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Tashkent to host international conference on Afghanistan

Uzbekistan will organize an international high-level conference on Afghanistan March 26-27 in capital Tashkent. Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani will deliver keynote speeches at the opening ceremony.

After reverses in Syria, Afghanistan, a quest for propaganda equaliser

Conspiracy theorists, who prove mostly right in the topsy turvy post-9/11 world, are these days busy switching channels -- Syria, Afghanistan, Korean peninsula and, yes, one more theatre which will be in heavy focus in June-July. All these narratives have Russia in them, including, quite surprisingly, South Korea where the media will gloat over the humiliation heaped on Russian athletes.

Western media propagandist, Indian media should have own sources in Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai

Jaipur, Jan 26 (IANS) Terming the Western media propagandist, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Friday that India, for whom he had a special message on its 69th Republic Day, should develop its own sources in his country, even as he termed US President Donald Trump's aid cut to Pakistan "a bit too late but welcome".

Suicide attacks should be enlisted war crimes

Few days ago, a group of five suicide attackers entered Intercontinental Hotel, killing and injuring tens of people, mostly civilians.

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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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IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain i...

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