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Afghans with valid visas and passports can take evacuation flights: Taliban

Mawlawi Hafiz Mansour said the majority of Afghans waiting to take one of four evacuation flights have neither valid visas nor passports

07 Sep 2021 6:02 PM

Taliban co-founder Baradar to lead new Afghanistan government, sources

Haibatullah Akhunzada, the Taliban's surpreme religious leader, will focus on religious matters and governance within the framework of Islam

03 Sep 2021 2:31 PM

Afghanistan will not be renamed, says envoy

Envoy rules out country’s name-change, says Taliban must join mainstream society.

16 Sep 2019 6:32 AM

Contradictory moves on Pak by Washington

The immediate implication of this move is the inevitable centre-staging and involvement of Pakistan in the new realm.

04 Feb 2019 12:20 AM

New Delhi ready to join talks with Taliban for Afghan peace

New Delhi is also worried that the Afghan conflict has been caught up in the current tensions between Russia and the United States.

01 Feb 2019 5:48 AM


‘Afghanisation’ of Pak politics: The greatest head-scratcher

The Pakistani state doesn’t want India in Afghanistan because it fears encirclement or whatever.

10 Dec 2018 12:03 AM

Russia’s Afghan shift worries Delhi

At Moscow meet, Kremlin softer on Taliban, closer to Pakistan.

12 Nov 2018 5:56 AM

Suicide blast kills 8 near gathering of top clerics in Kabul

Shortly before attack, clerics issued Islamic ruling, or fatwa, declaring that suicide attacks are 'haram' — forbidden under Islamic law.

04 Jun 2018 2:10 PM

Taliban leader says war ends only when NATO leaves

Akhunzadah boasted international support saying 'The mainstream entities of the world admit its effectiveness, legitimacy and success'.

23 Jun 2017 11:09 AM

2 Pakistani diplomats go missing in Afghanistan

According to a statement by the Ministry, the diplomats went missing on June 16 while commuting to Pakistan by road.

18 Jun 2017 2:50 PM


Afghan activists ask Obama to ground pilot’s asylum plea

Rahmani has requested asylum in the US after allegedly receiving death threats from hardline insurgents.

31 Dec 2016 1:52 AM

Bacha bazi: How Afghans struggle to save boy sex slaves

Young boys dressed effeminately have an ornamental value in a society where the genders are tightly corralled.

20 Dec 2016 1:26 AM