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A file photo of the Afghan embassy in New Delhi. | Photo: Facebook/Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan-New Delhi

Unpaid Afghan diplomats struggle to hold fort, ensure ‘business as usual’ at embassies

No country has recognised the Taliban dispensation in Kabul, but Afghan diplomats are operating on their own, offering consular services for their people living abroad.

Kabul drone strike was ‘tragic error’, killed Afghan civilians: Top US military commander

General McKenzie, the head of US Central Command, claimed responsibility for the drone strike & admitted that 10 civilians, including children, were killed in the attack last month.

India in touch with all concerned, says MEA on reports of Indian kidnapped in Kabul

According to reports, Bansri Lal Arendeh, who has been doing business in Kabul for the last two decades, was kidnapped at gunpoint from the Afghan capital Tuesday.
File photo of Kabul International airport | Flickr

No direct Delhi-Kabul flights anytime soon, India to carry out evacuations via Doha

Kabul airport operations resume but with few international flights. With no Air India ground staff in the Afghanistan capital, evacuees to come to Delhi via Qatar. 
An US Air Force aircraft takes off from Kabul on 30 August 2021| Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

‘IS operative’ killed in US drone strike was Kabul aid worker, 7 children also killed, NYT says

NYT raises doubts about US military's version of events — specifically whether explosives were present in targeted car, if driver was connected to IS, & if a second explosion took place.
A boy selling Taliban flags brings his ware towards a military vehicle in Kabul on 20 August 2021 | Marcus Yam | Bloomberg via Getty Images

Black text on white background — the history and significance of the Taliban flag

Taliban have removed Afghanistan's black, red & green flag from most buildings, hoisted the same one they used when they were last in power between 1996 & 2001.
File image of US President Joe Biden | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

For US, everything is fair in love and American wars. That’s a warning for India

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Qatar could struggle to deliver the revamped, ‘moderate’ Taliban it’s hyped

If Afghanistan becomes a haven for terrorists again, Qatar’s ties could quickly become a problem.
File photo of members of Afghanistan's Taliban delegation in Doha, Qatar | ANI

What ISI chief Faiz Hameed’s visit to Kabul has to do with new Taliban govt

In Afghanistan, war and peace have been inter-changeable, with players cutting deals with the enemy without fully informing even their friends.
Kabul International Airport (file photo) | Representational image | Flickr

International flights from Afghanistan to resume shortly, Taliban say

Addressing a press conference, Taliban spokesman Mujahe said Qatar and Turkey are helping to resume operations at Kabul airport where the radar system was destroyed by US troops.
Representational image of Pakistan flag | Pixabay

On Sri Lankan man’s lynching, all of Pakistan reacted…and moved on

PM Imran Khan’s tweet of shock. Check. CM’s expression of sadness and ordering of in­­q­ui­­ry. Check. IG police’s vow to arrest the culprits. Check.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.