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Taliban leader Mullah Baradar named among 100 most influential people of 2021 by Time magazine

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar – deputy prime minister in the Taliban’s newly announced caretaker government and the top figure in the Doha deal – has been named among the 100 most influential people of 2021 by Time magazine. In February 2020, when the US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad officially signed the peace …

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Afghan envoys marooned abroad after Taliban’s sudden return

The Taliban’s abrupt return to power has left hundreds of Afghan diplomats overseas in limbo: running out of money to keep missions operating, fearful for families back home and desperate to secure refuge abroad. The Islamist militant movement, which swiftly ousted Afghanistan’s Western-backed government on August 15, said on Tuesday that it had sent messages …

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‘He is a busy man’: Imran Khan on no phone call from Joe Biden

It’s been almost eight months and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is yet to receive a courtesy phone call from US President Joe Biden. When asked about no phone call from Biden during a CNN interview, the Pakistan PM replied: “He is a busy man.” ​”But our relationship with the US is not just dependent …

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Pakistan NSA criticises ‘wait and watch’ policy on recognising Taliban regime in Afghanistan

Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf has said that the ‘wait and watch’ policy on recognising the Taliban regime in Afghanistan was flawed and could result in the economic collapse of the conflict-torn country. The Taliban seized control of Afghanistan in mid-August, ousting the previous elected leadership which was backed by the West. The interim …

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Panjshir resistance to declare parallel govt in Afghanistan

In response to the new cabinet announced by the Taliban for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, the resistance front in Panjshir province led by Ahmad Massoud has said that they will declare a parallel government in the country after consultations. The front termed the Taliban’s caretaker government as illegitimate and a vivid enmity with the …

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Taliban army chief says those who defend democracy will be suppressed

The Chief of Army Staff of the Taliban, Fasihudin, has said that those who defend democracy in Afghanistan and oppose the Taliban will be suppressed. He added that they will suppress all those who defend the gains of the past two decades under the name of specific ethnic groups or resistance in Afghanistan, Khaama News …

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