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Afghanistan is failing. Fifteen years after the United States first scattered the Taliban with high-altitude bombing, the battlefield gains achieved by tens of thousands of U.S. troops are in jeopard...
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"I saw people screaming and covered in blood."
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KABUL, Oct 11 (Reuters) - At least 14 people were killed on Tuesday when a gunman in a police uniform opened fire on worshippers gathered at a shrine in the Afghan capital of Kabul for a Shi'ite holy...
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Taliban leaders followed the U.S. presidential debate closely but heard nothing on Afghanistan, a spokesman said on Wednesday, adding that they were not impre ed by Republican candidate Donald Trump,...
A summit of South Asian A ociation for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders set for Islamabad in November may be called off, as several countries have decided not to attend amid rising tension between...
NEW DELHI -- Expre ing grave concern at continued use of terrorism for achieving political objectives in the region, India and Afghanistan today called for an end to all sponsorship and sanctuaries to...
When the Indian government pursues foreign policy initiatives, it often difficult for the lay citizen to understand its human impact. Here's a real life example of how our neighbours look upon a democratic, strong and yet fairly liberal India reaching out to them. This conversation, which took place in a cab, gave me some interesting insights into how an Afghan Shia intellectual views India.
KABUL, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday, with explosions and gunfire reported inside the campus where foreign staff and hundreds of stude...
Social media reactions to terrorism or acts of terror make for very interesting case studies. Never before have the masses been able to opine with such freedom on platforms that allow millions of others to read and share their views. News channels, newspapers and so on today are being challenged by people directly as the internet, often via smartphones and tablets, offers unprecedented, and often alternative and raw access to information. However, such access and fluidity in information flow comes with certain shortcomings.
ISIS claims responsibility for the blast.
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Judith D'Souza is safe and in good spirits.
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What starts as intermittent exchange of fire can sometimes escalate to a full-blown war with far-reaching consequences. Over the past one week, these fears were ignited when estranged neighbours Pakistan and Afghanistan resorted to brinkmanship, flexed their military muscle and fired artillery at the Torkham border, leading to many casualties.
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Such is the frenzied state of lawmakers in Pakistan today that even a sneeze emanating from New Delhi is enough to upset the balance of power in South Asia. Whether it is news of India's new interceptor missile, or Indian premier Narendra Modi's historic speech to a joint session of the US Congress in June: they all cut like a knife. Various theories have been put forth to explain this phenomenon.
An Indian woman working for an international NGO has been kidnapped by suspected militants right outside her office in the heart of Kabul and efforts were being made to secure her release. The woman,...