The world condemns the Taliban: Is the Taliban really listening?

New Delhi/Kabul |Monday, 2021 9:15:08 PM IST

The Taliban-led government, controlled today by the Haqqani Network, a loyal proxy of Pakistan, is in the news once again for having summarily killed several former members of the Afghan National Secu

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Taliban torture Afghan man to death for critical Facebook post

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST

The Taliban have been accused of killing an Afghan over a critical Facebook post three days after he was taken into custody, RFE/RL reported.

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Afghans packed in pick-up trucks take dangerous journey to flee Taliban's repression

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 1:45:08 AM IST

Thousands of Afghans are escaping the country each week and many of them are paying smugglers to take them westward to neighbouring Iran, from where some hope to reach Europe, RFE/RL reported.

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Taliban supreme leader issues decree safeguarding women's rights

Kabul |Friday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST

The Taliban supreme leader Haibatullah Akhundzada on Friday issued a special decree regarding women's rights and directed relevant authorities to take actions to safeguard these rights.

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Taliban signal early Islamic era of Saudi Arabia with diktat to stop work for congregational prayers

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 1:45:08 AM IST

The Taliban have issued a new diktat in Badakhshan province of Afghanistan, wherein people have been urged to stop their work for attending congregational prayers, Raha Press reported.

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Clash at Afghanistan-Iran border a misunderstanding: Taliban

Kabul |Thursday, 2021 8:45:09 PM IST

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has confirmed a clash between the border forces of Iran and Afghanistan and described the incident as a "misunderstanding."

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In diplomatic setback to Taliban, UN panel fails to recognise its envoy

United Nations |Thursday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST

In a diplomatic setback to the Taliban, the permanent representative of the democratically-elected government of Afghanistan Ghulam Isaczai has received a temporary reprieve after the deadlocked crede

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After announcing amnesty, Taliban hunt down Afghan security forces

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST

The Taliban summarily executed some former security force members in front of their families or have left their bodies where they were likely to be found.

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Taliban elite special forces tasked with night raids on former security force members

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST

The Taliban have intensified searches for former members of the Khost Protection Force (KPF), a special forces unit that had been founded and supported by the US Central Intelligence Agency.

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Taliban gunmen checking mobile phones of Kabul residents

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:08 AM IST

Residents of Kabul complain that gunmen linked to the Taliban government have lately been checking their mobile phones, thus violating their privacy, Pajhwok News reported.

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Taliban executed or 'disappeared' more than 100 military personnel

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:08 PM IST

Taliban forces in Afghanistan have summarily executed or forcibly disappeared more than 100 former police and intelligence officers in just four provinces since taking over the country on August 15, d

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Afghan female football team evade Taliban threat

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST

Female footballers from Afghanistan along with their families crossed the Torkham border to reach Pakistan on Tuesday night after the government issued emergency humanitarian visas to evacuate them fr

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