crew describes Afghan departure

    “To see everybody step up to make this happen in the amount of time that it took to happen, to move 124,000 people out in less than three weeks. I mean, I couldn’t be prouder to be a C-17 pilot today,” said Air Force Lt. Col. Braden Coleman

    September 2, 2021
  • Afghans leave country in an exodus across desert

    Afghans leave country in an exodus across desert

    For these men, women and children, their initial destination is likely to be Turkey

    September 2, 2021