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Watch: Video on Taliban's 'military manoeuvre' leaves social media astonished; see what happened
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Watch: Video on Taliban's 'military manoeuvre' leaves social media astonished; see what happened

The clip, which was posted by journalist Abdulhaq Omeri today, 25 April, shows a convoy of Taliban vehicles going forward on an empty street

Activists threaten to launch protests if girls’ schools not reopened by Taliban in a week
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Activists threaten to launch protests if girls’ schools not reopened by Taliban in a week

Since storming back to power the Taliban have rolled back two decades of gains made by Afghanistan's women, who have been squeezed out of many government jobs and barred from travelling alone

Dead or alive? On the trail of the Taliban's supreme leader
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Dead or alive? On the trail of the Taliban's supreme leader

Whether the elderly cleric is alive or dead is something many Afghans are uncertain about, and even the most dedicated analysts have doubts about who is really leading the group

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

India wants to work with US to counter possible threats from terrorists groups working with Taliban: Pentagon
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India wants to work with US to counter possible threats from terrorists groups working with Taliban: Pentagon

India is concerned about the intersection between the instability in Afghanistan and their counterterrorism concerns

Top strategic expert decodes what Taliban takeover in Afghanistan means for India, other stakeholders
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Top strategic expert decodes what Taliban takeover in Afghanistan means for India, other stakeholders

Professor Harsh V Pant says global jihadist networks are celebrating Taliban victory and they are very likely to attack countries like India

China delivers first batch of $31 million humanitarian aid to Taliban's interim Afghan government
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China delivers first batch of $31 million humanitarian aid to Taliban's interim Afghan government

China's Ambassador to Afghanistan Wang Yu and Acting Minister of Refugee Affairs of the Afghan caretaker government Khalil-ur-Rehman Haqqani attended the handover ceremony at the airport.

Taliban takeover sparks fear for Afghanistan's heritage after 20 years; reminiscent of Bamiyan Buddha destruction
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Taliban takeover sparks fear for Afghanistan's heritage after 20 years; reminiscent of Bamiyan Buddha destruction

"Everything is suspended," said Philippe Delanghe, from UNESCO, the UN's cultural agency, who said they are awaiting the decisions of the new regime on the inauguration of Bamiyan's new cultural centre should have been completed last month

Taliban arrests five journalists working with Kabul daily day after appointing hardliners in new Afghan govt
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Taliban arrests five journalists working with Kabul daily day after appointing hardliners in new Afghan govt

At least five journalists from Etilaatroz, a daily newspaper in Kabul, have been arrested by the Taliban, said ToloNews. It further reported the information was shared by Zaki Daryabi, the editor-in-chief of the newspaper, on Wednesday

China is our most important partner, ready to invest and rebuild our country: Taliban
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China is our most important partner, ready to invest and rebuild our country: Taliban

Zabihullah Mujahid said the group supports the ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative and looks to the Asian giant as its pass to the markets all over the world

'We have right to speak for Muslims in Kashmir or elsewhere,' say Taliban
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'We have right to speak for Muslims in Kashmir or elsewhere,' say Taliban

Suhail Shaheen, Taliban spokesman for its political office in Doha, clarified that they have "no policy of conducting armed operations against any country"

Afghan soil should not be used for terror activities: MEA on talks with Taliban
India

Afghan soil should not be used for terror activities: MEA on talks with Taliban

On bringing back the remaining Indians from Afghanistan, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India will be able to revisit the matter once the Kabul airport resumes operation

Qatar urges Taliban to ensure 'safe passage' out of Afghanistan for those wanting to leave the war-torn country
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Qatar urges Taliban to ensure 'safe passage' out of Afghanistan for those wanting to leave the war-torn country

Qatar hosted negotiations between the Taliban and the United States in recent years and was a transit point for about 43,000 evacuees from Afghanistan.

'Until we meet again': Afghan woman filmmaker shares heartbreaking post on being forced to flee Kabul
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'Until we meet again': Afghan woman filmmaker shares heartbreaking post on being forced to flee Kabul

Roya Heydari said that she would go back to Afghanistan if the Taliban assured her that she could keep working

Many tongues of Taliban: What the outfit has said about deadly blasts outside Kabul airport
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Many tongues of Taliban: What the outfit has said about deadly blasts outside Kabul airport

Afghanistan crisis: Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid denied that any attack was imminent at the airport. After the attack, he appeared to shirk blame, noting the airport is controlled by US troops

PCB expects Taliban to give green light to Afghanistan's upcoming series against Pakistan in Sri Lanka
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PCB expects Taliban to give green light to Afghanistan's upcoming series against Pakistan in Sri Lanka

A well-informed source in the PCB said that they had got positive signals from their counterparts in Afghanistan about the series.

Ahmad Massoud, son of famous anti-Taliban fighter, vows to follow father's footsteps and resist Afghan regime
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Ahmad Massoud, son of famous anti-Taliban fighter, vows to follow father's footsteps and resist Afghan regime

In an opinion piece published in The Washington Post on Wednesday, Ahmad stated that he was following in his father's footsteps to take on the terror outfit with other fighters

Afghanistan crisis: Evacuation of Indian embassy staff in Kabul completed, says MEA
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Afghanistan crisis: Evacuation of Indian embassy staff in Kabul completed, says MEA

India committed to the safe return of all Indians from Afghanistan, will make available flights once Kabul airport opens for commercial operations, added the External Affairs Minister

Over 60 nations release joint statement urging Taliban to let foreign nationals and Afghans leave
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Over 60 nations release joint statement urging Taliban to let foreign nationals and Afghans leave

Asserting that Afghan people deserve to live in safety, security and dignity, the statement said that the international community stand ready to assist them.