World  /  Published 17.04.21

Afghan pullout relief and worry for Pak

Near the peak of the American war in Afghanistan, a former chief of neighbouring Pakistan’s military intelligence — an institution allied both to the US military and to its Taliban adversa...
By Mujib Mashal, Salman Masood , Zia ur-Rehman in New York

Opinion  /  Published 16.04.21

India and Pakistan’s trade agenda

In so adversarial a relationship, there is no sphere of activity left untouched by the impact of India-Pakistan frictions. The recent U-turn by the government of Pakistan on the import of sugar and co...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in

World  /  Published 14.04.21

US Afghan pullout by September

President Joe Biden has decided to withdraw the remaining US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, 20 years to the day after Al Qaida’s attacks triggered America’s longest war, US...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 14.03.21

Children killed in Afghan bomb blast

A powerful car bomb near a police station on Friday night killed at least seven people and wounded more than 50 others in Afghanistan’s western Herat province, officials said.  Herat gover...
By Reuters in Herat, Afghanistan

Sports  /  Published 04.03.21

Another Test ends in 2 days

Zimbabwe recorded a 10-wicket win over Afghanistan on Wednesday in the first Test meeting between the two sides, which lasted just two days in Abu Dhabi. After bowling Afghanistan out for scores of 1...
By Agencies in Abu Dhabi


India  /  Published 09.02.21

PM: want to see terror-free Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over increasing violence in Afghanistan and called for a comprehensive ceasefire for ending the hostilities, while assuring India's full s...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.01.21

A troubled prognosis: case of Afghanistan’s future

The drama at the Capitol in Washington obscured the resumption of the intra-Afghan dialogue with the second round between the Taliban and the government of Afghanistan beginning last week. The first r...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in

World  /  Published 08.01.21

Pakistan court bans virginity tests

A court in the northern city of Lahore in Pakistan has abolished so-called virginity tests, which women are subjected to in sexual assault cases, setting a precedent for the practice to be potentially...
By Emily Schmall and Zia ur-Rehman in Karachi

World  /  Published 03.01.21

Senate overrides Trump veto of bill

The Senate on Friday voted overwhelmingly to override President Trump’s veto of the annual military policy bill as most Republicans joined Democrats to rebuke Trump in the final days of his pres...
By Catie Edmondson in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.20

War against education in South Asia

Students in Kabul demanded protection from the government after gunmen attacked Kabul University in early November. The assaulters took students and teachers hostage and killed 22 people. The attack o...
By Sanjeev Rai in


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