Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicAfghan government

Topic: Afghan government

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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Ebrahim Raisi was announced as the new president of Iran with 17,926,345 votes on 18 June | Twitter/@Iran_GOV

Afghanistan emerging as a deep security hole. Can Iran’s revolutionary generals see it?

Iran's large but suppressed democratic constituencies are gravely dismayed by losing a key democratic ally and inspiration.

Fed’s hawkish pivot sends sovereign yields soaring to highs across Asia, Australia, NZ

With growing expectations that the Fed stance will spur rapid tightening from central banks all over, yields rose across regions including in Asia.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.