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PM Modi

'Our diaspora is our strength' says PM Modi on warm welcome in Washington

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the Indian diaspora as the country's "strength" as he landed here on a three-day visit to the United States. Modi who was welcomed at the....

PM MODI

PM Modi 3-day US visit: Meet with Australian PM, Kamala Harris, global CEOs on cards

On the itinerary-packed first day of his US visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold meetings with Australian counterpart Scott Morrison, US Vice President Kamala Harris and the select heads....

PM

PM Modi arrives in Washington to attend Quad summit, address UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday local time arrived in Washington for his much-touted three-day US visit. Prime Minister Modi was received by US department of state officials  including T.....

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

India may take reciprocal measures against UK's move to recognise AstraZeneca vaccine but not Covishield

India will take reciprocal measures against UK's "discriminatory" move to recognise AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine but not Covishield, said Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday. Speaking at a news conference,....

Joe Biden | Xi Jinping

'One country's success does not mean another country's failure': Xi after Biden's 'new Cold War' remark

Chinese President Xi Jinping told the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday (local time) that disputes among countries "need to be handled through dialogue and cooperation." "One country's success....

Taliban

SAARC foreign ministers meet cancelled: Pakistan wanted Taliban to represent Afghanistan

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) foreign ministers meet slated to be held on Saturday in New York has been cancelled. It is learnt from reliable sources that Pakistan....

Taliban

UNGA: Taliban nominates Suhail Shaheen as Afghanistan's UN ambassador

The Taliban on Tuesday nominated their Doha-based spokesman Suhail Shaheen as Afghanistan's UN ambassador. This comes after the Taliban said that they wanted to address world leaders at United Nations,....

QUAD Summit

Announcements on COVID-19, clean energy, climate change likely at Quad summit

Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) leaders will "make announcements relating to COVID-19, clean energy and climate change" following their meeting on Friday, a senior US administration official has said. "President Joe....

PM Modi

PM Modi 3-day visit to US: To attend Quad summit, address UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarked on a three-day visit to the United States on Wednesday where he will address the UN General Assembly and attend the Quad Summit as....

K.P Sharma Oli

Jaishankar warned us not to adopt the consitution in 2015: K.P Sharma Oli

 Former Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli stated in documents submitted to his party that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s emissary S. Jaishankar warned against passing the constitution in 2015. The....

Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau set to become Canada PM for historic third time after Liberals win polls

Justin Trudeau is poised for a third term as Canada's prime minister reported Canadian broadcasters who projected a win for his Liberal Party in Monday's elections. Trudeau, who was in....

Evergrande

China's property giant Evergrande starts repayment plan as pressure mounts over unpaid loans

Amid the increasing pressure over unpaid loans, China's property giant Evergrande Group's has started a repayment plan for its wealth management products through properties. However, the debt-ridden property giant's prospects....

Modi and Biden

PM Modi, Joe Biden to discuss ways to fight 'common enemy terrorism', says senior US official

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden will have the opportunity to talk about the broader threat of terrorism and situation in Afghanistan, said a senior Biden administration....

Shashi Tharoor

COVID-19: Tharoor says 'Offensive to ask vaccinated Indians to quarantine', pulls out from UK event

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has pulled out of several planned engagements in the United Kingdom citing the COVID-19 quarantine rules put in place by the British government. Taking to Twitter,....

Trudeau

Canada goes to vote today; Neck-to-neck fight between Liberals and Conservatives

After a tight race between incumbent Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal party and the opposition Conservative party led by Erin O'Toole during five weeks of campaigning, Canadians are scheduled to....

Modi and Biden

Talks on regional security, stability likely during PM Modi's visit to US

Amid concerns over regional security and stability due to Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit the United States to attend the first-ever in-person Quad....

Russia

Russia's Perm State University shooting: Indian embassy in Russia condoles deaths

The Indian Embassy in Russia on Monday expressed shock over the shooting incident, which took place at the university in the Russian city of Perm. The embassy expressed deep condolences....

New Zealnd

'Five Eyes' security alert caused NZ cricket board to cancel Pak tour: Report

A global intelligence alliance issued the security alert which led to the cancellation of the New Zealand cricket tour to Pakistan, The New Zealand Herald reported. Citing overseas media, the....

India China standoff

China intensifies LAC activity: PLA conducts night drills

The Chinese military's Western Theatre Command has introduced more night training for units stationed near the Himalayan border, in order to familiarise its troops with latest weapons and gear. As....

Saudi FM

Saudi Foreign Minister on India visit: Jaishankar extends warm welcome

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Sunday welcomed Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, on his first-ever visit to India. "Delighted to welcome FM of....

Xi JingPing

China picks on Australia after AUKUS pact, says Canberra 'potential target for nuclear strike'

After the launch of the trilateral security partnership of AUKUS, China picked on Australia saying that Canberra is now "a potential target for a nuclear strike". A newspaper run by the....

Jean-Yves Le Drian

France recalls ambassadors from US, Australia over submarine deal

France on Friday (local time) recalled ambassadors from the US and Australia amid submarine deal outrage. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said the ambassadors were recalled for "consultations." Le Drian....

Jaishankar

Jaishankar, Wang underlines to restore peace, tranquillity along LAC in Eastern Ladakh

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Friday underlined that it was necessary to ensure progress in the resolution of remaining issues so as to....

modi

Rising radicalisation main cause of challenges faced by region: PM Modi at SCO summit

Highlighting the threats posed by the rising radicalisation in the region, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the biggest challenges faced by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) are....

General Bipin Rawat

CDS talks tough on China: India's rocket force soon

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Thursday warned against aggression by China and its ‘proxy’ Pakistan and said that India is bolstering its air power and “looking at....

Moderna

'Vaccine protection is eroding': Moderna bats for a booster dose

New data from Moderna Inc's (MRNA.O) large COVID-19 vaccine trial show that the protection it provides fades over time, supporting the case for booster doses, the company said in a....

Imran Khan

How Pak Backs Khalistani Groups in US: Hudson Report Exposes Pakistan

Terry Milewski's report for the MacDonald Laurier Institute details recent Khalistani group activities in Canada. The Hudson Institute's South and Central Asia Program assembled a group of South Asia experts....

Baradar

Taliban leader Mullah Baradar named among 100 most influential people of 2021 by TIME magazine

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar -- deputy prime minister in the Taliban's newly announced caretaker government and the top figure in the Doha deal -- has been named among the 100....

S. Jaishankar

Jaishankar at Dushanbe: India to discuss terrorism, Afghanistan at SCO tomorrow

India is all geared up to attend the SCO summit in Dushanbe, scheduled to be held in a hybrid format. The Council of the SCO Heads of State (CHS) is....

AUKUS

US, UK, Australia announce trilateral security partnership AUKUS

Australia, the UK and the US on Wednesday (local time) announced an enhanced trilateral security partnership called "AUKUS" to deepen diplomatic, security, and defence cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region. "The....

Baradar

Mullah Baradar refutes internal rifts within Taliban, denies he was injured in clash

Taliban co-founder and acting Deputy Prime Minister Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar on Wednesday refuted the internal rift in the new caretaker government of Taliban in Afghanistan and also denied that....

Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Imran Khan bats for Taliban, says 'incentivize' them on women's rights, inclusive govt

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is batting for the Taliban to develop a consensus that would lead to recognition of the new caretaker government of the "Islamic Emirate" in Afghanistan.....

Taliban

Indian man kidnapped in Kabul: Who'll save Indians in Afghanistan?

A 50-year-old Indian named Bansri Lal Arendeh was abducted at gunpoint at 11th police district of Kabul along with his staff on Tuesday morning. While the staff was able to....

Xi Jinping, Joe Biden

Xi snubs Biden ahead of Quad Summit: Can Quad put faith in Biden?

Joe Biden denied that Chinese president Xi Jinping rejected the idea of a summit on the 90-minute phone call that he had made last week. Sources, however, point out that....

John Kerry

John Kerry In India: India-US launch Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue of Agenda 2030 Partnership

India and the US on Monday jointly launched the Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue (CAFMD) of the Agenda 2030 Partnership. "Taking forward the initiative by Prime Minister Shri @NarendraModi....

UK Parliament

UK parliament bans Chinese ambassador: Time US & other countries follow suit?

Chinese new ambassador Zheng Zeguang was prevented from a meeting in the UK Parliament on Wednesday after the invitation sparked outrage amongst British lawmakers under sanction by Beijing. The decision....

QUAD Summit

China slams Quad summit on Sept 24, says 'small circles' are unpopular and have no way out

China on Tuesday slammed the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) upcoming summit on September 24 saying that the group was "closed, exclusive, and targeted small circles...unpopular and have no way out."....

Kabul blasts

Qatar refuses responsibility of Kabul airport without clear agreements

Qatar has said it will not take responsibility for Kabul Airport without "clear" agreements with all parties involved, including the Taliban, about its operations. Speaking at a press briefing on....

Imran Khan

US lawmakers demand action against Pak for 'double dealing in Afghanistan'

For the second day, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken on Tuesday confronted a barrage of questions from US lawmakers about last month's withdrawal from Afghanistan and the attempts to....

Afghan

UN calls for quick release of USD 1.2 billion aid to Afghanistan

The United Nations has appealed to countries that pledged USD 1.2 billion in relief for Afghanistan to quickly release the funds to turn money into food, health care and protection....

S Jaishankar

India ready to stand by Afghans as in past: S Jaishankar

India has said that as an immediate neighbour it is watching the situation in Afghanistan very closely and it is ready to stand by Afghans. It has called for unhindered,....

Antony Blinken

US to reassess ties with Pakistan over Afghanistan future: Blinken

The US is going to be looking at its ties with Pakistan in the coming weeks to formulate the role America wants Islamabad to play in the future of Afghanistan,....

Amrullah Saleh

Taliban ransacks Amrullah Saleh's residence, claim they seized cash, gold

The Taliban on Monday ransacked the house of former Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh and claimed they have seized cash and gold from his residence. As per The Khaama Press....

PM Modi

PM Modi to visit US next week for Quad Leaders Summit, UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be participating, along with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan and US President Joseph R Biden, in the Leaders' Summit....

North Korea

North Korea tests new long-range cruise missile: Report

North Korea tested a new long-range cruise missile over the weekend, the South Korean Yonhap news agency reports citing state media. "The development of the long-range cruise missile, a strategic....

Taliban

Taliban tighten grip on Afghanistan's Panjshir with killings, food control: Report

Taliban have imposed a blockade in Afghanistan's Panjshir province, denying residents food and carrying out some extrajudicial killings, The Washington Post reported. On Tuesday, the Taliban formed the interim "Islamic....

Hassan Akhund

Afghanistan: 'Acting PM' Hassan Akhund discusses bilateral ties with visiting Qatari FM

The newly appointed Taliban government's acting Prime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund met with visiting Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani on Sunday. Al-Thani arrived....

Taliban in Afghanistan

ISI Chief meets Intel heads of China over Afghan crisis

After facing widespread criticism for its proxy war in Afghanistan, Pakistan held a conference of intelligence chiefs of China, Russia, Tajikistan and Iran to discuss the Afghan situation, a media....

Afghanistan

NATO undertakes probe into reasons behind Afghan crisis

NATO is currently conducting a comprehensive investigation into the causes behind the tragic developments in Afghanistan that fell under the control of the Taliban (banned in Russia as a terrorist....

Ahmad Massoud

Ahmad Massoud has not left Afghanistan: 70 percent of Panjshir under Taliban's control

Ahmad Massoud, the leader of the Afghan resistance forces, has not left Afghanistan, Iranian news agency FARS reported on Saturday citing a source. According to the source, rumours about Massoud....

Pakistan begins documentation of unregistered Afghans: Officials

Afghans to stage protest outside UN against persecution of minorities by Taliban

Afghans will organise a protest outside the UN office in Geneva on International Day of Peace on September 21 against "illegal takeover of Afghanistan" and "persecution of religious and ethnic....

Taliban

Taliban kill brother of former Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh

The Taliban took prisoner and then killed Rohullah Saleh, brother of former Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh, media reports said. A source close to the resistance forces told Russian news....

India Australia

'Exploring new areas in AI, unmanned vehicles': Rajnath Singh on India-Australia 2+2 meeting

Lauding significant progress in the defence engagements between India and Australia based on Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that both the countries are exploring new....

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On 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks, Biden commemorates victims, calls for unity

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the horrific 9/11 attacks, US President Joe Biden commemorated the lives of 2,977 people who lost their lives on the day twenty....

Panjshir

Panjshir's Resistance Front vows to declare parallel government in Afghanistan

The Resistance Front in the Panjshir has vowed to declare a parallel government in Afghanistan even as the Taliban recently announced its "caretaker government" in the country, reported local media.....

TS Tirumurti

Afghan territory should not be used to attack any country: Tirumurti at UNSC meeting

India's Permanent Representative to United Nations TS Tirumurti on Thursday said that Afghan territory should not be used to threaten or attack any country or to shelter or train terrorists,....

China announces USD 31 million aid to Afghanistan, endorses Taliban govt

China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday announced USD 31 million aid to Afghanistan, endorsing the new caretaker government "Islamic Emirate" of Taliban. Hua Chunyin, a spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry, said....

Ashraf Ghani

Ashraf Ghani denies corruption charges, says 'leaving Kabul was most difficult decision of my life'

Former Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has issued a statement refuting multiple allegations that he fled Kabul carrying millions of dollars and offered an explanation for leaving abruptly after the Taliban....

Joe Biden

Any legitimacy, support will have to be earned: US warns Taliban

A day after the Taliban announced the interim government of Afghanistan, the United States on Wednesday said that the outfit would have to work for the right to be regarded....

russian nsa (1)

PM Modi meets Russian NSA, reaffirms intention to strengthen coordination on Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met with Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, during which they reaffirmed their intention to strengthen coordination in the field of enhancing....

Taliban

Taliban put 'conditions' to restrict protest in Afghanistan

The Taliban on Wednesday introduced several 'conditions' to restrict protest in Afghanistan after forming a new government in the country. These conditions include taking permission from the Ministry of Justice....

PM Modi

BRICS is influential voice for emerging economies: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the BRICS has witnessed several achievements in the past one-and-a-half decades and is an influential voice for emerging economies of the world.....

Wuhan Institute of Virology

US funded research on several types of coronaviruses at Wuhan: Report

Public documents revealed that the US government has pumped USD 3.1 million into health organisation 'EcoHealth Alliance' to back COVID-19 research at China's Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), Fox News....

India Russia NSA meet

India-Russia high-level meeting on Afghanistan underway in Delhi

The high-level meeting between India and Russia on the situation in Afghanistan is underway after the Taliban takeover and the formation of a new caretaker government of the "Islamic Emirate"....

Taliban

Sharia law will be in force in Afghanistan: Hibatullah Akhundzada

The Taliban's supreme leader Hibatullah Akhundzada said that Sharia law would be in force in Afghanistan as the outfit announced its caretaker government in Kabul on Tuesday, Sputnik reported. "In the....

Taliban

Afghanistan's new Taliban govt includes hardliners with no women

After the fall of the Republic of Afghanistan, the Taliban on Tuesday formed the interim "Islamic Emirate", appointing hardliners in its new government who oversaw the 20-year fight against the....

Russian NSA

Russian NSA to meet Indian counterpart Ajit Doval: Key focus on China, Pakistan & Afghanistan

Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of Russia’s Security Council, is said to arrive in New Delhi to meet National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval. The regional issues of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan will....

Taliban

Akhund to be Afghan PM: Pak behind Taliban's decision?

With the alleged capture of Panjshir, as claimed by the Taliban, the group is all set to form a government with Mullah Mohammed Hasan Akhund as its leader. The formation....

Panjshir

Taliban prohibits media from circulating news of Massoud after calls for 'national uprising'

The Taliban have prohibited Afghan news media from circulating the message of Ahmad Massoud, the leader of Panjshir National Resistance Front (NRF) who called for a "national uprising" against the....

Iran

Iran corners Pak for Panjshir: Pak's intervention 'under examination'

Iran on Monday said it is examining the intervention of Pakistan in Panjshir attacks and said that direct and indirect intervention will only result in the defeat of the aggressors.....

United Nations logo

UN reaffirms to deliver humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan

United Nations Under-Secretary-General Martin Griffiths on Sunday reaffirmed the United Nations' commitment to delivering humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan. The developments came after Griffiths met with the Taliban's....

G20

Mandaviya participates in G-20 Health Ministers' Meeting 2021 with theme 'People, Planet & Prosperity'

Minister of Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday participated in the G-20 Health Ministers Meeting 2021 hosted by the Italian Presidency on the theme "People, Planet & Prosperity".....

Taliban

Taliban claims control of Panjshir: Resistance leader General Wudod killed

The Taliban has claimed the capture of the Afghan province of Panjshir, the last resistance stronghold in the country, TOLO News reported on Monday. "Recent efforts to ensure complete security....

Habitullah

New 'inclusive' Afghanistan government to be announced soon: Taliban

The Taliban on Sunday said that the new Afghanistan government is expected to be announced soon and it will be "an inclusive government." "Now we live in a completely independent....

Americans in Kabul

About 600 Taliban killed in Afghanistan's Panjshir, claim resistance forces

About 600 Taliban have been killed in Afghanistan's northeastern province of Panjshir, Sputnik reported citing the Afghan resistance forces as saying on Saturday. "About 600 Taliban have been liquidated in....

Panjshir

Saleh continues resistance against Taliban in Panjshir

Former Afghanistan Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Friday said that resistance against the Taliban will continue in Afghanistan's Panjshir province. "The RESISTANCE is continuing and will continue. I am here....

PM Modi

PM Modi likely to visit US later this month

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit the United States at the end of September. There is no official confirmation as of now but ANI has learnt that preparations....

Taliban in Afghanistan

We have right to raise our voice for Muslims in Kashmir: Taliban

Amid India's concern that Afghanistan territory might be used for anti-India activity under the Taliban regime, the terror group has said that it has the right to raise its voice....

Xi JingPing

WTO panel rejects China's solar safeguard challenge: US

A WTO dispute settlement panel has rejected China's challenges to the US safeguard tariffs on solar products, Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) said on Thursday (local time). A....

UNSC

France lauds India's efforts at UNSC for steering response on Afghanistan

France on Wednesday lauded efforts taken by India during its month-long presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), which ended on August 31 and during which it steered the....

S. Jaishankar

EAM Jaishankar on visit to three Central European countries from today

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Dr S Jaishankar is set to pay an official visit to Slovenia, Croatia and Denmark from today, as part of a tour to review the bilateral....

Habitullah

Taliban names Haibatullah Akhunzada as their supreme leader

The Taliban on Wednesday informed that supreme leader Haibatullah Akhunzada will be the Head of the new Afghan government. Reports also indicate that there will also be a Prime Minister....

Panjshir

'Will continue fighting Taliban': Resistance forces in Afghanistan's Panjshir

The resistance forces in Afghanistan's northeastern province of Panjshir said on Wednesday that they would continue fighting the Taliban as their negotiations did not lead to any results, Sputnik reported.....

Taliban

No hurry to recognise or to establish official relations with Taliban: EU

The European Union is in no hurry to recognise the Taliban nor to establishing official relations with the group, said Gunnar Wiegand, the European Commission's managing director for Asia and....

Trump Jr

US left behind USD 85 billion worth of weapons in Afghanistan: Trump Jr

After its hostile takeover by Afghanistan, the Taliban have now got hold of USD 85 billion worth of weapons that were left behind by the western superpower, Donald Trump Jr....

US President Joe Biden

Real decision on Afghanistan was between leaving and escalating: Biden

After the US troops left Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden on Tuesday (local time) said that the real decision was between leaving and escalating and he was not going to....

China at UNSC

Chaos in Afghanistan directly related to disorderly withdrawal of foreign troops: China at UNSC

China, which abstained from voting on the UN Security Council resolution on Afghanistan, has blamed the disorderly withdrawal of foreign troops for the chaos in Afghanistan. "Recent chaos in Afghanistan....

Hindu temple

Hindu temple vandalised in Pakistan's Sindh province

A Hindu temple was vandalised at Khipro in the Sanghar district of Pakistan's Sindh province on the auspicious occasion of Krishna Janmashtami. Taking to Twitter, Pakistan rights activist Rahat Austin....

Afghanistan

Nearly 10 million children in Afghanistan in desperate need of humanitarian aid: UNICEF

There are nearly 10 million children in Afghanistan "in desperate need of humanitarian aid", said UNICEF Afghanistan Representative, Herve Ludovic De Lys, adding that these children are deprived of their....

India at UNSC

UNSC led by India adopts resolution on Afghanistan; Russia and China abstain

Resolution on Afghanistan has been passed by the United Nations Security Council. This crucial resolution was adopted with the support of 13 members with Russia and China abstaining and no....

Afghanistan

US leaves Afghanistan after 20-year military presence

The United States forces left Afghanistan on Tuesday morning, marking the end of chaotic and messy exit from America's longest war. The last US military planes flew out of Afghanistan.....

4 Chinese vessels enter Japanese waters

4 Chinese vessels enter Japanese waters off Senkaku island

Four Chinese vessels entered Japanese territorial waters off Senkaku islands, said Japan's coast guard on Monday. This comes days after Tokyo and Taipei held the first-ever security talks. According to....

Americans in Kabul

US will have 'no right' to carry out attacks in Afghanistan after Aug 31: Taliban

Taliban has said that Washington will have no right to attack the country after August 31, following US drone strike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, Geo News reported. The Taliban-led government....

UNSC

UNSC not holding discussions on sending UN peacekeeping mission to Afghanistan: Source

The UN Security Council (UNSC) is not engaged in any discussions regarding the possibility of sending a UN peacekeeping mission to Afghanistan following the Taliban's (terrorist organization, banned in Russia)....

Emmanuel Macron

Dialogue with Taliban does not mean their recognition, says Macron

Dialogue with the Taliban does not mean their recognition, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday. "This dialogue is needed for the evacuation," Macron said in an interview with the....

Indians in Afghanistan

Foreign nationals, Afghan citizens with travel authorisation can travel outside Afghanistan: Blinken

All foreign nationals and Afghan citizens with travel authorisation from around 100 countries including the United States will be allowed to travel outside Afghanistan, said US Secretary of State Antony....

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US to host virtual meeting on Afghanistan: State Department

The United States will hold a virtual meeting on Afghanistan on Monday (local time), informed the US State Department, adding that Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to give....

Americans in Kabul

UNSC omits Taliban reference: Time to call out change in marked portions?

The mention of Taliban has been removed from UN Security Council's statement on terrorist assaults near Kabul airport that called on Afghan organisations not to help terrorists "operating on the....

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan

Pak restricts entry to Afghan refugees; Where will they go?

The Pakistan government has decided to limit the entry of evacuees from Afghanistan exclusively in the capital Islamabad, with intentions to use Karachi and Lahore as secondary transport hubs. The....

Afghan

Political uncertainty may force 500,000 Afghans to leave country in next 4 months: UNHCR

Due to political uncertainty following the collapse of the former government to the Taliban, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Saturday estimated that 500,000 Afghans will leave....

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