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Afghanistan
World  /  Published 20.05.22

Taliban diktat for female TV presenters

Taliban authorities in Afghanistan have asked television broadcasters to ensure that female presenters on local stations cover their faces when on air, an official said on Thursday.  The move co...
By Reuters in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.22

Taliban's diktat on Afghan women

In chains Sir — The script is unfolding in familiar ways in Afghanistan. Recently, the Taliban government issued a decree ordering Afghan women to wear the all-enveloping burqa in public. The ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 11.05.22

Pulitzer honour for Danish

Danish Siddiqui, the celebrated photojournalist who was killed last July while on assignment covering the war in Afghanistan, and three other Reuters photographers have won the Pulitzer Prize in featu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 08.05.22

Taliban diktat for women

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Saturday ordered all Afghan women to wear head-to-toe clothing in public, a sharp hard-line pivot that confirmed the worst fears of rights activists and was bound...
By AP, PTI in Kabul

World  /  Published 01.05.22

Airstrikes escalate Pak-Afghan conflict

It was nearly 3am in the mountainous borderlands of eastern Afghanistan when a deafening thud jolted Qudratullah awake. Confused, he staggered to the doorway of his mud brick home, looked outside and ...
By Christina Goldbaum, Safiullah Padshah

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World  /  Published 30.04.22

50 killed in Kabul mosque explosion

A powerful explosion killed more than 50 worshippers after Friday prayers at a Kabul mosque, its leader said, amid a series of attacks on civilian targets in Afghanistan during Ramazan. The blast hit...
By Reuters in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.22

Summer’s sounds

It must have been her febrile imagination that made Kamala Das, one of India’s foremost poets, compare Calcutta’s harsh April sun to a nourishing, fruity drink. “What is this drink b...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

India  /  Published 27.04.22

Afghanistan counter to Russia prod

External affairs minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday flagged the world’s abandonment of Afghan civil society last year to counter efforts by European foreign ministers to use the Raisina Dialogue ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.04.22

Pak-Afghan tension intensifies

Afghanistan's acting defence minister said on Sunday that the Taliban administration would not tolerate "invasions" from its neighours after protesting against airstrikes it says were co...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 22.04.22

22 killed in series of blasts in Afghanistan

An explosion claimed by the Islamic State at a Shia mosque in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif on Thursday killed at least 11 people, a health official said, one of a series of blasts around...
By Reuters in Kabul


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