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Taliban fails to secure seat at United Nations

Kabul [Afghanistan] December 2 (ANI): The United Nations Accreditation Committee did not approve the Taliban's seat along with the Myanmar ...

Taliban hide details of drug trade revenue amid financial crisis in Afghanistan: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan] December 2 (ANI): Taliban which was always suspected to be one of the wealthiest militant groups in the ...

At Doha talks, Taliban pleads for unfreezing of Afghan reserves

Kabul [Afghanistan] December 2 (ANI): Taliban delegation has asked US administration to unfreeze Kabul's financial assets enabling it to function ...

Russian plane with evacuees from Afghanistan lands in Moscow

Moscow [Russia], December 2 (ANI): The third plane from Kabul with citizens of Russia and Afghanistan has landed at the ...

Current Myanmar, Afghanistan envoys to UN to keep posts for now: Russian envoy

Moscow [Russia], December 2 (ANI): The ambassadors of Afghanistan and Myanmar to the United Nations, appointed by the governments in ...

Abu Dhabi T10: Gurbaz's fastest fifty helps Delhi Bulls register win

Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 2 (ANI): Delhi Bulls secured a comfortable 10 wicket win over The Chennai Braves in the ...

The Hague Conference demands unconditional apology from Pakistan for 1971 war crimes in Bangladesh

The Hague [Netherlands], December 2 (ANI): An international conference in The Hague, known as the city of Justice, demanded of ...

World Food Program seeks USD 2.6 billion to help Afghans in need of food assistance

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 2 (ANI): The United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) has sought the aid of USD 2.6 billion ...

Taliban, Iran Say Misunderstanding Sparked Brief Border Clashes

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's Taliban and Iran confirmed Wednesday that clashes had broken out between the border security forces of the ...

One of three Russian planes with evacuees from Afghanistan lands in Moscow

Moscow [Russia], December 2 (ANI): One of the three evacuation planes carrying Russian and Afghan citizens on board, landed at ...

UN Committee: No Change for Now in Afghanistan, Myanmar Envoys

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. committee that approves the credentials of representatives at the world body decided Wednesday to postpone ...

Taliban, Iranian border guards clash on Nimroz border over misunderstanding

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 2 (ANI): The Taliban and the Iranian border security forces clashed near the Afghan province of Nimruz ...

Almost 800,000 Afghan children face freezing conditions without proper housing

Kabul [Afghanistan] December 1 (ANI): About 8,00,000 Afghan children are in desperate need of proper shelter as they are facing ...

Top Russian, Pakistani security officials discuss situation in Afghanistan

Moscow [Russia], December 1 (ANI): Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and Pakistani National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf held bilateral ...

RS Chairman assures Mongolian delegation of India's commitment to deepen strategic partnership

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI) Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday assured a Mongolian ...

India fully committed to timely completion of oil refinery project in Mongolia: President Kovind

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said that the oil refinery project in Mongolia ...

Can Michelle Obama lead the Democrats to victory in 2024

At a time when people are asking how long Joe Biden can survive as president, who's best qualified to take ...

Foreign Secy Shringla meets White House official, discusses regional issues

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Foreign Secretary of India, Harsh Vardhan Shringla met US Senior Director in the White ...

Afghanistan's nominal GDP likely to contract by 20 pc within a year: UNDP

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 1 (ANI): Afghanistan's nominal GDP is likely to contract by 20 per cent within a year, from ...

Foreign Secy Shringla discusses Afghan situation with EU special envoy Tomas Niklasson

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Foreign Secretary of India, Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday met Tomas Niklasson, special envoy ...

Need to strengthen emergency evacuation capabilities: NATO on Afghan operations

Brussels [Belgium], December 1 (ANI): NATO needs to increase the capabilities of member states to conduct large-scale and urgent evacuation ...

Will AI turn humans into 'waste product'

A tech guru warns that robots that think for themselves may take over the world and use weapons of mass ...

Saudi Arabia to reopen embassy in Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 1 (ANI): The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has decided to reopen its embassy in Kabul, local media ...

Three Russian planes with 214 people aboard depart from Afghanistan

Moscow [Russia], December 1 (ANI): The three Russian planes that delivered humanitarian aid to Kabul departed on Wednesday from Afghanistan ...

US must block International efforts to recognise Taliban in Afghanistan: report

Washington [US] December 1, (ANI): As Taliban rulers are trying hard for international recognition of their reinstated Islamic Emirate of ...

Shaun Tait resigns as Afghanistan fast bowling consultant

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 1 (ANI): Former Australia pacer Shaun Tait on Wednesday announced that he is stepping down as the ...

Over 100 former Afghan forces killed or disappeared by Taliban, rights group says

New York [US], December 1 (ANI): Taliban forces in Afghanistan have executed or forcibly disappeared more than 100 former police ...

China In Eurasia: Beijing's Shadow Over Hungary's Elections

Welcome back to the China In Eurasia briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter tracking China's resurgent influence from Eastern Europe to Central ...

Taliban facing difficulties in effectively fighting terrorism in Afghanistan: Russian Envoy

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 1 (ANI): The Taliban are facing difficulties in effectively fighting terrorism in Afghanistan due to lack of ...

4,557 Afghans currently residing in India on 'Stay Visa' after extension of visas: Nityanand Rai

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): A total of 4,557 Afghan nationals are presently staying in India on 'Stay Visa' ...

North China city adds 5 risk areas as 91 new COVID-19 cases emerge

© Provided by Xinhua HOHHOT, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The border city of Manzhouli and a county-level district administered by ...

Unique Effort Reopens Girls Schools in an Afghan Province

High school girls are sitting at home almost everywhere in Afghanistan, forbidden to attend class by the Taliban rulers. But ...

3 Russian aircraft depart for Afghanistan to evacuate people, deliver aid

Moscow [Russia], December 1 (ANI): Three Russian military transport aircraft departed for Afghanistan to evacuate citizens and deliver humanitarian aid. ...

Taliban's lack of accountability makes clear need for continued UN scrutiny of Afghan rights situation: HRW

New York [US], December 1 (ANI): The Taliban's claims that they will prevent abuses and hold abusers to account appears ...

US warns Russia to stay away from Ukraine, says any move may trigger 'serious consequences'

Washington [US], December 1 (ANI): The US on Tuesday (local time) warned Russia to stay away from aggression in Ukraine ...

Blast hits Kabul, causing panic among war-weary Afghans

© Provided by Xinhua "We Afghans have been fed up with war, our faith to the peace and security we ...

US expresses concern over rights abuses in Afghanistan, asks Taliban to take necessary steps

Doha [Qatar], December 1 (ANI): The US on Tuesday (local time) expressed deep concern over allegations of human rights abuses ...

MoS Home Nityanand Rai says NIA has registered case in Mundra drugs haul

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday ...

Belarus Sentences RFE/RL Journalist to 10 Days in Prison

The head of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty has condemned the sentencing of a journalist who works for the independent network.The ...

Taliban Demand Unfreezing Afghan Assets in 'Positive' Talks with US

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban and the United States wrapped up two days of meetings in Qatar on Tuesday, with ...

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