Tag: Kabul

taliban: Top Pakistan diplomat details Taliban plan

Be realistic. Show patience. Engage. And above all, don’t isolate. Those are the pillars of an approach emerging in Pakistan to deal with the fledgling...

taliban: Taliban say they have entered capital of holdout Afghan region

The Taliban said on Sunday their forces had fought their way into the provincial capital of Panjshir, the valley where opposition forces have been holding...

Veteran Afghan strongmen to form new front for negotiating with Taliban

A band of veteran Afghan leaders, including two regional strongmen, are angling for talks with the Taliban and plan to meet within weeks to form...

US braces for more ISIS attacks after 85 killed in Kabul airport carnage

U.S. forces helping to evacuate Afghans desperate to flee Taliban rule braced for more attacks on Friday after an Islamic State suicide bomber killed 85...

India engaged with important stakeholders on Afghanistan situation: Shringla at all-party meet

India is engaged with important stakeholders and regional countries on the Afghan crisis and is adopting a “wait and watch” approach to see whether the...

taliban: View: It’s only after US troops leave Afghanistan that one will gauge Taliban’s real intent

With the Taliban effectively taking over control of most parts of Afghanistan, countries will have to decide whether to formally recognise a new government in...

Taliban: How the US exit from Afghanistan unraveled, miscue by miscue

The nation’s top national security officials assembled at the Pentagon early on April 24 for a secret meeting to plan the final withdrawal of U.S....

The Big Kabul Question: How to secure Indian interests in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan

Indra Pal Singh was elated when he got a huge export order last month. The Jaipur-based exporter had to ship 5,000 metric tonnes of maida...

Afghan independence: Taliban marks Afghan independence as challenges to rule rise

The Taliban celebrated Afghanistan‘s Independence Day on Thursday by declaring it had beaten “the arrogant of power of the world” in the United States, but...

imf: Taliban crisis: IMF blocks Afghanistan’s access to SDR reserves over lack of clarity on government

The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it suspended Afghanistan‘s access to IMF resources, including around $440 million in new monetary reserves, due to a...

Kabul: The return of the Taliban and complications for India

The fall of Kabul as a result of the Taliban’s swift military operations has cleared the path for the insurgent group to establish the ‘Islamic...

Kabul: India reviews fast deteriorating situation in Afghanistan

India’s defence top brass, the foreign policy establishment and senior intelligence officials are understood to have reviewed the fast-paced developments in Afghanistan on Monday, a...

Afghan forces surrender Bagram air base to Taliban

An Afghan official says forces at Bagram air base, home to a prison housing 5,000 inmates, have surrendered to the Taliban. Bagram district chief Darwaish...

Taliban fighters enter Kabul; helicopters land at US Embassy

Taliban fighters entered the outskirts of Kabul on Sunday as panicked workers fled government offices and helicopters began landing at the U.S. Embassy in the...

Taliban: Afghanistan: India has no immediate plan to shut Kabul embassy, readies contingency plan

India has no immediate plans to shut down its embassy in Kabul amid the Taliban surge in Afghanistan. However, New Delhi has a contingency plan...

‘India constantly monitoring situation in Afghanistan’

India is prepared for any possible eventuality including evacuation of its officials and nationals from Afghanistan in view of fast deteriorating security scenario with the...

Thousands of Afghan families flee fighting in former Taliban bastion

More than 22,000 Afghan families have fled from their homes to escape fighting in the former Taliban bastion of Kandahar, officials said Sunday, as authorities...

Afghanistan: What happens if the Taliban takes over Kabul

TASHKENT: The speed of the Taliban advance in Afghanistan and the lackluster resistance from the Afghan National Army has taken by surprise defense and security...

Taliban offer three-month ceasefire in return for prisoner release

An Afghan government negotiator on Thursday said the Taliban had offered a three-month ceasefire in exchange for the release of 7,000 insurgent prisoners, as the...

Kabul sends in commandos as Taliban surround Afghan city

Plumes of smoke billowed over an Afghan provincial capital Thursday as fighting raged between the Taliban and government forces for a second straight day. The...

Afghan troops struggle to replace Americans at Bagram Air Base

After American troops withdrew without notifying them, Afghan soldiers guarding the Bagram Air Base have been left with thousands of Taliban prisoners and a certainty...

afghanistan attack news: Twelve policemen killed in Afghanistan attacks

At least 12 Afghan policemen were killed on Sunday, including seven who were ambushed by the Taliban south of the capital, officials said, as fighting...

Rajnath Singh: India and Iran set to revive regional approach model for stabilising Afghanistan

New Delhi: India and Iran are understood to have explored revival of regional approach model involving India-Iran to stabilise Afghanistan as US plans to exit...

Special flight brings in 11 persecuted in Afghanistan | India News

NEW DELHI: In the middle of a global pandemic, a flight from Afghanistan on Sunday brought back to Delhi 60-year-old Nidan Singh Sachdeva, who was...