Afghanistan(Search results - 366)
United StatesSep 18, 2021, 9:33 AM IST
'Horrible mistake': United States admits drone strike in Afghanistan killed 10 civilians
According to US Central Command commander General Kenneth McKenzie, the strike was intended to target a suspected IS operation that US intelligence had "reasonable assurance" targeted attacking the Kabul airport.
Top StoriesSep 17, 2021, 6:16 PM IST
Change in power in Afghanistan not inclusive, happened without negotiation: PM Modi
It is pertinent to mention here that the Taliban seized the country without having formal deliberations with the democratic-elected government under Ashraf Ghani on August 15.
World NewsSep 17, 2021, 3:38 PM IST
Taliban should be given time to form govt, run Afghanistan effectively: Pakistan Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed
He made these remarks during a meeting with UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi in Islamabad on Thursday, Dawn newspaper reported.
PakistanSep 17, 2021, 3:34 PM IST
Pak PM Imran Khan says Afghanistan can't be 'managed from outside', will continue to support its neighbour
During the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization Council of Heads of State (SCO-CHS) Summit in Dushanbe, Tajikistan's capital, Khan spoke on the need to rally international support for immediate humanitarian aid in Afghanistan, which the Taliban currently rule.
Top StoriesSep 17, 2021, 3:04 PM IST
PM Modi calls for shared template to fight against radicalisation, extremism at SCO summit
Talking about the issues pertaining to peace, security and trust deficit, the Prime Minister stated that the radicalisation is the main reason for such crisis and that can be witnessed with the recent incident in Afghanistan.
World NewsSep 16, 2021, 5:28 PM IST
Taliban continues to harass, torture, kill journalists in Afghanistan
Journalists are scared; feeling hopeless as the spirit of journalism they built in the past two decades is ceasing to exist now, reported Al Arabiya Post.
World NewsSep 16, 2021, 5:24 PM IST
Pakistan NSA denounces world’s ‘wait and watch’ policy on Taliban ruled Afghanistan
Speaking at a media conference, Yusuf said, “Wait and see means collapse, adding that a similar mistake was made in the 1990s.
World NewsSep 16, 2021, 11:08 AM IST
Taliban should be given incentives on women’s rights, inclusive govt: Pakistan PM Imran Khan
Pak PM Imran Khan on Wednesday said that Afghanistan was at a historic crossroads as either it would gain lasting peace after 40 years of war through an inclusive government or end up in chaos.
World NewsSep 16, 2021, 10:46 AM IST
Will talk to Taliban but not recognise them: European Parliament
In its resolution, the European Parliament expressed apprehensions about the country becoming the safe sanctuary for the terrorists and terror activities, like it was 20 years back.
World NewsSep 16, 2021, 10:13 AM IST
Afghanistan to soon have 'regular, disciplined' army: Taliban army chief Qari Fasihuddin
Fasihuddin’s statements were later confirmed by Taliban spokesman Ahmadullah Muttaqi through a tweet mentioning that Afghanistan will “soon have a well-organized army and force”.
World NewsSep 15, 2021, 3:58 PM IST
Afghanistan: One month after fall of Kabul, economic crisis looms large
A month after the fall of Kabul, Afghanistan now faces a severe economic crisis that is likely to push up to 14 million people to the brink of starvation. After four decades of war, the country's economy is in ruins despite hundreds of billions of dollars spent over development in the last 2 decades.
SportsSep 15, 2021, 3:19 PM IST
32 Afghanistan female footballers reach Pakistan to evade Taliban
The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has made life uncertain for the country's women, especially sportswomen. Meanwhile, 32 female footballers have eloped the country and entered Pakistan.
CRICKETSep 15, 2021, 2:05 PM IST
Afghanistan Cricket Board committed to promoting women's cricket, hopeful of Hobart Test going ahead
While the Taliban is seemingly against women's cricket, ACB is committed to promoting the same. Meanwhile, ACB also remains hopeful of the Australia Test in Hobart going ahead.
Top StoriesSep 15, 2021, 1:59 PM IST
PM Modi to address SCO Summit to be held in Dushanbe on September 17
India is attending for the fourth time as a full-fledged member. It is expected that the member nations will discuss the unfolding situation in Afghanistan which has led to humanitarian crisis in the country.
World NewsSep 15, 2021, 10:48 AM IST
Pakistan's involvement in Afghanistan not sending positive message to India, says US Senator
During a Congressional hearing on Afghanistan on Thursday, Republican Senator Marco Rubio accused previous US administrations of disregarding Pakistan's role in assisting the Taliban's regrouping.