With the Taliban trying to win the world’s recognition of its new government, the movement has taken a sharp turn from its past opposition to vaccination campaigns, which have not taken place in over three years.
Zamir Kabulov, the Kremlin’s representative on Afghanistan, says the Taliban assured Moscow talks participants of making headway on rights and governance issues.
Taliban will not be allowed access to more than $9 billion of Afghan central bank reserves held outside the country, Washington says, as Afghanistan struggles to contain a deepening economic crisis.
The so-called natural partners in the Afghan conflict have varied apprehensions from the Taliban victory inspiring rebellion in China's Muslim-dominated Xinjiang province to militants infiltrating former Soviet republics.
Zalmay Khalilzad, a top US envoy to Afghanistan, has quit, says Secretary of State Antony Blinken. He will be replaced by his deputy, Thomas West.
UN agencies say nationwide polio vaccination drive will start in Afghanistan from November 8.
Taliban’s education minister is reportedly working on “a framework” for girls education beyond the sixth grade in Afghanistan, according to a senior UN official.
Qatar's assistant foreign minister Lolwah Alkhater had said the players and their families were among the passengers to arrive on a flight from Kabul on Thursday.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says Daesh leaders in Afghanistan seek to project the group’s influence across former Soviet states in Central Asia.
President Joe Biden’s administration has said its top priority is repatriating Americans and green card holders who could not leave Afghanistan in the US evacuation operation in August.
Pakistan’s national carrier has accused Afghanistan’s Taliban administration of ordering a ticket price cut to levels seen before the fall of the Afghan government in August.
"Winter is difficult, and we have nothing except God, and we need more help," says aid recipient Bibi Pashtoon during the distribution of relief to hundreds of displaced families in capital Kabul.
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