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IS claims attacks against Taliban in Jalalabad

Islamic State-Khorasan (IS-K) on Sunday claimed weekend attacks against the Taliban in the Afghan city of Jalalabad, in two statements carried by IS's propaganda arm Amaq

Taliban members and people gather at the site of a bomb explosion which targeted a pickup truck carrying Taliban fighters in Jalalabad on 19 September, 2021, a day after at least two people were killed in a series of blasts in the area

Exclusive interview of Taliban political office's spokesman

'Taliban have no agenda outside of Afghanistan'

Prothom Alo recently took an exclusive interview of Dr. Mohammad Naeem Wardak, a spokesman for the Taliban political office at Doha, capital of Qatar. He said the Taliban are interested in ...

'Taliban have no agenda outside of Afghanistan'

Taliban seize two more provincial capitals in northern blitz

The Taliban captured two more provincial capitals Sunday as they gained ground in their fight to take over Afghanistan's cities after seizing much of the countryside in recent months.

Taliban seize two more provincial capitals in northern blitz

Global Covid cases near 190m

With the highly contagious delta variant spreading rapidly across several countries, the global Covid-19 caseload is also fast approaching the grim milestone of 190 million

Global Covid cases near 190m

South African leader says calm has been restored to most places

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday the unrest that has ripped through South Africa in the past week was stabilising and calm has been restored to most of the affected areas, but the destruction ...

A member of SAPS shoots rubber bullets to disperse a crowd looting outside a warehouse storing alcohol in Durban on 16 July, 2021, in the midst of an ongoing alcohol ban after protestors have clashed with police following a week of unrest in South Africa

Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photographer killed in Afghanistan

A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer with the Reuters news agency was killed Friday covering fighting between Afghan security forces and the Taliban near a border crossing with Pakistan, the media ...

Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photographer killed in Afghanistan

Covid hospital fire in Iraq kills at least 52

At least 52 people died and 22 were wounded when a massive fire engulfed the coronavirus isolation ward of an Iraqi hospital Monday, a health official said.

People react next to the body of a casualty outside al-Hussain coronavirus hospital after a fire, in Nassiriya, Iraq, 13 July , 2021

'Gang member' of int'l kidney trading racket held in Benapole

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has claimed to have busted an international kidney trading racket and detained a gang member

'Gang member' of int'l kidney trading racket held in Benapole

Iran, world powers adjourn nuclear talks, resumption date unclear

Negotiators for Iran and six world powers on Sunday adjourned talks on reviving their 2015 nuclear deal and return to respective capitals for consultations as remaining differences still need to be ...

European External Action Service (EEAS) deputy secretary general Enrique Mora and Iranian deputy at ministry of foreign affairs Abbas Araghchi wait for the start of talks on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in Vienna, Austria 20 June, 2021

UN chief Guterres appointed for second term

United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres was appointed for a second-five year-term on Friday by the 193-member UN General Assembly.

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres
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