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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020
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Afghanistan

Aug 10, 2020 19:58
In the wake of the China challenge, the government and the Opposition must have a quiet conversation on strategy read more
Aug 05, 2020 07:46
People familiar with the developments said on condition of anonymity it was believed all three Indian terrorists were from Kerala, from where a sizeable number of men and women had travelled to Afghanistan to join the Islamic State in 2016. read more
Aug 04, 2020 17:57
It was widely believed that the seven Indian engineers – who worked for KEC International Limited – were kidnapped by the Taliban. The militant group, however, hasn’t so far said anything on this issue. read more
Aug 04, 2020 16:37
Afghanistan will convene a grand assembly of elders, known as the loya jirga, in Kabul on Friday to decide the fate of hundreds of prisoners the Taliban insist should be released before entering peace talks with the government. read more
Aug 03, 2020 18:30
Defense Ministry spokesman Fawad Aman said the prison was taken back in the afternoon. The fighting also left at least 50 wounded. read more
Aug 02, 2020 21:43
A suicide car bomb and multiple gunmen attacked a prison in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, Afghan officials said, killing at least one person and injuring 20 others. read more
Aug 01, 2020 13:34
Heavy floods hit the Khewa district, said Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarharn province. He added that four others were wounded in the incident. read more
Jul 31, 2020 15:35
Addressing the nation on the Muslim holy day of Eid ul Adha, Ghani said the 400 Taliban are convicted of crimes he has no authority to forgive. Instead, he will call a loya jirga — or traditional grand council of elders — to decide whether they should go free. read more
Jul 28, 2020 21:36
In a statement promising a brief respite to the fighting, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahed said commanders have been ordered not to carry out operations for three days and nights, but are allowed to defend themselves if attacked. read more
Jul 27, 2020 23:58
Presiding over a virtual meeting with his counterparts from the three countries, China’s foreign minister Wang Yi said the four states should work together to extend CPEC to Afghanistan. read more
Jul 27, 2020 22:28
Beijing’s call for four-party cooperation with Islamabad, Kathmandu and Kabul would be closely watched by New Delhi even if it is in the backdrop of tackling the coronavirus pandemic. read more
Jul 27, 2020 16:18
The report credited the drop in casualties in part to the reduction of operations by international forces — which now only act when called upon and in support of the Afghan forces. read more
Jul 26, 2020 21:04
The Indian government had earlier expressed concern at the “targeting and persecution of minority community members [in Afghanistan] by terrorists at the behest of their external supporters”. read more
Jul 26, 2020 19:28
Facing threats from Pakistan-backed Taliban, 11 members of Sikh community from Afghanistan, who were granted short-term visas by Indian Embassy in Kabul touched down in New Delhi on Sunday afternoon. read more
Jul 26, 2020 19:18
The report released this week said the group, known as the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP), has linked up with the Afghan-based affiliate of the Islamic State group. read more