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China pledges support to Afghanistan

China pledges support to Afghanistan

During the two days of high-level talks in the Qatari capital city of Doha, the Chinese delegation and Islamic Emirate officials agreed to work on strengthening diplomatic relations and implementing Chinese projects in Afghanistan, Tolo news reported. Zabiullah Mujahid, a spokesman of the Islamic Emirate, said on Tuesday that Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met […]

Erodgan orders expulsion of 10 western Ambassadors from Turkey

Erodgan orders expulsion of 10 western Ambassadors from Turkey

Ankara: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ordered expulsion of 10 ambassadors from the country. Erodgan’s  move to declare 10 ambassadors from western countries ‘persona non grata’ after the diplomats demanded release Osman Kavala, a philanthropist currently undergoing imprisonment for more than four years over protests and a coup attempt in Turkey. In a joint statement, […]

Khalilzad Steps Down as Top US Envoy to Afghanistan

Khalilzad Steps Down as Top US Envoy to Afghanistan

Kabul: Zalmay Khalilzad, the US peace envoy to Afghanistan, has stepped down, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Monday, Tolo news reported US Secretary Blinken tweeted: “Thank you to Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad for decades of tireless service to the United States. Pleased to welcome Thomas West to the role of Special Representative for […]

Talks with Taliban candid and professional, says US

Talks with Taliban candid and professional, says US

WASHINGTON: The United States said on Monday that the weekend talks with the Taliban were candid and professional, Dawn reported. During the weekend, the Biden administration held their first face-to-face meeting with the Taliban in Doha since the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan in late August. On Monday, a State Department official told journalists […]

Afghanistan Mosque Suicide Attack kills 43

Afghanistan Mosque Suicide Attack kills 43

Kabul: A suicide bomber detonated his explosives among worshippers in a mosque in Kunduz city on Friday afternoon during the Friday prayers, local security officials said, Tolo news reported. The deputy minister of information and culture, Zabiullah Mujahid, confirmed the incident and said a number of people were killed and wounded in the explosion, the […]

Afghan deputy prime minister’s meets US envoy in Kabul, seeks release of frozen bank accounts

Afghan deputy prime minister’s meets US envoy in Kabul, seeks release of frozen bank accounts

Kabul: Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and Abdul Salam Hanafi, deputy prime ministers, met with Simon Gass, the UK prime minister’s special envoy, in Kabul on Tuesday, the administrative office said in a statement, the Tolonews reported. Baradar and Hanifi in the meeting said the Islamic Emirate wants good relations with the world’s countries, and they […]

Taiwan says China flew 56 jets to its air defence zone, the largest so far; China urges US to stop provocative behavior

Taiwan says China flew 56 jets to its air defence zone, the largest so far; China urges US to stop provocative behavior

Beijing: China has sent 56 fighter planes towards Taiwan on Monday – the largest ever show of force in a single day, the All India Radio reported. According to Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defence, Monday’s sortie included J-16 fighter jets and H-6 bombers, among other aircrafts. The island has been complaining for more than a […]

“Sorry for the disruption”: Zuckerberg apologises after global outage

“Sorry for the disruption”: Zuckerberg apologises after global outage

Washington(US), Oct 05 : Apologising for the disruption in the services of Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram, tech giant’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has stated that services are returning online on Tuesday. “Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger are coming back online now,” Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post.“Sorry for the disruption today — I know how much […]

Kabul Airport Ready for International Flights: Afghan Officials

Kabul Airport Ready for International Flights: Afghan Officials

Kabul: Afghanistan’s civil aviation authority announced Saturday that Kabul airport is completely operational for international flights and technical issues have been resolved in recent days, the Tolonews reported. According to officials, domestic flights have started at the airport and the facility is ready for international flights to resume normal activity. The airport received some flights […]

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