Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicAfghan government

Topic: Afghan government

‘What’s there to celebrate,’ Afghans ask as Taliban mark one year in power in Kabul

As former Taliban fighters roamed the streets of Kabul to mark their victory over the old regime, several Kabulis stayed at home out of fear.

Two districts reclaimed from Taliban, says Afghanistan defence ministry

Afghanistan's Tolo News quotes sources as saying that areas that have fallen to Taliban in past 24 hours include 2 districts in Parwan & 1 in Kandahar.

Early exit of US troops may upset intra-Afghan talks, benefit Taliban

The Taliban and the Afghan government are currently holding their first direct peace talks in Doha, but the two sides are yet to reach an agreement on even the most basic issues.

Ghani Vs Abdullah: US meddling in Afghanistan election has given us two presidents

The US intervention in Afghanistan elections has led to the formation of parallel governments which will only deepen the crisis in the country.

In historic call, Trump discusses peace with Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

If you strip the hysteric details away, the debate on coronavirus comes down to numbers and whether you're a 'growther' or a 'base-rater' in how you respond to the pandemic.

India signs deals with Afghanistan for road projects in Bamyan, Mazar-e-Sharif

Finance Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla attends signing of the agreements in Kabul for the road projects Afghanistan will undertake with India's assistance.

Pakistan would not benefit from a Taliban govt in Afghanistan contrary to popular belief

To suggest that the Taliban would work for and in Pakistan’s interest is simply not in line with history or reality.

US didn’t start the war, says envoy Khalilzad as Taliban launches op against Afghan govt

As talks dwindle and Taliban announces Operation Al-Fath against the Afghanistan govt, US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad says ‘war is not the answer’, draws criticism.

It’s the moment of truth for Afghanistan

There are distinct signs of progress in Afghanistan, thanks to Zalmay Khalilzad, who last year took over as US special representative to the reconciliation process.

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PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad | Reuters file image

Rupee falls to 81.75 against dollar, loss on stop losses and dollar outflows

The rupee was down 0.5% to the dollar and has been an underperformer among Asian peers. The offshore Chinese yuan was up 0.9%, leading Asian currencies higher.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
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Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.