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Antony Blinken

Jaishankar And Blinken Agree To Continue Coordination, Held Second Meeting In a Week On Afghanistan

Aug 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

'Productive call with @DrSJaishankar today (Thursday) about Afghanistan. We agreed to continue our close coordination.', US Secretary of State Antony Blinken tweeted after the call.

12,000 People Moved Out Of Afghanistan

Aug 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Almost 12,000 people have been moved out of the war ravaged country since August 14.


Explainer: What's Happening In Afghanistan And How Taliban Took Over

The insurgents stormed across the country, capturing all major cities in a matter of days, as Afghan security forces trained and equipped by the U.S. and its allies melted away.

US Troops Fire As Desperate Afghans Crowd To Catch A Flight At Kabul Airport

Aug 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The US has said it would deploy 6,000 troops at the airport to ensure safe departure of its citizens and friends and allies from Afghanistan.


In Afghanistan With Taliban Resurgence It Is ‘Evacuation’ And ‘Game Over’

Sporadic gunfire in Afghanistan Sunday frightened Afghan families fearful of Taliban rule and desperate for flights out, one of the last avenues for escape in an evacuation made far more urgent by the Taliban's weeklong sweep across the country.

16 August, 2021

To Ensure Safe Departure Of Its Citizens And Allies, US To Deploy 6,000 troops At Kabul Airport

Outlook Web Desk

The US will expand its security presence with a mission focused solely on facilitating these efforts and will be taking over air traffic control.


31 July, 2021

First Evacuation Flight Brings 221 Afghans, Many Kids, To US

Associated Press (AP)

Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would allow an additional 8,000 visas and $500 million in funding for the Afghan visa program


29 July, 2021

A Day After Blinken’s Delhi Visit, Separatist Hurriyat Holds First Official Meeting

Naseer Ganai

In the meeting, the leaders demanded release of Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from his house arrest.


28 July, 2021

Taking Over Afghanistan By Force Won’t Grant You International Recognition: Blinken To Taliban

Seema Guha

‘Even as we withdraw our forces from Afghanistan, we remain engaged there,’ US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said


28 July, 2021

No Preaching By The US Yet, Blinken Praises Indian Democracy

Seema Guha

Though Secretary Blinken touched on liberal values while holding a meet with civil society groups in Delhi, he is unlikely to allow human rights to come in the way of India-US ties


28 July, 2021

Blinken Visit: US Secretary Of State Meets S Jaishankar To Discuss Afghanistan, Covid

Outlook Web Desk

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken also held separate meetings with NSA Ajit Doval and leaders of civil society in India.


27 July, 2021

Blinken Visit: India, US World's Two Greatest Democracies, Says American Secretary Of State

Outlook Web Desk

Antony Blinken is scheduled to meet External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit.


26 July, 2021

Blinken Tour: Should US Lecture India On Human Rights, Democracy?

Ruben Banerjee

For all its grandstanding and attempt to occupy a high moral ground, the US as we all know is not exactly a paragon of virtue. But is there a need for India to do some soul-searching?


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the Constitution Day Celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Law and Justice, Kiren Rijiju addresses at the Constitution Day Celebrations, organised by the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Players of Malaysia and Belgium vie for ball during their FIH Men's Junior World Cup 2021 hockey match at Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar.

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Devendra Murgaonkar and Len Doungel of Jamshedpur FC in action during match 8 of season 8 of Indian Super League played between FC Goa and Jamshedpur FC, at the GMC Bambolim stadium in Goa.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav acknowledges greetings of supporters during the 'Bahujan Mahapanchayat' rally on the Constituency Day, in Lucknow. Former MP Savitri Bai Phule is also seen.

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