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Inside Ariana Cinema, six-decade old theatre in the heart of Kabul, on the verge of closure under Taliban
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Inside Ariana Cinema, six-decade old theatre in the heart of Kabul, on the verge of closure under Taliban

After recapturing power three months ago, the Taliban ordered the Ariana and other cinemas to stop operating. The Islamic militant guerrillas-turned-rulers say they have yet to decide whether they will allow movies in Afghanistan.

Why China and Pakistan's decision to not attend NSA-level meet sends a wrong message
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Why China and Pakistan's decision to not attend NSA-level meet sends a wrong message

The Ajit Doval-led meeting on 10 November in New Delhi will discuss all issues pertaining to security situation in Afghanistan and steps to ensure stability in the Taliban-ruled country

Afghanistan: More than half the country facing 'acute' food shortages, say UN agencies
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Afghanistan: More than half the country facing 'acute' food shortages, say UN agencies

According to the statement issued by the World Food Programme and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, one in two Afghans faces Phase 3 'crisis' or Phase 4 'emergency' food shortages

Why history will judge Zalmay Khalilzad's US exit plan from Afghanistan as an ill-conceived one
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Why history will judge Zalmay Khalilzad's US exit plan from Afghanistan as an ill-conceived one

The 70-year-old diplomat is considered to be the architect of the Doha deal signed in February 2020, which helped end the US war in Afghanistan

No rush in officially recognising Taliban's rule in Afghanistan, says Russian president Vladimir Putin
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No rush in officially recognising Taliban's rule in Afghanistan, says Russian president Vladimir Putin

Russia is set to host the Taliban and other Afghan factions for talks Wednesday in a move that reflects Moscow’s efforts to expand its clout

A million Afghanistan children could face malnutrition and death in 2021 warns UNICEF
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A million Afghanistan children could face malnutrition and death in 2021 warns UNICEF

UNICEF deputy executive director Omar Abdi, meeting senior Taliban figures, underlined the need for children's access to basic health care, immunisation, nutrition, water and sanitation, and child protection services

Afghans flock to Iranian border in large numbers, but few can cross
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Afghans flock to Iranian border in large numbers, but few can cross

Border commander for Nimroz province, Mohammad Hashem Hanzaleh, said the number of people attempting to cross has soared to between 3,000 and 4,000 every day since the Taliban takeover

Independent antiques dealer brings Afghanistan pavilion to Dubai’s Expo amid turmoil in home country
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Independent antiques dealer brings Afghanistan pavilion to Dubai’s Expo amid turmoil in home country

Mohammed Omer Rahimy says he paid out of pocket this time to ship his family heirlooms and other artistic artifacts from Vienna to Dubai

Dozens of dogs left behind during chaotic US evacuation find new home, handlers
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Dozens of dogs left behind during chaotic US evacuation find new home, handlers

Earlier, the Pentagon had denied that US military personnel abandoned some of their dogs at the airport

US gives first public look inside the base where Afghans who fled Taliban are being housed
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US gives first public look inside the base where Afghans who fled Taliban are being housed

Fort Bliss situated in Texas is housing nearly 10,000 evacuees while they undergo medical and security checks before being resettled in the country

Taliban desecrate Ahmad Shah Massoud's tomb on 20th anniversary of his death, spark outrage on social media
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Taliban desecrate Ahmad Shah Massoud's tomb on 20th anniversary of his death, spark outrage on social media

The visuals triggered outrage on social media, with some users pointing out that the Taliban had smashed glass with Quranic verses on it

Afghan filmmakers warn against Taliban: 'Imagine a country without artists'
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Afghan filmmakers warn against Taliban: 'Imagine a country without artists'

Afghan director Sahraa Karimi says the Afghan film industry had entirely stopped "in the space of a few hours" after the sudden takeover by the Taliban last month in the wake of the US military's withdrawal.

'Don't worry, everything will be okay': Pakistan's ISI chief on Taliban-ruled Afghanistan’s future
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'Don't worry, everything will be okay': Pakistan's ISI chief on Taliban-ruled Afghanistan’s future

Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed is also expected to discuss issues relating to security, economy and other matters with the Taliban leadership

Panjshir resistance force says fight against Taliban will continue after talks fail
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Panjshir resistance force says fight against Taliban will continue after talks fail

The province continues to be the only in the country that is out of the militant group’s control

India holds first talks with Taliban, raises issues of safe evacuation and terrorism
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India holds first talks with Taliban, raises issues of safe evacuation and terrorism

Indian envoy to Qatar, Deepak Mittal, met Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai at the Indian Embassy in Doha

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"Rocket came, hit car full of kids": US drone strike kills 10 of Kabul family

US nerves have been frayed since an Islamic State suicide bomber triggered a massive blast at an entrance to the airport on Thursday

‘Hell on Earth’: What newspapers across the world said on Kabul blasts
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‘Hell on Earth’: What newspapers across the world said on Kabul blasts

Scenes of weeping relatives and the injured were splashed across the front pages as the deadly attack dominated the news.

Afghan family names baby girl 'Reach' after she is born on evacuation flight from Kabul to Germany
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Afghan family names baby girl 'Reach' after she is born on evacuation flight from Kabul to Germany

US European Command says the parents decided to name her Reach because the transport aircraft's call sign is Reach 828

Afghanistan's dreaded Haqqani Network to hold stakes in new Taliban regime; who are they and what we know so far
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Afghanistan's dreaded Haqqani Network to hold stakes in new Taliban regime; who are they and what we know so far

The group has been blamed for some of the deadliest attacks in recent years, claiming the lives of civilians, government officials and foreign forces.

Avoid travel to airport due to security threats, US mission tells Americans as clock ticks on challenging Kabul airlift
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Avoid travel to airport due to security threats, US mission tells Americans as clock ticks on challenging Kabul airlift

Meanwhile, the Chinese embassy in Afghanistan "urged Chinese nationals there to strictly abide by Islamic custom including code of dressing and dining in public", state media reported.