Taliban Government
World  /  Published 27.09.21

Taliban seek resumption of flights

The Taliban government in Afghanistan appealed on Sunday for international flights to be resumed, promising full cooperation with airlines and saying that problems at Kabul airport had been resolved. ...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 26.09.21

Taliban kill 4 ‘kidnappers’

Taliban authorities in the western Afghan city of Herat killed four alleged kidnappers and hung their bodies up in public to deter others, a local government official said on Saturday.  Sher Ahm...
By Reuters in Washington

News  /  Published 26.09.21

Taliban imperil LGBT community

The Taliban beat up a landlord the other day for housing a gay man, who helplessly recorded the assault on his phone from his rooftop hideout. Genocide against the gay community is rampant in Afghani...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

World  /  Published 24.09.21

IS a threat: Taliban fighters

A little more than a month after toppling the western-backed government in Kabul, Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers are facing internal enemies who have adopted many of the tactics of urban warfa...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 23.09.21

Taliban may not find place at UNGA

The Taliban, which now rule Afghanis tan after overthrowing the elected government of President Ashraf Ghani, are unlikely to represent their country at the high-level United Nations General Assembly ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations


World  /  Published 23.09.21

Taliban nominate UN envoy

The Taliban have nominated an ambassador to represent Afghanistan at the United Nations, UN officials said on Tuesday, injecting a new twist into what was already a delicate diplomatic quandary in the...
By Rick Gladstone, Farnaz Fassihi in New York

World  /  Published 23.09.21

Envoys meet Taliban

Special envoys of China, Russia and Pakistan have met top officials of the Taliban’s interim government as well as Afghan leaders Hamid Karzai and Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul and discussed the fo...
By PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 22.09.21

Taliban write to UN, nominate envoy

The Taliban have written to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres nominating their spokesman Suhail Shaheen as Afghanistan's new ambassador to the UN and have asked to participate and speak in the hi...
By Yoshita Singh in United Nations

India  /  Published 18.09.21

Modi mum on Taliban but vocal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday underscored the need for caution in recognising the “new system” in Kabul, saying its failure to be representative of all sections of Afghan society ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

World  /  Published 17.09.21

Taliban reopen school for boys

Afghan schools will open for boys from Saturday, the new Taliban ministry of education said in a statement that gave no indication of when girls might be able to go back to their classes. More than a...
By Reuters in Kabul


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