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A bird stars in rare feel-good tale about Afghan evacuations

October 12, 2021 12:07 am

A woman no older than 20 appeared, clutching a mystery cardboard box. Packed inside was her beloved pet with clipped wings — the famously chatty mynah, common in its range across Southeast Asia.

Afghanistan Taliban highlights today: US war in Afghanistan a 'strategic failure', says top American general

September 29, 2021 7:41 pm

Pakistan is facing difficulties in providing technical, financial and expert support to the Taliban government in Afghanistan in the absence of the regime's international recognition, according to a media report.

With births and a beauty salon, Afghan 'guests' transform US Base

September 28, 2021 6:44 pm

Over 9,300 Afghan evacuees have come to call US military base in New Jersey home over the past month or so after Kabul's fall.

Pakistan hopes Taliban-led Afghan govt would bring peace, work towards humanitarian needs

September 11, 2021 5:26 pm

Pakistan was closely following the evolving situation in Afghanistan, including the formation of new political set-up to address the requirement of a governance structure to meet the urgent needs of Afghanistan, Foreign Office spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmed said.

With no evacuation flights, Afghans weigh risky overland trips to borders

September 01, 2021 12:00 pm

The U.N. refugee agency has said up to half a million Afghans could flee their homeland by year’s end. However, none of Afghanistan's neighbours signed up.

Taliban guard Kabul airport as most NATO troops leave Afghanistan

August 29, 2021 8:45 am

Taliban forces have sealed off Kabul's airport to most Afghans as NATO nations wrap up evacuation flights out of Afghanistan

'Wait of an eternity': Afghan Sikhs, Hindus wait in fear after Taliban gunfire, explosions delay evacuation attempts

August 27, 2021 10:24 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, one of the Afghan Sikhs said that they had to return to gurdwara around 2 am on Thursday morning after the Taliban opened fire outside the airport.

India cancels visas issued to Afghans outside country, asks them to travel only on e-Visas

August 25, 2021 1:20 pm

Sources said the decision has been taken based on reports that several of those issued physical visas before the Indian Mission closed down in the country have misplaced their passports.

How many people in Afghanistan need to be rescued? The number remains elusive

August 25, 2021 9:36 am

The Biden administration has provided a stream of updates about its airlift of Americans, Afghans and others since Aug. 14, when the Taliban closed in on Kabul.

Watch: Afghan MP Narinder Singh Khalsa, among those evacuated from Kabul, breaks down

August 22, 2021 7:06 pm

India evacuated 168 people from Kabul in an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft according to PTI, out of which 107 were Indian nationals.


15 powerful pictures of Danish Siddiqui, the award winning photojournalist killed in Afghanistan

July 17, 2021 10:16 am

Danish Siddiqui was covering the fierce fighting between Afghan troops and the Taliban militants near a border crossing with Pakistan in Kandahar province.