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India-Bangladesh relations are deeper than any other strategic partner: Indian Foreign Secretary

Bangladesh to allow entry without Covid-19 vaccination

Rooppur Power plant: Ishwardi residents learning Russian to boost sales

Ban of Hilsa fishing to be lifted from midnight

Several BNP leaders contesting UP elections with party symbol

Shi’ite Muslims will be targeted everywhere, threatens Islamic State

Kabul: Terror group Islamic State has said Shi’ite Muslims will be targeted everywhere by them.

At least 32 dead, dozens injured in Shiite mosque blast in Afghanistan's Kandahar

Kabul, October 16: A powerful explosion rocked a Shiite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar during prayers on Friday, killing at least 32 people and leaving more than 50 others wounded, AFP reported citing local health officials.

Afghanistan: US, Taliban officials to engage in dialogue in Doha

Kabul, October 9: A US delegation will travel to Doha, Qatar, over the weekend to meet with senior Afghan Taliban representatives, the State Department said.

Taliban Minister says graduates of 2000-2020 are of no use to country

Kabul, October 6: The Taliban government issued yet another bizarre diktat by which those who have graduated from high schools during the past twenty years are of no use to the country.

Impossible for us to recognise Taliban govt: Italian FM

Kabul/Rome, September 27: Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio has said it is impossible for his nation to recognize the Taliban government.

Afghanistan's Refugee Problem: Fear of disasters both in and outside the country

Kabul, September 23: The refugee problem is expected to escalate as locals seek to flee Afghanistan in the aftermath of Taliban occupation. Even before the Taliban came to power, groups of Afghans were fleeing the country. Later that exodus is taking terrible shape as many more people are desperate to leave the country. As a result, a long-term crisis has arisen in the country, experts say.

Kabul airport officially opens for domestic, international flights

Kabul, September 20: Kabul's only airport has officially opened for domestic and international commercial flights, a source in the Afghan Civil Aviation Authority told Sputnik.

Taliban recruits Chinese cyber spies to help snoop on Afghanistan civilians

Kabul, September 16: The Taliban insurgents have recruited Chinese cyber spies to help them snoop on Afghan civilians, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Taliban insurgents assault woman, abduct five members of her family in Kabul

Kabul, September 15: Taliban insurgents on Saturday assaulted a woman and  abducted five of her family members in Kabul city, media reports said.

Afghan embassy in Rome marks 20th death anniversary of guerrilla commander Massoud with symposium

Rome: A  high-level symposium was recently hosted in Rome to mark the 20th death anniversary of Afghanistan’s guerrilla commander Ahmed Shah Massoud. The event was hosted on Friday by the Embassy of Afghanistan.

Women seek right to return to govt jobs in Afghanistan

Kabul, September 11: Despite their willingness to work, women in Afghanistan say they have been stopped by the Taliban from returning to government jobs.

Pakistan's hand in Taliban funding, says geo-political expert

Kabul, September 9: A geo-political expert has hinted at Pakistan's probable hand in funding Taliban as he mentioned that the insurgent group's financial network is far more complex than was earlier expected.

Afghanistan's internal matters its own, says Taliban

Kabul, September 8: Amid rising people's protests against Pakistan and chants of freedom, a Taliban leader has said no country will be allowed to interfere in the internal affairs of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: As Panjshir falls to Taliban, Iran slams Pakistan

Kabul, September 7: The Iranian government on Monday gave a strong message to Pakistan over the fall of Afghanistan's Panjshir by condemning Taliban’s military offensive against holdout fighters in the Valley backed by Pakistan's air power.

Afghanistan Resistance forces leader says ISI chief visiting Kabul to back Taliban's war in Panjshir with weapons

Kabul: As fighting continues to rage in Panjshir, the Resistance forces said Pakistan’s spy agency ISI's chief Lt Gen Faiz Hameed was in Kabul primarily to oversee the Taliban’s war against the holdout Afghanistan province and support the Taliban with drone-fired rockets and drone eyes in the sky.