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No part of Afghanistan untouched by India's 400-plus development projects: Jaishankar
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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..
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 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..
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)..
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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U.S. envoy to press Taliban, Afghan officials on peace talksA senior U.S. envoy left for Doha and Kabul on Sunday to press Taliban and Afghan government officials to open peace talks that the United States hopes will allow it to withdraw from Afghanistan, the..
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United States' Khalilzad to meet Taliban in Qatar, visit India, PakistanThe U.S. special envoy on Afghanistan is on a mission to press Taliban negotiators in Doha and officials in India and Pakistan to support reduced violence, speeding up intra-Afghan peace talks and..
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U.S., Taliban officials meet to discuss prisoner release dispute: Taliban spokesmanThe chief U.S. negotiator and the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan held talks on Monday with Taliban officials in Doha on a prisoner release dispute that helped stall U.S.-led peace-making efforts, a..
U.S. special representative to meet Taliban negotiators: State DepartmentThe chief U.S. negotiator of a deal with the Taliban for a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan was to hold talks on Monday with insurgent officials in Doha on "current challenges" to the U.S.-led..
U.S. commander in Afghanistan and Taliban discuss violence reduction in Doha meetingThe commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan met Taliban leadership in Doha to discuss the need to reduce violence in the war-torn country, spokesmen for both sides said on Saturday, as continued..
Pompeo to meet Taliban leaders after Kabul visitU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Taliban officials in Doha on Monday on his return from a one-day trip to Afghanistan in an effort to salvage a historic deal signed with the insurgents in..
Secretary of State Pompeo to meet Taliban in Doha: State DepartmentU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Taliban officials in Doha on Monday on his way back from a one-day trip to Afghanistan as part of efforts to salvage a historic deal signed with the..
Taliban say conditional prisoner release order by Afghan government is against deal with U.S.The conditional prisoner release order announced by the Afghan government is against the U.S.-Taliban agreement signed in Doha last month, a spokesman for the group said on Wednesday.
U.S. carries out first airstrike on Taliban since Doha dealThe United States conducted an airstrike on Wednesday against Taliban fighters in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, a U.S. forces spokesman said, the first such attack since a troop withdrawal..
Chief Taliban negotiator holds call with President TrumpThe Taliban's chief negotiator Mullah Baradar Akhund held a phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump a few days after the two sides signed a troop withdrawal agreement in Doha, the Taliban's..
Kuwait to close Doha port to avoid interacting with Iranian ship crewsKuwait Port Authority manager Sheikh Yousef Abdullah al-Nasser al-Sabah said on Tuesday that Doha port was closed to avoid interacting with ship crews coming from Iran.
U.S.-Taliban deal puts Qatar on stronger footing with WashingtonQatar's role in clinching a historic U.S.-Taliban accord over the weekend could further strengthen its relationship with key ally Washington despite efforts by fellow Gulf Arab states locked in a..
Back deals that bring Afghanistan peace: IndiaAs US signalled an end to the war in Afghanistan with a peace deal with Taliban, India's foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla with Afghan leaders in Kabul and reiterating India's commitment to an..
'As a contiguous neighbour...': India reacts cautiously to US-Taliban peace deal ending Afghan warIndia's Ambassador to Qatar P Kumaran was among a host of diplomats present at the ceremony in Doha where the deal was signed by US Special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban Leader Mullah Abdul Ghani..
U.S.-Taliban sign historic troop withdrawal deal in DohaThe United States signed a historic deal with Taliban insurgents on Saturday that could pave the way toward a full withdrawal of foreign soldiers from Afghanistan over the next 14 months and represent..
U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Doha for signing of pact with TalibanU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Doha on Saturday to witness a U.S. troop withdrawal deal that could end the war in Afghanistan.
Factbox: Agreement due to be signed by U.S. and Taliban in DohaThe planned signing on Saturday of an agreement between the United States and the Taliban has spurred hopes that it could lead to an end to almost two decades of conflict in Afghanistan that has killed..
India 'observes' as the US, Taliban to sign dealIn Doha, Qatar, today (February 29) the Taliban and the US are expected to formally sign a peace deal after nearly 17 months of negotiations, clearing the path for Washington to reduce the number of..
Teenage Afghan guitar player eyes Taliban peace deal with trepidationLike many young Afghans, 13-year-old music student Sara Habib is nervous about an agreement between the Taliban and the United States due to be signed in Doha on Saturday, which would include pulling..
India to attend signing of landmark peace deal between US and Taliban in Doha on SaturdayIndia's Ambassador to Qatar will attend the signing of the landmark peace deal between the US and the Afghan Taliban in Doha on Saturday, official sources said on Thursday.
Top News of the Day | Feb 27, 2020: Delhi riot death toll rises, India invited to US-Taliban deal signing and moreDelhi riots continues to dominate the headlines as the death toll reaches 34. In other top news of the day, India will be present at the signing of the US-Taliban deal which will be signed on February..
India to be present at US-Taliban peace deal signingThe Indian envoy in Doha will be representing India on the invitation of the Qatari government.
U.S. says talks with Taliban continue over specifics of reduction of violenceTalks between the United States and the Taliban in Doha continue over the specifics of a reduction in violence, a State Department spokesperson said on Tuesday, hours after Afghan President Ashraf..
Saudi-Qatar talks to end lengthy Gulf dispute falter: sourcesTalks between Saudi Arabia and Qatar to resolve a bitter Gulf dispute broke down soon after starting, six sources said, leaving in place a political and trade embargo of Doha that hampers joint Gulf..
Qatar Foundation rejects U.S. university's reason for scrapping event after anti-gay backlashAn American university's partner in Qatar has rejected the university's explanation for cancelling an event in Doha that would have featured a prominent Middle East band whose singer is openly gay.
Taliban open to 10-day ceasefire with U.S., talks with Afghan govt -sourcesThe Taliban will implement a 10-day ceasefire with U.S. troops, a reduction in violence with Afghan forces and discussions with Afghan government officials if it reaches a deal with U.S. negotiators in..
Qatar foreign minister says early talks with Saudi Arabia have broken stalemateQatar's foreign minister said recent talks had broken a protracted stalemate with Saudi Arabia and that Doha would study demands by its Gulf rivals but not turn its back on ally Turkey.
Talks between Saudi Arabia and Qatar good for the region: Iran foreign ministerTalks between Saudi Arabia and Qatar to heal their two-year rift are a good development for the whole Gulf region, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday in Doha.
Qatar will stand by Lebanon during crisis: EmadiQatar will stand by Lebanon during its current economic crisis, Qatari Finance Minister Ali al-Emadi told a conference in Doha on Saturday.
U.S. envoy to rejoin Doha talks with Taliban after Kabul visit, says State DepartmentU.S. Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, after a visit to Kabul, will travel to Qatar to rejoin talks with Taliban negotiators on steps that could lead to a ceasefire and a settlement to the war in..
Qatar, Turkey to scale up cooperation: Qatar foreign ministryRegional allies Qatar and Turkey plan to scale up their cooperation into a "comprehensive strategic partnership", Qatar's foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as Doha deals with a prolonged boycott by..
Mumbai: Man booked for cheating ex-fianceeOn January 21, the couple got engaged and Mulla soon left for Doha and then he fell back on his promise of marraige.
Zalmay Khalilzad meets Jaishankar, brief him on Afghan peace processZalmay came directly to Delhi from Doha where he held the 8th round of talks with Taliban.
Fresh round of U.S., Taliban talks in Doha, hope for peace deal riseA fresh round of U.S.-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of negotiations to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan.
Eighth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks to start in Doha August 3: officialsA fresh round of U.S.-Taliban peace talks will start in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of negotiations to end the 18-year war in..
Jordan names new envoy to Qatar, two years after downgrading tiesJordan appointed a new ambassador to Qatar on Tuesday, a step toward restoring normal relations two years after Amman withdrew its ambassador in solidarity with Gulf Arab allies who severed ties with..
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Man held for smoking on board Doha-Mumbai IndiGo flightThe crew members got an alert beep inside their cabin and immediately they opened the door so the smoke could be cleared from the flight.