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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 […]

Taliban Urges Countries to Reopen Kabul Embassies

Taliban Urges Countries to Reopen Kabul Embassies

Kabul: Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, first deputy prime minister of the Islamic Emirate, urged world countries to reopen their embassies in Kabul, Tolo news reported Baradar made the remarks at a meeting in Kabul on Thursday evening attended by ambassadors of a number of countries including Russia, China and Pakistan and some officials from the […]

Taliban Accuses US Of Violating Afghan Airspace

Taliban Accuses US Of Violating Afghan Airspace

Kabul: Zabihullah Mujahid, Deputy Minister of Information and Culture, on Wednesday said the United States has violated Afghanistan’s airspace by its drones, the Tolonews reported. “It has recently acted in violation of all international law and the United States’ commitments to the Islamic Emirate in Doha, Qatar, and Afghanistan’s sacred airspace is being occupied by […]

US allows humanitarian assistance to Afghan people after Quad reaches understanding on Taliban

US allows humanitarian assistance to Afghan people after Quad reaches understanding on Taliban

WASHINGTON: The US Treasury Department has issued licenses to facilitate humanitarian aid and financial assistance to the people of Afghanistan, while upholding sanctions on the Taliban, the Dawn reported. “Treasury is committed to facilitating the flow of humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan and other activities that support their basic human needs,” Andrea Gacki, […]

UNSC Seek Stable Afghanistan With Inclusive Govt

UNSC Seek Stable Afghanistan With Inclusive Govt

Kabul: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday at a press conference said all five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) are united in seeking a stable Afghanistan and an inclusive government, the Tolonews reported. Guterres made the remarks after talks among the foreign ministers of Britain, China, France, Russia and the […]

In UN General Assembly speech, Erdogan urges settlement of Kashmir issue under UN resolutions

In UN General Assembly speech, Erdogan urges settlement of Kashmir issue under UN resolutions

New York, Sep 22: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called for a solution to the decades-old Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan on the basis of the United Nations resolutions, Dawn newspaper reported.  Addressing the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), he said in a wide-ranging speech to the 193-member assembly: “We […]

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