Border Countries

  • 2 killed, 21 wounded in blasts in Afghanistan
    Kabul [Afghanistan], September 18 : Atleast two people were killed and 21 others wounded in four separate explosions in Afghanistan on Saturday.In Jalalabad city, capital of eastern Nangarhar province, two people were killed and 19 others wounded in three blasts targeting Taliban vehicles travelling along […]
  • Pakistan started negotiations with Taliban, says Imran Khan
    Islamabad [Pakistan]: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday informed that his government has started negotiations with the Taliban to form an inclusive government in Afghanistan.Khan’s remarks came following the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting held in Dushanbe, where SCO members thoroughly discussed issues associated […]
  • Afghanistan: Taliban resume boys-only schools, makes no mention of girls
    The Ministry of Education of Afghanistan, led by the Taliban has directed all secondary schools to resume from Saturday, however, the directive only mentions the male students, making no reference to a return date for girls. Kabul [Afghanistan], September 18 : This is contrary to […]
  • Afghanistan’s humanitarian situation ‘pretty desperate’, urgent aid needed: UN refugee chief
    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has said that the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is pretty desperate and called for urgent aid to the country, a media report said. Islamabad [Pakistan], September 18 : Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Grandi described […]
  • China-Pakistan new nuclear deal may push world towards renewed arms race, conflict
    Tel Aviv [Israel]: All-weather allies Pakistan and China signed a new nuclear agreement that will push the world towards a renewed nuclear race and conflict.Fabien Baussart, in a blog post in The Times of Israel, said that it is a dangerous new nuclear pact. The […]
  • Change of power in Afghanistan not inclusive, took place without negotiation: PM Modi at SCO summit
    New Delhi [India]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that change of power in Afghanistan is not inclusive and took place without negotiation.Addressing the joint SCO-CSTO Outreach Session on Afghanistan through video conference, the Prime Minister said the maximum impact of the recent developments […]
  • Ideology, fear of foreign influence forced China to ban private tutors
    China recently announced the ban on private tutoring in the country and faced protests by students and parents as various post-school exams are difficult to crack without personal classes or private tutoring. Beijing [China], September 17 : Experts believe that there are certain reasons behind […]
  • China, Pakistan in rush to exploit weakening Afghan economy
    China and Pakistan are in rush to exploit the Afghan economy as both have announced certain luring benefits for Afghanistan, which will largely benefit the former and latter in near future, a media report said Kabul [Afghanistan], September 17 : War-torn Afghanistan is going through […]
  • Anas Haqqani denies reports of rifts within Taliban leadership
    Kabul [Afghanistan]: The Taliban have denied the reports of rifts within its leadership as rumours emerged of a brawl between the group’s rival factions at Presidential Palace after the announcement of the interim government in Kabul.The Taliban’s senior leader Anas Haqqani has refuted the rumours. […]
  • Hudson report clearly shows how Pakistan promoting terror activities against India: MEA
    New Delhi [India]: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said that the Hudson Institute report clearly shows how Pakistan is again continuing to make its efforts and trying to promote activities against India.MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi, during the weekly media briefing, also said […]
  • UN official meets Afghan interior minister Sirajuddin Haqqani, discusses humanitarian aid
    A UN official met with Afghanistan’s new interior minister Sirajuddin Haqqani, who is one of the world’s most wanted terrorists, and discussed the ongoing situation of Afghanistan and humanitarian aid. Kabul [Afghanistan], September 16 : According to Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen, Haqqani met Deborah Lyons, […]
  • Pak miffed over ‘wait and watch’ policy on recognising Afghanistan’s Taliban govt
    Pakistan National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf has slammed, what he termed as ‘wait and watch’ policy on recognising Afghanistan’s Taliban government. He said that this approach would push the country towards an economic slump. Islamabad [Pakistan], September 16 : “If the world is interested in […]
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