Tag Archives: Kabul news

Pakistan to recognise Taliban govt ‘independently’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has announced that it will take an independent decision in line with its interests on recognising the Taliban government in a major policy statement rejecting the US demand asking Islamabad not to give legitimacy to Afghanistan’s new rulers unless they meet international demands. “There is no pressure, and …

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‘Last nail in India’s coffin in Afghanistan’

ISLAMABAD: The capture of Panjshir Valley by the Taliban is being dubbed as the ‘last nail in India’s coffin in Afghanistan’, as its huge investment in men and material to ‘destabilise’ Pakistan has finally washed away. India, being the major stakeholder of the ‘great game’ of disrupting the region’s peace, …

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‘Afghan women should not work alongside men’

KABUL: Afghan women should not be allowed to work alongside men, a senior figure in the ruling Taliban said, a position which, if formally implemented, would effectively bar them from employment in government offices, banks, media companies and beyond. Waheedullah Hashimi, a senior figure in the Taliban who is close …

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Spain lauds Pakistan’s role in Afghanistan evacuations

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares Bueno called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi and discussed the latest situation in Afghanistan, the military said late Friday. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including the current situation …

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Pakistan committed to work for Afghan peace: Gen Qamar

Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, who is on an official visit to Pakistan, called on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and discussed matters of mutual interest including the latest situation in Afghanistan, the military said. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security …

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