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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
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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

In rural Afghanistan, Taliban win breaks cycle of air strikes, gun battles and funerals; villagers hope for peace
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In rural Afghanistan, Taliban win breaks cycle of air strikes, gun battles and funerals; villagers hope for peace

Desperately poor, the villagers are preparing for winter by drying animal dung to use as fuel. A bitter breeze whips up dust in the central cemetery, where the graves of Taliban fighters are now decorated with colourful trinkets and flag

Taliban announce appointment of new provincial governors, deputies, military commanders
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Taliban announce appointment of new provincial governors, deputies, military commanders

Taliban on Tuesday appointed governors and military commanders on key positions at the provincial level on the directives of the group's supreme leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada

Taliban orders taxi drivers not to transport other gunmen: Report
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Taliban orders taxi drivers not to transport other gunmen: Report

The statement is believed to take aim at the ISIS-K terrorists, who are reportedly more active in the eastern provinces of Afghanistan. However, it did not name any specific group

Afghan interim foreign minister to visit Pakistan with resetting bilateral ties high on agenda
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Afghan interim foreign minister to visit Pakistan with resetting bilateral ties high on agenda

Amir Khan Muttaqi was invited last month by Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi during his visit to Kabul

Taliban bar Afghan women from operating as aid workers, says Human Rights Watch
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Taliban bar Afghan women from operating as aid workers, says Human Rights Watch

The move has deprived women and children who are in dire need in the far provinces and this has, in turn, intensified the crisis in the country

India to hold security dialogue on Afghanistan; Russia, Iran confirm participation
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India to hold security dialogue on Afghanistan; Russia, Iran confirm participation

The countries will discuss the overall security situation in Afghanistan following the Taliban's capture of power in the country

Senior Taliban commander among dead in Afghanistan hospital attack, say reports
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Senior Taliban commander among dead in Afghanistan hospital attack, say reports

At least 19 people were killed on Tuesday in the attack claimed by the Taliban's hardline rivals, the Islamic State-Khorasan (IS-K), on Kabul's main military hospital.

Taliban imposes complete ban on use of foreign currency in Afghanistan
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Taliban imposes complete ban on use of foreign currency in Afghanistan

The US dollar is the widespread medium of exchange in Afghanistan's markets and the move is certain to cause further disruption in the country’s economy

Intelligence officers of former Afghanistan regime join ISIS-K to fight Taliban: Report
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Intelligence officers of former Afghanistan regime join ISIS-K to fight Taliban: Report

Earlier this month, the Taliban claimed to have dismantled a Daesh hideout in the capital Kabul, blamed for many attacks

At hospital in Afghanistan's Kabul, unpaid and exhausted doctors clash with rigid Taliban-appointed supervisor
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At hospital in Afghanistan's Kabul, unpaid and exhausted doctors clash with rigid Taliban-appointed supervisor

With power changing hands overnight, health workers have had to contend with a difficult adjustment. The host of problems that preceded the Taliban’s rise were exacerbated