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Finally, the Taliban are on the receiving end

London |Friday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST

As missiles came raining down on Kabul during the early afternoon of September 16, it sent a disturbing message across the world that not all jihadis are on the same page when it comes to establishing

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Imran Khan cuts off Pakistani poet critical of his policies

New Delhi/Dushanbe |Friday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan interrupted a poet who was criticising his policies after he addressed the Pakistan-Tajikistan Business Forum in the Tajik capital Dushanbe to attract foreign invest

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Taliban hunt if Bactrian Treasure has been moved out of Afghanistan

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

The Ministry of Information and Culture of the caretaker Taliban government in Afghanistan said on Thursday that it has begun efforts to track and locate the Bactrian Treasure.

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Pakistan taken aback by Blinken's remarks

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

Pakistan came out strongly against comments made by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other lawmakers during the recent Congressional hearings on Afghanistan, and clearly said that the remarks

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'Khalistani-Kashmiri nexus in US could be detrimental for India'

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST

As many as 55 interlinked Kashmiri and Khalistani groups, currently operating hand-in-hand within the US, could be detrimental for both India and America, a US-based think tank warned.

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Pak to use SCO Summit, UNGA to make over its image on terrorism

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

Amid the conclusive reports on its nexus with terror outfits in Afghanistan, Pakistan is likely to use the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit and the UN General Assembly to make over its i

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Chinese companies dissatisfied with pace of CPEC

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

A Pakistan Senate panel has expressed concern over the slow pace of development on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and dissatisfaction being expressed by the Chinese companies over the neg

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Afghan economy in despair following Taliban takeover

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

Ever since the Taliban took over Afghanistans capital on August 15, the war-torn countrys already fragile economy has spiraled into despair, The New York Post reported.

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Special UN envoy meets Taliban officials in Kabul

Kabul |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST

Special UN envoy Deborah Lyons met Taliban officials in Kabul to discuss the importance of humanitarian assistance for the people in the war-torn nation, the world body's mission in Afghanistan announ

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Tajikistan only Afghan neighbour openly taking tough stand against Taliban

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

Tajikistan is the only neighbouring country of Afghanistan which is emerging as the toughest critic of the Taliban.

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Taliban army chief says those who defend democracy will be suppressed

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST

The Chief of Army Staff of the Taliban, Fasihudin, has said that those who defend democracy in Afghanistan and oppose the Taliban will be suppressed.

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Afghanistan to have regular army soon: Taliban official

Kabul |Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

Afghanistan would soon have a regular army to defend the country, Taliban's army chief of staff Qari Fasihuddin has said.

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