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Afghanistan slams Pakistan for hosting Taliban for talks, India says monitoring developments closely

"The key to sustainable peace is in Afghanistan. This kind of hosting of the Taliban by Pakistan only emboldens them to continue and hold to their violence against the Afghan government," President Ashraf Ghani's Spokesperson said.

Oct 05, 2019, 10:38 AM IST

Jaipur foot centre to come up in Kabul

The makers of Jaipur Foot Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), will set up a permanent centre in Kabul in association with the Afghanistan government's Ministry of Social Welfare, Disabled and Martyrs.

Nov 13, 2014, 22:11 PM IST

Italian woman injured in Taliban attack dies

An Italian woman official with the International Organisation for Migration died after she was badly burned in a Taliban attack in Kabul in May.

Jun 22, 2013, 09:49 AM IST

Main dialogue between Taliban and Afghan Govt: US

The US said main dialogue on the reconciliation process is between the Taliban and Afghan government but would have separate talks with it on some issues which America wants to discuss directly.

Jun 22, 2013, 08:56 AM IST

Prisoner abuse not systematic: Afghan government

An Afghan government panel acknowledged today that detainees face widespread torture but denied there is systematic abuse in government-run prisons.

Feb 11, 2013, 20:55 PM IST

Too early for Afghan govt to woo Taliban to lay down arms: Gates

Amidst talk of reconciliation with the Taliban in Afghanistan, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has said it is too early for the Karzai government to be able to persuade top Taliban leaders to shun their violent ways.

Mar 25, 2010, 13:43 PM IST

Afghan govt shutdown border post amid row with Pak

The Afghanistan government on Monday
closed the Torkham post along the frontier with Pakistan as a
reaction to a decision by authorities here to restrict the
movement of illegal borders crossers.

Dec 07, 2009, 23:50 PM IST