Taliban Fighters
World  /  Published 30.08.21

Fear of Taliban reprisals grows

When Taliban troops seized control of the Afghan capital two weeks ago, the invading units made a beeline for two critical targets: the headquarters of the National Security Directorate and the Minist...
By Carlotta Gall in Istanbul

World  /  Published 29.08.21

9/11 baby dead in Kabul

After Lance Corporal Rylee McCollum, 20, landed in Afghanistan with his Marine unit, his father, Jim, began checking his phone for a little green dot. McCollum had not been able to talk with his son, ...
By Jack Healy, Dave Philipps in New York

World  /  Published 29.08.21

Fortified CIA base in Kabul destroyed

A controlled detonation by American forces that was heard throughout Kabul has destroyed Eagle Base, the final CIA outpost outside the Kabul airport, US officials said on Friday. Blowing up the base ...
By Julian E. Barnes, Farnaz Fassihi in New York

World  /  Published 29.08.21

Drone strike kills 2 IS-K militants: Pentagon

The Pentagon said that two Islamic State militants were killed and one was wounded in Friday night’s drone strike in Nangahar province as part of the American retaliation for the suicide bombing...
By Helene Cooper, Eric Schmitt in Washington

World  /  Published 28.08.21

Kabul bares least bad option

The deadly attack on Kabul airport has underlined the realpolitik facing western powers in Afghanistan: engaging with the Taliban may be their best chance to prevent the country sliding into a breedin...
By John Chalmers, Sabine Siebold


India  /  Published 28.08.21

India: Won’t jump gun on Kabul

The external affairs ministry on Friday said it was premature to expect a policy on whether or not to recognise the Taliban at this moment, pointing out that the situation on the ground was too fluid ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.08.21

Opp backs Centre on Afghan crisis

India, like much of the rest of the world, has decided to adopt a wait-and-watch policy on Afghanistan to see whether the new government in Kabul is entirely Taliban-run or has a power-sharing compone...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

World  /  Published 27.08.21

Ex-Afghan minister now delivers meals

Sayed Sadaat used to be communications minister in the Afghan government before moving to Germany last September in the hope of a better future. Now he is a delivery man in the eastern city of Leipzig...
By Reuters in Leipzig

World  /  Published 27.08.21

Displaced Afghan families beg for food, shelter

Hundreds of Afghan families who have been camping in searing heat at a Kabul park after the Taliban overran their provinces begged for food and shelter on Thursday, the most visible face of a humanita...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 26.08.21

Taliban takeover being used to spread hate: CPI(M)

The Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan is being used by the BJP and Hindutva forces to whip up feelings against Muslims and spread Islamophobia, the CPI(M) alleged on Thursday. The Left party in a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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