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Afghanistan: Taliban govt forms commission to facilitate return of political leaders

Kabul: The Taliban government of Afghanistan has established a commission to pave the way for the return of the Afghan political leaders who left the country since the insurgents captured power in the South Asian nation last year.

Taliban govt frees 40 inmates from Kandahar prison

Kabul: The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has released 40 prisoners in Kandahar.

We didn’t plan to assassinate Ashraf Ghani: Taliban govt's Deputy PM

Kabul: Deputy Prime Minister of Taliban government in Afghanistan, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, has claimed the insurgents had no plan to assassinate ousted Afghan President Ashraf Ghani when they took control over Kabul in mid-August last year.

Decision to recognize Taliban govt depends on their fulfilment of promises: Russian Foreign Minister

Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said the official recognition of Afghanistan's Taliban government depends on the progress it makes in fulfilling the promises made by them.

Pakistan's JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman extends support to Taliban govt in Afghanistan

Islamabad: Pakistan's Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said his outfit will extend political support to the Taliban government in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Taliban govt names 25 new members in its interim Cabinet

Kabul: The Taliban have included 25 new members to its interim Cabinet in Afghanistan, media reports said on Tuesday.

Afghanistan: Taliban govt urges US to unfreeze its central bank assets

Kabul/UNI: Afghanistan's Interim Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi in a letter to the US Congress has urged for the release of its central bank assets that were frozen by the American government.

World must recognize Taliban if they don’t want to be threatened from Afghanistan: Spokesperson

Kabul: The Taliban government spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid has said  the international community must recognize the Taliban if they do not want to receive any threat from Afghanistan.

Qatar's Deputy Foreign Minister says international community should not hurry to recognize Taliban govt in Afghanistan

Qatar's Deputy Foreign Minister Lolwah Rashid al-Khater has said the international community should not be in a hurry to recognize the Taliban government of Afghanistan.

Italian FM says impossible for his nation to recognise Taliban govt of Afghanistan

Rome: Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio has said it is impossible for his nation to recognize the Taliban government.

Pakistan makes first formal contact with Afghanistan's Taliban govt

Islamabad; Pakistan, which has been solidly backing the Taliban insurgents since the withdrawal of US troops, has formed a formal public contact with the Taliban government of Afghanistan when its envoy  Mansoor Ahmed Khan met acting Afghan Foreign Minister Maulvi Amir Khan Mutaqi.

Conflict develops between Taliban leaders in Presidential Palace over govt's make-up: Reports

Kabul: A conflict seems to have developed in the Taliban leadership over the make-up of the group's new government in Afghanistan, media reports said.

Taliban cabinet failed to represent both gender, ethnic diversity in Afghanistan: Former Female Minister

Kabul: A former female Afghanistan minister has said the Taliban cabinet, which was announced recently by the group, failed to represent both gender and ethnic diversity of Afghanistan.

Shia Ulema Council members ask to form inclusive government in Afghanistan

Kabul: The Shia Ulema Council has asked for the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan which will also include  Shia Muslims and other minority members to be represented properly.

Afghanistan leaders visiting Pakistan oppose Taliban govt

Islamabad: Afghanistan political leaders, who are currently visiting Pakistan, have opposed what they called “the single-party government” in Afghanistan shortly after the Taliban declared the formation of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, media reports said.