Kabul: Al-Qaeda terrorist Khalil Haqqani, who is one of the most wanted terrorists in America, has appeared in Kabul as Taliban leaders gather to decide the future of the war-torn nation.
London: Former UK prime Minister Tony Blair has criticised the "abandonment" of Afghanistan by US and NATO forces and called the move "dangerous" and "unnecessary".
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the Afghan refugees fleeing Taliban cannot be settled in its neighbouring countries even temporarily as "militants showing up here under cover of refugees" isn't acceptable to him, Russian news agencies reported.
Afghan forces, comprising remnants of ANSF and militia groups, still holding out Taliban in northern Afghanistan, have claimed to have seized three districts close to the Panjshir valley.
Moscow: German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and sought support in rescuing local Afghan forces after the Taliban seized power.
Moscow: Armed resistance against the Taliban is building up in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley with the backing of deposed vice-president Amrullah Saleh and Ahmad Massoud, the son of anti-Taliban fighter, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.
Beijing: Afghan Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen has indicated possibilities of future partnerships with China in Afghanistan's development, according to Reuters.
Beijing: China on Thursday said that the Taliban appear to be more clear-headed and rational and urged the international powers not to act based on the past judgement on the nation when the insurgent group ruled it two decades ago.
Washington: The International Monetary Fund has stopped funds to Afghanistan after the insurgent group Taliban took over the country following large scale violence and killings.
Dubai/IBNS: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in his first video message on Facebook, after fleeing the Taliban three days ago, defended his decision, and said that he came to UAE to prevent bloodshed in his homeland.
As the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai expressed shock and worry for the safety of women, minorities and human rights advocates.
Kabul/IBNS: Taliban terrorists entered the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday as the United States evacuated diplomats from its embassy by helicopter, according to media reports.
Kabul/IBNS: The Taliban continued to rapidly capture territory in Afghanistan. In the North, the two remaining Provincial capitals of Balkh (Mazar-e-Sharif) and Faryab (Maimanah) fell (Aug. 14).
Kabul: The defence of Mazar-e-Sharif continues to hold, with the Taliban failing to breach the city’s defensive perimeter despite repeated assaults.
Islamabad: As Taliban continues to make giant strides into Afghanistan and Pakistan is blamed for its role in supporting the insurgents with which it has a long nexus, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the group is not ready to negotiate as long as Ashraf Ghani is the president of the war-torn country.