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Tag: Afghanistan

Vladimir Putin
Putin rules out sending troops inside Afghanistan, citing Soviet debacle

Vladimir Putin clarified that Russia was closely monitoring the conflict but will not let its armed forces be drawn into an all-against-all conflict

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Taliban Takes Kabul: Former Mayor Zarifa Gaffari Talks About Taliban Usurping Afghanistan

Zarifa Ghafari, who was the first female and one of the youngest mayors of Afghanistan before the Taliban regime, talks about her resistance towards the barbaric rule prevalent in Afghanistan currently.

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Afghan Sikhs
Watch: Union Ministers Carry Sikh Scriptures From Afghanistan On Turban

On Tuesday, Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri and V Muraleedharan received at least three copies of Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib and 44 Afghan Sikhs that landed in India from Kabul on a special Air India flight via Dushanbe in Tajikistan.

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PM Modi Speaks To Putin Over Deteriorating Afghanistan Situation; Russian Prez Criticises US Departu
PM Modi Speaks To Putin Over Deteriorating Afghanistan Situation; Russian Prez Criticises US Departure

Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the United States and its allies for leaving Afghanistan in chaos that raises potential security threats for Russia and its allies in Central Asia.

CIA Chief Meets Top Taliban Leader Secretly In Kabul On Evacuation Of US Citizens
CIA Chief Meets Top Taliban Leader Secretly In Kabul On Evacuation Of US Citizens

Amidst the rush to evacuate its citizens from war-torn Kabul, Spain has issued a warning saying that it will not be able to evacuate all Afghans who served in Spanish missions or worked with its government.

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Ukrainian Plane Sent For Evacuation Hijacked In Kabul

According to Ukraine's Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Yenin, the hijackers were armed.

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Afghan Female Pop-Star & Activist Narrates About Her Escape From Afghanistan

Afghan Pop-star Aryana Sayeed, who is a human rights activist in addition to being an empowered woman, was forced to flee her own country and take shelter in the United States to save herself, after Taliban took over Afghanistan.

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UK PM Boris Johnson
UK PM To Urge G-7 Leaders To Step Up Support For Afghans

The British Prime Minister would also ask the US President Joe Biden to extend the 31 August deadline for withdrawing the troops from the war-weary country.

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Afghan MP Of Indian Origin Describes Horrors Meted Out By Taliban In Afghanistan

Taliban's recent takeover of Afghanistan has left Afghan people in distress and despair. Meanwhile, many people of Indian origin have returned back home to take shelter and save themselves.

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SOS From Afghanistan: Attempts To Flee From The Barbaric Rule Of Taliban

After Taliban took over Kabul, all eyes are currently on Afghanistan's inhabitants trying to save themselves from doom. Here are some of the images of people who escaped from Taliban in hopes to retain their freedom and identity.

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Sense Of Fear Prevails Across Kabul; Persecuted Afghans Finding Solace In India
Sense Of Fear Prevails Across Kabul; Persecuted Afghans Finding Solace In India

A contingent of over 150 Indians from Kabul returned safely at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Sunday Morning. Amid the ongoing tension and unrest in Afghanistan, the passengers were in happy state of mind after they safely came home.

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India Evacuates 168 People From Kabul

Indians evacuated to Doha from Kabul were employees of a number of foreign companies that were operating in Afghanistan.

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WATCH: US, Turkish Soldiers Extend Helping Hand To Afghan Children

Several heart wrenching scenes are emerging on social media since the Taliban captured power in Afghanistan. Afghan women, out of desperation, hoisting their children, infants into the hands of American soldiers on the other side of a security wall.

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Bollywood Bhaijaan Salman Khan Has Special Connection With Afghanistan!

The ‘Heart of Asia’ Afghanistan is undergoing a severe humanitarian crisis like never before, something which might have serious consequences on the international politics.

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Afghanistan Taliban Crisis
Taliban open fire as hundreds of Afghans take to streets to support national flag

The Taliban forces shot dead several people in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan during rallies supporting the Afghan national flag

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Afghan Refugee In India Narrates Unspeakable Torture By Taliban On Her & Family

After Taliban took over Kabul last weekend, the entire country of Afghanistan is terror stricken. People of the nation, who have already witnessed the cruelty of Taliban are currently scrambling to save their lives. Speaking to OTV, an Afghan refugee residing in Delhi, Khalida Ibrahim, narrates the horrors that she had lived through 6 years ago while she was working as a translator at the Indian Embassy in Afghanistan.

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Watch | Afghan Crisis: Taliban Insurgents Enjoy Fun Time As Terror Engulfs Countrymen

Chaos and uncertainty prevails among the people in the middle-eastern country of Afghanistan after Taliban seized the capital city of Kabul. However, recently some videos of members of the Taliban insurgency enjoying at gym, bumper car rides and carousal have gone viral on various social media platforms.

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AfghanWomen
Impact of Taliban Invasion: Afghani Women Before Taliban & Now

After the Taliban invaded Kabul last weekend, the people of the country have been suffering unspeakable damage.

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Afghan Taliban Crisis
Afghan Crisis: World Witnesses Heartbreaking, Infuriating Scenes

Shops, schools and markets have been shut. Some heart-breaking scenes unfolded in Kabul as the Taliban overran the Afghan capital leading to widespread chaos across the city. The Taliban forces have also taken control of the presidential palace after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country on Sunday night. Nation witnessed the desperation of Afghans at Kabul airport when several people clung to the side of moving limitary planes and at least two persons apparently fell to their deaths from the undercarriage soon after flight took off. The insurgents are now in control of all the districts of Kabul while a night curfew has been imposed in Kabul reportedly to prevent further violence. A Taliban spokesperson has said the war in Afghanistan is over, and a new power structure will soon be clear.

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MHA Seeks Applications For Citizenship From Non-Muslim Refugees
India Announces New Category Of Visa For Afghans

A new category of electronic visa called 'e-Emergency X-Misc Visa' introduced to fast-track visa applications for entry into India.

Ambassador T. S. Tirumurti
UNSC Demand Zero Tolerance For Terrorism, Political Settlement In Afghanistan: Tirumurti

Tirumurti, who convened the meeting at the request of Norway and Estonia who have responsibility for Afghanistan matters, hinted at the difficulties he faced in getting an agreement on the statement.

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Kabul Airport Visuals Are Horrifying As Afghanistan Falls Into Taliban Hands

These horrifying visuals show the desperate attempts of people to flee Kabul after the city was taken over by Taliban over the weekend.

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Taliban
UN Security Council To Hold Emergency Meeting Today To Discuss Afghan Situation

As the situation deteriorates in Afghanistan, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the Taliban and all other parties to exercise utmost restraint.

Kabul Airport
Chaos As People Running Around In Kabul Airport To Board Flights

There was chaos and confusion at the Kabul airport as thousands of Afghans crowded the tarmac trying to catch a flight out of Afghanistan.

Global Afghan Protests Critical Of Devious Pakistan Role
Global Afghan Protests Critical Of Devious Pakistan Role

Afghan protesters were strongly critical of the intrusive and devious role of Pakistan in Afghanistan

Afghan Forces
$88 Billion Spent On Afghan Forces Which Surrendered Without A Fight To Taliban

The Taliban have 80,000 troops in comparison with a nominal 300,699 serving the Afghan government, yet the whole country has been effectively overrun in a matter of weeks as military commanders surrendered without a fight

Ghani Flees To Tajikistan With NSA
Ghani Flees To Tajikistan With NSA, Afghan Parliament Speaker To Islamabad

Ashraf Ghani along with National Security Adviser Hamdullah Muhib and head of the administrative office of President Fazel Mahmood Fazli left Afghanistan for Tajikistan

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Taliban Enter Kabul, Say They Don't Plan To Take It By Force

No one's life, property and dignity will be harmed and the lives of the citizens of Kabul will not be at risk," the Taliban said.

Afghanistan
Three More Key Afghan Cities Fall To Taliban

Jalalabad's collapse came after the fall of Asadabad city, capital of Kunar province, and Sharan, the capital of Paktika province, on Saturday.

Hindus, Sikhs Among 20K Afghans To Be Resettled In Canada
Hindus, Sikhs Among 20K Afghans To Be Resettled In Canada

The Canadian government said that it is expanding its partnership with the Manmeet Singh Bhullar Foundation in Alberta to resettle hundreds of persecuted Afghan Sikhs and Hindus in Canada.

Taliban Captures Second Provincial Capital In Afghanistan
Taliban Takes Afghanistan's Third-Largest City In Onslaught

The seizure of Herat marks the biggest prize yet for the Taliban, which has taken 11 of Afghanistan's 34 provincial capitals as part of a week-long blitz. The capture of Ghazni, meanwhile, cuts off a crucial highway linking the Afghan capital with the country's southern provinces, which similarly find themselves under assault as part of an insurgent push some 20 years after U.S. and NATO troops invaded and ousted the Taliban government.

'Afghanistan Could Become Base For International Terrorism Once Again'
'Afghanistan Could Become Base For International Terrorism Once Again'

Warnings about the potential terror threat to Britain and other states were echoed by Tory MP Tobias Ellwood, chair of the Commons defence committee, who used a column in the Mail on Sunday to condemn what he described as a "shabby withdrawal" that was "abandoning the country to the very insurgency that drew us there in the first place".

Taliban Captures Second Provincial Capital In Afghanistan
Taliban Captures Second Provincial Capital In Afghanistan

The Defence Ministry said that Afghan forces operations to suppress the Taliban are underway and that the situation in the country's provincial capitals will soon return to normal.

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6,000 Terrorists Based In Pak Being Trained By Arab, Chechens To Infiltrate Af

Around 6,000 fresh terrorists based in Pakistan are being trained by Arab and Chechen instructors with the aim of raising a new unit

US Airstrikes Pound Taliban Positions In Afghanistan, 40 Killed
US Airstrikes Pound Taliban Positions In Afghanistan, 40 Killed

The US army has recently intensified its airstrikes on the Taliban to support the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), media reports said.

Taliban Targeting Critics With Revenge Killings
Taliban Targeting Critics With Revenge Killings

Taliban fighters detained Ahmadullah, a former police officer, in Spin Boldak. His family has not heard from him since. His uncle said that the Taliban had sent letters saying that anyone who had worked with the government or foreign forces would not be harmed so long as they reported to the Taliban leadership.

Taliban Enforcing Sharia In Parts Of Afghanistan, Videos Go Viral
Taliban Enforcing Sharia In Parts Of Afghanistan, Videos Go Viral

On Thursday, the Taliban said that they had killed a popular comedian. Nazar Mohammad, known as Khasha Zwan, was taken out of his home on July 22 and killed. The family of the comedian, who previously served in Kandahar Police, has blamed the Taliban for the attack.

We Support All Peace Initiatives Aimed At Lasting Political Settlement: India On Afghanistan
We Support All Peace Initiatives Aimed At Lasting Political Settlement: India On Afghanistan

The Taliban has been making rapid advances across Afghanistan by resorting to widespread violence since the US began withdrawing its troops on May 1.

US Intensifies Airstrikes As Taliban Offensive Nears Kandahar In Afghanistan
US Intensifies Airstrikes As Taliban Offensive Nears Kandahar In Afghanistan

Kandahar, population 6,00,000, was home to deceased Taliban leader Mullah Omar, and host to key military bases once maintained by the US. It is also a major economic prize. About a dozen strikes are aimed at slowing a Taliban surge, aiding a beleaguered Afghan military.

Afghanistan Airstrikes: 81 Militants Killed In Balkh Province, Civilian Casualties Drastically Down
Afghanistan Airstrikes: 81 Militants Killed In Balkh Province, Civilian Casualties Drastically Down

A media report has revealed that there were 117 Afghan civilian casualties in the past seven days, a drastic difference from the 433 fatalities reported the previous week amid US airstrikes on the Taliban and international calls for a reduction in violence in the war-torn country.

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