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Afganistan

UNSC watch: Divided security council faces need for new ma...

A conference officer adjusts the microphone ahead of the Security Council meeting on the situation in Afghanistan. Photo: UN Photo/Ma...

S Jaishankar to participate in key meeting on Afghanistan...

External affairs minister S Jaishankar will travel to Tajikistan this week to participate in a key meeting on Afghanistan and hold talk...

Fear and uncertainty for Myanmar dissidents in Thailand

A woman cries as she shows the three-finger salute during a prayer ceremony for those who died in Myanmar during anti-coup protests,...

Quad partners India and Australia eye closer security ties

Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton and his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh arrive during Dutton's ceremonial reception in New...

Taliban rolls out red carpet to China's Belt and Road Init...

Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada must demonstrate his government is capable of good governance and eradicating terrorism...

Afghanistan: Enter regional states

Afghan tribal leaders and religious scholars and youth leaders from the central provinces (Hazarajat) met former president Hamid Ka...

The West is getting Afghanistan wrong – again

An Afghan man sells the flags of the former Afghan government and the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan during the anti-Pakistan prote...

Biden Doctrine abates China tensions

US President Joe Biden speaking about the end of the war in Afghanistan, White House, Washington, August 31, 2021 A 90-minute phon...

From Myanmar to Afghanistan: Can China forge a new Asian o...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, right, meets Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar of the Taliban in Tianjin, China, in July. (Reuters) Mor...

Political uncertainty clouds China Inc.'s Afghanistan ambi...

An Afghan laborer at a chalk factory on the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif: Mining, along with infrastructure, is one area where fo...

As Afghanistan’s neighbours jostle for influence over Tali...

Taliban members and airport staff are seen outside Kabul’s airport. While the new regime in Afghanistan seeks diplomatic recogn...

BRICS summit: Putin blasts US over Afghanistan 'crisis'

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in the BRICS summit via a video link in Moscow on Sept. 9.   © S...

Two decades after 9/11, how delusion led to defeat in Afgh...

For three centuries, faraway empires have come to conquer Afghanistan -- the British in the 19th, the Soviets in the 20th and now t...

Bitter fruits of the War on Terror

Saturday September 11, 2021 marks the 20 th. Anniversary of the Twin Towers attack by the Al-Qaeda which led to the long-drawn out US-l...

History shows only Shariah and customary laws have worked...

Anatol Lieven, Professor at Georgetown University in Qatar and a senior fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft in Wa...

CIA chief meets Gen Bajwa, Gen Faiz for cooperation in Afg...

CIA Director William Burns met with Pakistan’s military leadership to discuss the Afghan situation as the withdrawal has complete...

Time for a regional economic package for Afghanistan

The recent and rather abrupt withdrawal of the US-led coalition from Afghanistan needs to be seen in a broader context of the transform...

China to keep contact with Taliban’s interim regime, but a...

The Taliban’s new interim government is dominated by figures from its hardline rule in the 1990s. Photo: AFP China said it w...

'Leaving Kabul most difficult decision of my life': Ex-Afg...

Former Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday, 8 September, released a statement and said that leaving Kabul had been the most...

China-India border: PLA troops, jets, artillery ‘send warn...

A screen shot from video shown on the PLA Daily website shows Chinese soldiers conducting a military drill in Tibet. Photo: Handout...

Taliban orders university women in Afghanistan to wear fac...

Women attending private Afghan universities must wear an abaya robe and niqab covering most of the face, the Taliban has ordered,...