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As US readies to exit Afghanistan, India-Pakistan proxy war likely to be last thing on General Bajwa's mind
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As US readies to exit Afghanistan, India-Pakistan proxy war likely to be last thing on General Bajwa's mind

Any instability following the American withdrawal from Afghanistan is sure to trigger further waves of instability in Pakistan’s notorious tribal belt, and even mainstream provinces

Toll from blasts near girls' school in Afghanistan's Kabul rises to 50; over 100 injured, says official
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Toll from blasts near girls' school in Afghanistan's Kabul rises to 50; over 100 injured, says official

Interior Ministry spokesman Tareq Arian said a car bomb first detonated in front of the school, and two more devices exploded when students rushed out in panic

Suicide bombing at Afghanistan's Pul-e-Alam kills 21; government accuses Taliban of involvement
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Suicide bombing at Afghanistan's Pul-e-Alam kills 21; government accuses Taliban of involvement

The attack came on the eve of the official date set for the start of the final withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan

With US troops leaving Afghanistan, young women dread Taliban's return: 'Society will be ruined'
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With US troops leaving Afghanistan, young women dread Taliban's return: 'Society will be ruined'

With US troops committed to leaving Afghanistan completely by 11 September, women are closely watching the stalemated peace negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government over the post-withdrawal future.

Joe Biden's Afghanistan pullout represents a victory for Pakistan; but at what cost?
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Joe Biden's Afghanistan pullout represents a victory for Pakistan; but at what cost?

'It will be difficult, if not impossible, for Pakistan to control the Taliban and other militant groups in Afghanistan as the country spirals into a civil war'

US, NATO troops pulling out of Afghanistan will raise tremendous concerns for India, say experts
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US, NATO troops pulling out of Afghanistan will raise tremendous concerns for India, say experts

Husain Haqqani. former Pakistan ambassador to the US, said India will worry about Taliban-controlled territory being a 'safe haven' for terrorists again

India, Pakistan among others with a stake in stable future of Afghanistan, says US president Joe Biden
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India, Pakistan among others with a stake in stable future of Afghanistan, says US president Joe Biden

The Biden administration on Wednesday did not give details of its expectations from India on the latter's role in Afghanistan after the complete withdrawal of US troops

UK to follow US in pulling out troops from Afghanistan by September, claims report
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UK to follow US in pulling out troops from Afghanistan by September, claims report

The Times said Britain would withdraw its roughly 750 troops, as 'they would struggle without American support because of a reliance on US bases and infrastructure'

Joe Biden set to withdraw all combat troops from Afghanistan on 20th anniversary of 9/11
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Joe Biden set to withdraw all combat troops from Afghanistan on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Over the past year, Afghan security forces have lost territory from repeated Taliban assaults, and have relied on US air power to beat back the insurgents

Afghanistan foreign minister holds talks with S Jaishankar on peace process during three-day Delhi visit
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Afghanistan foreign minister holds talks with S Jaishankar on peace process during three-day Delhi visit

The minister’s visit to India comes days after Russia hosted a conference between the Afghan government and Taliban, and pressed for a ceasefire in the country

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe: Asghar Afghan breaks MS Dhoni's record as hosts complete 3-0 T20I series sweep
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Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe: Asghar Afghan breaks MS Dhoni's record as hosts complete 3-0 T20I series sweep

The victory makes Asghar Afghan the most successful captain in all T20 internationals with 42 wins in 52 matches, passing India's MS Dhoni, who won 41 out of 72.

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, Highlights, 3rd T20I at Abu Dhabi, Full Cricket Score: Hosts complete series sweep with 47-run win
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Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, Highlights, 3rd T20I at Abu Dhabi, Full Cricket Score: Hosts complete series sweep with 47-run win

Catch the live scorecard and updates from the third T20I of the three-match series between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe on our blog.

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe: Rashid Khan shines with career-best Test figures as Afghans level two-match series
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Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe: Rashid Khan shines with career-best Test figures as Afghans level two-match series

Adil Rashid continued his fairy tale rise at international level with 7-137 in a marathon 62.5 overs effort to end Zimbabwe's resistance-packed second innings on 365, soon after lunch on the fifth and final day.

Afghan govt rescinds memo banning girls from singing, after #IAmMySong opposing the move trends online
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Afghan govt rescinds memo banning girls from singing, after #IAmMySong opposing the move trends online

A new memo was subsequently sent, saying music groups for both secondary school girls and boys are banned.

Hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan can hamper counter-terrorism efforts, says Afghan Interior Minister
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Hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan can hamper counter-terrorism efforts, says Afghan Interior Minister

The minister Masoud Andarabi said Afghan National Security Forces backed by US assistance have so far put a squeeze on terrorist groups operating in Afghanistan

Car bomb blast in Afghanistan's Herat province kills at least eight, injures 47; UN slams attacks on civilians
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Car bomb blast in Afghanistan's Herat province kills at least eight, injures 47; UN slams attacks on civilians

The death toll in the explosion late Friday that also destroyed 14 houses is expected to rise because several of the injured were critical, a govt official said

Indian football team's remaining FIFA World Cup qualifiers to be held in Qatar
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Indian football team's remaining FIFA World Cup qualifiers to be held in Qatar

As per the original schedule, the Indian team would have played against Qatar at home, Bangladesh away and Afghanistan at home, but the global pandemic has forced radical changes in the fixtures.

Women in Afghanistan worry government's peace accord with Taliban could cost them hard-won rights
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Women in Afghanistan worry government's peace accord with Taliban could cost them hard-won rights

Attacks on women leaders and women's rights activists have intensified since the government of Afghanistan began peace negotiations with the Taliban militant group in September 2020.