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Unnamed Myanmar photographer wins Bayeux war reporting prize

The prestigious Bayeux War Correspondents' Awards on Saturday honoured work by a range of international journalists including several veteran reporters and -- for the first time -- an unnamed Myanmar ...

Iranian photojournalist and president of the Jury Manoocher Deghati delivers a speech during the closing ceremony of the 2021 Bayeux-Calvados Awards for war correspondents in Bayeux, northwestern France, on 9 October, 2021

US says to hold first in-person talks with Taliban since Afghan withdrawal

The United States and the Taliban will hold their first in-person talks since the US withdrawal from Afghanistan starting Saturday, the State Department said

Taliban delegates speak during talks between the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents in Doha, Qatar on 12 September 2020

Taliban claim complete control of Afghan province of Panjshir

The Taliban have taken complete control of Panjshir province, the last area in Afghanistan being held by resistance forces, the Islamist militant group's spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said on ...

(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 25, 2021, Afghan resistance movement and anti-Taliban uprising forces rest while deployed to patrol along a road at the Rah-e Tang in Panjshir province. The Taliban said on September 6 the last pocket of resistance in Afghanistan, the Panjshir Valley, had been "completely captured"

US warns of Afghanistan civil war

Taliban fighters advanced deep into the last holdout province of Panjshir Sunday, as the top US general warned Afghanistan faces a wider civil war that would offer fertile ground for a resurgence of ...

Still frame from an undated video seen by Reuters shows people standing next to Humvees adorned with the Taliban flag on the mountaintops close to Golbahar, near the southern entrance of Panjshir valley, Afghanistan. Video obtained from social media.

17 killed in celebratory gunfire in Kabul

At least 17 people were killed in celebratory gunfire in Kabul, news agencies said on Saturday

At least 17 killed, 41 injured in celebratory gunfire in Kabul: Reports

Taliban and Afghan rebels claim heavy casualties in fighting over Panjshir

Taliban forces and fighters loyal to local leader Ahmad Massoud, fought in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley on Thursday, with each side saying it had inflicted heavy casualties in recent days of combat ...

Afghan resistance movement and anti-Taliban uprising forces take positions as they patrol on a hilltop in Darband area in Anaba district, Panjshir province on 1 September, 2021

3 Bangladeshis injured in drone attack on Saudi airport

A drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport wounded eight people on Tuesday, said the Saudi-led coalition battling Huthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen

3 Bangladeshis among 8 injured in drone attack on Saudi airport by Huthi

Roughly 1,500 US citizens likely still in Afghanistan: Blinken

There are still about 1,500 US citizens in Afghanistan and the US government is working to either contact them or has already given them instructions on how to get to Kabul airport, Secretary of ...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken removes his protective face mask during a media briefing on Afghanistan, at the State Department, in Washington, DC, US on 25 August  2021

US army must be held accountable for Afghanistan actions: China

China's envoy told the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday that the US army and the militaries of its coalition partners should be held accountable for rights violations allegedly committed in ...

US army must be held accountable for Afghanistan actions: China

Bring Bangladeshis back from Afghanistan as soon as possible

According to government accounts, there were 29 Bangladeshis working in Afghanistan as employees of the non-government organisation BRAC and with government development programmes including ...

Bring Bangladeshis back from Afghanistan as soon as possible
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