Monday, 20 September 2021
Hope NZ pullout won't have a lasting impact: Williamson
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has called Pakistan a special place for cricket and is hoping that the pullout of the Kiwis from the white-ball series in the country won't have a lasting impact
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Gun-toting Taliban mingle with families and kids at Kabul Zoo
Taliban soldiers cradling AK-47s and M16 assault rifles mingle among families at Kabul Zoo, a novelty experience for many of the young fighters from rural Afghanistan
18 Sep 2021, 15:42
Taliban call for lifting of sanctions against 'Islamic Emirate'
Afghanistan's new acting foreign minister Mawlawi Amir Khan Muttaqi has called for sanctions to be lifted against the 'Islamic Emirate'
15 Sep 2021, 12:09
Family of US hostage held by Taliban calls for envoy's firing
The family of Mark Frerichs on Monday urged US president Joe Biden to fire his chief Afghanistan peace negotiator, charging that the envoy has done little to win the release of the last American ...
14 Sep 2021, 13:43
Blinken asks Pakistan to 'line up' in pressuring Taliban
US secretary of state Antony Blinken called Monday on Pakistan to deny legitimacy to the Taliban unless they meet international demands, acknowledging concerns that Islamabad has supported militants ...
14 Sep 2021, 11:20
Last US Afghan strike on IS may have killed aid worker, children: NYT
The Pentagon has said it disrupted a new attack planned by the Islamic State extremist group through a Reaper drone strike on 29 August
12 Sep 2021, 09:59
Afghan economic meltdown would be ‘gift for terrorists’: UN chief
Much of the Afghan central bank’s $10 billion in assets are also parked overseas, where they have been frozen since the Taliban came to power last month
12 Sep 2021, 09:19
US honours 9/11 dead on 20th anniversary of attacks
Six moments of silence will be observed, corresponding with the times the two World Trade Center towers were struck, and fell, and the moments the Pentagon was attacked and Flight 93 crashed
11 Sep 2021, 09:27
Bangladeshi couple sentenced in the US for conspiring to support IS
The couple provided financial support to two of Khan’s brothers who travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State
10 Sep 2021, 10:43
Iran 'strongly' condemns Taliban offensive on Panjshir Valley
Iran on Monday "strongly" condemned the Taliban's military offensive against holdout fighters in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley, as the Islamist group claimed it had taken control of the area
06 Sep 2021, 20:15