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Afghan Referee Sees No Fair Play In European Union Border Policies

Nov 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Upon leaving Afghanistan four years ago, Ibrahim Rasool first went to Iran, then to Turkey and Greece. He came to Bosnia two months ago through Albania and Montenegro after staying in Greece for more than three years.

Taliban's Fresh Diktat To TV Networks: Stop 'Immoral' Broadcasts Featuring Women Actors

Nov 22, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Taliban has said that these directives are not obligatory, rather 'a religious guideline'. It has also asked women journalists on television to wear hijabs.


Gujarat Emerges As A Fertile Landing Ground For Narcotics Smuggling From Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran

The NCB sources say that Pakistan’s ISI is using the network of the Dawood gang to smuggle narcotics via Gujarat.

Ajit Doval Chairs NSAs Meeting In Delhi: Why India Is Hosting A Security Meet On Afghanistan

Nov 06, 2021 Seema Guha

The ongoing Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan is being chaired by NSA Ajit Doval with nations like Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in attendance.


US Envoy For Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad Resigns, His Deputy Takes Over

Criticized heavily for his Trump-Taliban deal, US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad Resigned on Monday. He is replaced by Thomas West, who previously served as the Deputy Special Representative.

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15 October, 2021

Over 100 Afghanistan 'Football Family' Members Evacuated: FIFA

PTI

The evacuation, especially of women footballers, was necessitated by Taliban's takeover of the strife-torn country in August this year.


15 October, 2021

Explosion Inside Afghanistan Mosque During Friday Congregation Prayers Leaves 37 Dead

Associated Press (AP)

The attack on the Imam Barga mosque came a week after a bombing claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate killed 46 people at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan.


12 October, 2021

Prevent Afghan Territory From Becoming Source Of Terrorism: PM Modi At G20 Summit

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also called for urgent and unhindered humanitarian assistance to Afghan citizens.


12 October, 2021

Jaishankar In Central Asia Again As India Reaches Out To Afghanistan's Neighbours

Seema Guha

This is the foreign minister’s third visit to the central Asian region since the crisis in Afghanistan.


12 October, 2021

Taliban Is Expected To Meet EU Representatives After Recently Meeting With German Delegation

Deutsche Welle

Following the discussions, the German delegation said the Taliban government is a "reality." The group took over Afghanistan on August 15 as the US and NATO allies withdrew forces from the country.


10 October, 2021

Taliban Rules Out Cooperation With US Ahead Of First Direct Talks Since Afghan Exit

Associated Press (AP)

Senior Taliban officials and US representatives are meeting on Saturday and Sunday in Doha, the capital of the Persian Gulf state of Qatar.


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09 October, 2021

T20 World Cup: ACB Appoints Andy Flower As Afghanistan Team Consultant

PTI

Flower, who had captained Zimbabwe during his playing days, represented the country in 63 Tests and 213 ODIs before switching to coaching.


09 October, 2021

IS Claims Afghan Mosque Attack, Challenges Taliban

Associated Press (AP)

The region's IS affiliate identified the bomber as a Uygher Muslim and said the attack targeted both Shiites and the Taliban for their purported willingness to expel Uyghers to meet demands from China.


09 October, 2021

US To Hold Talks With Taliban Officials On Evacuees, First Since Afghan Exit

Associated Press (AP)

The focus of talks in Doha, Qatar, would be holding Afghanistan's Taliban leaders to commitments that they would allow Americans and other foreign nationals to leave Afghanistan.


08 October, 2021

Several Feared Dead As Powerful Explosion Takes Place Inside Afghanistan Mosque

Associated Press (AP)

The explosion has taken place inisde Shiite mosque in Kunduz province of Afghanistan.


07 October, 2021

'Pakistan Has Had It Both Ways': Former US NSA Advices Against Fresh Funding To Pakistan

Associated Press (AP)

Trump Administration era General (rtd.) HR McMaster said testifying before a Congressional Committee on Afghanistan that Pakistan's comments after the fall of Kabul warranted 'isolation'.


06 October, 2021

Taliban Claim Arrest Of 4 IS Members

Associated Press (AP)

Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said the operation was carried out Tuesday night by special unit forces in the Pashai area of Pagham district in Kabul province.


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05 October, 2021

'Yesterday I Was Crying (In Happiness) For Hours': Afghanistan's Music School's Director After Being Airlifted To Portugal

Outlook Web Desk

Afghani musicians were left teary after they were flown out of Kabul to Portugal. Afraid that the music ban could come soon in the country, these musicians' wish to preserve Afghani music got a huge assistance.


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Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the House during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla conducts proceedings in the House as an opposition member holds a placard in protest, during the Winter Session of Parliament in New Delhi.

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