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Violence flares in southern Afghanistan as Taliban approaches Kandahar

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Violence flares in southern Afghanistan as Taliban approaches Kandahar

Violence flares in southern Afghanistan as Taliban approaches Kandahar

Tens of thousands of lives are in danger in Afghanistan, as fighting with the Taliban escalates.


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Living in the shadow of Afghanistan's past. The struggling cave-dwellers of Bamiyan who fear a resurgence of the Taliban.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:52Published
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United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in an unnanounced visit to Kabul on Sunday, as Washington reviews the peace process there and its planned troop withdrawal. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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Gap in history: Afghans recall Taliban's destruction of famed Buddha statues

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Mamata Banerjee doing drama for sympathy: Arjun Singh on CM's alleged attack [Video]

Mamata Banerjee doing drama for sympathy: Arjun Singh on CM's alleged attack

Speaking on the attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice-president Arjun Singh said it is not a Taliban, she is doing drama for "sympathy". He said, "Is it Taliban that her convoy was attacked? Huge police force accompanies her. Who can get near her? 4 IPS officers are her security incharge and must be suspended. Attackers don't appear out of nowhere, they've to be nabbed. She did drama for sympathy." Earlier, CM Mamata said she was attacked today while in Nandigram, where she had gone to file her nomination for the coming elections.

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Afghanistan Afghanistan Landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia

Fmr NATO military commander: Trump's drawdown in Afghanistan & Iraq is 'astoundingly foolish from a military, strategic, diploma [Video]

Fmr NATO military commander: Trump's drawdown in Afghanistan & Iraq is 'astoundingly foolish from a military, strategic, diploma

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US will withdraw troops in Iraq and Afghanistan by January 2021 [Video]

US will withdraw troops in Iraq and Afghanistan by January 2021

Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller announced that the US will withdraw thousands more US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq by Jan 15, 2021.

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Trump remains at White House amid troop announcement [Video]

Trump remains at White House amid troop announcement

President Donald Trump’s remained at the White House and out of the view of the public as his acting defense secretary announced troop drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan. CNN’s Kaitlan Collins has more.

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Afghanistan: Burials held for female polio vaccinators [Video]

Afghanistan: Burials held for female polio vaccinators

Three women have been buried after they were shot on Tuesday while vaccinating people against polio in Afghanistan.

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‘Peace will be achieved with understanding in & around Afghanistan: Jaishankar [Video]

‘Peace will be achieved with understanding in & around Afghanistan: Jaishankar

S Jaishankar said peace would only be achieved if there was understanding in and around Afghanistan. The External Affairs Minister attended the 'Heart of Asia' conference in Tajikistan’s Dushanbe on March 30. “This is a very important time in Afghanistan because the peace process is on. I was here to set out the views of India on this occasion. We believe that peace would be best achieved if there is an understanding within and around Afghanistan. We also believe there needs to be good faith negotiations and that we should remain true to the principles of ‘Heart of Asia’. The end state should be a democratic Afghanistan which looks after the minorities, women and children.” Watch the full video for more.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 02:22Published

Kandahar Kandahar City in Afghanistan

'Mamata was ready to die, offered to be hostage' | Kandahar hijack | Oneindia News [Video]

'Mamata was ready to die, offered to be hostage' | Kandahar hijack | Oneindia News

Addressing a press conference after joining the Trinamool Congress, former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha recounted an anecdote while both he and Mamata Banerjee were part of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee administration. #Mamata #Hostage #Kandahar

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Mamata Banerjee offered herself as hostage during Kandahar hijack: Yashwant Sinha [Video]

Mamata Banerjee offered herself as hostage during Kandahar hijack: Yashwant Sinha

Calling Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee a "fighter," former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha after joining the TMC on March 13 claimed that the former offered herself as a hostage in exchange for passengers of the hijacked plane in 'Kandahar incident' in 1999. The former BJP stalwart joined the TMC ahead of West Bengal assembly elections.

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4x4 Extreme Terrain Expedition flagged off in Srinagar to explore unexplored places of north Kashmir [Video]

4x4 Extreme Terrain Expedition flagged off in Srinagar to explore unexplored places of north Kashmir

In order to promote adventure tourism in Kashmir and to discover new places which have not been explored, Director Kashmir Tourism GN Itoo has flagged off 4x4 Extreme Terrain Expedition for north Kashmir from Srinagar. These drivers will explore places like Kandahar, Machil during their expedition. Most of these places are lesser known as reaching there is pretty hard because of tough road conditions.

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