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CIA director met Taliban leader in Kabul amid evacuation efforts: US official

CIA director met Taliban leader in Kabul amid evacuation efforts: US official

Washington: The director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) met with the Taliban’s top political leader in Kabul amid the ongoing effort to evacuate people fleeing Taliban captured Afghanistan, a US official said on Tuesday. William Burns’ visit on Monday came ahead of a planned meeting among leaders from the

Ukrainian plane hijacked by armed men in Kabul, flown into Iran: Minister

Ukrainian plane hijacked by armed men in Kabul, flown into Iran: Minister

Kyiv: A Ukrainian plane that was tasked with evacuation of Ukrainians from Afghanistan’s capital Kabul was hijacked by unidentified people who flew it into Iran last Sunday, media reports quoted Ukraine’s Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Yenin as saying. The plane was “practically stolen”, and flew into Iran with an unidentified

Taliban not allowing food, fuel to get into Andarab valley dire: Amrullah Saleh

Taliban not allowing food, fuel to get into Andarab valley dire: Amrullah Saleh

Kabul: Afghanistan’s “acting” President Amrullah Saleh has highlighted the dire “humanitarian situation” in Andarab valley of the northern Baghlan province and accused the Taliban of committing human rights violations in the region. This comes as clashes were reported between the Taliban and resistance forces in the Andarab region. Taliban forces

More than 160 Australians and Afghans evacuated from Kabul

More than 160 Australians and Afghans evacuated from Kabul

Canberra: Amid the Taliban takeover 160 Australian and Afghan citizens have been evacuated from Kabul after a third rescue flight, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday. Morrison said 60 Australians and Afghans who helped Australia during the 20-year war were flown to the United Arab Emirates overnight. The

As Taliban set to enforce Shariah law, Know what it means for Afghan women!

As Taliban set to enforce Shariah law, Know what it means for Afghan women!

Kabul: How the Taliban rule is interpreted for women in Afghanistan paints a horrific picture of humanitarian disaster, where the female population will have rights under the guise of Islamic law that actually will go beyond the bounds of Shariah. The Taliban, however, has promised to give women rights “within the bounds of