54 killed in Afghanistan clashes

At least 10 Afghan soldiers and 44 Taliban militants have been killed after clashes broke out in four districts of the country's Ghazni province overnight, an Army official said on Wednesday.

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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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India is poised to join China as the two global leaders in the renewable energy technology-led transformation, a US-based research institute said.


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By all estimates, the Indian economy has entered a phase of recovery. After a period of subdued growth that was marred by a spate of disruptions, India has regained the fastest-growing major eco...