Articles about Taliban
16 Jul 2021
Pulitzer-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed in Afghanistan
Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist, was killed in clashes in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan on Thursday night.
16 Jul 2021
Indian photojournalist, Danish Siddiqui, killed in Afghanistan's Kandahar province
Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist, who was working with Reuters news agency has been killed in Afghanistan while covering clashes between Afghan troops and the Taliban.
11 Jul 2021
As Taliban advances, India evacuates Kandahar consulate in Afghanistan
Amid reports of the Taliban gaining control of new areas around Afghanistan's Kandahar, India on Saturday evacuated around 50 of its diplomats and security personnel back to Delhi citing security concerns.
25 Dec 2020
Detention of 10 Chinese spies in Afghanistan leaves Beijing red-faced
In a development that has left Beijing embarrassed, a 10-member module that operated a terror cell has been busted in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials in the know told HT.
02 Nov 2020
Afghanistan: Gunmen storm Kabul University leaving 19 dead, 22 wounded
At least 19 people were killed and 22 wounded as gunmen stormed the Kabul University in Afghanistan on Monday, the Interior Ministry said.
18 Oct 2020
Afghanistan suicide car bombing leaves 12 dead, over 100 injured
At least 12 people were killed and over 100 injured in a suicide car bombing in the western Ghor province of Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said.
14 Aug 2020
Intelligence suggests terror strike on Independence Day, Delhi on alert
Delhi is on high alert as reports of a possible terror strike in Delhi within the next few days have surfaced.
25 Mar 2020
Terrorists barge into gurudwara in Kabul, kill at least 11
In a despicable incident, terrorists, armed with guns, barged inside a gurudwara in Afghanistan's capital Kabul and rained bullets, killing at least 11 on Wednesday, several reports said.
04 Mar 2020
Trump speaks to top Taliban leader, calls it "good talk"
Days after the United States signed an accord with the Taliban, aimed at bringing peace in ravaged Afghanistan, President Donald Trump spoke with one founder of the terrorist organization.
29 Feb 2020
US, Taliban sign historic peace deal to end Afghanistan war
After months of negotiations, the United States and Taliban on Saturday signed a historic peace agreement to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan.
29 Feb 2020
As observer, India will witness historic US-Taliban deal
The United States and Taliban, the terrorist organization that has been waging war in Afghanistan for years, are all set to sign a historic deal.
27 Jan 2020
Passenger plane with 83 onboard crashes in Taliban-held Afghanistan area
A passenger plane crashed in the Deh Yak district of Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Monday.
06 Jan 2020
What is the reason behind Sikh-Muslim tensions in Pakistan?
On Friday, a mob gheraoed a gurudwara in Pakistan's Nankana Sahib city and hurled stones at the holy shrine.
03 Jan 2020
Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?
Earlier on Friday, the United States confirmed to have killed Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani in an airstrike at Iraq's Baghdad Airport.
02 Jan 2020
What is PFI and why does UP want it banned?
The Uttar Pradesh Police has sought to ban the organization, the Popular Front of India (PFI), suspecting its complicity in the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state, which have claimed 19 lives.
09 Oct 2019
Top al Qaeda leader, born in Uttar Pradesh, killed
A top leader of al Qaeda was killed by the joint forces of the United States and Afghanistan on September 23, reports claimed.
07 Oct 2019
Taliban releases three Indian engineers kidnapped last year
In a sigh of relief for India, three engineers, who were abducted in May 2018 by the Taliban, were released on Sunday in exchange for 11 Taliban members. The swap happened at an undisclosed location.
24 Sep 2019
Joining US' terror-war was Pakistan's "biggest blunder", feels Imran Khan
When the United States went all out against the Taliban in the aftermath of the attack on twin towers on September 11, 2001, Pakistan should have stayed out of it, opined the country's Prime Minister Imran Khan.
08 Sep 2019
Amid Indo-Pak tensions, China to invest $1bn in Pakistan
Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, China is planning to invest $1 billion in development projects in the latter nation, the Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Yao Jing, reportedly said on Saturday.
08 Sep 2019
Donald Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban leaders, Afghan President
On Saturday, United States President Donald Trump said that he has canceled a peace deal with Taliban leaders.
07 Jul 2019
After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan
Pakistan-based terror organizations, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), have reportedly shifted their cadres to Afghanistan following the Indian Air Force's airstrikes on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot.
12 May 2019
Afghanistan: Former journalist shot dead in broad daylight, probe ordered
A political adviser and former journalist named Mena Mangal was shot dead in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday, days after she wrote on social media that her life was under threat.
27 Apr 2019
US agrees with Russia, China on pulling troops from Afghanistan
The United States yesterday agreed with rivals Russia and China on a goal of withdrawing foreign forces from Afghanistan, a key component of a peace deal being negotiated by Washington.
24 Apr 2019
US, Afghan forces kill more civilians than insurgents do: UN
Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by the US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released today revealed.
19 Mar 2019
One of seven Indian engineers, abducted by Taliban, returns home
Ten months after being kidnapped in Afghanistan's Baghlan province, one of the seven Indian nationals has safely returned to India, the External Affairs Ministry said today.
02 Mar 2019
Taliban attack joint US-Afghan base, kill 23 Afghan security forces
At least 23 Afghan security forces were killed in a Taliban attack on a joint US-Afghan base in southwestern Afghanistan, officials said yesterday, as fighting continued during a pause in peace talks between the insurgents and American negotiators.
14 Feb 2019
Afghan peace talks: Taliban to meet US, Pakistan officials soon?
The Taliban said yesterday its negotiators would next week meet the top US and Pakistani officials including Prime Minister Imran Khan during a key round of talks in Islamabad as part of the ongoing Afghan peace talks.
06 Feb 2019
US: We're holding 'constructive talks' with Taliban, Trump informs Congress
Informing Congress that his administration is holding "constructive talks" with the Taliban, US President Donald Trump said today that after two decades of war in Afghanistan, the hour has come to at least try for peace.
06 Feb 2019
State of the Union address: Highlights from Trump's speech
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address, which was marked by both a combative and a conciliatory attitude.
30 Jan 2019
Pak-supported terrorists will continue attacks in India, Afghanistan: US Spymaster
Terrorist groups supported by Pakistan, which uses some terror outfits as "policy tools", will continue to plan and conduct attacks in India and Afghanistan, according to America's top spymaster.
16 Jan 2019
Taliban threatens to end talks with US: Here's why
The Taliban yesterday threatened to end contact with the US if they deflect from the issue of foreign force withdrawal from Afghanistan.
15 Jan 2019
Bomb blast kills Indian in Afghanistan, MEA condemns 'cowardly attack'
An Indian national was among those killed in the terror attack in Afghanistan's capital yesterday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said and called for the perpetrators of the assault as well as those who provide them shelter to be brought to justice expeditiously.
06 Jan 2019
At least 30 killed as gold mine collapses in Afghanistan
At least 30 people were killed when a gold mine collapsed in northeastern Afghanistan today.
05 Jan 2019
Trump mistook India-built parliament in Afghanistan for a 'library'
US President Donald Trump's jibe about India building a library in Afghanistan is coming back to haunt him now.
03 Jan 2019
Trump wants India, Russia, Pak to fight Taliban in Afghanistan
Expressing dissatisfaction over New Delhi's decades-old role in the Afghanistan peace process, US President Donald Trump said yesterday that he wants the regional countries, including India, Russia, and Pakistan to fight the Taliban in the war-torn country.
25 Dec 2018
Death toll in Kabul attack rises to 43: Health Ministry
An hour-long gun and suicide attack on a Kabul government compound killed at least 43 people, the health ministry said today, making it one of the deadliest assaults on the Afghanistan capital this year.
04 Dec 2018
Trump writes to Imran Khan, wants to talk about Taliban
US President Donald Trump has written to Prime Minister Imran Khan, seeking Pakistan's help with stuttering Afghan peace talks and support in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table to end the 17-year brutal war in its neighboring country, Pakistani officials said yesterday.
15 Nov 2018
In blistering 4-hour-long attack, Taliban kills 30 Afghan cops
Afghan officials said the Taliban has killed 30 policemen in a blistering overnight attack in Afghanistan's Farah province.
11 Nov 2018
Pakistan: 3 suspects arrested in JUI-S chief Haq's assassination case
Pakistan police have arrested three suspects in connection with the assassination of top cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, who was also known as the 'godfather of Taliban', the Express Tribune reported.
05 Nov 2018
Afghanistan: Taliban attack Army-police checkpoint; Kills 13 soldiers, cops
The Taliban attacked a checkpoint today in eastern Ghazni province, killing at least seven soldiers and six policemen.