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Afghanistan crisis

'Terrorist groups' enjoy freedom in Afghanistan: UN experts

The Islamic State's strength in Afghan has risen from an estimated 2,200 to near 4,000 following the release of several thousand prisoners

08 Feb 2022 11:01 AM

Afghan universities reopen with trickle of women attending

Most secondary schools for girls and all public universities were shuttered when the hardline Islamist group stormed back to power

02 Feb 2022 12:25 PM

UN expresses concern over human rights violations in Afghanistan

The UNAMA Human Rights said that there is a need for investigations, transparency and accountability of such cases

28 Jan 2022 11:21 AM

Islamic countries meet to discuss aid for Afghanistan

After the Taliban's lightning return to power, billions of dollars in aid and assets were frozen by the international community

19 Dec 2021 10:23 AM

Afghanistan to resume issuing passports in 17 provinces

Whenever the machines are provided, we will resume passport-issuing in the capital, said head of the Passport Department, Alam Gul Haqqani

05 Dec 2021 12:54 PM

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Thousands of Afghans seek temporary US entry, few approved

Victoria Palmer, a USCIS spokesperson, said the agency has trained 44 additional staff to help address the application surge

19 Nov 2021 12:59 PM

India, 7 other nations adopt Delhi Declaration, stress on forming govt in Afghanistan

The participants expressed deep concern over the suffering of the people of Afghanistan

10 Nov 2021 3:24 PM

Nothing changed between Taliban of 1990s and 2021: Report

Quraishi on Thursday that nothing has changed from how the outfit ruled that country in the 1990s

08 Oct 2021 4:40 PM

Taliban to female Kabul city workers: Stay home

Hamdullah Namony told reporters Sunday that only women who could not be replaced by men have been permitted to report to work

19 Sep 2021 2:25 PM

'Suffered most' from Afghan war, says Pakistan citing USD 150 bln financial losses

Afghans and the previous Kabul government had blamed Pakistan for its proxy war in Afghanistan

19 Sep 2021 11:49 AM

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Once inmates, Taliban now in charge in a Kabul prison

The Taliban now run Pul-e-Charkhi Prison, a sprawling complex on Kabul’s eastern outskirts

14 Sep 2021 11:43 AM

Taliban allows women to study — but there's a condition to it

The classrooms will have no men and Islamic dress is compulsory

12 Sep 2021 1:52 PM

Afghanistan dominates first India, Australia '2+2' talks

While Dr Jaishankar said Afghan was a major subject of discussion, Ms Payne said future of Afghanistan remains a center of concern for all

11 Sep 2021 1:07 PM

Delhi HC refuses to allow man to go to Afghanistan, says bleak chance of returning

The man was intercepted at the airport carrying certain medicines illegally

09 Sep 2021 4:34 PM

Britain looking carefully at suicides among Afghan veterans

Britain lost 457 armed forces personnel in Afghanistan, or 13 percent of the international military coalition's 3,500 fatalities since 2001

06 Sep 2021 2:40 PM

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Taliban say resistance holdout Panjshir Valley 'completely captured'

The Panjshir Valley is famed for being the site of resistance to Soviet forces in the 1980s and the Taliban in the late 1990s

06 Sep 2021 10:57 AM

Taliban push deep into Afghanistan's holdout Panjshir Valley

Italian aid agency Emergency said Taliban forces had reached the village of Anabah

05 Sep 2021 11:33 AM

Pak ISI chief rushes to Kabul as Taliban struggle to form inclusive government

Pakistan was often accused by the Afghanistan government of giving the Taliban military aid, a charge denied by Islamabad

05 Sep 2021 7:39 AM

Google locks down Afghan govt email accounts as Taliban looks for access: Report

Around two dozen officials, with some in finance, industry, higher education and mines ministries, used Google for official communications

04 Sep 2021 10:57 AM

Senior Taliban leader meets German envoy, discusses Afghanistan situation

The leaders discussed situation in Afghanistan, reopening of Kabul Airport and the continuation of German humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

03 Sep 2021 3:01 PM

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