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

The meeting comes at a time when humanitarian crises are looming in Afghanistan and the economy of the Taliban-led country is on the brink of collapse

Taliban has killed or disappeared more than 100 ex-police and intel officers, says rights group
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Taliban has killed or disappeared more than 100 ex-police and intel officers, says rights group

On Saturday, Taliban prime minister Mohammed Hassan Akhund denied in a public address that any retaliation was taking place

'Afghanistan's key Taliban leaders studied at Pakistan madrassa'
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'Afghanistan's key Taliban leaders studied at Pakistan madrassa'

Pakistan has long had an uneasy relationship with madrassas like Haqqania. Leaders who once saw the seminaries as a way to influence events in Afghanistan now see them as a source of conflict within Pakistan

India supports inclusive, representative govt in Afghanistan, says EAM Jaishankar
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India supports inclusive, representative govt in Afghanistan, says EAM Jaishankar

In a veiled reference to China's Belt and Road Initiative, Jaishankar on Thursday said any serious connectivity initiative must be consultative, transparent and participatory and conform to principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity

Restore Article 370, address Kashmir issue if you want to 'keep' J&K: Mehbooba to Centre
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Restore Article 370, address Kashmir issue if you want to 'keep' J&K: Mehbooba to Centre

Addressing a public rally at Neel village of Banihal, the PDP chief said they want ‘Mahatma Gandhi's India’ and their identity and honour which was given to them by the Indian Constitution

Afghanistan humanitarian crisis: US-Taliban talks to resume next week in Qatar
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Afghanistan humanitarian crisis: US-Taliban talks to resume next week in Qatar

Amir Khan Muttaqi, foreign minister of the Taliban government, which is not recognised by the international community, called last week in an open letter to the US Congress for the release of Afghan assets frozen by the US

Pakistan’s new US envoy Masood Khan is terrorism’s newest errand boy in diplomacy
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Pakistan’s new US envoy Masood Khan is terrorism’s newest errand boy in diplomacy

Masood Khan has repeatedly advocated “holy war” against India, resisted sanctions against Hizbul head Syed Salahuddin, shared stage with Harkat-ul-Mujahideen founder Fazlur Rehman Khalil

Women banned from acting, journalists forced to wear headscarves: Taliban issues new media guidelines
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Women banned from acting, journalists forced to wear headscarves: Taliban issues new media guidelines

The new rules issued on Sunday come despite pledges from the hardline Islamist group that they would be more moderate in exercising power this time around

Taliban calls on US Congress to release Afghan assets, says country is in economic turmoil
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Taliban calls on US Congress to release Afghan assets, says country is in economic turmoil

Washington has seized nearly $9.5 billion in assets belonging to the Afghan central bank, and the aid-dependent economy has effectively collapsed

Afghanistan: At least two killed in blast in Shiite district of Kabul
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Afghanistan: At least two killed in blast in Shiite district of Kabul

The Islamic State-Khorasan (IS-K) group claimed responsibility for the attack, boasting it had killed or injured "20 Shiite apostates" in the incident

A tale of two talks: India pushes for Afghan solution as Pakistan seeks legitimacy for Taliban
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A tale of two talks: India pushes for Afghan solution as Pakistan seeks legitimacy for Taliban

The Delhi Dialogue is the first step by India towards regaining its lost ground in Afghanistan, showcasing its critical role in promoting peace and security in the region

Pakistan has long played 'active, disruptive and destabilising role' in Afghan affairs: CRS report
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Pakistan has long played 'active, disruptive and destabilising role' in Afghan affairs: CRS report

CRS reports are prepared for lawmakers to make informed decisions on various issues of their interest. It is not considered an official view or report of the US Congress

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.

How NSA-level talks bring India back in the Afghanistan game
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How NSA-level talks bring India back in the Afghanistan game

A proactive approach has enabled India to actively contribute to the task of building a regional consensus on the future of Afghanistan

Day after India holds NSA talks, Pakistan to host US, China, Russia meeting on Afghanistan today
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Day after India holds NSA talks, Pakistan to host US, China, Russia meeting on Afghanistan today

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and its National Security Advisor Moeed Yusuf will chair the 'Troika Plus' meeting

Afghanistan appoint former all-rounder Mirwais Ashraf as acting chairman of cricket board
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Afghanistan appoint former all-rounder Mirwais Ashraf as acting chairman of cricket board

Afghanistan media reported the decision was taken after demands by national players while meeting Taliban officials in Abu Dhabi during the ongoing Twenty20 World Cup.

India to host regional NSAs today: From agenda to anticipated outcomes, all you need to know about event
India

India to host regional NSAs today: From agenda to anticipated outcomes, all you need to know about event

This is not any protocol-driven dialogue, it is a special dialogue with a practical outlook, the big point is will Kabul read the writing on the wall.

Is the world ready to help prevent mass starvation in Afghanistan without emboldening Taliban?
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Is the world ready to help prevent mass starvation in Afghanistan without emboldening Taliban?

Already, the UN estimates nearly half the country’s population – or about 23 million people – is facing acute hunger in the coming months

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

How India’s NSA-level meet will help crack the Afghan riddle, expose Pakistan’s duplicity
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How India’s NSA-level meet will help crack the Afghan riddle, expose Pakistan’s duplicity

The 10 November meet under Ajit Doval will not just showcase India’s clout in the region, but also project Pakistan as an integral part of the Taliban problem