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International community's call for inclusive govt is just an 'excuse': Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 28 (ANI): Taliban's acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Thursday termed the international community's call for ...


Militant Raid Kills 10 Soldiers in Southwestern Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's military confirmed Thursday that a militant raid against a security base in southwestern Baluchistan province has killed ...


India, five Central Asian countries to establish joint working group on Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): India and five Central Asian countries on Thursday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan ...


Taiwan's year of concern starts as Beijing sulks to the world ahead of Winter Olympics

Taipei [Taiwan], January 27 (ANI): While the 2020s has been dubbed a "decade of concern" for Taiwan, the volatile nature ...


India welcomes interest of Central Asian countries to use Shahid Beheshti Terminal at Chabahar Port for trade

New Delhi [Delhi], January 27 (ANI): Noting that further development of mutual connectivity is essential for enhanced trade and commerce, ...


Norwegian official calls for girls' access to education in Afghanistan

Oslo [Norway], January 27 (ANI): Norwegian participant at the intra-Afghan dialogue has emphasized girls' access to education in Afghanistan. The ...


Is Russia's Putin a Rash Gambler or Calculating Risk-Taker

Russian officials have said they don't need peace at any cost, but what price are they prepared to pay for ...


Modi Holds First-Ever Summit With Central Asian Leaders

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted cooperation at a virtual summit with leaders of Central Asian countries ...


Afghanistan situation discussed at maiden India-Central Asia Summit

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): New Delhi on Thursday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan and its impact on ...


Central Asia is central to India's vision of integrated, stable extended neighbourhood: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Noting that Central Asia is central to India's vision of an integrated and stable ...


UN creates new strategic framework to tackle the Afghanistan crisis

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 27 (ANI): The United Nations team in Afghanistan has launched a new strategic planning document to coordinate ...


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Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

Lack of in-class learning blamed for drop in US high school graduates

WASHINGTON D.C.: The percentage of students graduating from U.S. high schools in 2021 plummeted in twenty states due to Covid ...

Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Shark attacks soared worldwide in 2021.Research conducted by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch ...

African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

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Wild ride on Wall Street, particularly for tech stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had another wild ride Thursday, scaling great heights and then nosediving. "Yesterday's FOMC ...

Facebook parent developing supercomputer to enter new computing age

MENLO PARK, California: Facebook's parent company, Meta, has announced the creation of what it believes is among the fastest artificial ...

Casino plans to build in UAE in Gulf region

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, UAE: Ras al-Khaimah, one of the UAE's seven emirates, has announced the signing of a multibillion-dollar agreement with ...

Stocks in Asia tumble, key Japanese index loses more than 3%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was a bloody day on Asian markets on Thursday following gyrations on U.S. markets overnight.A ...

Ireland has 17th highest fuel prices in world, up one-third since 2021

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland has among the highest prices for petrol and diesel in the world.In the past year, fuel prices ...

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International community's call for inclusive govt is just an 'excuse': Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 28 (ANI): Taliban's acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Thursday termed the international community's call for ...


Militant Raid Kills 10 Soldiers in Southwestern Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's military confirmed Thursday that a militant raid against a security base in southwestern Baluchistan province has killed ...


Former Soviet Republics exchange fire on the border

Several people were reportedly injured as the militaries of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan engaged in cross-border skirmishesViolence broke out at the ...


India, five Central Asian countries to establish joint working group on Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): India and five Central Asian countries on Thursday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan ...


Tajikistan continues to pull military, equipment to border: Kyrgyz Border Service

Bishkek [Kyrgyzstan], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Tajikistan continues to pull the military and heavy equipment to the Kyrgyz border, the Kyrgyz ...


First India-Central Asia Summit emphasizes on diversified global supply chain

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Leaders at the first India-Central Asia Summit emphasized on Thursday that the post-pandemic world ...


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