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Blinken Asks Pakistan To ‘Line Up’ In Pressuring Taliban

Blinken Asks Pakistan To ‘Line Up’ In Pressuring Taliban

WASHINGTON, Sept 14 — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called yesterday on Pakistan to deny legitimacy to the Taliban unless they meet international demands, acknowledging concerns that Islamabad has supported militants from Afghanistan. Testifying before Congress on the Taliban victory in Afghanistan, Blinken heard from lawmakers across party lines who pushed for a harder […]

Biden To Speak At UN General Assembly On Sept 21, Says White House

Biden To Speak At UN General Assembly On Sept 21, Says White House

WASHINGTON, Sept 14 — US President Joe Biden will travel to New York City on September 21 to address the United Nations General Assembly, the White House said yesterday. The largest diplomatic meeting in the world, which was held entirely virtually last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be held this year with a […]

Interim Taliban govt does not reflect what international community hoped to see: US

Interim Taliban govt does not reflect what international community hoped to see: US

Washington: The Taliban-led interim government in Afghanistan does not reflect what the international community and the US hoped to see, the Biden administration has said, as it expressed concern over the lack of inclusivity and the track records and the backgrounds of some of the individuals involved in governing the country reported Press Trust of […]

Taliban Announces New Government In Afghanistan

Taliban Announces New Government In Afghanistan

Kabul: The Taliban has announced the names of several members of a new caretaker government in Afghanistan led by Mohammad Hasan Akhund. The list of cabinet members announced by chief spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid at a news conference in Kabul on Tuesday. “The Islamic Emirate decided to appoint and announce a caretaker cabinet to carry out […]

Taliban proclaim ‘full independence’ after US troops leave

Taliban proclaim ‘full independence’ after US troops leave

Kabul: The Taliban have proclaimed “full independence” for Afghanistan after the last US soldiers flew out following 20 years of war. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said early Tuesday that “American soldiers left the Kabul airport, and our nation got its full independence.” The US confirmed its last forces withdrew ahead of a Tuesday deadline, ending […]

Us troops started leaving Kabul airport as withdrawal deadline near says pentagon

Us troops started leaving Kabul airport as withdrawal deadline near says pentagon

The US troops in Afghanistan have begun withdrawing from the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, the Pentagon confirmed on Saturday, as the last date for the complete drawdown of US from Afghanistan, August 31, approaches. Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby confirmed the development during a press briefing on the day. Meanwhile, the Taliban has secured […]

Another Kabul Attack likely before US leave Afghanistan warn national security officials

Another Kabul Attack likely before US leave Afghanistan warn national security officials

Members of the Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, a Sunni Islamist militant group, wave the Taliban flags as they celebrate the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan National security officials warned US President Biden on Friday (local time) that another terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, is “likely” in the final days of the US military mission in the country. […]

Finally Taliban takes over parts of Kabul airport as us prepares withdraw troops

Finally Taliban takes over parts of Kabul airport as us prepares withdraw troops

New Delhi 28 Aug 2021: Ahead of the August 31 deadline for the withdrawal of troops in Afghanistan, the Taliban on Friday claimed to have taken control of parts of the Kabul international airport. Taking to Twitter, Taliban spokesman Bilal Karimi said, “Today, three important locations in the military part of Kabul airport were evacuated […]

Pak, India should sit together to resolve outstanding issues: Taliban

Pak, India should sit together to resolve outstanding issues: Taliban

New Delhi, Aug 27: In his first comments on Kashmir, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid has said that Pakistan and India should sit together to resolve all their outstanding issues because both are neighbours and their interests are linked to each other. Mujahid made the remarks during a wide-ranging interview with Pakistani TV channel ARY News. […]

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 214.5 mn; Deaths surge to more than 4.47 mn

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 214.5 mn; Deaths surge to more than 4.47 mn

Washington, Aug 27: The global coronavirus caseload has topped 214.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.47 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.07 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Friday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global […]

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