Kabul | December 5, 2021 12:19:28 PM ISTPakistan's envoy to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan met Taliban acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi and discussed bilateral cooperation between both countries.... read..
New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 AM ISTThe Taliban have been accused of killing an Afghan over a critical Facebook post three days after he was taken into custody, RFE/RL reported.... read..
New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 1:45:08 AM ISTThousands of Afghans are escaping the country each week and many of them are paying smugglers to take them westward to neighbouring Iran, from where some hope to reach Europe, RFE/RL reported.... read..
Washington | December 5, 2021 8:49:14 AM ISTThe United States joined other international powers in expressing "deep concern" over the summary killings and enforced disappearances in Afghanistan after the takeover of Kabul by the Taliban in August this year.... read..
Washington | December 4, 2021 2:48:57 PM ISTUS special envoy for Afghanistan Thomas West welcomed an order of the Taliban, under which a woman can not be married against her will, but noted that much more needs to be done to ensure women's rights in all spheres in the country.... read..
Kabul | December 4, 2021 2:48:51 PM ISTWith Afghanistan facing a severe humanitarian crisis, the Taliban regime is making a big mistake by alienating India, which has for over two decades been assisting the country's progress including humanitarian, civil aviation, telecommunication, transport... read..
Kabul | December 4, 2021 3:18:49 AM ISTA special decree is issued by the leader of the Taliban Haibatullah Akhundzada stating that a woman is not a property but a free human being.... read..
Kabul | December 4, 2021 10:19:23 PM ISTTaliban appointed foreign minister Amir Khan Motaqi on Saturday met the Chinese Ambassador to Kabul Wang Yu and discussed the issues of humanitarian aid, trade, and development in Afghanistan.... read..
Kabul | December 4, 2021 7:48:57 PM ISTThe Iranian forces had suffered at least nine casualties during clashes on the Afghanistan-Iran border after fuel smuggling attempts from the Iranian side, the Taliban authorities said on Thursday, reported The Frontier Post.... read..
Kabul |Friday, 2021 11:45:08 PM ISTThe Taliban supreme leader Haibatullah Akhundzada on Friday issued a special decree regarding women's rights and directed relevant authorities to take actions to safeguard these rights.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2021 1:45:08 AM ISTThe Taliban have issued a new diktat in Badakhshan province of Afghanistan, wherein people have been urged to stop their work for attending congregational prayers, Raha Press reported.... read..
Kabul | December 3, 2021 10:49:32 AM ISTAfghanistan is facing economic hardships after the takeover of the Taliban in August this year and its financial crisis has increased further.... read..
Kabul |Thursday, 2021 8:45:09 PM ISTTaliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has confirmed a clash between the border forces of Iran and Afghanistan and described the incident as a "misunderstanding."... read..
United Nations |Thursday, 2021 6:15:08 PM ISTIn a diplomatic setback to the Taliban, the permanent representative of the democratically-elected government of Afghanistan Ghulam Isaczai has received a temporary reprieve after the deadlocked credentials committee failed to act on the Islamic group's r... read..
Kabul | December 2, 2021 8:20:16 PM ISTThe Taliban's move to stop women from working could cost the Afghan economy nearly USD 1 billion, according to a new report by the United Nations Development Programme, that portrays the growing humanitarian crisis in the country.... read..
Kabul | December 2, 2021 11:19:14 AM ISTTaliban which was always suspected to be one of the wealthiest militant groups in the world, has never let out the details about the volume and revenue of the drug trade, as Afghanistan going through grave financial crisis.... read..
Kabul | December 2, 2021 2:20:22 AM ISTThe Taliban and the Iranian border security forces clashed near the Afghan province of Nimruz after the Afghan side started firing over a 'misunderstanding' about some Iranians crossing the border into Afghan territory.... read..
Kabul | December 2, 2021 2:49:27 PM ISTTaliban have enforced strict laws ending means of entertainment which were flourishing earlier.... read..
Kabul | December 2, 2021 2:20:56 PM ISTAs the Taliban consolidates power, the regime is working intently to ensure that the arms market is under their control which promotes the weapon's black market to go further underground.... read..
Kabul | December 2, 2021 4:48:59 PM ISTThe Taliban on Thursday said that it expects that the embassies of a number of foreign countries will open in Kabul until the end of the year.... read..
Kabul | December 2, 2021 9:19:32 AM ISTTaliban delegation has asked US administration to unfreeze Kabul's financial assets enabling it to function as the government as it faces a tough economic crisis in the talks held in Doha, Qatar.... read..
Kabul | December 2, 2021 11:19:07 AM ISTThe United Nations Accreditation Committee did not approve the Taliban's seat along with the Myanmar Military junta at the world body, local media reported on Thursday.... read..
New York | December 1, 2021 4:48:52 PM ISTTaliban forces in Afghanistan have executed or forcibly disappeared more than 100 former police and intelligence officers in just four provinces since taking over the country on August 15 despite a proclaimed amnesty, a US-based rights group has said.... read..
Washington | December 1, 2021 5:49:45 PM ISTAs Taliban rulers are trying hard for international recognition of their reinstated Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden must act that the group does not get credentialing at the UN, US media report said.... read..
New York | December 1, 2021 8:49:05 AM ISTThe Taliban's claims that they will prevent abuses and hold abusers to account appears nothing more than a "public relations stunt" so far, said a US-based rights group, adding that the lack of accountability makes clear the need for continued UN scrutiny... read..
Kabul | December 1, 2021 3:18:48 AM ISTDespite announcing an amnesty for former government civilian and military officials, the Taliban have killed or enforced disappearances of over 100 former members of the security forces in the last three months.... read..
Kabul | December 1, 2021 3:19:23 PM ISTThe Taliban are facing difficulties in effectively fighting terrorism in Afghanistan due to lack of financial resources, Russian Ambassador in Kabul Dmitry Zhirnov said on Wednesday.... read..
Doha | December 1, 2021 7:50:31 AM ISTThe US on Tuesday (local time) expressed deep concern over allegations of human rights abuses in Afghanistan and asked the Taliban to take necessary action to protect the rights of Afghans.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:08 AM ISTResidents of Kabul complain that gunmen linked to the Taliban government have lately been checking their mobile phones, thus violating their privacy, Pajhwok News reported.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:08 PM ISTThe Taliban have intensified searches for former members of the Khost Protection Force (KPF), a special forces unit that had been founded and supported by the US Central Intelligence Agency.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 8:15:08 PM ISTThe Taliban summarily executed some former security force members in front of their families or have left their bodies where they were likely to be found.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:08 PM ISTTaliban forces in Afghanistan have summarily executed or forcibly disappeared more than 100 former police and intelligence officers in just four provinces since taking over the country on August 15, despite a proclaimed amnesty, Human Rights Watch said in... read..
Kabul | November 30, 2021 1:49:17 AM ISTAs Afghans are struggling with the ongoing law and order situation in the country, the Taliban on Monday released over 210 prisoners from a jail in Afghanistan.... read..
Brussels | November 29, 2021 11:49:16 PM ISTThe European Union on Monday said that it will continue talks with the Taliban delegation in Doha to secure humanitarian access in the country and to possibly resume EU diplomatic representation in Kabul.... read..
Washington | November 29, 2021 7:49:22 PM ISTThe Taliban ran an underground network of intelligence operatives that helped the outfit take over Kabul in August, a new report has revealed.... read..
Kabul | November 29, 2021 9:49:05 PM ISTTaliban have taken over the Afghan Independent Bar Association (AIBA) and plans on using it as a government office under the Ministry of Justice, claimed AIBA members on Sunday.... read..
Kabul | November 29, 2021 8:49:20 PM ISTEuropean Union delegation met Taliban in Doha and asked the group to take swift, meaningful and concrete steps towards an inclusive government that represents the richness of Afghan society.... read..
New Delhi |Monday, 2021 9:45:08 PM ISTThere were key Taliban members among the students who were given scholarship opportunities to study in India, Khaama Press reported, quoting a Wall Street Journal report.... read..
Kabul | November 29, 2021 3:26:44 PM ISTOver 50 per cent of private education centres have been closed within the past three months across Afghanistan since the Taliban take over the country, local media reported citing the Union of Private Education Centers.... read..
Kabul | November 29, 2021 3:28:40 PM ISTFollowing the new media guidelines under the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, the freedom of expression is at risk in Islamic Emirate as the group announced that no media or news agencies are permitted to publish against the interest of the Taliban's so-cal... read..
Business | November 29, 2021 5:19:38 PM ISTNew Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI/ PR Newswire): HarperCollins India is thrilled to announce the publication of the keenly anticipated book by investigative journalist Bette Dam - Looking for the Enemy: Mullah Omar and the Unknown Taliban - to be releas... read..
Doha | November 29, 2021 3:29:38 PM ISTCharge d'Affaires of the UK Mission to Afghanistan on Sunday stressed the importance of getting Afghan girls back to school after the Taliban restricted female education in Afghanistan.... read..
New Delhi | November 28, 2021 11:17:22 AM ISTUnder the Taliban's oppressive regime self-censorship of the journalists has gone to the highest, said a former Afghan government official, adding that no government or institution is any longer promoting or supporting free media in the country.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:07 PM ISTFemale footballers from Afghanistan along with their families crossed the Torkham border to reach Pakistan on Tuesday night after the government issued emergency humanitarian visas to evacuate them from their country following the Taliban takeover, Dawn r... read..