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Pakistan PM Imran Khan Is Also A Puppet: Taliban Spokesman
Pakistan PM Imran Khan Is Also A Puppet: Taliban Spokesman

"You are talking about Imran Khan, that he wants an inclusive government in Afghanistan? Pakistan is itself in deep trouble and facing many difficulties. Imran Khan himself has not been elected, he has not become prime minister with the consent of the Pakistani nation."

6,35,000 People Displaced In Afghanistan This Year: UN
6,35,000 People Displaced In Afghanistan This Year: UN

The world organisation and its partners have reached 8 million people in the first half of 2021, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a release.

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Change Of Power In Afghanistan Not Inclusive, Says Modi At SCO; Calls For 'Thoughtful' Decision On Recognising New Afghan Set-Up

The Prime Minister said that any initiative on connectivity cannot be a one-way street and that connectivity projects should be consultative, transparent and participatory to ensure mutual trust.

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Afghanistan's Secondary, High Schools Reopen For Boys

The Ministry said in another statement on Sunday that all the male personnel should resume their duties and attend their offices from Monday.

EAM Jaishankar, His Saudi Counterpart Discuss Developments 
EAM Jaishankar, His Saudi Counterpart Discuss Developments 

In wide-ranging talks with the visiting Saudi leader, Jaishankar called for further relaxing restrictions on travel from India to the Gulf nation while appreciating the country for the support provided to the Indian community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Afghanistan Only Nation On Earth To Bar Half Its Population From Secondary Education

The decision on education has worrying echoes of the tactics the Taliban used in the 1990s, when they last ruled Afghanistan, to bar girls from school without issuing a formal prohibition

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Mandate Of UN Mission In Afghanistan Extended For 6 Months

The resolution requested the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres submit a written report to the Security Council by January 31, 2022 on strategic and operational recommendations for the UNAMA mandate

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IMF Suspends Its Engagement With Afghanistan

Our engagement with Afghanistan has been suspended until there is clarity within the international community on the recognition of the government, IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice said.

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Over 634,000 Afghans Displaced This Year: UN Agency

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the possibility of a complete economic collapse in Afghanistan was "serious" and highlighted an urgent need for funding support at a high-level ministerial meeting on Afghanistan's humanitarian situation in Geneva.

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Ghani's Abrupt Exit Scuttled Taliban Power Sharing Deal: US Envoy

"Even at the end we had an agreement with the Talibs for (them) not to enter Kabul," US Envoysaid.

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736 Afghans Recorded For New Registration In India From Aug 1 To Sep 11: UNHCR

The UNHCR said it has also set up an Afghanistan emergency cell and a dedicated help page for Afghans with comprehensive information on registration and assistance available.

Afghan Women Protest Taliban's Hijab Diktat
Afghan Women Protest Taliban's Hijab Diktat By Sharing Photos In Colourful Dresses

Afghan women around the world are protesting the Taliban's new hijab diktat in schools by posting photos of themselves wearing colorful traditional dresses on social media

Afghans Stage Protest
Afghans Stage 2nd Protest Against Pakistan In Delhi

Afghan residents in south Delhi's Chanakyapuri area staged a massive protest against Pakistan for the second time this week, demanding that it stop meddling in Afghanistan's affairs

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India, Australia Pitch For 'Broad-Based And Inclusive Govt' In Afghanistan

The joint statement said the ministers noted reports of a rapid roll-back on women and girls' rights and access to services and public spaces, as well as targeted violence against the defenders of their rights.

CIA Chief Holds Important Meetings With Pak, India on Afghanistan
CIA Chief Holds Important Meetings With Pak and India on Afghanistan

In view of the developing situation in Afghanistan with the interim Taliban government being questioned broadly by the western countries, including the US, CIA Director Willian Burns flew to Pakistan and India recently to have important meetings and consultations on the way forward for the war-torn nation.

Afghanistan Men’s Cricket In Jeopardy
Afghanistan Men’s Cricket In Jeopardy As Taliban Decree Bars Women To Play

Under the new Taliban regime, it is most likely that women in Afghanistan will not be allowed to play cricket or participate in any sport. As per the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) rule, the situation could put the future of the country’s men’s international team in jeopardy

Pakistan Rejects Reports Alluding To Its Involvement In Panjshir Valley Offensive
Pakistan Rejects Reports Alluding To Its Involvement In Panjshir Valley Offensive

The Taliban insurgents seized control of Afghanistan in mid-August, ousting the previous elected leadership which was backed by the West.

Taliban closes bank accounts of former Afghan government officials
Taliban Closes Bank Accounts Of Ex-Afghan Govt Officials

There was however no official comment on the development from Da Afghanistan Bank, the country's Central Bank.

UN Women Chief Asks Taliban To Respect Rights Of Afghan Women
UN Women Chief Asks Taliban To Respect Rights Of Afghan Women

There can be little credibility for promises made by the Taliban authorities to respect the rights of women and girls while such flagrant violations take place with impunity.

Taliban Omits Ministry For Women, UN Body Says It's A Violation Of International Treaty
Taliban Omits Ministry For Women, UN Body Says It's A Violation Of International Treaty

Taliban leaders have stated that women will play a prominent role in society in Afghanistan and have access to education. But they have not been involved in talks over forming a government.

India, Russia To Discuss Afghanistan Crisis At NSA Level Meeting
India, Russia To Discuss Afghanistan Crisis At NSA Level Meeting

India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that the Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, General Nikolay Patrushev, has arrived here on Tuesday on a two-day visit for a high-level India-Russia inter-governmental consultation on the invitation of India's National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval.

Taliban Name Caretaker Cabinet That Pays Homage To Old Guard
Taliban Name Caretaker Cabinet That Pays Homage To Old Guard

Interim Prime Minister Mullah Hasan Akhund headed the Taliban government in Kabul during the last years of its rule. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, who had led talks with the United States and signed the deal that led to America's final withdrawal from Afghanistan, will be one of two deputies to Akhund.

Taliban Plan To Announce Inclusive Caretaker Govt In Afghanistan
Taliban Plan To Announce Inclusive Caretaker Govt In Afghanistan

The Taliban have said that they are planning and working towards an inclusive caretaker government in Afghanistan, which would include leaders from all ethnicities and tribal backgrounds.

Protests in Kabul against Pakistan dropping bombs in Panjshir
Protests In Kabul Against Pakistan Dropping Bombs In Panjshir

The protestors have gathered at the gate of the Pakistani embassy in Kabul and said that they do not support a puppet government in Afghanistan and asked for an inclusive government.

Afghan Crisis: Panjshir Resistance Refutes Taliban Claim
Afghan Crisis: Panjshir Resistance Refutes Taliban Claim

In the last night's conflict in Panjshir province, a key commander of the resistance forces, General Abdul Wodod, and the spokesperson of the forces, Fahim Dashti, were killed.