Taliban Fighters
World  /  Published 07.09.21

Panjshir: Taliban claim control

The Taliban claimed on Monday to have captured the Panjshir valley, raising their flag over the last Afghan provincial capital not firmly under their control. But representatives of the opposition fo...
By Reuters, New York Times News Service

India  /  Published 06.09.21

Javed Akhtar faces heat for Taliban-RSS remark

Lyricist-poet Javed Akhtar on Monday came under attack from the Shiv Sena and the VHP for his comments that appear to equate the RSS and other right-wing outfits with the Taliban, a militant group tha...
By PTI in Mumbai

World  /  Published 06.09.21

Dad rescue sets scholar on mission

Five days after the Taliban captured Kabul, Summia Tora began to fear that her father would never get out of Afghanistan.  She had been up almost round-the-clock, working every angle to get him ...
By Mark Landler in Oxford, England

World  /  Published 05.09.21

ISI chief in Kabul

In a surprise move, Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) director Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed on Saturday dashed to Kabul as the Taliban struggled to finalise and instal an inclusive ...
By Reuters in Islamabad

World  /  Published 05.09.21

Taliban battle for control of Panjshir

Taliban and Opposition forces battled on Saturday to control the Panjshir Valley north of Kabul, the last Afghan province holding out against the Islamist group, with both sides claiming to have the u...
By Reuters in London


World  /  Published 04.09.21

EU to engage with Taliban

UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab on Friday said it is important to engage with the Taliban government in Afghanistan for a range of reasons, including the safe passage of British citizens, but dismis...
By Reuters, PTI in Brdo, Slovenia

India  /  Published 03.09.21

Indian govt low-key on Taliban

The external affairs ministry on Thursday sought to downplay the first official contact with the Taliban when asked if it was a step closer to recognising the group, which India had always considered ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 02.09.21

Taliban surround Panjshir rebels

The Taliban has surrounded the only remaining province resisting its rule, a senior leader said on Wednesday, calling on rebels to negotiate a settlement with the group. Since the fall of Kabul on Au...
By Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 02.09.21

Thousands rush to Pak, Iran borders

Thousands of people trying to flee Afghanistan rushed to its borders on Wednesday as an administrative vacuum after the Taliban’s takeover left foreign donors unsure of how to respond to a loomi...
By Reuters in Washington

India  /  Published 02.09.21

Modi govt critics back talks with Taliban

India’s decision to establish contact with the Taliban has drawn support from some of the Narendra Modi government’s staunchest critics, such as former foreign minister Yashwant Sinha, Con...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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