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Central Asia: The new battleground for US and China

October 29, 2022 8:36 am

Anju Gupta writes: China may not have nuclear parity with the US, but it has Pakistan

Taliban: Asked India to complete its development projects in Afghanistan

August 16, 2022 7:11 am

August 15 has been declared a holiday but celebrations by the Taliban regime will be low-key, restricted to an official media event. The main events may take place on September 1, the day the last foreign troops left Afghanistan last year.

In Kabul, Afghan students wait for passage to India: Don’t shut us out

August 14, 2022 7:20 am

Over 2,500 Afghans, who were students in India until last year, are in the same boat as Sahar. Many had returned home to Afghanistan for the summer break. Some were hoping to obtain visas for the admissions they had secured in colleges across the country.

In Babur’s garden too, Taliban draw a line — men & women, even if family, cannot mingle

August 13, 2022 11:28 am

For Kabul residents, the garden, with its chinar and walnut trees and flower beds, is one of the few open spaces in the city, a green oasis that has provided a sense of peace and solace through the violence, turmoil and uncertainty that has constantly battered their country.

On flight to Kabul, homecoming stories a year after the takeover

August 13, 2022 7:42 am

A year after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the plane to Kabul offered a small glimpse into New Delhi’s tentative efforts to build a relationship with the Taliban, without recognising the regime.

Afghanistan's Taliban order women to cover up head to toe

May 08, 2022 2:06 pm

The decree says that women should leave the home only when necessary, and that male relatives would face punishment — starting with a summons and escalating up to court hearings and jail time — for women's dress code violations.

US allows trade with Afghanistan despite Taliban sanctions

February 26, 2022 9:12 am

It's the latest in a series of actions by the administration aimed at alleviating a worsening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, where aid groups estimate that nearly 24 million people, more than half the country, face severe hunger and nearly 9 million are on the brink of starvation.

Developments in Afghanistan will have very, very significant consequences: Jaishankar

October 01, 2021 4:32 pm

Jaishankar also said that the key concerns for India at this juncture included whether Afghanistan will have an inclusive government and that Afghan soil is not used for terrorism against other states and the rest of the world.

Ex-UK Marine leaves Kabul with dogs, cats but no local staff

August 29, 2021 6:38 pm

A privately funded chartered plane carrying Paul "Pen" Farthing and his animals took off from Kabul late Saturday after a saga that gripped and divided Britain, raising difficult questions about the relative value placed on human and animal lives.

Afghan fiasco raises hard questions for Europe

August 24, 2021 11:10 am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will ask Biden during the G-7 call to keep Kabul airport open for evacuation flights past the original deadline of the end of the month, and this time Biden seems likely to agree.