Afghanistan

Chabahar is not against China, Gwadar: Iran FM Javad Zarif

Zarif said that India’s role was central to "development and prosperity" in the region, adding that the port is not against China or Pakistan's port Gwadar.

Apr 16, 2021, 22:09 PM IST

India's military chief General Bipin Rawat concerned about US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

President Joe Biden has said that U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan starting May 1 to end America`s longest war

Apr 15, 2021, 15:52 PM IST

NATO allies to withdraw armed forces from Afghanistan along with US

After the announcement of the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan by the US, NATO allies also agreed upon withdrawing all of their armed forces by September 11.

Apr 15, 2021, 13:56 PM IST

Time for American forces to come home: President Joe Biden announces complete troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Biden said his team is refining national strategy to monitor and disrupt significant terrorist threats not only in Afghanistan, but anywhere they may arise.

Apr 15, 2021, 06:53 AM IST

President Joe Biden will withdraw troops from Afghanistan by September 11: US Officials

President Joe Biden has decided to withdraw the remaining US troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021, 20 years to the day after al Qaeda`s attacks triggered America`s longest war, US officials said on Tuesday.

Apr 13, 2021, 23:53 PM IST

United States to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 2021

The US, the official said, will coordinate with NATO allies and partners about a drawdown of their forces in the same timeframe beginning before May one ending before the 20th anniversary of September 11.

Apr 13, 2021, 23:41 PM IST

AFG skipper Asghar Afghan breaks THIS huge T20I record of MS Dhoni

Asgar Afghan surpassed former India captain MS Dhoni to become the most successful skipper in T20 Internationals.

Mar 21, 2021, 11:40 AM IST

Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe: THIS player creates history, becomes first Afghan cricketer to hit double ton

Hashmatuallah Shahidi on Thursday became the first Afghanistan cricketer to hit a double ton in an innings of a Test match.

Mar 11, 2021, 22:09 PM IST

Washington keen on six country meet including India on Afghanistan

Washington is keen on a six-country meet, including India, on Afghanistan even as it reviews its strategy for the country. In a letter to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, the US secretary of state Antony Blinken has outlined several ways "to move matter more fundamentally and quickly towards a settlement". 

Mar 08, 2021, 11:14 AM IST

India and Afghanistan want to see region free of terrorism, says PM Narendra Modi at virtual summit with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

PM Modi also commented on the friendship between the two countries and expressed, "India has always supported Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-supported initiatives. Unified Afghanistan can fight any calamities. Succes of Afghanistan is the all-around success of India."

Feb 09, 2021, 16:30 PM IST

Afghan security forces, health workers to be administered Indian-made COVID-19 vaccines

India, notably, is the first country to send coronavirus vaccines to Afghanistan. So far, India has supplied vaccines to 17 countries including Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, the UAE, Brazil, Morocco, Bahrain, Oman, Egypt, South Africa. 

Feb 07, 2021, 20:41 PM IST

Turkey-Pakistan nexus on proxy warfare working on to create disturbances in Afghanistan and Kashmir

Pakistani Army officers and ISI operatives have accelerated their meetings with Tanriverdi to strengthen Turkey-Pakistan cooperation in proxy warfare. Experts argue that Pakistan has an experience spanning many years in proxy warfare in Afghanistan and Kashmir and is helping Turkey out to build its capacity in this specific genre of warfare.

Jan 27, 2021, 20:04 PM IST

India concerned over attacks on Afghan journalists, says MEA

India has expressed its "deep concern" at the targeted assassination of Afghan journalists and civil society members, calling it "contrary to the spirit of the peace process".

Jan 15, 2021, 08:10 AM IST

India's NSA Ajit Doval meets Afghan leadership in Kabul to support peace process

India's National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is in Kabul, in the first high-level visit from Delhi to Afghanistan amid the peace process.

Jan 13, 2021, 22:04 PM IST

India heads crucial UNSC panels, gets foothold in Afghan peace process and Pakistan's terror record

India will be heading three crucial committees at the United Nations Security Council giving it a crucial multilateral say in the Afghan peace process and Pakistan's terror record. 

Jan 08, 2021, 15:03 PM IST

Indian, Afghan Ulemas decry Taliban actions, say 'it has no religious justification'

The gathering had ulemas from various Islamic institutions from India and Afghanistan. In all 14 Islamic religious scholars participated in the meet, 7 each from both sides.

Dec 31, 2020, 21:00 PM IST

Pakistan birthplace of Taliban, says top Afghan leader Ata Noor

Senior Afghan leader Ata Mohammad Noor has called Pakistan the "birthplace of Taliban".

Dec 26, 2020, 21:25 PM IST

Rocket attack rocked Afghanistan's capital Kabul, 1 dead

Multiple rocket attacks have rocked the Afghan capital Kabul. According to the interior ministry 1 person has been killed in the rocket attack and another person has been injured.

Dec 12, 2020, 12:22 PM IST

Mike Pompeo says violence levels in Afghanistan 'unacceptably high'

Mike Pompeo has said that the violence currently taking place in Afghanistan is `unacceptably high`.

Dec 05, 2020, 01:51 AM IST

Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb-ur-Rahman tests positive for COVID-19

The spinner travelled from his home of Kabul last week but reported symptoms during his mandatory quarantine period this week in Queensland.

Dec 04, 2020, 14:57 PM IST