Afghanistan government

Afghanistan's Taliban regime not to allow any fencing along Durand Line by Pakistan

Successive regimes in Afghanistan, including the US-backed governments in the past, have disputed this demarcation, which has historically remained a contentious issue between the two neighbours.

published on : 6th January 2022

Pakistan FM Qureshi, ISI chief in Kabul for talks with Taliban

The visit comes after the recent meeting of officials from China, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Russia in Moscow and ahead of a meeting of foreign ministers of Afghanistan's neighbours plus Russia.

published on : 21st October 2021

China's official think-tank casts doubt on Taliban's unity, ability to form inclusive government

An article written by officials of government-run Shanghai Institutes for International Studies said that China and Pakistan must work together to maintain and promote regional security and stability.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Developments in Afghanistan will have very, very significant consequences: Jaishankar

Jaishankar said that the key concerns for India at this juncture included whether Afghanistan will have an inclusive government and that Afghan soil is not used for terrorism.

published on : 1st October 2021

Taliban appoints remaining ministers in government, yet to name any women

The Taliban have framed their current Cabinet as an interim government, suggesting that change was still possible, but they have not said if there would ever be elections.

published on : 21st September 2021

Afghan foreign minister says Taliban govt will prevent militants from using territory to attack others

When asked about the possibility of elections, Muttaqi demanded other countries not interfere in Afghanistan's internal issues.

published on : 14th September 2021

Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities

Higher Education minister, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, laid out the new policies at a news conference, several days after Afghanistan’s new rulers formed an all-male government.

published on : 12th September 2021

Hope formation of new Afghan govt will end four decades of conflict: Hurriyat Conference

The Taliban swept across Afghanistan last month, seizing control of almost all key towns and cities in the backdrop of withdrawal of the US forces that began on May 1.

published on : 9th September 2021

Westerners to board first commercial flight from Kabul

The large group of foreigners, including Americans and other Westerners, would depart Thursday on a Qatar Airways flight that had earlier ferried humanitarian aid to the country.

published on : 9th September 2021

Taliban government must respect basic rights: Seoul

The (Seoul) government will closely monitor the changes in the internal political situation of Afghanistan and will closely coordinate with the international community in responding to the matter,

published on : 7th September 2021

China mum on reports of Taliban inviting it to attend Afghan government inauguration ceremony

China is already coordinating its evolving policy on Afghanistan with its 'all-weather ally' Pakistan and Russia which also share borders with Afghanistan.

published on : 6th September 2021

Afghanistan woman activist beaten up by Taliban as protest turns violent in Kabul

According to video clips shared on social media by journalists and other people, the Taliban used tear gas to disperse the all-women protest after they failed to do so after gunshots.

published on : 4th September 2021

Taliban co-founder Mullah Baradar to lead new Afghanistan government: Report

Baradar, who heads the Taliban's political office, will be joined by Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob, the son of late Taliban founder Mullah Omar, and Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai in senior positions.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Turning focus to governing, Taliban offers amnesty to all Afghans who fought them

Thousands who had worked with the US and its allies, as well as up to 200 Americans, remained in the country after the massive airlift ended with the last US soldiers flying out of Kabul.

published on : 31st 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
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