Tag: Taliban

Afghanistan power transition without negotiation, in non-inclusive manner: India at UN

India on Thursday said that the transition of power in Afghanistan has been without negotiation and in a non-inclusive manner, raising questions on its acceptability....

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...

Army Chief General MM Naravane says forces ready to meet any security challenge

The Indian Army is continuously monitoring the situation in the country’s neighbourhood and is ready to meet any security challenge that comes its way, Army...

View: Can Taliban tame ETIM, checkmate ISIS-K and ensure China’s security?

Till 24 hours before the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan on August 31, Chinese authorities were rebuking Americans for their mishandling of the situation...

Over 1,000 await flight clearance to leave Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif

About 1,000 people, including Americans, have been stuck in Afghanistan for days awaiting clearance for their charter flights to leave, an organizer told Reuters, blaming...

Taliban spokesman confirms meeting between Pakistan’s ISI chief and Mullah Baradar

The Taliban on Monday confirmed that Pakistan’s powerful intelligence chief Lt Gen Faiz Hameed has met its de-facto leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, amidst efforts...

taliban: Boom time for Afghan arms dealers in Taliban heartland

The Taliban takeover may have plunged Afghanistan into uncertainty and economic pain, but arms dealer Khan Mohammad is making the most of it. Sandwiched between...

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...

Taliban takeover: Legacy pharma firm which sold ‘Swadeshi’ dysentery drug to Afghans waits and watches after Taliban takeover

Satarupa Mukherjee, director of the 85-year-old East India Pharmaceuticals, is a worried businesswoman as she digests the impact of the Taliban‘s takeover of Afghanistan. Her...

taliban: Threats and fear cause Afghan women’s protections to vanish overnight

It took years for Women for Afghan Women to build up Afghanistan’s largest network of women’s protection services — 32 safe houses, family guidance centers...

taliban: View: Europe doesn’t want to fight America’s battles anymore

To listen to the debate in Europe over the chaotic retreat of United States troops from Afghanistan is to be struck by what a huge...

Afghan pilots: ‘They’ll kill us’: Afghan pilots held at Uzbek camp fear deadly homecoming

The U.S.-trained Afghan pilots and others held at a camp in Uzbekistan already feared being sent back to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan. So it was little comfort...

Taliban: Do not allow cross-border terror from Afghan soil, say India & EU

External affairs minister S Jaishankar and foreign ministers of the European Union on Friday discussed the Afghan crisis, including the need to disallow the Afghan...

Hunted by the men they jailed, Afghanistan’s women judges seek escape

Afghanistan’s 250 women judges fear for their lives, with men they once jailed now freed by the victorious Taliban to hunt them down. While some...

Scientists in Danger in Afghanistan, Their Research in Jeopardy

Sept. 3, 2021 — Scientific research is becoming one of the casualties as the Taliban again take control of Afghanistan, say experts who have...

Taliban: Key figures in Afghan Taliban’s new government

Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar will lead the new government in Afghanistan, sources within the movement have said, as the Islamist militant group works...

Short on money, legal and otherwise, the Taliban face a crisis

As Afghans pay surging prices for eggs and flour and stand in long lines at the bank, money changers like Enayatullah and his underground financial...

afghanistan: China trying to take over Bagram air force base, use Pakistan against India: Nikki Haley

The US needs to closely watch China as it might try to take over the Bagram air force base in Afghanistan following the Taliban‘s takeover...

ISIS-K in Afghanistan: UK says ‘ready’ to launch strikes against ISIS-K in Afghanistan

The UK has said that it is “ready” to launch strikes at the ISIS-K terror network in Afghanistan after the Pentagon revealed that there are...

US exit from Afghanistan: Graveyard of superpowers: Joy in Taliban heartland over US exit

Thousands of Taliban supporters on Tuesday poured on to the streets of Kandahar, the spiritual birthplace of the Islamist movement, waving flags and shouting “God...

taliban: Five challenges for the Taliban in Afghanistan

The Taliban have won the war — now they have to govern Afghanistan. The transition presents an enormous test for the Islamists in a desperately...

unsc: UNSC proscribed terror entities LeT, JeM need to be called out, condemned in strongest possible terms: Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Pakistan-based terror groups Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba are UN Security Council proscribed entities that need to be called out and condemned in the strongest possible terms,...

taliban: 1999 Kandahar Hijacking: Only one behind bars; real perpetrators still untried

The return of the Taliban and bloodshed to Afghanistan has brought back the memories of horror India went through more than two decades ago after...

Indian in Afghanistan: View: Will India’s investments in Afghanistan amount to anything?

India has sunk billions into Afghanistan, hedging its bets with a combination of soft and hard power. Now, as nations desperately evacuate their troops, people...

We want to maintain Afghanistan’s trade, political ties with India: Taliban leader

The Taliban wants to maintain Afghanistan’s trade, economic and political relations with India, senior leader of the outfit Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai has said while...