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Terror Vs Terror: ISIS-K Using Taliban's Own Killing Tools To Step Up The Heat
Terror Vs Terror: ISIS-K Using Taliban's Own Killing Tools To Step Up The Heat

Kandahar attack came a week after a similar suicide attack at a Shia mosque in northern Kunduz province that killed more than 100 people.

Taliban Intimidation Causing School Attendance Rates To Remain Low
Taliban Intimidation Causing School Attendance Rates To Remain Low

Teachers, students and activists across Afghanistan told Amnesty International that primary school attendance rates have dropped significantly in many areas, particularly for girls.

Taliban To Ban Pakistan's PIA If Ticket Prices Not Changed
Taliban To Ban Pakistan's PIA If Ticket Prices Not Changed

In a statement, the Administration said that the two airlines will be fined and punished if they violate the rules, Khaama Press reported.

New Chapter Opened In Afghanistan, World Relations: Taliban FM
New Chapter Opened In Afghanistan, World Relations: Taliban FM

The Acting Foreign Minister is part of an Afghan Taliban delegation which carried out a two-day meeting with US officials over the weekend in the Qatari capital.

Afghanistan
Starvation Claiming Lives Of Children In Afghanistan

"Children are dying of starvation in Afghanistan," said the locals in Ghor, one of the many affected provinces of Afghanistan.

About 600 Displaced Afghans Return Home In Badakhshan
About 600 Displaced Afghans Return Home In Badakhshan

Efforts are underway to help all displaced people return to their villages at an early date in the mountainous region as winter is approaching, according to the Governor.

Taliban
'US Senators Seek Investigation Into Pak's Role In Taliban Victory'

A bill was tabled by the Republican senators in the US Senate demanding "deeper investigation" into the Taliban's victory in Afghanistan and sanctions on those who assisted in driving out the Ashraf Ghani-led regime.

Taliban Bans Hairdressers From Shaving, Trimming Beards
Taliban Bans Hairdressers From Shaving, Trimming Beards

In a notice posted on salons in Helmand province, Taliban officers warned that hairdressers must follow Sharia law for haircuts and beards, BBC reported.

Events In Afghanistan Raise Questions About Use Of Terrorism To Change State Structure: Defence Min
Events In Afghanistan Raise Questions About Use Of Terrorism To Change State Structure: Defence Min

Rajnath Singh asserted that injustice, however powerful, cannot and will not defeat the collective power of the goodness that is inherent to human existence.

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."

IMF
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.

Taliban
Taliban Army Chief Says Those Who Defend Democracy Will Be Suppressed

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

Taliban Commanders
3 Top Taliban Commanders May Be Sidelined Due To Fraught Relationship With Pakistan

Three Taliban commanders with significant military presence may have been sidelined because of their fraught relationship with Pakistan

Taliban Seize $6 Mn Cash, 15 Gold Bricks From Ex-VP Amrullah Saleh's House
Taliban Seize $6 Mn Cash, 15 Gold Bricks From Ex-VP Amrullah Saleh's House

Meanwhile, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, confirmed in an audio message on Monday that he is alive and not injured.

India Will Stand By Afghans As It Did In Past: EAM Jaishankar
India Will Stand By Afghans As It Did In Past: EAM Jaishankar

"India's own approach to Afghanistan has always been guided by our historical friendship with its people and this will continue to be the case."

UN Announces USD 20 Mn Allocation To Support Humanitarian Operation In Afghanistan
UN Announces USD 20 Mn Allocation To Support Humanitarian Operation In Afghanistan

The United Nations convened the High-Level Ministerial event on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan to highlight the acute needs in the country and underscore the urgent funding support and actions required by international partners to support the people of Afghanistan.

Afghan Girls Can Attend Schools But In Gender-Separated Classes: Taliban
Afghan Girls Can Attend Schools But In Gender-Separated Classes: Taliban

The minister noted that "boys and girls would not study together, they will be separated," as co-education scheme has been against Islamic principle and national values.

Veiled Afghan Women Rally In Support Of Taliban In Kabul
Veiled Afghan Women Rally In Support Of Taliban In Kabul

In comparison to a women-led anti-Taliban protest rally, where participants and even journalists were blocked, stopped and assaulted by the Taliban security personal; the Taliban heavily guarded this particular pro-Taliban rally.

Taliban Execute Amrullah Saleh's Brother
Taliban Execute Amrullah Saleh's Brother

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said engaging the Taliban and providing humanitarian aid to the Afghan people are crucial for avoiding both a humanitarian catastrophe and an economic meltdown.

Taliban PM, 2 Dy PMs, Foreign Minister On UN Sanctions List: UN Envoy
Taliban PM, 2 Dy PMs, Foreign Minister On UN Sanctions List: UN Envoy

The UN envoy said that they are also concerned that despite the many statements granting general amnesties to ANDSF (Afghan National Defense and Security Forces) personnel and those who have worked as civil servants, there have been credible allegations of reprisal killings of ANDSF personnel, and the detention of officials who worked for the previous administrations.

Afghan Nationals In Delhi
Afghan Nationals In Delhi Protest Against Pakistan

Among the protesters was 8-year-old Mohammad Ilyas, who said, "I am fighting for my country. We have helped other countries in difficult times, but they did not help us in difficult times."

Taliban Torture Journos: 'We Could Hear Their Screams And Cries Through The Walls'
Taliban Torture Journos: 'We Could Hear Their Screams And Cries Through The Walls'

Two other journalists from the newspaper, Aber Shaygan and Lutfali Sultani, rushed to the police station along with the newspaper editor, Kadhim Karimi, to inquire about the whereabouts of their colleagues.

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.

BRICS Summit
Afghan Territory Must Not Be Used To Carry Out Terror Attacks Against Other Countries: BRICS

The BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) brings together five of the largest developing countries of the world, representing 41 per cent of the global population, 24 per cent of the global GDP and 16 per cent of the global trade.

Vladimir Putin
BRICS Summit: Vladimir Putin Slams US For Creating 'New Crisis' In Afghanistan

Afghanistan should not become a threat to its neighbours, a source of terrorism and drug trafficking, he emphasised at the summit of the five-member bloc.