Sep 08, 2021 World News

‘China, Pakistan trying to figure out what to do with Taliban,’ says Joe Biden

US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that China, Pakistan, Russia and Iran are now trying to figure out what they do with the Taliban. Hours after the Taliban announced the details of his interim government, Biden told reporters that…

Sep 05, 2021 World News

PM Modi’s approval rating is 70%, highest among 13 global leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an approval rating of 70 per cent, the highest among 13 global leaders, in a survey conducted by The Morning Consult. In the survey updated on September 2, PM Modi is ahead of Mexican President…

Sep 01, 2021 World News

Biden defends leaving Afghanistan, says it’s ‘best decision’ for America

President Joe Biden strongly defended the chaotic withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of conflict, calling it the best and right decision for the US to end an era of major military deployments to rebuild other…

Aug 31, 2021 World News

War is Over As Last US Troops Leave Afghanistan

UNICEF Afghanistan's representative, Herve Ludovic de Lis, said that there are "nearly 10 million children in Afghanistan in dire need of humanitarian assistance", adding that these children are deprived of their right to a healthy and protected childhood. "The people…

Aug 31, 2021 World News

Afghanistan: Nearly 10 million children in desperate need of humanitarian aid, says UNICEF

UNICEF Afghanistan's representative, Herve Ludovic de Lis, said that there are "nearly 10 million children in Afghanistan in dire need of humanitarian assistance", adding that these children are deprived of their right to a healthy and protected childhood. "The people…

Aug 30, 2021 World News

‘India important, want to maintain ties’: Taliban leader Stanekzai

Taliban leader Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanakzai has said the group wants to continue Afghanistan's political, economic and cultural ties with India, marking the first time a member of the Taliban's top hierarchy has spoken on the issue since the takeover…

Aug 30, 2021 World News

New Zealand reports first death linked to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Going back on its assurances of respecting women's rights in Afghanistan, the Taliban, who are set to form a new government in the war-ravaged country, have announced a ban on co-education. This comes a day after Sheikh Abdulbaki Haqqani was…

Aug 30, 2021 World News

‘Men not allowed to teach girls in Afghanistan’: Taliban issue new diktat

Going back on its assurances of respecting women's rights in Afghanistan, the Taliban, who are set to form a new government in the war-ravaged country, have announced a ban on co-education. This comes a day after Sheikh Abdulbaki Haqqani was…

Aug 26, 2021 World News

At least 35 people killed, over 70 injured in twin Kabul blasts: Report

The Taliban are seeking legitimacy and have made promises but Washington will see "whether they mean it or not", US President Joe Biden said, "I don't trust anyone" when asked if he believed the Taliban. Or not. During his address…

Aug 24, 2021 World News

Ukrainian plane on evacuation mission hijacked in Kabul, diverted to Iran: Report

One of the people who died on Monday while being glued to a US Air Force plane was a 19-year-old Afghan who plays for the national junior football team. Zaki Anwari died after falling from a US Air Force C-17…