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Afghan Parliament, other public institutions dissloved

Afghan Parliament, other public institutions dissloved

The Taliban (the group banned in Russia) have dissolved a number of public institutions in Afghanistan, including both houses of parliament and the National Security Council, according to a decree disseminated in Afghan media. The …

Iran demands water from Afghanistan

Iran demands water from Afghanistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has expressed concern over the Afghan government's position on the rights that Iran has to the Helmand river

Taliban bans TikTok and PUBG game

Taliban bans TikTok and PUBG game

ByteDance Ltd’s TikTok video app will be banned in Afghanistan as part of a moral policing drive by the ruling Taliban (the movement banned in Russia), a spokesman for the group said.  The widely-used social media application …

Taliban bans opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan

Taliban bans opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan

The Taliban (the terrorist movement banned in Russia) announced a ban on the cultivation of narcotics in Afghanistan. "As per the decree of the supreme leader of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, all Afghans are …

Afghan girls stage protest, demand Taliban* reopen schools

Afghan girls stage protest, demand Taliban* reopen schools

More than two dozen girls and women have staged protests in front of the Ministry of Education in the capital, Kabul, days after the Taliban, which is prohibited in Russia, shut secondary schools for girls, following which the Afghan group …

Afghan instability fueling narcotics trade

Afghan instability fueling narcotics trade

Authorities in Tajikistan say the volume of illegal narcotics they interdicted in 2021 increased by almost 69 percent year-on-year, but that instability in neighboring Afghanistan could provoke a worsening in the problem of …

Uzbekistan urges world to cooperate with Taliban*

Uzbekistan urges world to cooperate with Taliban*

Uzbekistan has urged the international community to consider engaging with the Taliban* regime in Afghanistan and to provide the country with aid in the interests of mitigating an unfolding humanitarian disaster

Taliban appoint woman as hospital director

Taliban appoint woman as hospital director

The Taliban government has named doctor Malalai Faizi as the director of a maternity hospital in Kabul in the first ever appointment of a woman as the head of an Afghan public institution under the Islamist administration. Faizi …

What India seeks from Central Asian repubics

What India seeks from Central Asian repubics

On January 26 each year, India’s Republic Day parade has been an occasion to invite an important foreign leader to underline the evolving focus of Indian foreign policy