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WATCH: Taliban barbarity in Afghanistan; Afghan woman brutally flogged in public
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WATCH: Taliban barbarity in Afghanistan; Afghan woman brutally flogged in public

Taliban rule in Afghanistan was especially harsh on Afghan women as they had to wear the burqa, were forbidden from stepping outdoors and were subjected to brutal pubic flogging at even the smallest pretext

Afganistan: Several injured as Taliban, Pakistan Army clash on Durand Line
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Afganistan: Several injured as Taliban, Pakistan Army clash on Durand Line

The latest clash between the Taliban and the Pakistan Army on the Durand Line has taken place in the Dand-e-Patan area of ​​Paktia province of Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Woman commits suicide before Taliban could kill her for leaving home
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Afghanistan: Woman commits suicide before Taliban could kill her for leaving home

The Taliban planned to stone the woman, who ran away from home with a married man, on Friday, but before that, she took her life to avoid public humiliation

Watch: Several killed as Taliban ambushes Pakistan Army vehicle in Waziristan
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Watch: Several killed as Taliban ambushes Pakistan Army vehicle in Waziristan

The rise of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Waziristan is due to Pakistan's desire to build 'strategic depth' in Afghanistan in order to prepare for a future conflict with India. This prompted the Pakistan Army to train, arm and fund the Taliban

India delivers 13th batch of medical assistance to war-torn Afghanistan
India

India delivers 13th batch of medical assistance to war-torn Afghanistan

India has been pitching for providing unimpeded humanitarian aid to Afghanistan to address the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the country following the capture of power by the Taliban

Escape from the Taliban: How India evacuated 55 Sikhs from Afghanistan
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Escape from the Taliban: How India evacuated 55 Sikhs from Afghanistan

The evacuated Sikhs came to India through a special aircraft operated by Ariana Afghan. On their arrival in Delhi, some of them recounted the horrors they experienced at the hands of the Taliban

WATCH: Taliban mark anniversary of US troop exit from Afghanistan with chants, military parade
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WATCH: Taliban mark anniversary of US troop exit from Afghanistan with chants, military parade

The plane carrying the last US troops took off from Kabul just a minute before midnight on 31 August 2021. That departure ended America's longest war, which began in the wake of the September 11 2001 attacks in the US

Two police officers killed in IED blast in Pakistan
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Two police officers killed in IED blast in Pakistan

Pakistan has witnessed an uptick in the targeted attacks on security forces since the Taliban takeover of Kabul last year in August after the withdrawal of US forces.

Afghanistan: 20 killed, 40 wounded in huge blast at Kabul mosque
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Afghanistan: 20 killed, 40 wounded in huge blast at Kabul mosque

The blast took place in a mosque in the Khair Khana area during evening prayers. No terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the blast so far

A year of Taliban rule in Afghanistan and its false promises on terror
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A year of Taliban rule in Afghanistan and its false promises on terror

A year after the fall of Kabul, the Taliban has failed to deliver on its promises and gradually become more repressive as it tries to consolidate power in the country. Experts believe that the current counterterrorism policies of the US are insufficient to contain the growing threat

100 Sikhs, Hindus waiting to come to India: Afghan Sikh leader
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100 Sikhs, Hindus waiting to come to India: Afghan Sikh leader

President of Gurdwara Management Committee, Kabul, Gurnam Singh Rajwanshi, who was evacuated from Kabul with five of his family members on Friday, said his son is among those awaiting their e-visas

Afghanistan: Taliban violently disperse women's protest in Kabul
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Afghanistan: Taliban violently disperse women's protest in Kabul

About 40 women chanted 'Bread, work and freedom', and marched in front of the education ministry building in Kabul, before the fighters dispersed them by firing their guns into the air

Afghanistan's fall to the Taliban: One year later
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Afghanistan's fall to the Taliban: One year later

The Taliban stormed back to power a year ago in Afghanistan as the United States-led forces withdrew from the country. With the return of the Islamists, the country is plunged into a deep economic and humanitarian crisis

Two civilians killed in bomb blast in Afghanistan
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Two civilians killed in bomb blast in Afghanistan

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but blame is likely to fall on the Islamic State group

Ayman al-Zawahiri is dead but the questions his elimination raises are more alive than ever
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Ayman al-Zawahiri is dead but the questions his elimination raises are more alive than ever

The bad news is that the Taliban faction governing Afghanistan today is even more operationally and ideologically aligned with Al Qaeda than the old Afghan Taliban leadership

Afghanistan: Four injured in blast during domestic T20 match at Kabul International Cricket Stadium
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Afghanistan: Four injured in blast during domestic T20 match at Kabul International Cricket Stadium

While levels of violence in Afghanistan have fallen since the Taliban's takeover of the country in August last year, the Islamic State group has carried out several bombings and gun attacks in recent months

Indian delegation meets senior Taliban leaders in first visit to Kabul since US withdrawal
India

Indian delegation meets senior Taliban leaders in first visit to Kabul since US withdrawal

On queries about the visit being a pointer to recognition of Taliban government in the future, MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that the visit relates to the humanitarian assistance

Indian delegation in Kabul to hold talks with Taliban, first visit since US withdrawal
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Indian delegation in Kabul to hold talks with Taliban, first visit since US withdrawal

The team led by JP Singh, the external affairs ministry's point person for Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran, will meet senior members of the Taliban, and hold discussions on India's humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan

'Bread, work, freedom': Afghan women protest against Taliban's restriction on their rights
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'Bread, work, freedom': Afghan women protest against Taliban's restriction on their rights

Since seizing power in August, the Taliban have rolled back the marginal gains made by women during the two decades of US intervention in Afghanistan

Islamic State claims responsibility for bomb attack on passenger bus in Kabul
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Islamic State claims responsibility for bomb attack on passenger bus in Kabul

A woman was killed and three others were wounded in the bus attack at the Afghan capital, Kabul police said