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Arms dealers thrive under the Taliban in Afghanistan
Asia, Featured, World

Arms dealers thrive under the Taliban in Afghanistan

Arms dealers are making the most of Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. Weapon-owners are parting with their weapons Weapons from Afghan soldiers make it to the arms dealers. Abandoned US military bases are a major source of weapons. Civilians too are selling guns to the arms dealers price. Weapons in turn sold to the Taliban and […]

‘Do Not Touch My Clothes’ – Afghan Women’s Online Campaign Against Taliban Dress Code
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‘Do Not Touch My Clothes’ – Afghan Women’s Online Campaign Against Taliban Dress Code

Afghan women around the world are protesting Taliban’s new Burkha/Hijab rule. Black burqa has never been a part of the Afghan culture. Women from Afghanistan are posting photos of themselves wearing traditional dresses on social. The online protest with hastags #DoNotTouchMyClothes & #AfghanistanCulture has taken Twitter by storm. Here are few of the protest messages […]

Qatar or Pakistan: Who will control the Taliban?
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Qatar or Pakistan: Who will control the Taliban?

Over the past decade, Qatar has emerged as an effective interlocutor between the West and the Taliban. By brokering peace negotiations in Doha, Qatar paved the way for the American withdrawal and the terror group’s return to power. On the other hand, Pakistan caused the birth of Taliban’s, midwifed by Islamabad’s intelligence services, in the […]

Evergrande Debt Crisis: Will the Chinese economy collapse?
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Evergrande Debt Crisis: Will the Chinese economy collapse?

Evergrande, a real estate giant in China, has been the world’s most debt-saddled property developer and has been on life support for months. Evergrande has more than $300 billion in debt, hundreds of unfinished residential buildings, and suppliers who have shut down construction sites. The ratings agencies say that Evergrande is out of cash and […]

‘Muslims real victims of 9/11 terror attack’ claims bizarre resolution introduced by US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib
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‘Muslims real victims of 9/11 terror attack’ claims bizarre resolution introduced by US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks that took the lives of over three thousand Americans, Democratic party Congresswomen Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib a resolution claiming Muslims were the real victims of this attack, reports Jihad Watch. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar had once famously said, “Some people did something”, which clearly […]

Use of Afghan soil to promote terrorism in any manner by any country is unacceptable: EAM Dr Jaishankar at Afghanistan conference
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Use of Afghan soil to promote terrorism in any manner by any country is unacceptable: EAM Dr Jaishankar at Afghanistan conference

Addressing the Afghanistan conference co-convened by US Secretary of State Blinken and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar stressed that resumption of travel out of Kabul is a priority. Speaking further on the emerging situation in the region, he said that use of Afghan soil to promote terrorism in […]

Will enforce Sharia law throughout Afghanistan: Taliban’s top leader Hibatullah Akhundzada
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Will enforce Sharia law throughout Afghanistan: Taliban’s top leader Hibatullah Akhundzada

The Taliban’s third supreme leader Hibatullah Akhundzada said that Sharia law would be in force in Afghanistan as the outfit announced its caretaker government in Kabul on Tuesday, Sputnik reported. ‘In the future, all issues of governance and life in Afghanistan will be governed by the laws of holy Sharia,’ Sputnik reported quoting a statement […]

US-built Afghan people’s database – A tool of repression for Taliban
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US-built Afghan people’s database – A tool of repression for Taliban

Over two decades, the United States and its allies spent hundreds of millions of dollars building databases for the Afghan people. The database hoped to Promote law and order and government accountability and modernize a war-ravaged land. But with the Taliban seizing power, most of that digital apparatus, including biometrics, have fallen into the hands […]

Days of unilateralism are over; World needs a broad-based decision-making process that is not limited to a few nations, Dr Jaishankar
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Days of unilateralism are over; World needs a broad-based decision-making process that is not limited to a few nations, Dr Jaishankar

Making a case for the Quad, External Affairs Minister Dr Jaishankar said that the resistance to reforming international organizations compel us to look for more practical and immediate solutions. That is the case for the Quad, he said. He was speaking at the JG Crawford Oration 2021. Speaking on rise of China, ASEAN-led structures and […]