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Canada: Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party wins snap poll gamble but misses majority

Four countries will join Bangladesh's victory parade in Parade Square

Bangladesh has surprised the world under the leadership of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh to export 2,000 tonnes of Hilsa fish to India ahead of Durga Puja

Prime Minister Hasina calls for bold steps for a sustainable future

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.

Afghanistan: Taliban, opponents fight in Panjshir Valley

Kabul, September 3: The Panjshir Valley, the region which is still under the control of the anti-Taliban forces, witnessed a bitter battle between the terrorist organisation and its opponents since Thursday night, media reports said.

Qatar Foreign Min claims 'working with Taliban' to reopen Kabul airport 'as soon as possible': Reports

Kabul, September 2: Qatar, one of the very few lifelines of Taliban to the outside world, has been working with the Taliban to reopen Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA) in the Afghan capital of Kabul and resumed flight operations there 'as soon as possible', AFP reported on Thursday quoting Qatar Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani.

Taliban ends co-education in Afghanistan

Kabul, August 31: Taliban has issued a diktat by which boys and girls cannot study in the same classroom in Afghanistan anymore.

Taliban orders working women in Afghanistan to stay at home

Kabul, August 26: Issuing a diktat that is reflective of the real intention of the Taliban, the spokesperson of the group has directed working women to stay at home until proper systems are in place to ensure their safety.

Afghanistan: Taliban won't extend evacuation deadline, says spokesperson

Kabul, August 23: The Taliban will not extend and allow the current evacuation from Afghanistan by foreign forces beyond August 31.

International Monetary Fund blocks Afghanistan's access to funds

Washington DC, August 20: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stopped funds to Afghanistan after the insurgent group Taliban took over the country following large scale violence and killings.

Taliban insurgents open fire on people rallying in support of national flag in Afghanistan's Nangarhar: Reports

Kabul, August 19: The Taliban, who have taken control over Afghanistan, on Wednesday opened fire on people rallying in support of the Afghan national flag in the eastern Nangarhar province.

Taliban enter Kabul, Ashraf Ghani leaves country

Kabul: Taliban terrorists entered the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday as the United States evacuated diplomats from its embassy by helicopter, according to media reports.