Afghanistan

16 Afghan security forces members killed in Taliban attack

At least 16 members of the Afghan security forces have been killed and another 19 reported missing after the Taliban attacked a police checkpost in the country's Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday.

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Afghanistan, not India, will be Imran Khan's priority until 2019

Even before elections in Pakistan had taken place, the media which articulates the Western establishment point of view, like the Economist, had already declared it a "flawed election"; it even screamed "foul play" which the "khaki umpire" (read the Army) had rigged.

6 killed in attack on Afghan intelligence convoy

A suicide attack on an Afghan intelligence convoy travelling towards the Afghan capital on Thursday killed at least six people and injured six others, officials said.

Pakistan, Afghanistan to coordinate military ground operations

Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to "take additional security measures and to closely coordinate their military ground operations in the border region to more effectively fight terrorist groups that pose security threats to the two countries", officials said.

14 killed in Kabul blast; Vice President survives attack

Fourteen people have been killed in a blast which rocked Kabul airport shortly after Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum returned from self-imposed exile, according to police.

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Six new elephant corridors to protect natural nomads

Expressing concern over the increasing number of elephant deaths in India, an international organisation involved in the preservation and protection of these animals globally has stressed the urgent need for a comprehensive policy change in the country to arrest the rapid fall in elephant population.

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India’s growth trajectory predicated on structural reform

India’s ruling NDA regime will, no doubt, bask in the glow of regaining the world’s fastest-growing economy position according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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