Afghanistan Current Affairs, GK & News

US & UK to hold G7 meet on Afghanistan

United States President, Joe Biden and British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson agreed to hold a virtual G7 meet on Afghanistan. Key Points Both the leaders exchanged their views on phone regarding recent developments in Afghanistan. Both of them commended the bravery and professionalism of their military and civilian personnel, working together in Kabul to evacuate ..

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US President stand by his decision of withdrawing troops from Afghanistan

US President, Joe Biden, noted that he stands by his decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan and blamed leadership in Afghanistan for giving in to the Taliban without any retaliation. Key Points Joe Biden while addressing the nation noted that, he learnt after 20 years that there was never a good time to withdraw ..

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Who are the Taliban?

On August 15, 2021, the fundamentalist Islamic force called the Taliban entered Kabul after gaining control over much of the country following the withdrawal of US troops. Highlights Taliban had ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001 when US troops toppled. This group had sheltered Osama bin Laden as he planned the 9/11 attack of 2001. ..

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US authorizes Emergency Fund of $100 million for Afghan migrants

President of USA, Joe Biden, has authorized 100 million USD from an emergency fund to meet the refugee needs which is stemming from the geo-political situation in Afghanistan, which also includes the special immigration Afghan visa applicants.   Highlights Release of $200 million, has also been approved, in articles and services from the inventories of ..

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US, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan to form QUAD group

United States of America, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan, have made a principle agreement to establish a new quadrilateral diplomatic platform with the primary aim to enhance regional connectivity. This QUAD group was announced by the administration of Biden. Key Points A new quadrilateral group is being formed by the USA, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan amid ..

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