Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicTaliban govt

Topic: Taliban govt

Nothing has changed about Taliban, from terror to Sharia. Islamic world should pressure them

From upholding women’s rights to ensuring safety & internal harmony, the Taliban have backtracked on every promise they made, and the outcome can’t be great.

India shouldn’t retain ties with Afghanistan’s previous rulers, says Taliban leader Shaheen

Suhail Shaheen, Taliban's spokesperson, says security will be provided if India plans to reopen its embassy and can finish incomplete projects.

Girls can’t escape Taliban abyss, and besieged Boris Johnson’s missile-dodging dance

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Terrorism, women’s rights, humanitarian aid — Taliban gets stern message from Delhi NSA meet

At Regional Security Dialogue, participants say Afghan territory should not be used to plan terrorist acts. Vow to follow principle of non-interference, but say will continue to seek peace in country.

Delhi NSA meet talks of ‘coordination’, says Taliban rule has ‘implications’ for entire region

Doval Wednesday chaired Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan. It was attended by security chiefs of Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan.

India says Pakistan not attending NSA talks on Afghanistan ‘unfortunate but not surprising’

The talks on 10 November, on the security situation in Afghanistan, will be hosted by NSA Ajit Doval. Russia, Iran and 5 Central Asian countries have confirmed their participation.

How Afghanistan’s neighbours plan to deal with it — India to figure out at Moscow talks today

Russia, China, Pakistan, Iran and 5 Central Asian countries will also attend meeting. This will be the second time Indian representatives will be interacting with Taliban since Kabul fell on 15 August.

Taliban includes more men, no women in Afghanistan govt — this is who they are

While the Taliban government now includes a few names from the ethnic minority communities, Tuesday's appointments failed to add any women in the cabinet.

To recognise Taliban or not? This question shows poor understanding of international law

Whenever a new individual comes to power in China or North Korea, the recognition of their govts is never questioned despite the absence of democratic legitimacy.

Afghanistan and Pakistan are in a strategic embrace that cannot have a happy ending

Although Pakistan is now keen to provide the Taliban-led Afghan government political and strategic support, it could soon become too much to handle.

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.