Taliban Government Joins Climate Change Talks For First Time

Climate change plays a key role in the livelihoods of Afghans. (Representational) Kabul: The Taliban government has entered its first talks with the United Nations, donors and non-governmental organisations over the impact of climate change in Afghanistan, organisers said Wednesday. After four decades of war, Afghanistan ranks as one of the countries least prepared to … Read more

Pak Air Force Attacks Afghanistan After Deadly Taliban Raid Killed Seven Soldiers | Watch

Published on Mar 18, 2024 10:59 AM IST Pakistan Air Force launched strikes into Afghanistan early on Monday, allegedly targeting the hideouts of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan in Paktika and Khost provinces, multiple reports from across the border said. The TTP confirmed Pakistan air action, but claimed that the military targeted civilians. The attack comes barely days … Read more

‘Woman Safe In Afghanistan:’ Taliban Message To India After Jharkhand Horror? Selfie Goes Viral

Published on Mar 07, 2024 12:59 PM IST Taliban social media accounts posted this selfie with foreign tourists. The selfie was posted shortly after a Spanish tourist was gangraped in Jharkhand. One of the captions read, ‘no one can dare to harm women in Afghanistan’. As per Taliban accounts on Twitter, now X, the tourists … Read more

Taliban Displays Rocket Launchers, Bombs Next To Artefacts In Afghan Museum

Afghan women are barred from visiting the museum. Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan: Alongside antique Korans and ancient Afghan coins, rocket launchers and homemade bombs are displayed in a Mazar-i-Sharif museum as a testament to the Taliban’s victory over foreign soldiers. “It doesn’t have any old history, but it all played an important role in the victory,” says … Read more

Taliban Free Austrian National, 84, Held in Afghanistan; Qatari Government Helps Secure Their Release

Last Updated: February 26, 2024, 11:59 IST Released taliban hostage and Austrian national Herbert Fritz speaks with the media after disembarking from a plane, in Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2024. (Reuters) The Taliban releases 84-year-old Austrian Herbert Fritz after his arrest in Afghanistan last May. Qatar mediated his release The Taliban have released an 84-year-old … Read more

Taliban Arrest, Lash Girls For Violating ‘Hijab Rules’ In Afghanistan: Report

New Delhi: The Taliban have been coming on stronger and arresting young girls for violating the ‘hijab rules’, across the Afghan capital, Kabul. The girls, who were detained in shopping centres, classes and street markets – were accused of “spreading and encouraging others to wear a bad hijab” and wearing makeup, reported The Guardian. The … Read more

Deportation of Afghan migrants in Pakistan may lead to radicalisation, experts warn

The Pakistani government’s crackdown on undocumented migrants and mass deportations to Afghanistan risk radicalising those who have been forced out of the country — often returning to deplorable conditions back home, analysts and experts said Thursday. More than 250,000 Afghans have left Pakistan in recent weeks as the government rounded up, arrested and kicked out … Read more

Pakistan PM Holds Afghan Taliban Responsible for Growing TTP Attacks; Kabul Rejects Charge | Exclusive Details

Last Updated: November 09, 2023, 04:28 IST Pakistan’s caretaker prime minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar. (File photo/AP) Pakistan’s caretaker prime minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar said that his country had experienced a 60% increase in terror incidents and a 500% rise in suicide bombings since the Taliban returned to power in Kabul two years ago Pakistan’s caretaker prime minister … Read more

Taliban accuses Pakistan of humiliating Kabul by deporting Afghan immigrants

The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amir Khan Muttaqi appointed by the Taliban in Afghanistan, has alleged that Pakistan has subjected Kabul to humiliation by expelling Afghan immigrants, as reported by Khaama Press, an online news outlet for Afghanistan. As reported by ANI citing Khaama Press, Muttaqi stated that they have raised their concerns with … Read more