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Boris Johnson convenes G7 meeting, says ‘vital to support Afghan people’

  • The announcement by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson comes after his recent statement that the country’s commitment to Afghanistan is "lasting” and that it will work with the Taliban, if necessary.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that it is vital that the international community works together for the ongoing Afghanistan crisis.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that it is vital that the international community works together for the ongoing Afghanistan crisis.
Published on Aug 22, 2021 08:15 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj ‘extraordinary woman, leader’: UNGA President

In a tweet, Afghanistan’ s UN Mission also offered the “deepest condolences” of the Afghan people to the people and government of India on the passing away of Swaraj.
“Saddened by the news of the passing of @SushmaSwaraj, an extraordinary woman & leader who devoted her life to public service,” Espinosa, who is on a visit to Britain, tweeted on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
“Saddened by the news of the passing of @SushmaSwaraj, an extraordinary woman & leader who devoted her life to public service,” Espinosa, who is on a visit to Britain, tweeted on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 10:32 AM IST
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New York | By Indo Asian News Service

Afghans will not allow external powers to manipulate them

Last week the Taliban rejected pleas by the government, Afghan elders and activists for an extension of the Eid ceasefire. But peace activists in Kabul are pleading with the stakeholders to end the conflict that has now lasted 40 years
Afghans take pictures with Taliban members, Kabul, June 16(REUTERS)
Afghans take pictures with Taliban members, Kabul, June 16(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 27, 2018 06:42 PM IST
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By Zakia Wardak

India condemns ‘reprehensible’ terror attacks in Afghanistan, offers help

According to Kabul Police, the suicide bomber targeted civilians who had gathered to receive national identification cards.
People gather outside a voter registration centre which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 22, 2018.(AP)
People gather outside a voter registration centre which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 22, 2018.(AP)
Published on Apr 22, 2018 10:40 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

As this Donald Trump takes baby steps in Kabul, his ‘infidel’ name sparks massive stir

Sayed Assadullah Pooya was inspired to call his son Donald Trump after reading the Persian language versions of the businessman’s books, including “How to get rich”, which he borrowed from the local library.
This picture taken on March 16, 2018 shows Afghan toddler Donald Trump, who is aged around 18 months, playing at his home in Kabul.(AFP)
This picture taken on March 16, 2018 shows Afghan toddler Donald Trump, who is aged around 18 months, playing at his home in Kabul.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 17, 2018 09:22 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Kabul | By Agence France-Presse
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