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ICC to determine future of Afghanistan cricket

By Hamza AmeerKabul, Nov 18 | Amid uncertain conditions and circumstances in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover and reluctance of international community towards the...

Taliban unable to stem IS-K expansion

By Sanjeev Sharma New Delhi, Nov 18 | The Taliban has been unable to stem the expansion of the Islamic State (IS) terror group's Khorasan...

ICC appoints working group to review cricket in Afghanistan

Dubai, Nov 17 | The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced the appointment of a working group to review cricketing activities in Afghanistan...

India, France discuss Afghanistan, threats from terror groups

New Delhi, Nov 17 | India and France have discussed threats emanating from the UN sanctioned terror outfits on their respective territories and ways...

Qatar to represent US interests in Afghanistan: Blinken

Washington, Nov 13 | US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Qatar has agreed to represent American interests in Afghanistan following the closure...

Why Pak isn’t allowing Indian wheat to reach hungry Afghanistan

New Delhi, Nov 8 | Food shortage may not be unknown to Afghanistan but this year the situation is quite grim and has drawn...

Despite several positives at T20 WC, Afghanistan stare at cricketing wilderness

Abu Dhabi, Nov 8 | Coming into the ICC T20 World Cup three days before the start of the tournament, putting the turmoil at...

Nationwide polio vaccination to begin in Afghanistan on Monday

Kabul, Nov 8 | A natiowide polio vaccination drive will begin in Afghanistan on Monday, for the first time since the Taliban took over...

T20 World Cup: Afghanistan win toss and elect to bowl first...

Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 | Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi has won the toss and elected to bowl first against India in a Group 2...

Climate change, Afghanistan dominate Modi’s meeting with Italian PM

New Delhi/Rome, Oct 30 | In their first in-person meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian counterpart Mario Draghi discussed the...

T20 World Cup: Afghanistan win toss, opt to bat against Pakistan

Dubai, Oct 29 | Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi won the toss and opted to bat first against Pakistan in a super 12 match of...

US announces additional humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan

Washington, Oct 29 | The US has announced $144 million in humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan, "as part of our enduring commitment to the people"...

After leaving Scotland in a spin, Afghanistan want to demolish Pakistan

Sharjah, Oct 26 | With Afghanistan's Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman leaving Scotland in a spin during the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super...

Record 22.8 mn people in Afghanistan to face starvation

New Delhi, Oct 25 | More than half of the population of Afghanistan, or a record 22.8 million people, will face acute food insecurity...

‘Inclusive govt essential to sustainable peace in Afghanistan’

Moscow, Oct 20 | Forming an inclusive government that reflects the interests of all ethnic groups and political forces is necessary to achieve a...

Afghanistan is worthy of Chinese investment despite turmoil, says mouthpiece

New Delhi, Oct 19 | For Beijing, Afghanistan still has strong development potential and is worthy of investment despite its decades of political turmoil,...

US will not join Afghanistan talks hosted by Russia

Washington, Oct 19 | The US will not join talks on Afghanistan hosted by Russia this week, the Department of State has said."We...

1st polio vaccination drive in Afghanistan since Taliban takeover

Kabul, Oct 18 | A country-wide polio vaccination drive will begin in Afghanistan on November 8 for the first time since the Taliban took...

Unicef official warns of worsening situation in Afghanistan

United Nations, Oct 16 | The already dire situation faced by Afghan civilians will get worse, and the humanitarian needs of children and women...

New chapter opened in Afghanistan, world relations: Taliban FM

Doha/Kabul, Oct 12 | The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has "opened a new chapter" in relations with the international community by sending a message...

Covid testing, vaccination decline in Afghanistan: WHO

Kabul, Oct 6 | The Covid-19 testing and vaccination in Afghanistan have declined since the Taliban's takeover of Kabul in mid-August, the World Health...

Afghanistan representative of elected government drops out of UNGA

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Sep 27 | Ghulam Isaczai, the Permanent Representative of the elected government of Afghanistan, has withdrawn from speaking at the...

Pakistani media on Turkey in Afghanistan

New Delhi, Sep 25 | Turkeys pro-activism in Afghanistan and the region, and its strident rhetoric attempting to project itself as a lead player...

UN releases emergency funds for Afghanistan’s healthcare system

United Nations, Sep 23 | The UN has announced the release of $45 million in emergency funds to help prevent Afghanistan's health care system...

Afghanistan’s secondary, high schools reopen for boys

Kabul, Sep 20 | Secondary and high schools, as well as madrasas, for boys across Afghanistan have reopened after more than a month...

Mandate of UN mission in Afghanistan extended for 6 months

United Nations, Sep 18 | The Security Council has adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for...

Pak Minister links New Zealand tour cancellation to Afghanistan

New Delhi, Sep 17 | Hours after the New Zealand cricket team called off its tour of Pakistan just before the start of the...

Raisi urges formation of inclusive govt in Afghanistan

Tehran, Sep 17 | Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said Tehran supports the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan as a means to settle...

Taliban hunt if Bactrian Treasure has been moved out of Afghanistan

New Delhi, Sep 16 | The Ministry of Information and Culture of the caretaker Taliban government in Afghanistan said on Thursday that it has...

Is the Taliban thinking of creating a regular army for Afghanistan?

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Sep 16: The Taliban's acting Army Chief, Qari Fasihuddin said that the militant group is holding consultations over creating a...

Pak rupee under pressure since Taliban takeover of Afghanistan

New Delhi, Sep 15 | The Pakistani rupee has hit a new all-time low as some analysts see the regime change in Afghanistan weighing...

NZ provides further humanitarian support for Afghanistan

Wellington, Sep 13 | New Zealand is providing a further NZ$3 million ($2 million) in humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta said...

NATO blames Afghanistan’s leadership for collapse

New Delhi, Sep 13 | NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has blamed Afghanistans political and military leadership for the quick collapse of the former...

Food, job insecurity now primary concerns in Afghanistan: UN

Geneva, Sep 11 | Food and job insecurity are now the primary causes of concern for families in Afghanistan, Anthea Webb, deputy regional director...

Paine says Australia not keen on playing Test against Afghanistan

Sydney, Sep 10 | Australian cricket team's Test skipper Tim Paine has said that he wouldn't want to play against a side which discriminates...

Pakistan eyes better diplomatic opening with Mullah Akhund as Afghanistan PM

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Sep 8 | The appointment of veteran Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad Hassan Akhund as Afghanistan's caretaker Prime Minister, with Mullah Abdul...

India, Russia meet on security issues including Afghanistan begins

New Delhi, Sep 8 | The National Security Advisors' level meeting between India and Russia on security issues, including the Afghanistan crisis began here...

Pakistan’s miscalculations in Afghanistan exposed

Kabul, Sep 7 | In the fast changing scenario in Afghanistan, where differences continue to prevail among senior Taliban leaders on government formation and...

Taliban leader Mullah Hasan Akhund nominated as head of Afghanistan

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Sep 6 | After days of consultations, the Taliban have nominated Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund as the new head of...

UN humanitarian chief in Afghanistan for talks with Taliban

United Nations, Sep 6 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has sent Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths to Kabul for talks with the Taliban...

Taliban to announce interim govt in Afghanistan

Kabul, Sep 6 | The Taliban is set to announce an interim government in Afghanistan after technical issues are resolved, officials of the Islamic...

UN Humanitarian Air Service resumes flights in Afghanistan

United Nations, Sep 3 | The UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS), operated by the World Food Programme (WFP), has resumed flights to enable 160...

Russia calls 20 years of US presence in Afghanistan ‘catastrophe’

Moscow, Sep 3 | The US mission in Afghanistan over the past two decades "was not simply a failure, but a catastrophe", Russian Foreign...

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