Afghan crisis

Pakistan FM Qureshi warns of Afghanistan's economic collapse if its frozen assets are not released

"Human tragedy can happen if attention is not paid to the Afghanistan situation," he said, adding that half of Afghanistan's population can suffer from food shortage.

published on : 4th December 2021

Pakistan to allow India to send wheat to Afghanistan through its territory: PM Imran Khan

Currently, Pakistan only allows Afghanistan to export goods to India but doesn't allow any other two-way trade through the border crossing.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Nearly 40 million Afghans may fall into 'extreme poverty' by mid-2022: UN

Afghanistan's banking system is severely disrupted, creating massive cash shortages across the country, and the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing, the statement said.

published on : 18th November 2021

Afghan territory must not be used for terrorism: Delhi dialogue on Afghanistan crisis

The Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan voiced concern over the deteriorating socio-economic and humanitarian situation in that country.

published on : 10th November 2021

Taliban expresses optimism about regional meet on Afghanistan hosted by India

NSA Ajit Doval on Wednesday chaired the NSA level meet on Afghanistan where his counterparts from five Central Asian countries attended.

published on : 10th November 2021

Taliban bans use of foreign currency in Afghanistan, warns action against violators

According to the channel, the US dollar is the widespread medium of exchange in Afghanistan's markets.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Militancy, sectarian violence engulfs Pakistan after Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

The Pakistan government is facing challenges from the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan that are from the Deobandi section of Islam and from Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Afghanistan situation couldn't be seen in isolation: PM Narendra Modi in Italy

Prime Minister Modi, in his first in-person meeting with his Italian counterpart Mario Draghi pointed out that the root causes of the problems in Afghanistan were really had to be looked into.

published on : 30th October 2021

Taliban founder Mullah Omar's son gives first public appearance as hardline rulers polish image

The televised event saw Mohammad Yaqoob, Afghanistan's new defence minister, appealing to local businessmen to invest in hospitals and clinics, signalling the Taliban are emerging from the shadows.

published on : 27th October 2021

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

Taliban attacks journalists covering women's rights protest in Kabul

Journalists saw the Taliban authorities allowing the women to walk freely for around an hour and a half till one foreign journalist was struck with the butt of a rifle by one Taliban fighter.

published on : 21st October 2021

Evacuated over 100 football family members from Afghanistan after complex negotiations: FIFA

The evacuation, especially of women footballers, was necessitated by Taliban's takeover of the strife-torn country in August this year.

published on : 15th October 2021

European Union pledge of USD 1.2 billion opens G20 virtual summit on Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among those dialling in to the meeting hosted by Italy.

published on : 12th October 2021

Recent developments in Afghanistan have generated 'understandable concern' in region: S Jaishankar

There were strong reservations in different countries that the interim government was not inclusive as promised by the Taliban earlier.

published on : 12th October 2021

Taliban-led Afghan government asks India to resume flights to Kabul in first official communication

The letter, dated September 7, has been written by Afghanistan's acting aviation minister Alhaj Hameedullah Akhunzada and is addressed to the aviation body's chief Arun Kumar.

published on : 29th September 2021
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