Thursday, Dec 01, 2022



Afghan women fear return to ''dark days'' amid Taliban sweep

August 14, 2021 8:15 am

The U.N. refugee agency says nearly 250,000 Afghans have fled their homes since the end of May amid fears the Taliban would reimpose their strict and ruthless interpretation of Islam, all but eliminating women's rights. Eighty percent of those displaced are women and children.

For Afghan peace, dismantle terror havens: India at UNSC

August 07, 2021 7:25 am

The Council, under the current presidency of India, held the meeting to discuss the Afghanistan situation amid increasing military offensives by the Taliban as the US forces withdraw from the war-torn country.

Top US commander in Afghanistan hands over command

July 12, 2021 11:41 pm

The handover took place in the heavily fortified Resolute Support headquarters in the heart of Kabul, at a time of rapid territorial gains by Taliban insurgents across Afghanistan.

Countdown begins to possible end of US war in Afghanistan

February 22, 2020 1:22 pm

A previous attempt at finalizing a deal between the Taliban and the US fell apart on the verge of completion in September, with President Donald Trump citing a new outbreak of violence, and the same risk hangs over the latest try.

Eighth round of talks with US ends, both sides to consult on next steps: Taliban

August 12, 2019 10:02 am

The talks, held in Qatar since late last year between the Taliban and US officials, have brought hopes for an agreement allowing US troops to leave in exchange for a Taliban promise that Afghanistan will not be used by militants as a base from which to plot attacks abroad.

India and the Middle East: Delhi begins a re-think

December 07, 2013 2:31 pm

The Arab countries of the Gulf are under a separate part of the ministry.

Afghan peace talks should not cross 'red lines': India

June 20, 2013 12:12 pm

India has said the peace initiative should be Afghanistan-own and Afghanistan-driven,says Salman Khurshid.

Six dead in attack targeting foreigners in Afghanistan

April 16, 2010 9:30 am

As many as six people including foreigners were killed in a suicide car bombing targeting a foreign security company in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar.

Afghan police: 4 policemen killed by roadside bomb

February 17, 2010 11:56 am

Afghan officials say four policemen have been killed and four others wounded when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb.