World  /  Published 28.07.20

Taliban asks all Afghan aid groups to register with them

The Taliban wants all private companies and aid organisations operating in Afghanistan to register with the hardline Islamists, officials from the group said. The order was issued last week and comes...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 05.06.20

US targets Taliban fighters to foil attacks

American forces conducted two airstrikes on Taliban fighters to foil the militant group's plan to launch attacks on Afghan security forces, a US military spokesman said on Friday, in a move that c...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.20

Should India talk to the Taliban?

It came as a shock for the Indian intelligence community. Firstly, the body of the lone suicide bomber found at the Sikh gurudwara on March in Kabul was said to be a Malayalee, Muhamed Muhsin. Secondl...
By Neena Gopal in

World  /  Published 26.05.20

Kabul urges Taliban to extend ceasefire

The Afghan government urged the Taliban to extend a three-day ceasefire, while announcing it would free 900 members of the insurgent group in the biggest such release yet.The release is part of a pris...
By Reuters in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 31.03.20

Kabul attack a vicious blow to peace

The coronavirus has stopped the world on its tracks. But it has not been able to stop humans from perpetrating barbaric attacks upon one another. The attack on a gurdwara in Kabul that killed at least...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 11.03.20

Afghanistan: A sense of foreboding

The US-Taliban agreement has inevitably drawn comparisons with previous arrangements for great power withdrawal — most notably the United States of America from Vietnam in 1973 or the Soviet withdra...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in

World  /  Published 10.03.20

US starts troop pullout, seeks end to Afghan leaders' feud

The United States began withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the US military said on Tuesday, taking a step forward on its peace deal with the Taliban while also praising Afghan President Ashraf Ghani...
By AP in Kabul

World  /  Published 06.03.20

27 killed in Kabul attack, leader unhurt

Gunmen attacked a ceremony in Kabul on Friday, killing at least 27 people in the first major attack on the Afghan capital since the US reached an agreement with the Taliban to withdraw US troops. The ...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 04.03.20

US airstrike on Taliban fighters after pact

The US conducted an airstrike on Wednesday against Taliban fighters in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province, a US forces’ spokesman said, the first such attack since a troop withdrawal agreemen...
By Reuters in Kabul

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Pakeezah parallel in US-Taliban deal, real negotiations to begin now: Delhi

Foreign minister S. Jaishankar on Monday likened the US-Taliban deal inked over the weekend to the release of the film Pakeezah in 1972 after a 16-year wait, saying the real negotiations would begin n...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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