Taliban takeover of Afghanistan

Ex-Afghan president says had no choice but to flee Kabul

Ghani said in a BBC interview that an adviser gave him just minutes to decide to abandon the capital, He also denied accusations that he left Afghanistan with milions in stolen money.

published on : 30th December 2021

China seeks common stand with Iran on Afghanistan under Taliban

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 : 5th September 2021

Sri Lanka seeks safety of travellers from Afghanistan

Foreign Ministry said that it continues to monitor the developments in the war-torn country and remains concerned about the situation, including its humanitarian aspect.

published on : 30th August 2021

White House: US has capacity to evacuate remaining Americans

Blinken said the U.S. was working with other countries in the region to either keep the Kabul airport open after Tuesday or to reopen it “in a timely fashion.”

published on : 30th August 2021

'Work is work': Afghan ex-minister now delivers food in Germany

Minister of communications in Afghanistan from 2016 to 2018, Sayed Sadaat calls on the international community not to turn its back on Afghanistan and continue providing economic support.

published on : 30th August 2021

Qatar emerges as key player in Afghanistan after US pullout

Qatar will be among global heavyweights when U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken hosts a virtual meeting to discuss a coordinated approach for the days ahead, as the U.S. completes its withdrawal

published on : 30th August 2021

'All parties' should establish contact with Taliban  and 'guide it actively': China to US

Wang urged the US to take concrete actions to help Afghanistan combat terrorism and violence on the premise of respecting its sovereignty and independence, instead of practicing double standards.

published on : 30th August 2021

'We can't do enough': US lawmakers flooded by evacuation pleas from those stuck in Afghanistan

The stories have poured in by the thousands with heartbreaking pleas not to be left behind. The tissues are used for crying breaks, one of the aides explained.

published on : 28th August 2021

Pakistan's intel agency played key role in Taliban takeover of Afghanistan: US Congressman

In his address, Chabot said that with roughly 6 million Hindus in America, Hindus are unquestionably an integral part of society throughout the United States.

published on : 23rd August 2021

'I don't trust anybody': US President Joe Biden on Taliban takeover of Afghanistan

His remarks come as countries continue to evacuate their citizens from Afghanistan through the Kabul airport, which is under US forces' control.

published on : 23rd August 2021

US Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Déjà Vu for India?

With the current US withdrawal, there is a sense of déjà vu in India; can Pakistan exploit the situation once again to foment trouble in Jammu and Kashmir?

published on : 22nd 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

26 Telugus among 250 waiting to be evacuated from Afghanistan

The External Affairs Ministry too does not have much data either, except that about 250 Indians, including 26 Telugu people are now in Kabul waiting to catch the first plane out of the country.

published on : 21st August 2021

Afghan influencers go dark on social media as Taliban return

Prominent influencers have gone dark or fled, while residents and activists are scrambling to scrub their digital lives.

published on : 20th August 2021

One in three Afghans at risk of severe or acute hunger: World Food Programme

The war-torn country is facing its second severe drought in three years, on top of the fighting and displacement of people, said WFP representative and country director Mary-Ellen McGroarty.

published on : 20th August 2021
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