World  /  Published 03.09.21

Taliban: China our key partner

Describing China as its "most important partner", the Afghan Taliban has said it looks to Beijing to rebuild Afghanistan and exploit its rich copper deposits as the war-ravaged country faces...
By PTI in Peshawar

World  /  Published 03.09.21

Taliban back Kashmiri Muslims

Amid concerns in India that Afghan soil under the Taliban regime can be used for terrorist activities against it, the insurgent group has said it has the right to speak out in favour of Muslims anywhe...
By Sajjad Hussain in Islamabad

World  /  Published 03.09.21

Taliban co-founder to head Afghan govt

Taliban co-founder Mullah Baradar will lead a new Afghan government that could be announced soon, sources in the Islamist group said on Friday, as it battled rebel fighters while striving to ward off ...
By Reuters

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 03.09.21

Taliban face financial crisis as prices soar

As Afghans pay surging prices for eggs and flour and stand in long lines at the bank, money changers like Enayatullah and his underground financial lifeline have found themselves in desperate demand. ...
By Alexandra Stevenson in New York


World  /  Published 03.09.21

TV anchor says Taliban don’t accept women

Afghan television anchor Beheshta Arghand gathered her breath and adjusted her headscarf to look more like a traditional close-fitting hijab when a Taliban official showed up, uninvited, in her studio...
By Reuters in Doha

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.21

US withdrawal has left Afghanistan in a mess

In an irony of sorts, the Taliban, which had sheltered the leadership of al Qaida and were in power when the United States of America was struck by terror attacks on September 11, 2001, came back to p...
By Luv Puri

World  /  Published 03.09.21

Taliban find it harder to rule

Sitting in the home of the spy chief of the fallen Afghan government, cradling a Beretta sub-machine gun in his lap, Maulvi Habib Tawakol recounted how he and his fighters were surprised at how quickl...
By Matthieu Aikins in Kabul

India  /  Published 02.09.21

Pakistan behind 'Jihad' statement

After the last American soldier left Afghanistan on August 31 midnight, the terror outfit Al Qaeda released a statement in which it called for “global jihad” to liberate “Islamic lan...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.09.21

Doha talks focus on terror factory in Afghanistan

Taliban rulers were preparing on Thursday to unveil their new government as the economy teetered on the edge of collapse more than two weeks after the Islamist militia captured Kabul and brought a cha...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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