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As Troops Leave, US To Keep Airstrike Option In Afghanistan

Jul 02, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

U.S. Army Gen. Austin S. Miller pointed to the rapid loss of districts around the country, several with significant strategic value — and said he fears the militias deployed to help the security forces could lead the country into civil war.

After Nearly 20 Years, US Troops Hand Over Bagram Airfield To Afghans

Jul 02, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The airfield was handed over to the Afghan National Security and Defense Force in its entirety, they said on condition they not be identified because they were not authorized to release it to the media.

Antony Blinken In Afghanistan To Sell Joe Biden Troop Withdrawal

Blinken arrived in the Afghan capital of Kabul from Brussels where he and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin briefed NATO officials on the move and NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg announced the alliance would also be leaving.

How Will Withdrawal Of US Troops From Afghanistan Impact India?

Apr 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The withdrawal of the US and the NATO troops from Afghanistan will leave India with tremendous concern about the resurgence of the Taliban.

US President Joe Biden Orders Complete Withdrawal Of US Troops From Afghanistan

Joe Biden said his team is refining national strategy to monitor and disrupt significant terrorist threats not only in Afghanistan, but anywhere they may arise.

14 April, 2021

Joe Biden Sets 9/11 Attack Anniversary As New Deadline To Withdraw US Troops From Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

Earlier, the Trump administration during a meeting with the Taliban, had decided to completely withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by May 1

18 November, 2020

US Announces Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan And Iraq


The US currently has a little over 4,500 troops in Afghanistan.

22 October, 2020

Donald Trump: US Had Enough Of 19 Years In Afghanistan


Early this month, Donald Trump announced that he will bring all troops back from Afghanistan by year-end.

29 November, 2019

'Way Too Early,' Says Taliban After Trump Announces Resumption Of Peace Talks With Them


US President Donald Trump on Thursday had said the Taliban 'wants to make a deal'.

21 August, 2019

‘..Have To Always Keep An Eye On It..’: Trump Rules Out Complete Withdrawal From Afghanistan


During the presidential election campaign in 2016, Trump had pledged to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan and end America's longest war.

19 August, 2019

Pak Efforts To Link Kashmir With Afghan Peace Process Is 'Irresponsible': Afghanistan


Asserting that Kashmir is "a bilateral issue" between India and Pakistan, Rahmani said her country believes Pakistan's motive and insistence to purposely tie Afghanistan to the Kashmir issue is a deliberate attempt to prolong the violence happening on Afghan soil.


23 July, 2019

I Can End War In Afghanistan In 10 Days But Don't Want To Kill 10 Million People: Donald Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

Donald Trump, who last year announced that the US will withdraw its forces from the war-ravaged nation, called the fight "ridiculous".

08 July, 2019

Taliban-Afghanistan Summit In Doha; Women Rights, Minority Issues, Economic Development On The Table

Outlook Web Bureau

The Taliban, however, still refuse to engage with Ashraf Ghani-led Afghanistan Government and have stressed that those who are attending are doing so in their 'personal capacity'

04 January, 2019

India Doesn't Need Sermons From US On Afghanistan: Congress On Trump's Library Jibe

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first time the US administration has publicly mocked India's developmental works in the strife-torn country.

03 January, 2019

India Rejects Trump's Jibe At PM On ‘Library In Afghanistan’

Outlook Web Bureau

India has rejected the US President Donald Trump's jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over funding of a library in the war-ravaged country of Afghanistan.

25 September, 2018

Pakistan's Behaviour Over Terrorism Will Not Change: Haqqani, Former Pak Ambassador To US

Outlook Web Bureau

US diplomats have spent almost three decades trying to lure Pakistan’s decision-makers into seeing things their way.

17 July, 2018

US Considering Direct Talks With Taliban

Outlook Web Bureau

However, the United States always insist on Afghanistan Government participation in the same.


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In this photo provided by Imagen de Chile, people view a total solar eclipse from Polar Union Glacier Camp in Antarctica.

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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands in action during practice session for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in Jiddah.

AP Photo/Hassan Ammar

In this photo released by Saudi Royal Palace, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, accompanies French President Emmanuel Macron, center, as he is greeted by Saudi officials upon his arrival in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia.


Barcelona's Sergio Busquets, left, tussles for the ball with Betis' Andres Guardado during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Betis at the Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain.


Wolverhampton Wanderers' goalkeeper Jose Sa makes a save in front of Liverpool's Sadio Mane during the English Premier League soccer match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Liverpool at the Molineux Stadium in...


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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh