In 2nd official meeting, Taliban say India offered Afghanistan humanitarian aid

In a rare public mention of engagement with India, the Taliban on Wednesday said India had offered humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan at the Moscow Format talks. The talks saw participation by the Taliban and 10 countries, including India, and emphasised the need for Afghanistan to have an inclusive government that reflected, as Russian foreign minister …

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Malala sends letter to Taliban one month after girls’ school ban

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Pakistani Taliban as a schoolgirl, has urged Afghanistan’s new rulers to let girls return to school.”To the Taliban authorities…reverse the de facto ban on girls’ education and re-open girls’ secondary schools immediately,” Yousafzai and a number of Afghan women’s rights activists said in an …

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