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Afghanistan withdraws diplomats in response to the kidnapping of the ambassador's daughter in Pakistan.

Announcement comes amid group's military advances and as peace talks between Afghan gov't and Taliban resume in Doha.

Afghanistan government says Silsila Alikhil was kidnapped in Islamabad, Pakistan by unknown assailants.

Negotiators for Afghan gov't and Taliban meeting in Doha as violence in the country escalates amid US troop exit.

Company makes the disclosure while filing first compliance report under India's controversial new social media rules.

Initial focus to be on some 50,000 Rohingya above 55, to be vaccinated with the help of UN agencies, says official.

Siddiqui killed while covering a clash between Afghan forces and Taliban fighters near a border crossing with Pakistan.

Afghanistan First Vice President accuses Pakistani forces of supporting Taliban after it captured a key border crossing.

Afghan forces retake southern border crossing, says senior official, but Taliban dismisses the claim.

Nobel Peace Prize winner to receive Olympic Laurel at Tokyo Games, the second time trophy has been awarded, says IOC.

Indian forces kill three suspected rebels in attack in Indian-administered Kashmir, triggering protests and clashes.

Acclaimed actor makes a mark by choosing unorthodox, experimental subjects instead of embracing mainstream aesthetics.

101 East travels to Nepal to meet the Sherpa women defying tradition to conquer the world’s highest mountain.

Group says it has captured the strategic border crossing of Spin Boldak along the frontier with Pakistan.

Zomato and Paytm, both unicorns, are coming to a market already enjoying blockbuster listings for a few months.

Eight people, including four Chinese nationals, killed in a blast targeting a bus in northern Pakistan, Reuters reports.

Doha talks will be led by Abdullah Abdullah, with ex-President Hamid Karzai among delegates, says an Afghan official.

Sharma was the second highest run-getter for India at the 1983 cricket tournament after captain Kapil Dev.

Group says 'fighting from mountains and deserts has reached the doors of cities', but it does not want to fight there.

Top doctors' body warns crowded tourist destinations and pilgrimages could become 'super spreaders' for a third wave.

Photographs of more than 80 Muslim women put up for sale on an app are triggering outrage and calls for action.

Kenneth Mackenzie will assume authority from four-star General Scott Miller as US ends its 20-year war in Afghanistan.

Officials say 20 people died in western Rajasthan state while 18 others lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh over 24 hours.

Taliban fighters take territory as foreign troops withdraw from Afghanistan and peace talks stall.

Seven others also detained over massive fire that broke out at food processing site where children also worked.

The Taliban have been emboldened by the NATO troop withdrawal and appear to be pressing for a full military victory.

At least 43 killed; many of the 30 injured leapt for their lives from the upper floors of the complex.

Blaze kills at least three people and injures 30 others, with some people jumping from upper floors to escape the fire.

Group continues advances as foreign forces withdraw, with sources saying some Afghan security officials fled to Iran.

President Biden says peace in Afghanistan can only come through renewed talks with Taliban even as fighting escalates.

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