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China to provide 400,000 coronavirus vaccine doses to Afghanistan

Afghan officials said on Monday that China has pledged to deliver 400,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Afghanistan. “China’s...

Arrival of ‘sticky bombs’ in occupied Kashmir sets off alarm bells

Security forces in Indian-occupied Kashmir are alarmed by the recent arrival in the disputed region of small, magnetic bombs that have wreaked...

Three separate Kabul explosions kill 5, wound two: Afghan police

Three separate explosions in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least five people and wounded two others, a police official...

India inks pact to build dam in Afghanistan

India on Tuesday signed an MoU with Afghanistan for the construction of a dam that will provide safe drinking water to 20...

China to provide 5 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccines to ‘all-weather...

China will provide 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Pakistan by January 31, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Thursday. Qureshi...

Pakistan’s Gulbuddin Hekmatyar conundrum

As the withdrawal of the American forces from Afghanistan appears imminent, Afghan politicians are forging new alliances to climb up the power...

Terrorism and “French Values”

There have been some horrendous, despicable killings by Muslim extremists in France. Such killings must be condemned. French president...

Shia students victims of ISIS bombing in Kabul +Photo

More than forty Shia students were killed in the bombing by ISIS terrorist which took place last Saturday, October 25th, in Kabul,...

Afghanistan: Nearly 6,000 civilians killed or wounded in 2020

Nearly 6,000 civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan in the first nine months of the year, according to United Nations.

Afghan forces say they killed Al-Qaeda terrorist al-Masri

Afghan forces have killed Abu Muhsin al-Masri, a senior Al-Qaeda mastermind for the Indian subcontinent, the country’s National Directorate of Security said...

PM Imran Khan warns against ‘spoilers’ in talks with Afghanistan’s Hekmatyar

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday once again warned against the damaging role of spoilers, within and outside Afghanistan.

Violence reduction in focus as Hekmatyar meets Qureshi

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of the Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan and former prime minister, on Monday held talks with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to...

Hekmatyar arrives in Pakistan today for talks on Afghan peace

Former Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar will be arriving in Islamabad today (Monday) for talks on Pakistan’s role in the Afghan peace process,...

Afghan Peace Process Stuck Between India-Pakistan Rivalry; Kabul Looks To Woo...

Afghanistan is treading cautiously as it attempts to balance its relations between arch-rivals India and Pakistan, lest their enmity affects the peace...

Pakistan and Afghanistan handled Covid better than India, says Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi, a leader of India's Congress Party, on Friday yet again criticised the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) response to the...

Pakistan soldier killed in Afghan cross-border attack

A Pakistan Army soldier was killed and one other injured in firing from across the Afghan border on Wednesday.

Why is India opening up to the Taliban?

New Delhi is no longer reluctant to share the table with the insurgent group it has long perceived to be an extension...

Afghan batsman Tarakai dies following road accident

Afghanistan’s top order batsman Najeeb Tarakai has died from injuries following a road accident last week, the country’s cricket board said on...

Where India stands on peace in Afghanistan

India’s effort to rebuild Afghanistan goes beyond financial support or constructing the Afghan parliament, a dam on the Hari Rud River, transmission...

Top Afghan peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah expected to visit India on...

Afghanistan’s top peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah is expected to visit India on October 6 as part of an outreach to key countries...

Top Pakistani, Afghan officials kick off talks on Afghanistan peace bid

Senior Afghan peace official Abdullah Abdullah has held talks with Pakistani officials in the capital Islamabad. Afghanistan's top...

Abdullah Abdullah begins Pakistan visit

Dr Abdullah Abdullah, the chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) of Afghanistan, will begin his three-day official visit to...

PM Imran warns against hasty international withdrawal from Afghanistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned against hasty withdrawal of foreign powers from Afghanistan and also cautioned that regional spoilers could use...

India one of the major players in Afghanistan’s domestic and foreign...

India’s presence in the recently commenced intra-Afghan peace talks signals that she wants to play a meaningful role in a post war...

Afghanistan is India’s one reliable neighbour, but Hekmatyar’s surprise entry can...

If there was one steadfast reliable friend of India in the neighbourhood, it is Afghanistan. But Afghan politician and former mujahideen leader...

Another Afghan peace push and a role for India

Last week, on September 12, the much awaited intra-Afghan talks between the Taliban and the Afghan High Council for National Reconciliation opened...

Ashraf Ghani’s risky bet on a Trump defeat could backfire

A Trump defeat could alter Afghanistan's trajectory, but it won't necessarily change Ghani's fortunes. The US-Taliban deal signed in February explicitly identified the...

India sheds reluctance in engaging Taliban at the Doha intra-Afghan talks

By participating in the intra-Afghan inaugural dialogue in Doha, India has shown its willingness to engage with all Afghan parties including the...

Iran’s balanced role in Afghanistan

U.S. and Taliban Peace deal signing in Doha on February 8 has brought with it some uncertainty. Since the agreement many countries...

Amrullah Saleh: Why is he on Afghanistan’s hit list?

The Taliban denies any involvement in targeting Saleh, but experts think the latest attack was aimed at 'poisoning' the upcoming intra-Afghan talks. Amrullah...

Occupied Kashmir officials begin rounding up Rohingya refugees

Authorities in Occupied Kashmir have sent at least 168 Rohingya refugees to a holding centre, police said on Sunday, in a process...