26 Aug 2021Taliban
Taliban have strengthened access and control around Kabul airport: Pentagon
The Taliban have strengthened their measures of access and control around the Kabul airport, the Pentagon has said.
Pakistan serving as Taliban's support base: Afghanistan's acting President
Afghanistan's former Vice President Amrullah Saleh slammed Pakistan for providing "service" and "aid" to the Taliban.
Afghanistan's first non-Muslim woman MP expresses grief over leaving country
Afghanistan's first non-Muslim woman MP Anarkali Kaur Honaryar never thought she would have to leave her country. But as the Taliban swept into Kabul, she had to take flight, not getting a chance to even collect a handful of the soil as a memory of her motherland.
Afghanistan crisis: 16 of 78 new evacuees test COVID-19 positive
Sixteen of the 78 evacuees from Afghanistan, who had landed in India on Tuesday, have tested positive for the coronavirus, reports say.
Afghanistan: Biden says he's sticking to August 31 withdrawal deadline
United States President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he wants to stick to the August 31 deadline for pullout from Afghanistan.
24 Aug 2021Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Ukrainian plane evacuating citizens hijacked, taken to Iran
A Ukrainian plane that was evacuating people from Afghanistan was reportedly hijacked by unidentified persons on Tuesday.
Sikh scripture copies, 75 people being flown in from Kabul
Three copies of Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib and 75 people, including 46 Afghan Sikhs and Hindus, are being evacuated from war-ravaged Afghanistan on an IAF plane, people coordinating the evacuation efforts with the Indian government said on Monday.
Afghan soldier killed in gunfight at Kabul airport; 3 injured
One Afghan security personnel was killed while three others were injured in a firefight with unidentified gunmen at the Kabul airport on Monday, Germany's military said.
Afghanistan: 146 evacuees reach India today via various flights
At least 146 people evacuated from Afghanistan reportedly reached India on Monday via various flights.
Afghanistan: UK Defence Ministry claims 7 died near Kabul airport
The United Kingdom's Defence Ministry Sunday said seven people died near the Kabul airport amid the chaos following the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan: Week after Kabul fell, anti-Taliban forces retake 3 districts
Anti-Taliban forces in Afghanistan have reportedly retaken three districts in the northern province of Baghlan.
Afghanistan: IAF evacuates 168 from Kabul; flight reaches Delhi
Amid a chaotic situation in Afghanistan, India evacuated 168 individuals from Kabul via a special repatriation flight.
21 Aug 2021Afghanistan
150 Indians were questioned by Taliban, have now reached airport
Nearly 150 Indian nationals, who were said to have been "abducted" by the Taliban this morning, were actually taken to a police station in Kabul for questioning, top government sources confirmed to NDTV and News18.
21 Aug 2021Afghanistan
150 people, including Indians, captured in Kabul; Taliban denies
Nearly 150 people, many of whom are believed to be Indian citizens, have been abducted by Taliban fighters from outside the Kabul international airport in Afghanistan, the local media reported.
20 Aug 2021India
Taliban searched closed Indian Consulates in Afghanistan, took parked cars
The Taliban visited Indian Consulates in two cities of Afghanistan on Wednesday, looked for documents and took away parked cars, NDTV reported citing government sources.
Afghanistan: Firings reported at Kabul airport, I-Day rally in Asadabad
Continuous gunshots were heard from the Kabul airport as Afghans continued to gather outside its gate in hopes of fleeing the country.
Afghanistan: Women throw babies over fence to 'safety' fearing Taliban
Amid desperate attempts by Afghans to flee the country as the Taliban takes charge, women have reportedly been throwing their babies over barbed fences, asking troops to catch them and take them to safety.
Taliban kills woman over burqa after promising to honor rights
On the day the Taliban promised to uphold women's rights, a woman was reportedly killed by the group in Afghanistan's Takhar province.
18 Aug 2021Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Human remains found in US military flight from Kabul
The US Air Force said on Tuesday that human remains were found in the wheel well of a C-17 aircraft that flew out of the Afghan capital Kabul amid chaos in the war-torn country.
Modi chairs Cabinet meet on Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sat down to chair a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) over the troubling developments in Afghanistan.
'Waiting to be killed': Afghanistan's women fear as Taliban returns
Women across Afghanistan are anxious about whether and how they would survive the Taliban takeover of the country.
'Kabul Express' director Kabir Khan recalls Taliban giving 'death threats'
The Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan has left many worried and helpless.
Will never forgive US for this, says Afghanistan war veteran
Former CIA analyst and Afghanistan war veteran Matt Zeller has criticized the United States for its actions in Afghanistan, which witnessed a takeover by the Taliban over the weekend.
'Will never bow to Taliban,' says former Afghan Vice-President Saleh
Amrullah Saleh, the former Vice-President of Afghanistan, said he will never bow down to the Taliban, while also accusing Pakistan of siding with the terror group.
17 Aug 2021India
Afghanistan crisis: India evacuates staff from embassy in Kabul
India will immediately evacuate its ambassador to Afghanistan, Rudrendra Tandon, and other embassy staff members, an official spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs said this morning.
Willing to develop friendly relations with Taliban, says China
As the Taliban has taken control of Afghanistan, China on Monday said that it is willing to develop "friendly relations" with the country.
Kabul airport: Visuals show people falling to death from planes
As chaos unfolds at Kabul's airport, shocking visuals of people falling from airplanes taking off have emerged.
Over 200 Indians are stuck in Kabul amid Afghanistan crisis
More than 200 Indian nationals are still stuck in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, NDTV reported citing sources.
Twitter account hacked, says Afghan embassy official in India
An Afghan embassy official on Monday suggested that its Twitter handle was hacked after several tweets criticizing embattled Afghan President Ashraf Ghani for fleeing Afghanistan were posted from it.
'Hope India will change stance,' says Taliban as Afghanistan falls
The Taliban expects India to change its stance and support the group, its spokesman said.
5 killed at Kabul airport as Taliban takes over Afghanistan
At least five people were reportedly killed at Kabul's airport on Monday as thousands attempted to flee Afghanistan amid a hostile takeover by the Taliban.
Pandit Rajesh, the last priest in Kabul, refuses to flee
People from all communities are looking to leave Afghanistan at the first chance they get as the Taliban gains power.
US flag comes down from embassy in Kabul amid evacuation
A State Department official says the American flag is no longer flying at the US Embassy in Kabul amid evacuations from Afghanistan's capital.
'To prevent bloodshed,' says Ghani on why he left Afghanistan
The Taliban is in full control of Afghanistan after its capital Kabul fell and President Ashraf Ghani fled the country over the weekend.
15 Aug 2021Afghanistan
Taliban set to form interim government in Afghanistan, reports say
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is set to give up the post and an interim government, led by the Taliban, will be formed, reports said on Sunday.
15 Aug 2021Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Taliban has entered capital Kabul, reports say
The Taliban has entered Afghanistan's capital Kabul, and there seems to be little resistance from the country's security forces, reports said.
14 Aug 2021Afghanistan
'Won't allow more deaths': Afghanistan President amid reports of resignation
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani today said his government will prevent further violence and displacement in the country, that has been seeing deadly clashes as the Taliban advances.
14 Aug 2021Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Taliban races toward Kabul as more cities fall
The Taliban is now just 50 kilometers away from Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, as more cities fell to the insurgents in quick succession.
12 Aug 2021Afghanistan
Afghanistan proposes power-sharing deal with Taliban to end violence: Report
The Afghan government has reportedly proposed a power-sharing deal with the Taliban in exchange for an end to the violence that has killed thousands of civilians.
26 Dec 2020Explosion
Series of explosions target police in Kabul; 2 dead
Two police officers died and a civilian was hurt when a magnetic bomb attached to a police vehicle detonated in western Kabul on Saturday morning, police spokesman Ferdaws Faramarz said.