Afghanistan Crisis

United global response needed to bring desired changes in Afghanistan: PM Modi at G20 meet

The MEA said Modi called for enhancing the joint fight against the nexus of radicalisation, terrorism and the smuggling of drugs and arms in the region.

published on : 12th October 2021

Taliban says it won't work with US to contain Islamic State

Islamic State has carried out relentless assaults on the country's Shiite Muslims since emerging in eastern Afghanistan in 2014.

published on : 9th October 2021

Thousands of Afghans received humanitarian assistance: UN agency

Afghanistan was already among the world's worst humanitarian situations prior to the Taliban assuming power in August, which has deepened existing needs and vulnerabilities.

published on : 9th October 2021

'We want freedom': Anxiety and fear for women in Taliban stronghold grows

Most girls around the country have been barred from attending secondary school, and most women have been unable to return to work.

published on : 9th October 2021

US, Taliban to hold first talks since Afghanistan withdrawal

Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said the talks will also revisit the peace agreement the Taliban signed with Washington in 2020. The agreement had paved the way for the final U.S. withdrawal. 

published on : 9th October 2021

Hundreds of displaced families ordered to leave Kabul by Taliban

Taliban-led government's Deputy Minister of refugees and repatriation said, "This process began today and will continue, thus all (displaced) families in Kabul will go back to their provinces." 

published on : 8th October 2021

'Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan' appointed envoy seeks UN recognition

Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban spokesman, said that since the former government of Afghanistan has collapsed, its envoy cannot represent Afghanistan, it said.

published on : 1st October 2021

Changes needed on EU plan on rights in Afghanistan: Pakistan

The Europeans want consensus for the resolution at the council, which counts Pakistan among its 47 member countries.

published on : 1st October 2021

Essential to ensure Afghanistan territory not used to spread terrorism: PM Modi at UNGA

The Prime Minister said there is a need to ensure that no country tries to take advantage of the delicate situation in Afghanistan and use it for its own selfish interests.

published on : 25th September 2021

Events in Afghanistan raise questions about use of terrorism to change State structure: Rajnath Singh

The defence minister said that there is a widespread realisation amongst all responsible nations over the need to come together against the common challenges.

published on : 25th September 2021

Afghanistan crisis, COVID and climate focus of Modi-Biden talks, Quad summit

Modi said Biden’s presidency will sow the seeds for better bilateral ties and also for all democracies across the world.

published on : 25th September 2021

AIIMS doctors come to help of stranded Afghans in national capital

Dr Prasun Chatterjee, additional professor of geriatrics, along with his NGO Healthy Aging India is providing meal to 400 Afghans in the city.

published on : 24th September 2021

Taliban unlikely to participate in UNGA as diplomats of ousted government still in office

Afghanistan is scheduled to address the ongoing UN General Assembly session on September 27.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Under Taliban rule, thriving Afghan music scene heads to silence

Musicians are afraid a ban will come, and some Taliban fighters on the ground have started enforcing rules on their own, harassing musicians and music venues.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Taliban must fulfill its commitment not to allow Afghanistan to become terror hub: Jaishankar

Jaishankar addressed the G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting on Afghanistan on Wednesday, held on the sidelines of the high-level 76th session of the UN General Assembly.

published on : 23rd September 2021
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