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Afghanistan crisis


India accepts Russia’s invite for talks with Taliban next week

October 15, 2021 7:13 am

The Taliban, who captured power two months ago, have also been invited to the talks and this will bring them face-to-face with India, which evacuated its diplomatic staff from the country after the regime change there.

Many Afghans pack their bags, hoping for the chance to leave

October 14, 2021 4:51 pm

Some say their lives are in danger because of links with the ousted government or with Western organizations. Others say their way of life cannot endure under the hard-line Taliban.

US Dy Secy of State: India, US have one mind, one approach on Afghanistan

October 07, 2021 3:23 am

Meanwhile, the US Deputy Secretary of State hoped that the US and India will be able to resolve the differences over New Delhi's procurement of a batch of S-400 air defence missile systems from Russia.

Hundreds throng passport office in Afghanistan capital

October 06, 2021 4:48 pm

Taliban officials have said the service will resume from Saturday, after being suspended since their takeover and the fall of the previous government in August, which stranded many of those desperate to flee the country.

Afghan universities draw up segregation plan: shifts for women, curtains with 'jaali'

September 28, 2021 3:17 pm

There are nearly 12,000 women studying in Kabul University and 1,000 in Kandahar University, including 300 from other provinces accommodated in the dormitories.

Explained: Why the SAARC meeting was cancelled

September 23, 2021 7:47 am

Sources report that the member states were unable to agree upon the participation of Afghanistan, with Pakistan and India in particular at loggerheads over the issue.

SAARC: Ministers’ meet called off as Pakistan wants Taliban at table

September 22, 2021 11:19 am

Pakistan is learnt to have proposed that a Taliban representative should also be part of the meeting.

Taliban should respect human rights, says Jamiat faction

September 19, 2021 4:19 am

Issuing a statement, it also threw its weight behind the ongoing farmers’ agitation. “The current government, instead of addressing their demands, is trying to crush the movement.”

Explained: What is the Taliban's controversial Ministry of Virtue and Vice?

September 17, 2021 4:07 pm

Historically, the ministry is known for its patrol vans which enforced a harsh interpretation of the Sharia law while roaming the streets of Afghanistan. However, the Taliban insists "this time it's not the same".

Fahim Dashty represented the Afghan national resistance that fought Taliban

September 18, 2021 7:22 am

He said: ‘If we die in resistance, it is a win for us. History will write about us as people who stood for their country till the end of time’