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Festering wounds on both sides of the 2,640-km-long Durand Line, demarcating the contentious border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, have flared up again. AfPak relationships have hit a new low in recent times with each side accusing the other of insincerity in fighting terrorism.

 

Attracting foreign investments is very important to push Afghanistan toward development and bolstering up the fragile economy situation.  Encouraging and facilitating investors to invest in the war-hit country has to be a top priority of the National Unity Government, aimed at elevating economy.

 

Fifteen years and counting.  America’s longest war keeps getting longer.  The very duration of the expedition, with an end no more in sight now than it had been at any of several points one could have chosen over the last several years, ought to indicate the need for a fundamental redirection of policy. 

Fifteen years and counting.  America’s longest war keeps getting longer.  The very duration of the expedition, with an end no more in sight now than it had been at any of several points one could have chosen over the last several years, ought to indicate the need for a fundamental redirection of policy. 

 

By Alias Wardak-Electricity accounts for 18 percent of the total world energy demand with a growing rate of 2.7 percent per year. The International Energy Agency (IEA) views electricity security as “vital to well-functioning of modern economies” since all sectors depend on reliable and efficient electricity systems. Thus, electricity security is essential for a sustainable and socially responsible economic growth and should be one of the top strategic priorities of a country.

 

Aziz Khanzada, 21, is second year medicine student of Kandahar University. He, like many other Afghans, has arrived in Kabul few days ago to celebrate the New Year with his fiancé. “I’ve done shopping for myself, my family and for my fiancé, but have not seen any big impact of the closed borders on the market prices,” said Khanzada.

 

The recent murder of Indian origin Techie Srinivas Kuchibotls is a violent expression and kick start of what has been bickering up on the backburners of our contemporary times and history. 

 

TOP American military commander Gen Nicholson’s call for the deployment of more Nato troops to Afghanistan has come with an eerie sense of déjà vu: the continuation of the longest war in US history.

 

 

It's a story with a happy ending about a demonstration that didn't happen — after activist Afghan women beat back the Ministry of Education decision that schoolgirls must exchange their current already modest uniforms for styles that are more restrictive and concealing.

 

The United Nations in a new report has claimed that the security situation in Afghanistan has recently been worsened, saying that the conflicts between security forces and Taliban militants topped in the year of 2016, is still continuing. The recent terrorist attacks particularly the ones against security organs (police district 6 and military hospital) that left scores of civilians and troops dead and wounded can justify the UN report.

 

Afghans often proudly refer to their country as “the graveyard of empires”. Today, unfortunately, it has become just a graveyard. The latest UN report on Afghanistan chronicles the large and escalating human toll of its prolonged war. Afghanistan has also emerged as the primary source of regional instability.

 


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