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'Yesterday I Was Crying (In Happiness) For Hours': Afghanistan's Music School's Director After Being Airlifted To Portugal

Oct 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Afghani musicians were left teary after they were flown out of Kabul to Portugal. Afraid that the music ban could come soon in the country, these musicians' wish to preserve Afghani music got a huge assistance.

US Concerns With Pakistan On Terrorist Safe Havens Honest And Still Valid: Pentagon

Oct 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that the United States is within its rights to continue drone strikes inside Afghanistan.


Taliban Has Failed To Honour Doha Agreement Of 2020, Never Renounced Al-Qaeda: US Military General

Under the Doha Agreement, the United States had to begin to withdraw its forces contingent upon the Taliban meeting certain conditions, which would have led to a political agreement between the Taliban and the government of Afghanistan.

Taliban Returns To Its Gruesome Past; Hangs Dead Body In Herat City Square

Sep 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Taliban announced in the square that the four persons were caught taking part in a kidnapping and were killed by police.


Taliban's Envoy To UN Requests Quick Recognition

If no world recognition of the Taliban comes by Monday, Afghan Ambassador Ghulam Isaczai will give the address to the UN General Assembly.

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22 September, 2021

Seven Female Afghan Taekwondo Athletes Find New Home In Australia

Associated Press (AP)

Australian Taekwondo’s chief executive Heather Garriock in coordination with other authorities worked on the high-risk evacuation of these athletes from Afghanistan.


22 September, 2021

Afghanistan Girls Football Team Given Asylum In Portugal

Associated Press (AP)

Since the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, the girls, aged 14-16, and their families, had been trying to leave, fearing for their lives under the Taliban.


21 September, 2021

IPL Is 'Anti-Islamic', Taliban Bans Live Broadcast Of T20 Tourney In Afghanistan

PTI

Top Afghanistan cricketers like Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Mujeeb ur Rahman are taking part in IPL 2021.


21 September, 2021

US Orders Investigation Into Kabul Drone Strike Which Mistakenly Killed Civilians

Associated Press (AP)

Discrepancies between the military's initial claims about the strike and findings on the ground led to the skepticism around it.


21 September, 2021

Taliban Fire Afghan Cricket Board Chief Shinwari, Naseebullah Haqqani Is New Boss

PTI

Shinwari was replaced by Naseebullah Haqqani, the announcement of which has already been made on the Afghanistan Cricket Board Facebook page.


21 September, 2021

Biden To Address UN General Assembly

PTI

It is believed that his address willl focus on clearing skepticism around US foreign policy post its hasty exit from Afghanistan. Strained relationship with France and China might also come up.


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19 September, 2021

Saudi Foreign Minister In India: Riyadh As Concerned As New Delhi About Stabilising Afghanistan

Seema Guha

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held talks with visiting Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud on Sunday.


16 September, 2021

Taliban Founder Mullah Baradar Noticeably Absent From Key Functions, Dissent Rumoured

Associated Press (AP)

Taliban largely remains a cohesive institution; Friction may not amount to a serious threat to the Taliban, experts say.


15 September, 2021

To Escape Taliban Afghanistan's Women's Footballers Take Refuge In Pakistan

PTI

Taliban frown upon women's sports in Afghanistan, Afghan footballers may seek asylum in Pakistan


15 September, 2021

Afghans Are Facing 'Food Emergency': UN Official

Associated Press (AP)

The Director of the Food and Agriculture Organization's Office of Emergencies and Resilience said that 70% Afghans live in rural areas where agriculture is indispensable.


15 September, 2021

US Ignored Pak Role In Helping Taliban, How Will India Trust Us With Confronting China?: Rep Senator

Outlook Web Desk

Senators were discussing Pakistan's role in enabling Taliban rise to power. Senator Robert Menendez, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, spoke about the “double-dealing by Pakistan” and “providing a safe haven” to the Taliban. Questions were raised about US's supposedly weak stance that could affect relations with India.


14 September, 2021

Taliban Foreign Minister Says Won't Allow Militants To Use Afghan Soil To Attack Other Nations

Associated Press (AP)

The first press conference by Amir Khan Muttaqi since the Taliban formed an interim government a week ago comes as governments around the world — and many Afghans at home — are searching for indications on how it will rule Afghanistan after sweeping out the U.S.-backed government and taking over Kabul a month ago.


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14 September, 2021

Will Look Into Pakistan's Role In Last 20 Years: Antony Blinken Tells US Lawmakers

PTI

While facing angry lawmakers on the Afghanistan issue, Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State testified in the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. He also informed that he was not aware of Ghani’s plan to leave Afghanistan.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates a fertilizers factory to the nation as Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and others clap, in Gorakhpur.

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A policeman recovers the smuggled liquor bottles from a truck at Patrakar Nagar, in Patna.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a meeting in Karnajora, Uttar Dinajpur.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Jayant Chaudhary during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav waves at the crowd during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

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