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India-Central Asia dialogue: Must find ways of helping Afghan people, says S Jaishankar
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India-Central Asia dialogue: Must find ways of helping Afghan people, says S Jaishankar

The third India-Central Asia Dialogue, hosted by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, was attended by his counterparts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, where unanimously the nations asserted that Afghanistan must not be used for sheltering, training or financing terrorist activities

No US troops or officials to face disciplinary action for deadly August drone strike in Kabul, says Pentagon
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No US troops or officials to face disciplinary action for deadly August drone strike in Kabul, says Pentagon

The 29 August drone strike took place in the final days of the US-led evacuation of Kabul after the Taliban seized control of the country that left 10 Afghan civilians dead, including seven children

Special charter flight expected to evacuate over 100 Afghan Sikhs and Indians from Kabul to India
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Special charter flight expected to evacuate over 100 Afghan Sikhs and Indians from Kabul to India

The flight, which is also likely to fly back with over 90 Afghan nationals stranded in India, is expected to bring three Guru Granth Sahibs and Hindu religious texts from the ancient Asamai Mandir in Kabul

Taliban are a reality, but India should still tread carefully while engaging with Islamist militia
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Taliban are a reality, but India should still tread carefully while engaging with Islamist militia

New Delhi would be committing a grave blunder if it compromises with its core values to provide legitimacy to an obscurantist outfit like the Taliban

UK abandoned supporters as Afghanistan fell to Taliban, whistleblower tells Parliament
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UK abandoned supporters as Afghanistan fell to Taliban, whistleblower tells Parliament

In devastating evidence to a parliamentary committee, Raphael Marshall said thousands of pleas for help via email were unread between 21 August and 25 August

Afghanistan's crumbling economy drives thousands across border in search of livelihood
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Afghanistan's crumbling economy drives thousands across border in search of livelihood

In the past three months, more than 300,000 people have crossed illegally into Iran, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council, and more are coming at the rate of 4,000 to 5,000 a day

US, West slam Taliban over reported 'summary killings' of ex-security personnel
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US, West slam Taliban over reported 'summary killings' of ex-security personnel

Early this week the HRW released a report that documents the summary execution or enforced disappearance of 47 former members of the Afghan security forces

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

Afghan national boxing team on the ropes after fleeing Taliban rule
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Afghan national boxing team on the ropes after fleeing Taliban rule

Even amid the relentless bustle, their new life in Serbia is an island of stability compared to the chaos back home

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