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Only global pressure can make the Taliban fall in line

A Taliban security personnel watches a tractor squash opium plantations at a field in Arghandab district of Kandahar province. on January 15, 2024. (Photo by Sanaullah SEIAM / AFP)
Published on Jun 19, 2024 11:31 AM IST

Taliban's supreme leader warns Afghans against earning money in Eid sermon

Taliban interior minister Sirajuddin Haqqani (Left), supreme leader Hibatullah Akundzada (Centre) and defence minister Mullah Yaqoob (Right).
Published on Jun 17, 2024 08:41 PM IST

Russia's strategic shift: Embracing the Taliban in Afghanistan

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Published on Jun 05, 2024 01:15 PM IST

Amidst Pakistan’s ‘education emergency, torching of girls’ schools is alarming

What explains the recent upshot in attacks on girls' schools, especially in the two Waziristans that border Afghanistan and have been former strongholds of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)?
Published on Jun 04, 2024 09:15 AM IST

Young Afghan side 'among the favourites' for T20 World Cup

Young Afghan side 'among the favourites' for T20 World Cup
Published on May 29, 2024 08:05 AM IST

Russia to remove Taliban from its list of banned terrorist organisations: Report

Taliban security personnel stand guard during the food distribution to Afghan people at Nawabad Kako Sahib area in Baraki Barak district.
Updated on May 27, 2024 08:24 PM IST

3 Spaniards among six dead in shooting in Afghanistan

Three Spanish citizens and three Afghans were killed when gunmen opened fire in central Afghanistan, Taliban and Spanish officials said Saturday.
Published on May 18, 2024 10:51 PM IST

4 including 3 foreign tourists killed after gunmen open fire in Afghanistan

Three foreign tourists and one Afghan citizen were killed by gunmen in Afghanistan's central Bamyan province on Friday, the Taliban interior ministry said.
Published on May 17, 2024 11:41 PM IST

At least 50 killed as heavy rains set off flash floods in Afghanistan

The flash floods also hit the capital, Kabul, said Abdullah Janan Saiq, the Taliban’s spokesman for the State Ministry for Natural Disaster Management. (File)
Published on May 11, 2024 12:34 AM IST

Can Mayawati’s move boomerang?

BSP chief Mayawati with her nephew Akash Anand (PTI Photo)
Published on May 09, 2024 04:27 PM IST

A gunman kills 6 worshippers inside a Shiite mosque in western Afghanistan, the Taliban say

A gunman kills 6 worshippers inside a Shiite mosque in western Afghanistan, the Taliban say
Published on Apr 30, 2024 01:08 PM IST

Taliban working towards wooing tourists to Afghanistan

Taliban security personnel stand guard atop a Humevee vehicle in Fayzabad, Badakhshan province. (AFP)
Published on Apr 30, 2024 11:36 AM IST

Afghan refugees face deportation from Pakistan amidst international neglect

FILE - Afghan families onboard a truck head toward a border crossing point in Torkham, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023. For more than 1 million Afghans who fled war and poverty to Pakistan, these are uncertain times. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad, File)
Published on Apr 29, 2024 11:21 PM IST

View: Rapprochement with Taliban is most underrated achievement of Modi govt

Indian diplomat J P Singh has travelled at least four times to Kabul to meet Taliban leadership since August 15, 2021.
Published on Apr 29, 2024 03:12 PM IST

New film captures Afghan women's courage in failed peace talks with Taliban

New film captures Afghan women's courage in failed peace talks with Taliban
Published on Apr 27, 2024 03:32 PM IST

​Afghanistan is in a state of gender apartheid, and we need to act now

Afghan women chant slogans in protest of the closure of universities to women by the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan, December 22, 2022
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 05:04 PM IST

Taliban leader vows to publicly stone women to death for adultery

Afghan women chant slogans in protest against the Taliban
Published on Mar 30, 2024 05:11 PM IST

Pakistan’s airstrikes in Afghanistan show its fraying patience with the Taliban

President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of Pakistan Asim Munir, and General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC), along with others attend the funeral of Lieutenant Colonel Syed Kashif Ali, 39 and Captain Muhammad Ahmed Badar, 23, after according to the military, militants attacked a military post in Mir Ali, North Waziristan district in Pakistan near Afghanistan early on Saturday using a vehicle laden with explosives as well as suicide bombs, during the funeral at Chaklala Garrison, Rawalpindi, Pakistan March 17, 2024. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)/Handout via REUTERS
Published on Mar 22, 2024 10:09 PM IST

Australia scraps Afghanistan T20Is citing worsening women's rights

Australia's Mitchell Marsh (L) with teammates
Updated on Mar 19, 2024 02:10 PM IST

Launched retaliatory attacks on Pak after air strikes in Afghanistan: Taliban

Pakistan carried out air strikes inside Afghan territory,
Updated on Mar 18, 2024 09:30 PM IST

Pak carried out two air strikes inside Afghanistan, killed 8 people: Taliban

Pakistan carries out air strikes inside Afghan territory,
Updated on Mar 18, 2024 01:19 PM IST

Sisters in Afghanistan are defying the Taliban with their music movement

Two burqa-clad sisters are protesting against the Taliban with their music.
Published on Mar 13, 2024 07:50 PM IST

India’s top diplomat for Afghanistan meets Taliban ‘foreign minister’

External affairs ministry spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal said a “technical mission” opened by India in Kabul in June 2022 is facilitating and coordinating humanitarian assistance efforts. (MoFA Spokesperson, Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan)
Updated on Mar 09, 2024 01:06 AM IST

Taliban regime says India wants to expand political cooperation, trade: Report

Afghanistan's minister of foreign affairs Amir Khan Muttaqi.
Published on Mar 08, 2024 08:17 AM IST

Taliban releases 84-year-old Austrian far-right activist held in Afghanistan

Released taliban hostage and Austrian national Herbert Fritz walks after disembarking from a plane, in Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2024.
Published on Feb 26, 2024 01:07 AM IST

Taliban publicly executes 2 convicted murderers in football stadium

Afghan men leaving a football stadium after attending the public execution by Taliban authorities of two men convicted of murder, in Ghazni.
Updated on Feb 22, 2024 09:14 PM IST

Valentine’s Day: Haley pens love letters to world’s dictators on behalf of Trump

Nikki Haley became the first Republican to challenge former boss Donald Trump, who launched his bid in November.
Updated on Feb 14, 2024 08:22 PM IST

Taliban detain 10 people for singing, playing musical instruments: Report

A Taliban security personnel stands gaurd during the food distribution as an aid to Afghan people at Nawabad Kako Sahib area in Baraki Barak district on January 7.
Published on Feb 07, 2024 06:28 PM IST
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