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Afghanistan: Unidentified men gun down eight persons in Jalalabad

Jalalabad: Unidentified people have gunned down eight persons in Jalalabad city of Afghanistan, media reports said on Friday.

Afghanistan: Unidentified men gun down eight persons in Jalalabad

Jalalabad: Unidentified people have gunned down eight persons in Jalalabad city of Afghanistan, media reports said on Friday.

Executions and cutting off of hands will restart in Afghanistan: Taliban

Kabul: The Taliban insurgents, who are known for implementing brutal punishment techniques, have said they will once again resume executions and the amputation of hands for criminals they convict.

Taliban abuses cause widespread fear in Afghanistan: Human Rights Watch

Kabul: The Taliban in Afghanistan’s western city of Herat are committing widespread and serious human rights violations against women and girls, Human Rights Watch and the San Jose State University (SJSU) Human Rights Institute said recently.

Afghanistan: Poverty during Taliban rule drives cop to commit suicide

Kabul: A former Afghanistan policeman committed suicide after he was left jobless and even did not get his past three month's salary during the regime of the prevoioud government before Taliban took over the country.

Don't defame IEA: Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob tells Taliban soldiers

Kabul: The acting defense minister of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob has asked his Taliban foot soldiers that a general amnesty has been announced and warned that IEA should not be defamed.

Chinese Foreign Minister urges G20 to lift unilateral sanctions against Afghanistan

Beijing/Sputnik: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on the G20 member states on Thursday to lift unilateral sanctions against Afghanistan and stop using Kabul's foreign exchange reserves as an instrument of pressure.

Pakistan isolated after failing to get Taliban included in SAARC meet

New Delhi/IBNS: Pakistan failed to garner support for the inclusion of the Taliban regime, which took power in Afghanistan after mass violence and killing, in Saturday's meeting of Foreign Ministers from SAARC nations.

Pakistan wants to help train Afghan SFs: Ambassador

St. Petersburg/UNI/Sputnik: Pakistan wants to help Afghanistan in its efforts to fight Taliban by training Afghan forces even as the militant-run interim government has consolidated its power, the Pakistani ambassador to the country told Sputnik.

Taliban request to address UN General Assembly

Kabul: The Taliban insurgents have requested to address the UN General Assembly and named their Doha-based spokesperson, Suhail Shaheen, as Afghanistan's UN ambassador.

Afghanistan: Gunmen kill 3 in Jalalabad

Kabul/UNI/Xinhua: Three people were on Wednesday shot dead by unknown gunmen in Jalalabad city, capital of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, local media reported.

Taliban requests to address UN General Assembly, names Suhail Shaheen as UN ambassador

Kabul/IBNS: The Taliban, which has invaded Afghanistan, has requested to address the world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at New York in the United States, media reports said.

Osama Bin Laden's former Black Guard leader back in Afghanistan as in-charge of Taliban fighters

Kabul:  Anwar ul Haq Mujahid, who was the leader of Osama bin Laden's former Black Guard and mastermind behind his escape from the U.S. bombing at Tora Bora in 2001, is currently in charge of the Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, media reports said.

Taliban govt changes name of University of Burhanuddin Rabbani as Kabul Education University

 Kabul: The Taliban government, which snatched power in Afghanistan last month forcibly, has changed the name of a government university from University of Burhanuddin Rabbani-former Afghan President and founder of Afghanistan’s second-biggest political party- to Kabul Education University.

Afghanistan: Taliban names new Cabinet members, no women included

Kabul: The Taliban on Tuesday announced new members of its caretaker Cabinet to include "minorities" but failed to include any women despite an international outcry when they had listed all-male Cabinet ministers earlier this month.