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Pak airline suspends flights from Kabul, cites Taliban’s ‘heavy-handedness’

Pak airline suspends flights from Kabul, cites Taliban’s ‘heavy-handedness’

Islamabad: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Thursday announced its decision to suspend flights from Kabul, citing “heavy handed” interference of Taliban authorities, including arbitrary rule changes and intimidation of staff. The statement comes at a time when the Taliban government ordered the airline, the only international company operating regularly out

US, UK warn their citizens of security threats in Kabul hotels: Sources

US, UK warn their citizens of security threats in Kabul hotels: Sources

Kabul: The United States and Britain warned their citizens on Monday to avoid hotels in Afghanistan, days after dozens were killed at a mosque in an attack claimed by the ISIS group. The Taliban, which seized power in August and declared an Islamic emirate, are seeking international recognition and assistance

US denies plane from Kabul with Americans from landing: Flight organisers

US denies plane from Kabul with Americans from landing: Flight organisers

Washington: The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday barred U.S. landing rights for a charter plane carrying more than 100 Americans and U.S. green card holders evacuated from Afghanistan, organizers of the flight said. “They will not allow a charter on an international flight into a U.S. port of entry,”

Afghanistan grapples with economic crisis, Taliban face challenges

Afghanistan grapples with economic crisis, Taliban face challenges

Kabul: Just a month after Kabul’s fall, the Taliban has started to face daunting situations in the country as the hardline group seek to establish itself as a durable peacetime government in Afghanistan. Decades of war and the deaths of tens of thousands of people, has left Afghanistan’s economy in

Google shuts down Afghan govt accounts as Taliban asks for emails: Sources

Google shuts down Afghan govt accounts as Taliban asks for emails: Sources

Kabul: Google has temporarily locked down an unspecified number of Afghan government email accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter, as fears grow over the digital paper trail left by former officials and their international partners. In the weeks since the Taliban`s swift takeover of Afghanistan from a