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  • afghanistan ne month after fall of Kabul economic crisis looms large

    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. 

  • Mullah Baradar dismisses news of his death in audio message gcw

    World NewsSep 13, 2021, 5:17 PM IST

    Mullah Baradar, Taliban govt’s Deputy PM, dismisses news of his death in audio message

    Afghanistan news agencies, including TOLO News, tweeted about the audio recording, stating, "Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, deputy prime minister of the Taliban government, verified his life."

  • Afghanistan crisis People told to avoid Kabul airport as ISIS threat emerges

    World NewsAug 26, 2021, 5:24 PM IST

    Afghanistan crisis: People told to avoid Kabul airport as ISIS threat emerges

    US and its allies have issued an alert urging people to stay away from Kabul Airport in Afghanistan after a threat of an Islamic State terror attack surfaced on August 25th evening. Apart from US, Britain and Australia too have asked people to leave the premises of Kabul Airport, citing unspecified "security threats".

  • What happens after US troops leave Afghanistan by August 31

    World NewsAug 26, 2021, 12:14 PM IST

    What happens after US troops leave Afghanistan by Aug 31?

    US President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the plan to withdraw nearly 6,000 troops from Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover by August 31. Even as Kabul airport witnesses chaotic scenes, the question that arises is what happens once the withdrawal of troops take place? How many people can be evacuated by the deadline? What about those who are left behind? Also, what about the humanitarian crisis that looms large? Watch this video to know more.

  • Afghanistan crisis How Taliban earns over 1.5 billion dollars annually

    World NewsAug 25, 2021, 6:44 PM IST

    Afghanistan crisis: How Taliban earns over $1.5 billion annually

    Ever since the Taliban were ousted by United States' forces in 2001, the fundamentalist Islamic group have grown richer & more powerful. The question that looms large is - How do the Taliban fund themselves to sustain their war?

  • What Sharia law means for Afghan women under the Taliban rule

    World NewsAug 23, 2021, 9:59 AM IST

    What does Taliban's Sharia law mean for women in Afghanistan?

    The Taliban have returned to power in Afghanistan, and so has their twisted ideology. Their brutal and extreme interpretation of the Sharia law heralds grim days ahead for Afghan women and signals the abuse of their rights.

  • Taliban takeover Afghan diaspora stage protests world over

    World NewsAug 19, 2021, 6:31 PM IST

    Taliban takeover: Afghan diaspora stage protests world over

    A number of protests have been staged by the Afghan diaspora in different cities globally. In some places, the protestors have raised their voice against Pakistan’s role in Afghanistan crisis. Protestors have blamed Islamabad for helping Taliban take control of the war-torn country. Here’s a look at some of the scenes of protesting Afghan diaspora across cities.

  • Timeline The Taliban Blitz In Afghanistan Nobody Saw Coming

    Middle EastAug 17, 2021, 8:49 PM IST

    Timeline: The Taliban Blitz In Afghanistan Nobody Saw Coming

    From Ziranj to Kabul, here's a look at the timeline of the Taliban's offensive in Afghanistan that started on August 6, 2021.

  • Afghanistan Who are the Taliban & what do they want

    Middle EastAug 16, 2021, 7:14 PM IST

    Afghanistan: Who are the Taliban & what do they want?

    The Taliban offensive has resulted with the terror group capturing the capital city of Kabul, following which President Ashraf Ghani fled the country. Who are the Taliban, what is their history and what do they want for Afghans? Watch this video to know more.

  • 2 decades of India's investment worth $3 billion in Afghanistan at risk

    Middle EastJul 20, 2021, 1:28 PM IST

    2 decades of India's investment worth $3 billion in Afghanistan at risk

    As Taliban push ahead with military offensives across Afghanistan, India face a situation that threatens to put 20 years & $3 billion worth of investment at risk.

  • India says Afghanistan future cannot be its past as Taliban captures border crossing Pakistan-VPN

    Top StoriesJul 14, 2021, 6:05 PM IST

    India says Afghanistan's future cannot be its past as Taliban captures border crossing Pakistan

    Reminding the Taliban that seizure of power by violence and force will not legitimise such actions, the External Affairs Minister said peace negotiations in earnest is the only way forward.