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Afghan Students In India Stuck In Limbo After Taliban Takeover

Aug 30, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Students from Afghanistan living in India face a difficult choice: Go back home to Taliban rule or stay abroad and leave their families behind. And with their funds drying up, many are struggling to make ends meet.

Afghan Situation Raises New Security Questions: Rajnath Singh

Aug 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

‘What is happening in neighbouring Afghanistan is raising new questions in terms of security and our government is constantly monitoring the developments there,’ Rajnath Singh said.


Escaping Taliban Afghanistan Wheelchair Basketball Captain Nilofar Bayat Finds New Home In Spanish Club

Bayat was 'happy to be alive' and glad to be in a position 'to start a new life' with her husband in Spain, but she said she wouldn't forget her country

Afghanistan Crisis: Britain Warns Of 'Imminent Attack' Targeting Kabul Airport

Aug 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

British Armed Forces Minister James Heappey told the BBC on Thursday there was 'very, very credible reporting of an imminent attack' at the airport.


Afghanistan Crisis: EAM Jaishankar To Brief Leaders During All-Party Meet Today

This comes at a time when the Indian government is evacuating its citizens from the war-ravaged country as the Taliban declared its victory over the government after months of violence in Afghanistan.

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26 August, 2021

Afghanistan Crisis: Australia Issues Security Alert At Kabul Airport

Associated Press (AP)

Australians in the airport's vicinity were advised to move to a safe location and await further advice.


26 August, 2021

New Govt In Kabul Should 'Thoroughly Dissociate' From Terrorist Groups: Xi Jinping To Vladimir Putin

Outlook Web Bureau

Xi told Putin that China stands ready to strengthen communication and coordination with Russia and the broader international community on the Afghan issue


26 August, 2021

India Expected To Evacuate Around 180 People From Kabul Today

Outlook Web Bureau

Thousands of Afghans have been crowding around the Kabul airport for over a week, in a desperate attempt to flee the country fearing the Taliban's brutality.


25 August, 2021

Afghan Citizens Evacuated To Italy Will Be Vaccinated

Associated Press (AP)

Right after they arrive in Italy, evacuees are issued humanitarian visas and are tested for COVID-19.


25 August, 2021

Afghanistan Crisis: People Struggle With Empty ATMs, Soaring Prices

Deutsche Welle

Afghans have been left scrambling for cash as banking and money transfer services remain suspended. The Taliban have named an acting head of the central bank to help ease the economic turmoil, which seems a tall order.


25 August, 2021

How The Taliban's Afghanistan Takeover Could Hurt US-Pakistan Ties

Deutsche Welle

NATO has said Pakistan has a 'special responsibility' to make sure Afghanistan lives up to its international commitments. But some Pakistanis say they refuse to be the 'scapegoats' of the West's failure in Afghanistan.


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25 August, 2021

Afghanistan Crisis: G-7 Leaders Discuss Evacuations Deadline

Deutsche Welle

The heads of the G-7 countries have met at a virtual summit to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan. The talks are expected to focus on the upcoming deadline for evacuations.


24 August, 2021

Hardeep Singh Puri Receives 3 Copies Of Guru Granth Sahib From Kabul At Delhi Airport

Outlook Web Bureau

The three copies of Guru Granth Sahib will be taken to Guru Arjan Dev Ji Gurdwara in New Mahavir Nagar in New Delhi, according to people coordinating the evacuation efforts with the Indian government.


24 August, 2021

Afghanistan Crisis: India Brings Back 78 People As Part Of Evacuation Mission

Outlook Web Bureau

The evacuees were received at the Indira Gandhi International Airport by Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri and V Muraleedharan.


24 August, 2021

Biden Expected To Decide On Afghan Evacuation Extension As G7 Leaders Meet

Deutsche Welle

US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said he thinks it is 'very unlikely' the evacuation of people from Afghanistan will be completed by August 31, 'given the number of Americans who still need to be evacuated'


24 August, 2021

US In Talks With Taliban On Daily Basis Through Political And Security Channels: NSA Jake Sullivan

Outlook Web Bureau

Asked if President Biden is also likely to speak with the Taliban leadership, Sullivan said 'that is not in contemplation at this time'


24 August, 2021

Could Afghanistan Under Taliban Rule Become A Haven For Islamist Militants?

Deutsche Welle

Although US military withdrawal raises the risk of terrorist activity, experts say the Taliban will likely value pursuing international recognition of their rule over harbouring militants.


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23 August, 2021

Afghanistan Flag Will Be Part of Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony Despite Taliban's Takeover, Says IPC Chief

PTI

The country's athletes were forced to withdraw from the Tokyo Paralympics after Taliban's took over Afghanistan


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Police personnel guard outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin wave towards media as the latter arrives at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi.

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