October 24, 2021 18:45 (IST)
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Qatar Airways charter flight carries 28 Americans out of Afghanistan: State Department

Washington: The US State Department on Saturday confirmed 28 Americans left Kabul city by boarding a Qatar Airways charter flight on Friday.

Afghanistan: Antonio Guterres condemns Kabul blasts

Kabul:  United Nations Secretary of State Antonio Guterres on Thursday condemned the blasts in Kabul city of Afghanistan which left over 100 people dead.

Taliban leaders holding talks in Doha about future government

Kabul/UNI: The Taliban said discussions are underway in Doha about a future government, including its structure and name, and they will reveal the details soon.

US to recognize Afghan government that respects human rights, fights terrorists: Antony Blinken

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: The US government will agree to work with an Afghan government that does not disregard human rights and does not support terrorists, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said at a briefing on Sunday.

Police chief says some Bangladeshis have left homes to join Taliban

Dhaka: Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Shafiqul Islam has  revealed that some Bangladeshi nationals have left home to join the Taliban insurgents in their war to seize control of Afghanistan.

NATO allies discuss Afghanistan situation, to support Afghan govt and security forces

Kabul: NATO allies met on Friday in the North Atlantic Council, its top policy making body, to consult on the situation in Afghanistan and promised to support the Afghan government and security forces 'as much as possible' in the face of the rapid Taliban onslaught.

Afghanistan: Taliban forcefully marrying young women, teens to their fighters as 'war booty'

Kabul: The Taliban terrorists are not only torturing civilians in the regions they are capturing in Afghanistan but also forcefully marrying young women and teens of the area with their fighters, media reports said.

China will rule Afghanistan, says geopolitical expert

A geo-political expert feels that as the deadline for withdrawal of US forces is drawing closer, China might significantly get the chance to increase activity in Afghanistan.

UN rights chief condemns Afghanistan abuses as Taliban advance continues

New York: Disturbing reports of Taliban violence against communities now under their control in Afghanistan have been condemned by UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who on Tuesday backed a return to peace negotiations in Doha.

Red Cross-supported health facilities treat more than 4,000 people wounded by weapons since Aug 1 in Afghanistan

Geneva: Hundreds of thousands of civilians are at risk as fighting intensifies in and around Kunduz, Lashkar Gah, Kandahar, and other Afghan cities.

Pentagon secretary, Pakistani Army Chief discuss Afghanistan situation: Spokesperson

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US and Pakistan's top defense officials during a phone conversation discussed the ongoing situation in Afghanistan as well as regional security, Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said in a readout.

Airstrikes destroy clinic, school in Afghanistan's Helmand region: Reports

Kabul: Airstrikes, rocket attacks, and ongoing fighting have killed 20 civilians and destroyed a health clinic and a school in Lashkargah, the capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand, in the last 48 hours, TOLO News reported.

Afghanistan: UN mission demands end to fighting as Taliban advance

New York: The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday called for an immediate end to fighting in urban areas, as the Taliban continues a ground assault in the south of the country.

Afghanistan, NATO discuss further cooperation after foreign troop withdrawal: Foreign Ministry

Moscow/UNI/SPUTNIK: Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar has met with NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative for Afghanistan Stefano Pontecorvo to discuss further cooperation after the international troops withdrawal, the Afghan Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

At least 20 dead, 90 injured over four days of fighting in Afghanistan’s Herat region: Reports

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: At least 20 people, including civilians, have died and another 90 were injured during the last four days of ongoing fighting with the Taliban (a terror group, banned in Russia) in the Afghan city of Herat and its outskirts, the Tolo News TV channel reports.