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Roadside Bombing Targets Taliban, Kills Afghan Civilians

Oct 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but the Islamic State group is active in eastern Nangarhar province. Recently, IS has shown signs of expansion in Afghanistan, with attacks in the north, the south and the capital of Kabul.

Hindu Temples Attacked In Bangladesh: Anti-India Outfits Try To Dent Hasina’s Secular Credentials

Oct 16, 2021 Seema Guha

The Islamist terror outfits have been waiting for a chance to get back at her and her Awami League party for their strong secular credentials and her pro-India foreign policy.


Over 100 Afghanistan 'Football Family' Members Evacuated: FIFA

The evacuation, especially of women footballers, was necessitated by Taliban's takeover of the strife-torn country in August this year.

Explosion Inside Afghanistan Mosque During Friday Congregation Prayers Leaves 37 Dead

Oct 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The attack on the Imam Barga mosque came a week after a bombing claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate killed 46 people at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan.


Prevent Afghan Territory From Becoming Source Of Terrorism: PM Modi At G20 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also called for urgent and unhindered humanitarian assistance to Afghan citizens.

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12 October, 2021

Taliban Is Expected To Meet EU Representatives After Recently Meeting With German Delegation

Deutsche Welle

Following the discussions, the German delegation said the Taliban government is a "reality." The group took over Afghanistan on August 15 as the US and NATO allies withdrew forces from the country.


12 October, 2021

PM Modi To Virtually Participate In G-20 Summit On Afghanistan Today

Outlook Web Desk

Announcing Prime Minister Modi's participation, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said the agenda of the summit will include a discussion on response to humanitarian needs, security and the fight against terrorism and human rights in Afghanistan.


10 October, 2021

T20 World Cup: No Threat To Afghanistan's Participation, Says ICC Acting CEO

PTI

There were reports that ICC might forbid Afghanistan from participating in the T20 World Cup event if the team decides to play under the Taliban flag.


10 October, 2021

With Focus On Iran's Nuclear Program, German Chancellor Angela Merkel To Meet Israeli Leaders

Associated Press (AP)

This will be the farewell visit of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has completed 16 years in office characterised by near unwavering support for Israel.


10 October, 2021

Taliban Rules Out Cooperation With US Ahead Of First Direct Talks Since Afghan Exit

Associated Press (AP)

Senior Taliban officials and US representatives are meeting on Saturday and Sunday in Doha, the capital of the Persian Gulf state of Qatar.


09 October, 2021

With Similar Agenda In South Asia, India Has No Complaints About US Deputy Secretary’s Pakistan Visit

Seema Guha

US Deputy Secretary Wendy Sherman had said her Pakistan trip was to ‘consult deeply on how we see the changing circumstances, given the change that has taken place in Afghanistan’.


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09 October, 2021

Taliban Rules Out Cooperation With US To Contain Islamic State

Outlook Web Desk

Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen said there would be no cooperation with Washington on going after the increasingly active Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan.


09 October, 2021

IS Claims Afghan Mosque Attack, Challenges Taliban

Associated Press (AP)

The region's IS affiliate identified the bomber as a Uygher Muslim and said the attack targeted both Shiites and the Taliban for their purported willingness to expel Uyghers to meet demands from China.


08 October, 2021

Several Feared Dead As Powerful Explosion Takes Place Inside Afghanistan Mosque

Associated Press (AP)

The explosion has taken place inisde Shiite mosque in Kunduz province of Afghanistan.


08 October, 2021

Ex-Taliban Leader Who Held US Journalist Captive In Pakistan Charged With Killing Of Troops

PTI

Haji Najibullah, 45, was previously charged with crimes related to the 2008 kidnapping of an American journalist and two Afghan nationals.


06 October, 2021

Taliban Claim Arrest Of 4 IS Members

Associated Press (AP)

Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said the operation was carried out Tuesday night by special unit forces in the Pashai area of Pagham district in Kabul province.


06 October, 2021

Pakistan's ISI chief Faiz Hameed Transferred, Posted As Peshawar Corps Commander

Outlook Web Desk

In a surprise move head of spy agency ISI Faiz Hameed has been transferred, however his replacement has not been announced.


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05 October, 2021

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

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.


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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents Dadasaheb Phalke Award to film actor Rajinikanth, at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Union Minister Anurag Thakur is also seen.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Union Minister Anurag Thakur is also seen.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to film sound designer Resul Pookutty at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Relatives and friends of the trekkers who lost their lives in Uttarakhand due to natural catastrophe, arrive at the NSCBI airport in Kolkata.

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