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Dutch Foreign Minister quits over evacuation chaos in Afghanistan

The Hague |Friday, 2021 10:45:05 AM IST

The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Sigrid Kaag has resigned for her role in the evacuation of local embassy staff from Afghanistan.

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With embassies closed, black market for visas thriving in Afghanistan

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

With the number of people demanding visas increasing in Afghanistan following the closure of foreign embassies in Kabul after the collapse of the former Afghan government, the black market business fo

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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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SCO able to play active role in achieving peace in Afghanistan: Kazakh President

Asia | September 17, 2021 1:45:59 PM IST

Almaty [Kazakhstan], September 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is able to play an active role in achieving peace in Afghanistan, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sa

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Pak rupee under pressure since Taliban takeover of Afghanistan

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

The Pakistani rupee has hit a new all-time low as some analysts see the regime change in Afghanistan weighing on the rupee as well, apart from domestic factors, The News reported.

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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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Taliban want aid to be handed over to them for distribution in Afghanistan

Kabul |Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST

As the world organisations start pooling in with humanitarian aid to prevent the foreseen major humanitarian crisis looming over Afghanistan, the Taliban leadership has said that aid supplies landing

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Top US general had opposed a full withdrawal from Afghanistan

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

The former commander of US troops in Afghanistan told senators on Tuesday that he opposed a full withdrawal from the country and advised Pentagon leadership of his position, the top Republican on the

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'Serious possibility of complete economic collapse in Afghanistan'

Geneva |Tuesday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a warning against the "serious" possibility of a complete economic collapse in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover.

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Afghanistan's Hassan Akhund discusses ties with Qatari FM

Kabul |Monday, 2021 9:45:07 AM IST

The newly appointed Taliban government's acting Prime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund has met with visiting Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani.

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NATO blames Afghanistan's leadership for collapse

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

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has blamed Afghanistan's political and military leadership for the quick collapse of the former government.

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7 including 5 kidnappers killed in Northern Afghanistan

Asia | September 13, 2021 3:15:51 PM IST

Mazar-i-Sharif [Afghanistan], September 13 (ANI/Xinhua): Afghan security personnel attacked a band of kidnappers in the northern Balkh province to try to rescue the two people they held, killing seven

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