Abdul Ghani Baradar

China urges Taliban to crackdown on terror outfits, protect rights of women and children

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with the acting Deputy Prime Minister of Taliban's interim administration Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in the Qatari capital of Doha on Monday.

published on : 26th October 2021

Friction among Taliban pragmatists, hard-liners intensifies amid rumours over Baradar's 'killing'

The wrangling has taken place behind the scenes, but rumors quickly began circulating about a recent violent confrontation between the two camps at the presidential palace.

published on : 16th September 2021

Taliban co-founder Abdul Ghani Baradar releases audio statement after death rumours

Speculations were rife on social media - particularly in India, where rumours swirled that he had been mortally wounded in a shootout between rival Taliban factions at the presidential palace.

published on : 13th September 2021

Taliban government is anything but inclusive: Afghan UN Ambassador 

The Taliban on September 7, unveiled a hardline interim government led by Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund, with key roles being shared by high-profile members of the insurgent group.

published on : 8th September 2021

'Allow aid workers to help needy Afghans': UN to Taliban leadership

In a video news briefing Tuesday, Martin Griffiths said a key humanitarian priority is getting safe and dependable access to the Kabul airport and road routes from neighbouring countries.

published on : 8th September 2021

Mullah Hassan to head proposed Taliban government, Mullah Baradar to serve as his deputy: Media report

Mullah Hasan is presently head of the Taliban's powerful decision-making body - Rehbari Shura or leadership council - which serves much like a government Cabinet.

published on : 7th September 2021

Taliban spokesman confirms meeting between Pakistan's ISI chief and Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

ISI Director General Lt Gen Hameed became the only high-ranking foreign official to visit Kabul since the Taliban seized the Afghan capital in mid-August.

published on : 6th September 2021

US CIA director held secret meeting with Taliban leader Baradar in Kabul: Report

The CIA declined to comment on the Taliban meeting but the discussions likely involved the impending August 31 deadline for the US military to conclude evacuation.

published on : 24th August 2021

Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in Kabul for talks on setting up govt: Official

"He will be in Kabul to meet jihadi leaders and politicians for an inclusive government set-up," a senior Taliban official told AFP.

published on : 21st August 2021

Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar is 'undisputed victor' of war in Afghanistan: Report

In a televised statement on the fall of Kabul, he said the Taliban's real test was only just beginning and that they had to serve the nation, The Guardian newspaper reported.

published on : 16th August 2021

Taliban delegation visiting China for talks with officials: Spokesman

"The Islamic Emirate assured China that Afghanistan's soil would not be used against any country's security," spokesperson Mohammed Naeem said.

published on : 28th July 2021