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Kabul suicide bomber was arrested in Delhi five years ago, says pro-ISIS magazine

18 Sep 2021 | 10:29 PM

Kabul, Sep 18 (UNI) The suicide bomber who blew himself up amidst thronging crowds outside Kabul airport last month had been arrested in Delhi five years ago, while he was planning an attack in India and deported to Afghanistan, according to the ISIS propaganda magazine Sawt-al-Hind.

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Three killed, 20 injured in explosion targeting Taliban vehicle in Jalalabad

Three killed, 20 injured in explosion targeting Taliban vehicle in Jalalabad

18 Sep 2021 | 9:14 PM

Kabul, Sep 18 (UNI) Three people were killed and 20 others injured in an explosion that hit a Taliban vehicle in Jalalabad, the capital city of Nangarhar province, on Saturday – in the first blast with casualties reported in Afghanistan since the Taliban announced full control of the country after the withdrawal of US forces on August 30.

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Taliban continue restrictive policies on women's  education, resume secondary school lessons only for male students

Taliban continue restrictive policies on women's education, resume secondary school lessons only for male students

18 Sep 2021 | 6:54 PM

Kabul, Sep 18 (UNI) Since capturing power more than a month ago the Taliban has been imposing restrictive rules for women’s education in universities and schools in Afghanistan.

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Pak, China begin talks for rollover of $3 billion CPEC debt, Islamabad promises to punish Dasu attackers

Pak, China begin talks for rollover of $3 billion CPEC debt, Islamabad promises to punish Dasu attackers

18 Sep 2021 | 4:45 PM

Islamabad, Sep 18 (UNI) Pakistan and China have begun talks for the rollover of the $3 billion worth of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) debt, even as Islamabad has promised to “severely punish” the perpetrators of the Dasu terrorist attack, in which nine Chinese workers were killed, and make all-out efforts to ensure the safety of Chinese citizens in the country.

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Pakistan minister seeks to dispel impression of slowing down in CPEC

Pakistan minister seeks to dispel impression of slowing down in CPEC

18 Sep 2021 | 2:06 PM

Islamabad, Sep 18 (UNI) Pakistan’s Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Friday sought to dispel the impression of a slowing down in the pace of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects saying that the major works had been completed by the Imran Khan government.

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Roads, telecom services in Panjshir province reopen; most residents have fled to the mountains

18 Sep 2021 | 12:26 PM

Kabul, Sep 18 (UNI) The roads leading to Panjshir province in northeastern Afghanistan have been reopened and telecom services restored, more than a fortnight after they were cut off by the Taliban in the fighting against the Resistance forces led by Ahmad Massoud. Most of the residents of the province have fled to the mountains to escape the wrath of the Taliban militia.

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People of Kabul sell household items to raise money to buy food

People of Kabul sell household items to raise money to buy food

18 Sep 2021 | 11:14 AM

Kabul, Sep 18 (UNI) Since the Taliban came to power on August 15, the people have been selling their household items along Kabul’s streets. From carpets, refrigerators, television sets, sofa sets and other items can be seen lined up on the roads leading to Chaman-e-Hozori, a park in Kabul, for sale.

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Taliban replace Ministry of Women's Affairs with ministry for morality

Taliban replace Ministry of Women's Affairs with ministry for morality

18 Sep 2021 | 11:03 AM

Kabul, Sep 18 (UNI) The Taliban has banned female members of staff from entering the Ministry of Women's Affairs in Kabul. The Islamists, who seized control of Afghanistan on August 15, locked women out of the building on Thursday and replaced the department with a ministry for morality.

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Pentagon admits August 29 drone strike in Kabul killed 10 civilians

18 Sep 2021 | 1:30 AM

Washington/Kabul, Sep 17 (UNI) The Pentagon on Friday acknowledged that a drone strike in Kabul on August 29 killed as many as 10 civilians, including seven children, and it’s “unlikely” they were associated with the ISIS-K or were a threat to the US forces.

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SCO calls for inclusive govt  in Afghanistan, with representation of all sections of society

SCO calls for inclusive govt in Afghanistan, with representation of all sections of society

17 Sep 2021 | 7:45 PM

Dushanbe, Sep 17 (UNI) The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation on Friday said it is critical to have an inclusive government in Afghanistan, with representation from all ethnic, religious and political groups of Afghan society.

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International community must think carefully, consult before giving acceptance to new Kabul regime: PM Modi

International community must think carefully, consult before giving acceptance to new Kabul regime: PM Modi

17 Sep 2021 | 7:12 PM

Dushanbe/New Delhi, Sep 17 (UNI) The global community must think carefully and hold consultations with each other before giving acceptance to the new regime in Afghanistan which is not inclusive and has been put in place without negotiations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, giving India’s first official reaction to the Taliban regime in Kabul.

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Indo-Bangladesh relationship is role model for neighbours: B’Desh Minister Khalid

17 Sep 2021 | 7:10 PM

Dhaka, Sep 17 (UNI) Referring to India-Bangladesh relations as a role model for any neighboring country, State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said India-Bangladesh relations are deep and evolving over time.

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PM flags growing radicalisation at SCO summit, cites Afghanistan developments

PM flags growing radicalisation at SCO summit, cites Afghanistan developments

17 Sep 2021 | 6:26 PM

New Delhi/Dushanbe, Sep 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged growing radicalisation as the root cause of the challenges related to peace, security and trust-deficit in the region and said the recent developments in Afghanistan have highlighted them more, in his remarks at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit.

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Russian President Putin extends birthday greetings to PM Modi at SCO Summit

Russian President Putin extends birthday greetings to PM Modi at SCO Summit

17 Sep 2021 | 3:53 PM

Dushanbe/New Delhi, Sep 17 (UNI) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday conveyed his warm wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday during his opening remarks at the SCO summit in Dushanbe.

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EAM Jaishankar discusses Afghanistan with Russian FM Lavrov in Dushanbe

EAM Jaishankar discusses Afghanistan with Russian FM Lavrov in Dushanbe

17 Sep 2021 | 3:29 PM

Dushanbe/New Delhi, Sep 17 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday met his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov and had a useful discussion on contemporary issues, including Afghanistan, on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in the Tajikistan capital.

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