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Two Afghan female judges shot dead in Kabul ambush
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Gunmen kill female judges in Afghan capital
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US downsizes its troops in Afghanistan to 2,500
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Sciutto: There will be more guardsmen at inauguration than in Afghanistan
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'Please help us': Migrants endure Bosnia's winter
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The Ghanis discuss peace, Covid and Afghanistan's future
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Ghani: 'With Pakistan we have a perennial problem'
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India to chair 3 key subsidiary bodies of UN Security Council: TS Tirumurti
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Assange U.S. extradition request is rejected
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'Today is a victory' says partner of Julian Assange
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Pakistan has become a pawn of China due to CPEC: IAF Chief
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MEA slams Pak's leadership for accusing India, calls it their daily routine to make humorous statements
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PM thanks armed forces personnel during Christmas video call
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COVID-19 cases, deaths rise in Afghanistan as cold season sets in
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Trump revives threat to veto defense bill
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‘Terror groups find safe haven in Pakistan’: Senator Mark Warner #HTLS2020
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Kabul reels from spike in targeted killings
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Italian police arrest 19 over people smuggling ring
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U.S. Congress defense bill defies Trump's wishes
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Afghan govt, Taliban reach breakthrough deal
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Two female Supreme Court judges shot dead by gunmen in Kabul car ambushGunmen killed two female judges from Afghanistan's Supreme Court in an early morning ambush, which also saw their driver wounded.
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Anguished over targeted killings in Afghanistan, says IndiaStating that the people of Afghanistan longed for a peaceful future, the government called for an immediate and comprehensive ceasefire that will lay the ground for a meaningful peace process to..
Won't send boots on the ground in Afghanistan, says Army Chief General NaravaneArmy Chief Naravane on Tuesday (January 12) ruled out any plans of sending troops on the ground in Afghanistan.
Gary Wilson column: Ireland in Abu Dhabi bubble for UAE & Afghanistan seriesIreland wicketkeeper-batsman Gary Wilson on the side's first action since their win over England as they face the UAE and Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi.
In a first, Indian & Afghan Ulemas condemn Taliban; call its actions illegitimateIn all 14 Islamic religious scholars participated in the meet, 7 each from both side.
Exclusive: Chabahar can be fulcrum of transit between India and Central Asia: Indian envoy to Uzbekistan Manish PrabhatIndia built the Shahid Behesti Port at Chabahar as part of the India, Iran, Afghanistan 2016 agreement to increase its connectivity with Afghanistan.
Being criticised for small catches but can't allow drug lords free run in narcotics sale: NCB chief"Ninety-five per cent of the world's heroin is manufactured in these two regions. Heroin is being pushed into the country from the Myanmar and Pakistan-Afghanistan side... the whole of northeast and..
Entire Taliban brass based in Pak, says its chief negotiatorThe disclosure by Mullah Baradar, the chief Taliban negotiator in the intra-Afghan peace talks, in a video that the entire Taliban leadership is based in Pakistan and that no decision is taken without..
India to invite Afghanistan to next meet on Chabahar portAfghanistan will be invited to the next meeting of India, Iran and Uzbekistan on joint use of strategically-located Chabahar port, the ministry of external affairs said on Thursday.
Afghanisthan invited for second India-Uzbekistan-Iran trilateral meet on ChabaharChabahar has been a key connectivity project by India towards its west and has been providing connectivity via Iran to Afghanistan and beyond.
Pakistan, China's espionage operations exposed through presence of Chinese spies in AfghanistanThe revelation shows the depth of Chinese espionage operations - but in a different part of the world.
Terror, Afghanistan peace top agenda of PM’s talks with Uzbek president
India-Uzbekistan virtual summit: Afghanistan, counter-terror top focus by PM Narendra ModiPM Narendra Modi said, "We have similar concerns" and similar views on "regional security situation".
Gains of past two decades need to be preserved: PM Modi on Afghan peace process
India, Uzbekistan standing firmly against terrorism: PM ModiTalking about convergence of views between the two countries on regional issues, he said an Afghan-led and Afghan-controlled process is required to restore peace in Afghanistan. Modi also said that it..
At UN, India highlights violence committed by Taliban in Afghanistan; reiterates calls for ceasefirePeace process and violence cannot go hand in hand, and we call for an immediate and comprehensive ceasefire, India has said.
External affairs minister Jaishankar speaks to Afghan foreign minister Haneef Atmar
India-Afghanistan to sign agreement on Shatoot Dam soon, 2 million Kabul residents to get clean drinking waterNew Delhi has been involved in a number of infrastructure projects in the country, like building Afghan Parliament and road from Delaram to Zaran.
India to host SCO meet on Monday with participation of 7 PMs; Afghan President, Pak PM to give a missIndia has invited Turkmenistan as a special guest and will be represented by the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers.
India’s plan to build dam to aid Afghanistan likely to unnerve PakistanThe government announced on Tuesday that it would build the Shahtoot Dam on Kabul river in Afghanistan, which will bring relief to the residents of Kabul but greatly unnerve neighbouring Pakistan,..
India to launch phase 4 of community development projects in Afghanistan worth $80 millionIndia's EAM also announced that India has concluded with Afghanistan an agreement for the construction of the Shatoot dam.
Afghan President Ghani praises India's role at Afghanistan conference in GenevaDuring his address, the Afghan President thanked India for its commitment of over USD two billion and for the Chahbahar corridor.
Indo-Pak wars' veteran Maj Gen (retd) R N Chibber passes awayBorn on September 23, 1934, Gen chibber was commissioned into the Army on June 2, 1995, and was posted in Afghanistan from 1972 to 1975 as a military attaché.
Pak's FATF future in limbo with its continuous involvement in AfghanistanA few days before its full-scale review meeting, the FATF had reprimanded Pakistan for its `meagre progress` in combating terror financing and money l
Afghanistan can succeed only when terrorism no longer flows across Durand Line: India at UN
SCO Summit 2020: Afghan president thanks India for support amid COVID-19 crisisIndia had sent 75,000 MT of wheat to Afghanistan with an aim to provide food security to the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.
'Will continue to support Afghanistan's brave struggle against terrorism': PM Modi condemns Kabul attackAt least 22 people were killed including students on Monday after three gunmen stormed into Kabul University and opened fire on the students.
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Indo-Pacific, Afghanistan focus of discussion between Pompeo-JaishankarThis is the second meeting between the ministers in a month and comes amidst Chinese aggression not only with India but with other countries in the region.
Terror camps destroyed in 2019 Balakot airstrikes reactivated by PakistanTop JeM commander Juber, who was also involved in terror attacks in Afghanistan against NATO forces, has been asked to train the newly recruited terrorists in JeM camps of Balakot.
Afghanistan's Ata Mohammad Noor meets EAM, Foreign Secretary in Delhi; briefs about Afghan peace processNoor, an ethnic Tajik is the 3rd prominent Afghan leader to visit India in the last one month as peace talks in the country accelerate.
Pakistan, Afghanistan handled COVID-19 better than India: Rahul GandhiGandhi has repeatedly targeted the Central government and BJP on various issues pertaining to governance, COVID-19 and the economy.
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Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over Covid-19 handling, says Pakistan, Afghanistan did it betterCongress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday criticised the Central government's handling of coronavirus pandemic, saying that even Pakistan and Afghanistan controlled Covid better than India. "Another..
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Afghanistan did not ask for direct engagement from India to tackle Taliban, says Abdullah AbdullahAbdullah Abdullah, who is on a five-day India visit, on Saturday said that his discussion with the top Indian leadership was around "peace" process and Afghanistan did not ask for direct engagement..
Head of Afghan peace council Abdullah Abdullah meets PM Narendra Modi
Afghan peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah arrives in Delhi, set to meet PM Narendra Modi, EAM JaishankarAbdullah Abdullah, the chief negotiator with Taliban in the intra-Afghan peace dialogue on Tuesday arrived in New Delhi for a five-day visit during which he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister..
Afghanistan's top negotiator Abdullah Abdullah to visit India on Oct 6Afghan government's top negotiator for inter-Afghan talks, Abdullah Abdullah, will be visiting India from October 6 for four days.
Pakistan targeting Indian professionals working in Afghanistan: MEA
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Last hostage from group of 7 Indians kidnapped in Afghanistan has returned to India: MEAThe seven Indians were kidnapped by Taliban terrorists in the restive northern Baghlan province. Two of those Indians had returned to India last month. The last remaining Indian national (out of the..
India's ties with China and 5 other countries have not deteriorated: MoS MEA"No", said Minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan in Lok Sabha in response to a written question on whether India's bilateral ties with neighbouring countries like Nepal, China,..
Afghan soil shouldn’t be used to export terror, says US
US special envoy for Afghanistan Khalilzad holds talks with Jaishankar, DovalKhalilzad arrived here on Tuesday to discuss the historic Afghan peace talks with Indian leaders. It was his fifth visit to India since January last year. In a statement, the US said both it and India..
Amid Taliban talks, US special representative for Afghanistan reaches Delhi
Head of Afghan peace council thanks India for continued support to AfghanistanHead of Afghanistan's peace council Abdullah Abdullah held talks with a senior Indian official in Doha, covering various aspects of the historic dialogue between the Taliban and the Afghan government..
ISI will rely on Haqqanis to counter India’s influence in Afghanistan
India backs Afghanistan peace talks but remains wary of Taliban-ISI linksAs Taliban sat down in Doha for its direct engagement with Afghan government for peace, India participated in the inaugural session of negotiations with foreign minister S Jaishankar underscoring the..