Taliban government

Russia Foreign Minister denies official recognition of Taliban authorities

Official recognition of Taliban government will depend on how their promises are fulfilled, including countering threats emanating from the territory of Afghanistan said Foreign Minister Lavrov.

published on : 1st January 2022

Ex-Taliban commander, who held US journalist captive in Pakistan, charged with killing American troops

In this role, Haji Najibullah commanded more than a thousand fighters, at times acted as a spokesperson for the Taliban, and reported to senior leadership in the Taliban.

published on : 8th October 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

Afghanistan: Taliban to begin issuing national IDs, passports soon

This comes as thousands of people are waiting to get their passports and national IDs. The process of issuing them had stopped since the Taliban took over the country on August 15. 

published on : 5th October 2021

Developments in Afghanistan are no surprise

That Taliban was born, brought up, and armed in Pakistan was never a secret. Americans knew it all along and so did the world.

published on : 3rd October 2021

In sync with US, China, Pakistan on Taliban: Russia at UNGA

Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said representatives from Russia, China, and Pakistan recently traveled to Kabul to engage with Taliban and representatives of "secular authorities".

published on : 26th September 2021

BJP believes there is Talibani rule in Opposition ruled states: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

The Shiv Sena leader also hit out at the Central government for not taking action against BJP leaders comparing democratically elected state governments in India with the Taliban.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Taliban govt not inclusive, but essential to work with it; need to coordinate stance on recognition: Putin

Though the Russian government has not yet formally announced its recognition to the interim government of the Taliban, it along with China and Pakistan, has kept its embassy open in Kabul.

published on : 17th September 2021

Why Afghanistan will be a new geopolitical pivot

The Taliban’s return will lead to geopolitical realignment. India’s ties with major powers will also be readjusted to manage terrorism coming from the Af-Pak area

published on : 16th September 2021

736 Afghans recorded for new registration in India from Aug 1 to Sep 11: UNHCR

The UN refugee agency said it is in constant dialogue with the government on matters pertaining to Afghan nationals, including issuance and extensions of visa, assistance, and solutions.

published on : 15th September 2021

China asks US, world to step-up aid to Afghanistan to avert crisis post-Taliban takeover

China has committed to provide 200 million Yuan (about USD 31 million) aid comprising food, winter clothing and medicines to the war-torn country.

published on : 13th September 2021

Taliban's 'spectacularly uninclusive' government unlikely to survive: Historian William Dalrymple

Surprised that the Taliban talked about inclusivity but did not even "dress it up", Dalrymple said the new government wouldn't appeal to either Western donors, a majority of Afghans including women.

published on : 12th September 2021

No BRICS recognition for Taliban government until foreign assurances: South African foreign minister

The minister also explained why South Africa refused to accept Afghan refugees as an interim stop while their immigration permits to the US were processed.

published on : 10th September 2021

‘Better to wait before judging new Taliban’

India is ready to give time to the Taliban to stay true to its words before any judgement is made about their intentions, said a senior government functionary on Wednesday. 

published on : 9th September 2021

Terror faces in Afghan Cabinet makes New Delhi uneasy

Presence of Haqqani in ministry means India must remain vigilant

published on : 9th September 2021
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