SOUTH ASIA

500,000 Afghans may leave in next 4 months: UNHCR

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has estimated that some 500,000 Afghans are likely to leave the war-torn country in the next four months...

Maldives’ Aug tourist arrivals top pre-pandemic levels

Tourist arrivals to the Maldives in August have surpassed the pre- Covid-19 pandemic figures for the same month in 2019, local media citing...

Taliban asks Kabul residents to hand over govt vehicles, weapons

The Taliban has called upon Kabul residents to hand over government vehicles, arms and ammunition if those assets have been left with them,...

Taliban takes over 3 gates of Kabul airport

The US and coalition forces have handed over the control of three gates, including the entrance to the military section, of the Kabul...

No wave of Afghan refugees so far in Pak: Military

There is no influx of Afghan refugees along the borders with Pakistan, and the people who have valid documents to enter Pakistan are...

Pak intends to run Taliban govt in Af through Haqqani network: Experts

With the Haqqani commanders in Afghanistan being assigned important responsibilities in the last few days ever since the Taliban takeover of the war-torn...

Once wanted terrorists, now Taliban prominent members in 2021 (Part II)

The Taliban members, who were once designated as wanted terrorists for 9/11 attacks in the US, are now in charge of the war-torn...

Once wanted terrorists, now Taliban prominent members of 2021 (Part I)

The Taliban in a shockingly rapid move took over Afghanistan after capturing Kabul on August 15. The world's best intelligence and security establishments...