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Trade between Afghanistan, Central Asian nations increases amid decline in business with Pakistan: Reports

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Cabinet approves draft law on appointment of Election Commissioner

Negative and anti-development politics has collapsed: Quader

Trade between Afghanistan, Central Asian nations increases amid decline in business with Pakistan: Reports

Kabul, January 18: Data provided by the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment (ACCI) has shown trade volume between Afghanistan and three Central Asian republics – Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan – has increased in the current year, amid decline in business with Pakistan, media reports said.

Taliban burns down musical instruments of local musicians in Afghanistan, video goes viral

Kabul: A video has gone viral which showed Taliban insurgents burning down the musical instruments of local musicians in Afghanistan's Paktia province.

Taliban bans long-distance road trips for solo women in Afghanistan

Kabul, December 28: The Taliban government in Afghanistan has introduced yet another stricter rule for women as they have been barred from travelling long distances by road alone and should only be offered transport if accompanied by a male relative.

Afghanistan: Taliban kill, ‘disappear’ ex-officials, claims HRW report

Kabul, December 3: Taliban forces in Afghanistan have summarily executed or forcibly disappeared more than 100 former police and intelligence officers in just four provinces since taking over the country on August 15, 2021, despite a proclaimed amnesty, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Tuesday.

Economic crisis may provoke extremism in Afghanistan: UN

Kabul, November 25: Afghanistan, which has had a cut off in foreign aid since the Taliban seized power in the country in August, is now facing a humanitarian crisis.

Taliban bans shows with women actors, issues new religious guidelines

Kabul, November 22: In a fresh jolt to women's rights in Afghanistan, the ruling Taliban government has asked the country's networks to stop airing shows with female actors in it.

Afghanistan: Taliban govt to form military court

Kabul, November 12: The Afghanistan government, which is now ruled by Taliban, has said they would form a military court within the structure of the current government.

Afghanistan soil should not be used to finance terrorist acts, say leaders participating in Delhi Declaration

New Delhi, November 11: Top leaders participating in the Third Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan in New Delhi on Wednesday said the country, which is now ruled by Taliban forces, should not be used for sheltering, training, planning or financing any terrorist acts.

Afghan women take to the streets to protest against the Taliban

Kabul, November 10: At a time when almost the entire world is silent on the Taliban's occupation of Afghanistan and its seizure of power, some women's rights activists in the country have recently staged public protests, risking their lives and dignity. During a rally in the Afghan capital, Kabul, banners read, "Why is the world silently watching us die?"

Taliban blocking female aid workers in Afghanistan: HRW

Kabul, November 6: Taliban rules prohibiting most women from operating as aid workers are worsening the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. Countrywide restrictions mean that aid will reach fewer families in need, particularly women-headed households, says Human Rights Watch.

Afghanistan: Taliban officials send diplomatic envoys to Pakistan

Kabul, October 30: The Afghanistan government sent four diplomatic envoys to run the Islamabad-based embassy and three consulates in Peshawar, Karachi, and Quetta, media reports said.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets Taliban delegation in Doha

Doha/Kabul, October 26: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban’s acting Deputy Prime Minister, in Doha, in the latest high level contact between the two sides since the takeover of Afghanistan by the Islamist militia group.

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.

Pakistan might be the next victim of extremism after the rise of Taliban in Afghanistan

Kabul, September 28: Afghanistan has a unique relationship with Pakistan compared to other neighboring countries. The two countries have a 2,570-km border area and long-standing close trade exchanges. Apart from religious bigotry, there are also ethnic, cultural and linguistic similarities across a wide area on both sides of the border.