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Fighting continues in Afghanistan as gov’t and Taliban meet
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Talks between Afghan government and Taliban open in Qatar
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Pompeo urges Afghans to make peace deal
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No part of Afghanistan untouched by India's 400-plus development projects: Jaishankar
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Afghanistan's soil should never be used for anti-India activities: EAM Jaishankar
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Afghan VP survives assassination attempt
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Afghan VP Saleh unharmed in bomb attack in Kabul: Spokesman
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Sikh families from Afghanistan relocated in Delhi gurudwaras
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Afghan children back to school after five months at home
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Over 180 Sikh families from Afghanistan arrive in India on ‘long-term’ visas
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182 Afghan Hindu, Sikh migrants brought to India
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Afghanistan violence: UN says 52,000 displaced from their homes
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Massive protest held in Dhaka against China's repression of Uighur Muslims
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Afghanistan, Pakistan: At least 200 killed in monsoon floods
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Taliban kill four survivors of Afghanistan flash floods
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'America's heroism isn't relegated to the battlefield' - Rep. Crenshaw
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Afghanistan flooding: Dozens dead, hundreds of homes destroyed
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WHO declares Africa free of polio
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Afghan soil shouldn’t be used to export terror, says US
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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..
India endorses Afghan peace talks but expects no anti-India activity
India joins inaugural session of intra-Afghan peace talks in DohaIndia expects that the soil of Afghanistan is never used for any anti-India activities, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday, joining the inaugural session of the intra-Afghan..
Jaishankar attends meeting on Afghan peace process
As peace talks with Taliban begin, India extends support for 'immediate ceasefire' in AfghanistanIndia's External Affairs minister Dr S Jaishankar, who joined the meet virtually, reiterated that Afghan peace process should be "Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled".
EAM Jaishankar to join intra Afghan ceremony in Doha through video conferencingNew Delhi: India will be present at the intra Afghan talks ceremony and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will join the ceremony virtually while Joint Secretary, Pakistan Afghanistan & Iran (PAI)..
Defence minister Rajnath Singh discusses bilateral ties, regional security with Iranian counterpartDefence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said he had a "very fruitful" meeting with his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Amir Hatami and discussed ways to bolster bilateral cooperation and..
Afghanistan, regional security top focus as Rajnath Singh meets Iranian counterpart in TehranRajnath Singh's bilateral meeting with Iran's Defence minister in Tehran was at the latter's request.
India concerned at Afghan security situation, will continue to support people, govt: Rajnath at SCO
180 Sikh families from Afghanistan arrive in Delhi
Arrested ISIS operative had planned terror attack in crowded areas on August 15: Delhi PoliceMustakeem Khan, alias Abu Yusuf, was in direct touch with his ISIS commanders. He had passports made in the name of his wife and 4 children. Earlier, he was being handled by Yusuf Alhindi who was..
Uttar Pradesh on high alert after ISIS operative nabbed in Delhi with explosivesThe ISIS suspect, who was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi police, was being handled by Islamic State in Khorasan Province (ISKP) commanders from Afghanistan and was planning to carry out terror..
PM Modi extends Independence Day greetings to Afghanistan
Woman member of Afghan peace team survives attack by gunmenA female member of Afghanistan's peace negotiating team and a former parliamentarian survived an assassination attempt, Afghan officials said on Saturday. Tariq Arian, a spokesman for the Interior..
Pakistan not only harbours terror outfits, but also encourages them: MEAIndia on Friday slammed Pakistan over reports that former UN-designated terrorist Gulbuddin Hekmatyar participated in an event hosted by that country's mission in Afghanistan, saying this was not new..
EXCLUSIVE: Ball is now in the Taliban court for peace talks, says Afghan President's spokesperson Sediq SediqqiSpeaking exclusively to our Principal Diplomatic Correspondent Sidhant Sibal from Kabul, Sediqqi welcomed India's role and said New Delhi "has played an important role in the country's democracy" and..
Nearly 180 Afghan Hindu and Sikhs likely to be evacuated in the near future
India, US discuss Afghanistan peace process, Indo-Pacific region security in telephonic conversationA senior US official has said that India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his American counterpart Mike Pompeo had a telephonic conversation over a wide range of topics which include..
2 Indian nationals abducted in Afghanistan by Taliban in 2018 set to return to IndiaThese were among the 7 Indians working for Maharashtra based KEC International Limited who were kidnapped in May 2018.
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On ventilator for 7 days, 105-year-old Afghan woman in Noida beats coronavirusRabia Ahmad, an Afghan citizen, was discharged from Sharda Hospital on Friday after being on the ventilator for seven days. The centenarian was admitted to the hospital on July 16 with complaints of..
ISI plotting terrorist attack in Ayodhya, J&K in August: Intel reportSources in intelligence agencies revealed on Tuesday that the ISI was training Lashkar and Jaish terrorists in Afghanistan to launch attacks in Jammu and Kashmir.
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MEA thanks Afghanisthan for safe return of of 11 Afghan Sikhs, HindusEleven members of the Sikh community from Afghanistan, who were granted short-term visas by the Indian Embassy in Kabul, including Nidan Singh Sachdeva, who was abducted from a gurudwara in Paktia..
Special flight brings in 11 persecuted in Afghanistan
11 Afghan Sikhs, including Nidan Singh abducted from Gurudwara last month, reach Delhi
Afghan Sikhs return: Nidan Singh, who was abducted from gurdwara months ago, arrives in Delhi; delegation in towThe rest of the ten are families of the Afghan Sikhs who were killed in the Kabul Gurudwara terror attack earlier this year. More than 25 Afghan Sikhs and one Indian Sikh were killed on the March 25th..
First batch of 'facilitated' Afghan Sikhs to reach India on Sunday; optimistic about citizenshipIndia could give citizenship to these Afghan minorities under the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) passed last year.
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European Union in contact with India on Afghan peace processAhead of the India-EU summit, European officials said it is "in contact with India as with other key partners to make this happen in a constructive way."
Pakistan allows resumption of Afghan exports to India through Wagah“At the special request of the government of Afghanistan and to facilitate Afghanistan’s transit trade, Pakistan has decided to resume Afghan exports through Wagah border crossing from July 15..
Wife of kidnapped Afghan calls for PM Modi's intervention in rescue efforts, seeks Indian citizenship for familyThe wife of a kidnapped Afghan Sikh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting for assistance from the Indian government for the release of her husband. Nidan Singh Sachdeva was kidnapped..
India condemns abduction of Sikh community leader in Paktia province in Afghanistan
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Afghan government, Taliban agree to Doha as venue for first peace talksAfghanistan's government and the Islamist Taliban group have agreed that Doha will be the venue for the first meeting in their peace talks, both sides said on Sunday.
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Four killed, eight wounded in blast at Kabul mosque during Friday prayersA blast in a Kabul mosque during Friday prayers killed at least four people and wounded eight, Afghanistan's interior ministry said on Friday, at a time when the country is attempting to move towards..
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Four killed and "many injured" in blast in Kabul mosque: Ministry of InteriorA blast in a Kabul mosque during Friday prayers killed at least four people and wounded many more, Afghanistan's interior ministry said on Friday.
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