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Afghan Taliban

Taliban set to announce government, Akhundzada to be top leader

Top religious leader Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada to be Afghanistan's supreme authority

03 Sep 2021 1:04 AM

UN Security Council adopts resolution to hold Taliban to its pledges

Thirteen members voted in favour of the resolution drafted by France, UK and the US while Russia and China abstained

01 Sep 2021 8:20 AM

‘Afghanistan has changed, women will fight back’

Marzia Babakarkhail has zero regrets for taking on the Taliban and is planning her return

27 Aug 2021 12:54 AM

15 held in Assam for pro-Taliban social media posts

Among those arrested were three maulanas, a police constable and an MBBS student of Tezpur Medical College

22 Aug 2021 1:34 AM

Panjshir Valley last bastion to hold out against Taliban

Surrounded by the high peaks of the Hindu Kush north of Kabul, the Panjshir has long had a reputation as a bastion of resistance

21 Aug 2021 12:46 AM

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Terror forces can dominate for some time, but their existence not permanent: PM Modi

The prime minister's remarks come in the wake of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan

20 Aug 2021 10:13 PM

India’s infrastructure in Afghanistan at stake

It is learnt that a fleet of the C-17 Globemaster military transport aircraft of the IAF is kept on standby to undertake evacuation missions

16 Aug 2021 12:00 AM

Taliban seize province near capital, attack northern city

The Taliban captured all of Logar province, detained its provincial officials and reached a district in the neighboring Kabul province

14 Aug 2021 1:28 PM

Taliban close in on Kabul as US scrambles to evacuate

With the country's second- and third-largest cities having fallen into Taliban hands, Kabul has effectively become the besieged

14 Aug 2021 11:19 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | If the Taliban succeeds, regional chaos to follow

Pakistan was forced to assist in the global war on terror against the very same elements it had created

14 Aug 2021 7:36 AM

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US, UK to launch evacuation flights as Taliban advance across Afghanistan

Washington and London announced plans late on Thursday to quickly pull out their embassy staff and other citizens from the capital

13 Aug 2021 11:29 AM

N.V. Subramanian | Afghans face turmoil: Back to a dark future

Afghanistan has an excess of local and foreign actors compounding its misery

12 Aug 2020 5:14 PM

Three killed in suicide attack on Afghan military base; Taliban blamed

Attacks takes place day after defense minister and commander of U.S. forces visit facility.

29 Apr 2020 1:40 PM

Leap year charm: On Feb. 29, US may exit Afghan, devil in the detail

Controlled chaos in Afghanistan undermines stability in Pakistan and creates the case for stronger Indo-Afghan strategic ties.

28 Feb 2020 6:29 AM

Can Afghans be ever free of the Taliban? Don’t hold your breath

The latter condition could pose immediate problems, and not just because of the antipathy between the two sides.

27 Feb 2020 1:41 AM

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2019 elections have muddled intra-Afghan reconciliation

In the current environment, what are the options left for Pakistan? Complete detachment from the emerging situation in Afghanistan is one option.

25 Feb 2020 2:51 AM

Afghans caught in middle of Taliban, US & Pak mistrust

The Americans took a long time verifying the authenticity of Agha’s identity and connections.

08 Oct 2019 1:35 AM

Afghan Taliban says it released 3 Indian hostages in exchange for 11 of its members: report

The prisoner swap happened on Sunday, The Express Tribune quoted two Taliban officials as saying, but it did not disclose the location.

07 Oct 2019 1:19 PM

Pak needs to see Taliban as a challenge, not an asset

Finding a sound strategy to deal with this conflict should be at the centre of Pakistan’s priorities.

04 Oct 2019 12:04 AM

Stay agile in Kabul

It’s a different matter whether peace can be brought about even if the talks are declared a success.

30 Sep 2019 12:01 AM

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