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Kabul: Capital and the largest city of Afghanistan
Kabul is the capital and largest city of Afghanistan, located in the eastern section of the country. It is also a municipality, forming part of the greater Kabul Province, and it is divided into 22 districts. According to estimates in 2021, the population of Kabul was 4.6 million and it serves as Afghanistan's political, cultural and economical center. Rapid urbanization has made Kabul the world's 75th largest city.

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Prince Charles hails BBC's 'impartiality' on visit [Video]

Prince Charles hails BBC's 'impartiality' on visit

The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to journalists working to ensure the public has the "impartial truth" from conflict zones as he marked the 90th anniversary of BBC World Service. Prince Charles and..

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Several killed and injured in a series of explosions outside Kabul school [Video]

Several killed and injured in a series of explosions outside Kabul school

Police said the blasts had targeted educational facilities in a mostly Shiite neighbourhood of Afghanistan's capital city.

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Act to merge 3 Delhi MCDs notified by the Government of India | Oneindia News [Video]

Act to merge 3 Delhi MCDs notified by the Government of India | Oneindia News

President gives assent to the bill for the unification of 3 Delhi MCDs; PM Modi inaugrates WHO Global Centre for traditional medicine in Gujarat; Putin honours brigades accused of war crimes in Bucha;..

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At least six killed in blasts at Kabul high school [Video]

At least six killed in blasts at Kabul high school

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Three explosions rock a High school in western Kabul killing 6 people | OneIndia News [Video]

Three explosions rock a High school in western Kabul killing 6 people | OneIndia News

Afghan security and health officials reported on Tuesday that three blasts rocked a high school in western Kabul, killing killing 6 people and injuring almost a dozen. Among those who were killed, many..

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Dozens protest in Kabul, demanding the Taliban reopens girls’ secondary schools. [Video]

Dozens protest in Kabul, demanding the Taliban reopens girls’ secondary schools.

"Why is it happening to them just because they're girls? Why can't they be studying? Why can’t they be learning?”

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A huge blast has hit a mosque in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul - killing at least 10 and wounding dozens more, officials have said.
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Pupils among six killed and 11 injured in blasts near Kabul schools, police say

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At least six people have been killed, including pupils, and 11 others injured in explosions targeting educational institutions in Kabul, Afghan police have said.
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Chinese foreign minister arrives in India on unannounced visit

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi arrived in India Thursday evening in the highest-level visit between the two countries after the ties came under severe strain following the eastern Ladakh standoff..
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Reopen embassy, will give security: Taliban tell India

With international recognition on mind, and following efforts by the government to strike the right chord with post-US withdrawal Afghanistan. The Taliban's UN ambassador-designate Suhail Shaheen told..
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Two journalists and number of Afghan nationals arrested in Kabul, UN says

Two journalists have been detained in Kabul, the United Nations has said.
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US offers two $10m rewards for intel on ISIS-K leader and attack on Kabul airport

The US is offering a reward of up to $10m each for information on the leader of ISIS-K and those responsible for the attack on Kabul airport.
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Suicide bomber who targeted Kabul airport during Afghanistan evacuation acted alone, investigation finds

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A suicide bomber who targeted Kabul airport during an evacuation mission in Afghanistan acted alone, a US investigation has found.
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India sends medical supplies to Afghanistan

In the first tranche of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan after its takeover by the Taliban, India on Saturday sent medical supplies to that country. The medical supplies were sent on a return flight..
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83 Sikhs, Hindus brought from Kabul to India


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Over 100 Afghan Sikhs and Hindus leave for India from Kabul


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110 Hindus, Sikhs being brought back from Afghanistan

A group of 110 Hindus and Sikhs will arrive in New Delhi from Kabul on a chartered flight on Friday. Both Indian and Afghan citizens will be on board the repatriation flight chartered by the Indian..
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EU Special envoy on Afghanistan says lauds India's offer of humanitarian support to Kabul

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'Magnetic bomb' blast targets minority Shia area of Afghan capital

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A "magnetic bomb" attached to a minivan exploded on Saturday in a predominantly Shia area of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, reports have said.
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Already fulfilled Delhi meet demands, say Taliban

In another reaction to the Afghanistan conference convened in Delhi, the Taliban foreign ministry said the government in Kabul has already fulfilled the demands raised in the meeting and for the second..
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NSA Ajit Doval chairs security dialogue on Afghanistan, officials from 7 other countries attend: Key points

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval chaired the Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan here on Wednesday. NSAs and Secretaries of Security Councils of Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia,..
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Afghanistan conference: India looks to forge consensus on terror, legitimacy, aid

NSA Ajit Doval set the tone for India’s conference on Afghanistan with discussions Tuesday on enhanced terror threat from the country, and also the looming humanitarian crisis it's facing, with his..
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Child among several people killed following 'IS' bomb and gun attack outside Kabul hospital

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Three women and a child were among several people killed in an attack by the Islamic State (IS) group outside Afghanistan's biggest military hospital, according to a Taliban spokesperson.
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Open to receiving Indian diplomats, humanitarian aid: Taliban

Amid renewed efforts by the government in Kabul to seek international recognition, the Taliban have said they are open to receiving Indian diplomats and providing security to them.
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Female troops say army has 'learnt a lot' from having women deployed to Kabul evacuation

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Hundreds of Afghans gather outside passport office in desperate bid to flee country

hundreds of afghans gather outside passport office in desperate bid to flee country
Chaotic scenes have broken out in Kabul after hundreds of Afghans flocked to the passport office in an effort to arrange documents to allow them to flee the country.
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Unidentified armed men ransack gurdwara in Kabul

In first such incident of trespass into a Sikh shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan, since the Taliban takeover in August, a group of unidentified armed militants barged into Gurdwara Dashmesh Pita, Karte..
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Kabul gurdwara ransacked in broad daylight, guards tethered

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Bomb blast at Kabul mosque leaves a 'number of civilians dead'

A bomb has exploded in the entrance of a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, leaving a "number of civilians dead", according to the Taliban.
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Will India resume flight operations to Afghanistan after Taliban writes to DGCA?

The DGCA received letter from the civil aviation wing of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seeking permission to resume commercial flights to Kabul.
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Kabul bomber was held in Delhi 5 yrs ago, claims IS mag

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'Tragic mistake': Pentagon apologises for Kabul drone strike that killed 10 civilians, including up to 7 children

The Pentagon has admitted a drone strike in Kabul that killed 10 civilians, including up to 7 children, was a "tragic mistake".
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Afghan origin Indian national allegedly kidnapped in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Animal shelter workers in Afghanistan evacuated - two weeks after charity's dogs and cats flown to UK

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A former royal marine who founded an animal shelter in Afghanistan says his staff have been evacuated from the country - two weeks after he left Kabul with nearly 170 dogs and cats.
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Armed police arrest Afghan special forces commando at Manchester hotel, Sky News learns

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The British embassy's new tenants in Kabul cannot understand why the diplomatic staff have not returned since the Taliban took control.
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Thirteen Britons among hundreds allowed to leave Kabul on first international flight

Thirteen Britons are among hundreds of people allowed to leave Afghanistan in the first international civilian flight since Kabul fell to the Taliban, the Foreign Office has said.
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A commercial flight carrying 200 Americans and other civilians has landed in Qatar after leaving from Kabul.
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Afghan journalists 'severely beaten' for covering women's rights protests in Kabul

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Two Afghanistan journalists covering the women's protests in Kabul have been detained and severely beaten by Taliban security forces, Human Rights Watch has said.
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Taliban bans all protests where prior permission has not been granted

The Taliban has announced a ban on all protests in Kabul and other provinces in Afghanistan which have not got prior permission.
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RAF man cradled Afghan newborn dropped by exhausted mother on evacuation flight from Kabul

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An airman has revealed how he cradled a two-week-old Afghan baby on a UK evacuation flight out of Kabul to let the mother rest after she accidentally twice dropped her daughter out of exhaustion.
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End game was not something that anybody saw coming: Jaishankar on Afghanistan

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