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'Reopen girls' schools immediately': Malala Yousafzai sends letter to Taliban month after education ban
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'Reopen girls' schools immediately': Malala Yousafzai sends letter to Taliban month after education ban

Yousafzai was shot by militants from the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, an offshoot of the Afghan Taliban, in her home town in the Swat Valley while on a school bus in 2012

Taliban hang dead body in Afghan city’s main square, says witness
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Taliban hang dead body in Afghan city’s main square, says witness

Mullah Nooruddin Turabi, one of the founders of the militant group, had said earlier this week that the hard-line movement will once again carry out executions and amputations of hands

Afghan Taliban flags hoisted at women's seminary in Islambad, Pakistan police book cleric
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Afghan Taliban flags hoisted at women's seminary in Islambad, Pakistan police book cleric

The white flags of the Afghan Taliban were spotted on the rooftop of the Jamia Hafsa, a women’s madrasa in the capital, on Saturday, Dawn newspaper reported

Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan warns country's journalists against calling them a 'terrorist outfit'
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Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan warns country's journalists against calling them a 'terrorist outfit'

Using such terms for TTP showed a partisan role of media and journalists, the Dawn newspaper quoted the online statement by the TTP.

China eyes BRI extension to Afghanistan as it awaits Taliban government formation
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China eyes BRI extension to Afghanistan as it awaits Taliban government formation

India has been severely critical of the BRI as the CPEC, which is a part of it, passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. China has its eyes on the lucrative rare-earth metals and rich minerals found in Afghanistan

Osama's former bodyguard returns to Afghanistan: Who Amin-al-Haq is and what his return means
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Osama's former bodyguard returns to Afghanistan: Who Amin-al-Haq is and what his return means

In what could be deemed as a signal of growing ties between the Taliban and Al Qaeda, Amin-al-Haq returned to his hometown of Nangrahar to cheers from his supporters

Naseeruddin Shah criticises celebration of Taliban among Indian Muslims
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Naseeruddin Shah criticises celebration of Taliban among Indian Muslims

"Every Indian Muslim should ask themselves if they want reform and modernity in Islam or the barbarian values of the past few centuries," says Naseeruddin Shah in a viral Twitter video.

Taliban's bid to swap Afghan flag with their own ignites protests; history and significance of national banner
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Taliban's bid to swap Afghan flag with their own ignites protests; history and significance of national banner

On Thursday, a procession of cars and people near Kabul's airport carried long black, red and green banners in honour of the Afghan flag — a banner that is becoming a symbol of defiance

'They've got to fight for themselves,' Biden rules out delaying troop withdrawal from Afghanistan
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'They've got to fight for themselves,' Biden rules out delaying troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Biden said the Afghans are beginning to realize they've got to come together politically at the top. But we are going to continue to keep our commitment. But I do not regret my decision, he said.

'Fallen without a fight': Afghan Taliban capture provincial capital in setback to govt
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'Fallen without a fight': Afghan Taliban capture provincial capital in setback to govt

The fall of Zaranj came the same day as the head of the Afghan government's media information department was shot dead in Kabul in an attack claimed by the Taliban

Afghan Taliban kill head of govt media department, say he was 'punished for his deeds'
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Afghan Taliban kill head of govt media department, say he was 'punished for his deeds'

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the death of Dawa Khan Menapal, with spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid saying 'he was killed in a special attack carried out by mujahideen'

Medical report of Danish Siddiqui's body confirms brutal torture and mutilation by Taliban: Report
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Medical report of Danish Siddiqui's body confirms brutal torture and mutilation by Taliban: Report

News18 accessed multiple photographs and X-rays of Siddiqui's body that revealed 12 bullet wounds on the torso and behind the head. It was initially reported that Siddiqui died in a crossfire between the Taliban and Afghan forces

High-stakes talks between Taliban, Afghan govt begins in Qatar as fighting rages
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High-stakes talks between Taliban, Afghan govt begins in Qatar as fighting rages

Representatives of the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents met in Doha for talks Saturday as violence raged in their country with foreign forces almost entirely withdrawn

India evacuates 50 Kandahar embassy staff as Taliban captures new ground
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India evacuates 50 Kandahar embassy staff as Taliban captures new ground

Describing the pull-out of the India-based personnel as a temporary measure, he said the consulate continues to operate through the local staff members

Afghan Taliban sees China as a 'friend', says won't host Uyghur militants from Xinjiang
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Afghan Taliban sees China as a 'friend', says won't host Uyghur militants from Xinjiang

Beijing is concerned that under Taliban rule, Afghanistan will become a hub for the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM), a separatist outfit aligned to Al-Qaeda which is waging an insurgency in Xinjiang.

With eye on Afghan Taliban, India must strengthen its security shield in Jammu and Kashmir
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With eye on Afghan Taliban, India must strengthen its security shield in Jammu and Kashmir

The argument that India made a mistake in not engaging the Taliban misses the basic point that the relationship between Pakistan and the Taliban presents a specific threat to India

Afghanistan occupied a lot of attention, says EAM S Jaishankar on talks with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov
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Afghanistan occupied a lot of attention, says EAM S Jaishankar on talks with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov

Jaishankar added that both India and Russia are committed to an independent, sovereign, united and democratic Afghanistan

Taliban seize Islam Qala, key Afghan crossing point with Iran; third transit route to fall in a week
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Taliban seize Islam Qala, key Afghan crossing point with Iran; third transit route to fall in a week

The seizure of the Islam Qala crossing point is part of a Taliban surge as American troops complete their pullout from Afghanistan

India gets role in Joe Biden's Afghan policy but Pakistan, China may make terrain treacherous for New Delhi
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India gets role in Joe Biden's Afghan policy but Pakistan, China may make terrain treacherous for New Delhi

With a sense of relief at being brought to the mainstream in the Afghan peace process, there is also a perception in New Delhi that the US is again rushing to meet an impossible deadline

Joe Biden would not be okay if Taliban ruled Afghanistan, says White House
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Joe Biden would not be okay if Taliban ruled Afghanistan, says White House

The White House press secretary said that there's an ongoing process of considering the next steps to ensure peace in the war-torn country