Taliban in Afghanistan Current Affairs, GK & News

International community to provide $1.2 billion for Afghanistan Humanitarian Crisis

The international community has announced about $1.2 billion in aid for Afghanistan humanitarian crisis. Highlights On the occasion, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres underlined the importance of engaging with the Taliban in order to ensure continued humanitarian assistance in India. He also highlighted the importance of addressing other concerns like terrorism, human rights and nature ..

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UN seeks $606 million to aid Afghanistan after Taliban takeover

United Nations is hosting a high-level donors conference on September 13, 2021 seeking emergency funds for Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover of the country. Highlights N. Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, was leading the United Nations meeting and called for more than $600 million in a “flash appeal” for Afghans. The Taliban topples the country as ..

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Panjshir Valley’s resistance against the Taliban

The Taliban and opposition forces battled badly to control the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan on September 4, 2021. Highlights Panjshir Valley is located to the north of Kabul. Both the sides claimed to have the control in Panjshir but neither could produce conclusive evidence to prove it. Background The Taliban were unable to control this ..

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India conducts first meeting with Taliban

According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), its Ambassador to Qatar Deepak Mittal, met the head of the Taliban’s political office, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai, on August 31, 2021. Highlights With this meeting, the Government of India has softened its stance on the Taliban. Indian security officials and diplomats already understood to have engaged ..

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UNSC adopts resolution on Afghanistan

The United Nations Security Council, under the Presidency of India, adopted a resolution on the situation in Afghanistan on August 30, 2021. Highlights The resolution demanded that the war-torn country, Afghanistan, not be used to threaten or attack any nation or shelter terrorists. Resolution was put forward by the US, UK and France. It was ..

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