Afghanistan

Afghan forces kill 17 Taliban militants

At least 17 insurgents were killed and over a dozen others injured after Afghan security forces repulsed Taliban attacks on security checkpoints in Kunduz province on Thursday, police said.

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Enhanced Afghan-Pak relations important for counterterrorism

Earlier this week Pakistani foreign office spokesman Mohammad Faisal said that in order to improve Pak-Afghan relations, Islamabad had suggested a ‘Pakistan-Afghanistan Action Plan for Solidarity’ to Kabul. The document offers a comprehensive plan for “constructive and meaningful” engagement between the two countries through working groups in areas of politics, economy, military, intelligence sharing and refugee issues, explained the spokesman.

ISIL should not be downplayed in Afghanistan

The self-styled Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has filled the air with fear as reports say that the ISIL fighters gained firm foothold in the country after losing ground in Iraq and Syria.

How to see Afghanistan fit into China’s OBOR initiative vision

One Belt, One Road project, a megaproject, initiated by China, has become more popular among the world economic powers, making hot topics of the regional and international media. 

Ray of hope

 

Nowadays good and encouraging economic and infrastructural news have once again made blue the foggy atmosphere of the country’s sky.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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