Taliban releases TTP’s Maulvi Faqir Mohammad, other terrorists from Afghanistan prisons

The Taliban have released at least 2,300 terrorists, including several top commanders of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) like Maulvi Faqir Mohammad. Maulvi Faqir Mohammad, former deputy chief of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. Days after coming into power, the Taliban have released at least 2,300 terrorists from different prisons in Afghanistan. These include several top commanders of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan … Read more

EU eyes talks with Taliban but no plans to recognise them

The European Union has no immediate plans to recognize the Taliban after their sweeping victory in Afghanistan but will talk with the militants to ensure that European citizens and Afghans who have worked with the EU can leave safely, the bloc’s top diplomat said Tuesday. Speaking after leading emergency talks among the EU’s foreign ministers, … Read more

Nearly 2,000 dead, Haiti earthquake survivors cry for help as storm disrupts rescue efforts

Survivors of the earthquake that killed at least 1,941 people in Haiti clamoured for food, shelter and medical care on Tuesday as search and rescue efforts resumed after a tropical storm lashed the Caribbean nation with rain, causing dangerous flooding. Quake damage to several major hospitals hampered humanitarian efforts, and doctors in makeshift tents outside … Read more

‘They are our Hindus, Afghan Hindus’: Activist Mahbouba Seraj on India giving religion-based visas to Afghans

Mahbouba Seraj, one of the strongest advocates of women and child rights in Afghanistan, has raised concerns regarding India’s invitation to “Hindus and Sikhs” of Afghanistan to seek refuge in India. The religion-based discrimination in providing shelter and sanctuary to Afghans has not gone down well with the people of Afghanistan. In a response to … Read more

US probing deaths at plane takeoff in Kabul

US Air Force has said that it is investigating an incident at the Kabul airport on Monday in which multiple people were killed. Desperate Afghans trying to board the US Air Force flight at Kabul airport. (Video grab) Click here for IndiaToday.in’s complete coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. Source link