Worldwide national, October 8, 2021 | Vaccinated Canadians warned to stay vigilant this Thanksgiving – Global News

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US and Taliban hold first talks since Afghanistan withdrawal

Officials say senior Taliban members and US representatives should hold talks about containing extremist groups in Afghanistan and facilitating the evacuation of foreign citizens and Afghans from the country Through KATHY GANNON and ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press October 9, 2021, 4:49 am • 4 minutes reading Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article ISLAMABAD — … Read more

Today America holds its first face-to-face talks with the Taliban since its withdrawal from Afghanistan

The United States plans to meet face-to-face with the Taliban from Saturday for the first time since their withdrawal from Afghanistan, the State Department said. A State Department spokesman said the US delegation will meet with senior Taliban officials in the Qatari capital, Doha, on Saturday and Sunday. The United States has maintained channels of … Read more

Sherman: Sherman emphasizes importance of ‘coordinated approach’ to Afghan issue in talks with Pakistani leaders

ISLAMABAD: US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman on Friday stressed the importance of a “coordinated approach” to Afghanistan and other issues vital to regional stability during her meetings with top Pakistani leaders who have called for greater international involvement with the Taliban-led government in Kabul. Sherman, the highest-ranking US diplomat under US President Joe … Read more

Several dead in Afghanistan mosque explosion, witnesses and Taliban

Through Staff The Associated Press Posted on October 8, 2021 8:05 AM Smaller Font Reduce article font size –AN Larger font Increase article font size AN+ A powerful explosion at a mosque frequented by a minority religious group in northern Afghanistan on Friday, several victims, witnesses and the Talibansaid the spokesman. The blast happened at … Read more

Taliban: US, Pakistani officials in tense talks over Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: US and Pakistani officials meet Friday amid deteriorating relations between the two countries as each country searches for a way forward in Afghanistan below Taliban rule. Pakistan has pushed for greater involvement with the all-male, all-Taliban cabinet in Kabul, even though it shuns any unilateral formal recognition. The South Asian country has urged Washington … Read more

Drug threat in Afghanistan could increase as Taliban signal to legalize opium

Acceptance [Afghanistan]October (ANI): When the Taliban took control of Kabul in August, there were growing fears that the country’s drug threat could worsen, but the group vowed to stop poppy cultivation. By cutting back in October, Taliban leaders have indicated they are considering legalizing opium cultivation. Afghanistan, which exports more than 90 percent of the … Read more

Father who fled Afghanistan sues US to reunite with young sons

Afghan man attended a conference in California as part of his work for a US government funded project in Afghanistan when the Taliban sent a written death threat to his home, forcing him to make a heartbreaking decision: He would not return to his wife and two young sons and instead seek asylum and attempt … Read more

afghanistan: US deputy secy: on the same page with India on Afghanistan, aware of its concerns | India News

NEW DELHI: Signals of strong convergence with China and a willingness to ditch Indian concerns Afghanistan in mind, deputy secretary of the United States Wendy Sherman said Taliban must ensure an inclusive government, while Beijing must follow global rules. As a sign that the US has taken over India’s security concerns after the Taliban takeover … Read more

Taliban: Passport office reopening gives threatened Afghans hope

KABUL: The reopening of the passport office in Acceptance Wednesday gave some Afghans who feel threatened under Taliban There are new hopes that they will soon be able to flee the country. Hundreds of people flocked to the department to request travel documents in a test of the new Afghan government’s commitment to the International … Read more

Taliban arrest 4 IS members as extremist threat rises

A Taliban spokesman says special forces have arrested four Islamic State members and seized their documents and weapons in a raid north of the Afghan capital. Through RAHIM FAEIZ and SAMYA KULLAB Associated Press October 6, 2021, 10:45 am • 2 minutes reading Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban … Read more

Afghanistan News: Hundreds crowd passport office in Afghan capital | world news

KABUL: Hundreds of Afghans flocked to the passport office in Kabul on Wednesday, just a day after news it would reopen this week to issue the documents, while Taliban security men had to beat back some in the crowd to maintain order. Taliban officials have said service will resume from Saturday after being suspended since … Read more

British Prime Minister’s Representative Met the Taliban in Afghanistan: Foreign Office

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s special envoy met with Taliban leaders in Afghanistan to discuss the humanitarian crisis and ways to prevent the country from becoming a breeding ground for militants. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app. Simon Gass, Johnson’s High Representative for Afghanistan, met with Taliban … Read more

More than 100 Afghans from music school flown out of the country

More than 100 students, alumni and teachers of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music have flown from Kabul en route to Portugal, where the government has agreed to grant them asylum, the institute’s director said Monday. They were aboard a flight carrying 235 people from Kabul International Airport to Qatar on Sunday. It was the … Read more

Taliban: Taliban Face Shift From War To Police Street

KABUL: One fighter after another, the Taliban exchange their characteristic long, flowing clothes for stiff military uniforms. It is a symbol of the moment of transition they are in: Once warriors embedded in Afghanistan‘s rugged mountains, now they are an urban police force. But change is always an adjustment. In the Afghan capital Acceptancecrime was … Read more

Most people in the US support refugees with an Afghan ally: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON — Most people in the US want Afghans who worked with Americans to offer resettlement to the United States, a new poll shows, confirming support across political divides for former military translators and others struggling to escape the Taliban rule. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey shows that 72% of Americans … Read more

Taliban: Taliban-style security welcomed by some, feared by others

KABUL: It was not even seven in the morning and the line outside the gates of the police station was long, with men taking their complaints and demands for justice to the new Afghanistan. Taliban rulers. They immediately discovered something new: The Taliban fighters who are now the police officers do not demand bribes as … Read more

Taliban: Taliban claim army destroyed Islamic State cell just hours after Kabul bombing

Approval: Taliban Government forces destroyed an Islamic State cell in the north Acceptance Late Sunday, a spokesman for the movement said several civilians had been killed and injured after an explosion outside a mosque in the Afghan capital. There was no confirmation that the operation was directly linked to Sunday’s blast, the deadliest attack on … Read more

Taliban: India concerned about classified parts of US-Taliban deal in Doha | India News

NEW DELHI: India comes to terms with the fact that notwithstanding Pakistanrole in supporting the Taliban and assuring a strategic failure of the US in Afghanistan, Washington could reconnect with Islamabad—perhaps stripped of illusions—after a hiatus. Minister of Foreign Affairs S Jaishankar, pointed out at an event in Washington the “tactical compromises” the US could … Read more

Taliban: 70 percent Afghan media no longer works since Taliban takeover

KABUL: At least 70 percent of the media no longer works in Afghanistan since the Taliban took control of the country due to financial difficulties, National Association of Journalists. The national association of journalists at a press conference in Acceptance on Sunday, said they found the statistics after conducting an online survey of 28 provinces … Read more

Bomb attack at Kabul mosque kills several civilians

A bomb exploded at the entrance of a mosque in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing “several civilians,” a Taliban spokesman said. The bomb was aimed at the sprawling Eidgah Mosque in Kabul, where a memorial service was held for the mother of Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, who later tweeted that the attack had claimed … Read more

Don’t say ‘Taliban’: Facebook suppresses Afghan activists and artists who lead the resistance

Jalal Nazari was a Wall Street Journal reporter in Afghanistan until it fell to the Taliban. He is currently a Fellow in Global Journalism at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. He is waiting for transit documents in Kiev, Ukraine. Facebook’s anti-Taliban rules have dragged down dozens of opponents … Read more

afghanistan: Afghanistan on the brink of socio-economic collapse, says top EU diplomat

BRUSSELS: Afghanistan faces a collapse of its economic and social systems that threatens to turn into a humanitarian catastrophe, the European UnionThat is what the chief of foreign policy said on Sunday. To avoid the worst-case scenario, the Taliban to meet conditions that would allow for more international aid, Josep Borrell wrote in a blog … Read more

afghanistan: three including journalist killed in eastern afghanistan

KABUL: Three people, including a journalist, were killed in a shooting in Afghanistaneastern province of Nangarhar, authorities confirmed on Sunday. Journalist and author Sayyed Marof Saadat and his relatives traveled in a sedan along a road in precinct 5 of Jalalabad city ​​on Saturday night when gunmen in a rickshaw opened fire on them,” a … Read more