Afghanistan Taliban

Taliban enforces face-cover order for female TV anchors

Earlier this month, the Taliban ordered all women in public to wear head-to-toe clothing that leaves only their eyes visible. 

published on : 23rd May 2022

Taliban hard-liners turning back the clock in Afghanistan

Girls have been banned from going to school beyond the sixth grade, women are barred from boarding planes if they travel unaccompanied by a male relative.

published on : 28th March 2022

Had no choice but to flee Kabul: Ex-Afghan President Ashraf Ghani 

Ashraf Ghani said he had just minutes to decide to flee and denies an agreement was in the works for a peaceful takeover, disputing accounts of former government officials, Taliban and a U.S. official

published on : 31st December 2021

Taliban fighters guard city checkpoints, patrol streets in Afghanistan

Many Taliban foot soldiers now have new jobs: manning checkpoints on the streets and carrying out security patrols in and around Afghan cities and towns. 

published on : 8th December 2021

Afghans in Indonesia protest slow UN resettlement process

In December 2020, almost 14,000 refugees from 50 countries were registered in Indonesia, most of them Afghan refugees.

published on : 15th November 2021

Pakistan government reaches understanding with TTP for temporary truce, says report 

Pakistani security officials have been pressing the Afghan Taliban to shut down TTP bases on their soil in line with their international commitments, citing an increase in the number of attacks.

published on : 5th November 2021

Now in power, Taliban set sights on Afghan drug underworld

Soon after the Taliban took power on Aug. 15, the Taliban Health Ministry issued an order to these facilities, underscoring their intention to strictly control the problem of addiction, doctors said.

published on : 7th October 2021

Modi attacks ‘regressive’ Pakistan, China in UN

Afghan soil shouldn’t be used for terror, oceanic resources must be protected against expansionism, the Prime Minister said at the United Nations.

published on : 26th September 2021

Hope Taliban will listen to a sincere friend in forming inclusive government: Pakistan

Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations, Munir Akram stressed that humanitarian help must be top priority and called it "very unhelpful" for Afghanistan's assets to have been frozen by the West.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Concerns relating to terrorism primary focus: India on Afghanistan

MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India used the meeting in Doha to convey its concerns over the possible use of the Afghan territory for anti-India activities.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin criticizes placing Afghans in Central Asia

Putin noted that there are no visa restrictions between Russia and its Central Asian allies, and said Moscow doesn’t “want militants appearing (in Russia) again under the guise of refugees.”

published on : 22nd August 2021

Italy evacuates staff, Afghan workers from Kabul, France to begin repatriation soon

Italy had one of the largest contingents in Afghanistan before the pullout.

published on : 16th August 2021

Rashid Khan worried, he can't get his family out of Afghanistan, says Pietersen

Flight operations from around the world are affected at Kabul's Hamid Karzai International (HKI) airport due to the ongoing turmoil in Afghanistan.

published on : 16th August 2021

US troops fire shots in air at Kabul airport as crowd mobs tarmac, witness says

Fearful that the Taliban could reimpose the kind of brutal rule that all but eliminated women’s rights, Afghans rushed to leave the country.

published on : 16th August 2021

Wary Andhra, Telangana construction firms left Afghanistan early

As the Taliban took over Afghanistan, the other sector that seems to have been affected is the import of dry fruits like Anjeer from the country.

published on : 16th August 2021
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