• Thursday, Oct 21, 2021
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US envoy on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad...

US envoy on Afghanistan quits

South Asia

Tue, Oct 19 2021

In a letter to Secretary of State, Khalilzad acknowledged that he came up short and said he wanted to...

'Why can't we study?' - Afghan girls...

'Why can't we study?'

South Asia

Sun, Oct 17 2021

On September 18, Afghanistan's new Islamist rulers ordered male teachers and boys aged 13 and over...

UN says Taliban to announce plans for...

'Taliban to unveil girls' education...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 16 2021

The Taliban permit girls to attend primary school, but maintain that neither the girls nor their female...

Taliban now against public executions...

Taliban to avoid public executions sans...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 16 2021

Several public executions were carried out in Afganistan last month 

India plans Afghan summit in November,...

India mulls Afghan talks in...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 16 2021

Even though there is no initial plan to invite the Taliban,  the speculation of Pakistan being invited...

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Afghan...

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Afghan...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 16 2021

The attack on a Shia mosque in Afghan city of Kandahar killed at least 41 people

US offers to pay relatives of 10 killed...

US offers to pay kin of 10 Afghan drone...

World

Sat, Oct 16 2021

‘They must come here and apologize to us face-to-face,’ demands a family member

41 dead, scores injured in Afghan Shia...

Afghan Shia mosque blast kills 41

South Asia

Fri, Oct 15 2021

There has not yet been any claim of responsibility for the assault in Kandahar

India to join Russia talks involving...

India to join Russia talks on...

World

Thu, Oct 14 2021

The Moscow talks on October 20 also involve China, Pakistan and Iran

Russia wants Taliban to 'cope' with...

Russia wants Taliban to 'cope' with...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 14 2021

The hardline Islamist regime faces a threat from an IS group affiliate called Islamic State in...

Poverty-stricken Afghans marry off underage...

Poverty-stricken Afghans marry off underage...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 13 2021

Afghanistan’s economy is under immense pressure, with prices of food and fuel rising sharply amid...

World cycling body helps evacuate 165...

World cycling body helps evacuate 165...

Sports

Wed, Oct 13 2021

The refugees, who arrived in Europe via Albania, will be resettled in several countries, with 38 being...

Infographic: Afghan liquidity...

Infographic: Afghan liquidity...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 13 2021

Plans to avert a crisis in Afghanistan could see boxes of cash flown into Kabul by the United Nations...

OP-ED: A volatile situation

OP-ED: A volatile situation

Tonmoy Chowdhury

Wed, Oct 13 2021

Does the Taliban coming to power in Afghanistan have implications for the Rohingya crisis?

EU pledge opens G20 virtual summit on...

EU pledge opens G20 virtual summit on...

World

Tue, Oct 12 2021

The summit came as the Taliban held their first face-to-face talks with a joint EU-US delegation in...

Taliban warns US not to destabilize...

Taliban warns US not to destabilize...

World

Sat, Oct 9 2021

US and Taliban hold first talks since Washington pulled its troops from Afghanistan in August

Officials: US delegation will meet Taliban...

US delegation to meet Taliban in high-level...

World

Sat, Oct 9 2021

US to press Taliban to ensure continued safe passage for US citizens and others out of Afghanistan

55 dead, many others wounded in Afghan...

IS claims Afghan Shia mosque

South Asia

Fri, Oct 8 2021

The extremist group, bitter rivals of the Taliban, has repeatedly targeted Shias in a bid to stir up...

British officials meet with senior Taliban...

British officials meet with senior Taliban...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 6 2021

Talks were serious and substantial, UK official says

Taliban arrest 4 IS militants north...

Taliban arrest 4 IS militants north...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 6 2021

Two Taliban members were shot and killed on Wednesday when unknown gunmen opened fire on a Taliban patrol...

Hundreds throng passport office in...

Hundreds throng passport office in...

Southeast Asia

Wed, Oct 6 2021

Taliban officials have said the service will resume from Saturday