Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

Afghanistan Again Postpones Presidential Election

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan have delayed the country's presidential election for a second time, setting Sept. 28 as the ...

Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...

AfghanPresidential Vote Delayed For Second Time, Until September

KABUL -- Afghanistan's presidential election has been postponed by more than two months to give the authorities more time to ...

Iran Hails Transition of Power in Kazakhstan

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has expressed Tehrans support for the legal transition of power in Kazakhstan. The current changes and ...

China Welcomes New Kazakh Leader, An 'Old Friend'

BEIJING - China on Wednesday welcomed the new president of Kazakhstan as an 'old friend' after the sudden resignation of ...

New Kazakhstan Prez for renaming capital to 'Nursultan'

Astana [Kazakhstan], Mar 20 (ANI): Newly sworn-in President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Wednesday suggested renaming the country's capital in ...

Tokayev sworn in as Kazakhstan's new president

PanARMENIAN.Net - Kassym-Jomart Tokayev assumed the post of Kazakhstan 's president on Wednesday following the surprise resignation of veteran leader ...

Militant Raid Kills 6 Security Forces in SW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - Militants carried out a pre-dawn assault Wednesday on a security outpost in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least six ...

PMO should be called 'Publicity Minister's Office', says Rahul

Imphal (Manipur) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ...

India out to break AFC U23 C'ship qualification jinx

New Delhi [India], Mar 20 (ANI): India U23 National team head coach Derrick Pereira named ten 19-year-olds and one 16-year-old ...

Turkmen, Afghan Presidents Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani have signed an agreement on a strategic partnership between their countries. ...

Killed, Orphaned, Sold: Afghan War Takes Brutal Toll on Children

After fighting forced Mohammad Khan, a villager from the northern Afghanistan province of Sar-e Pul, to move his family to ...

Toqaev Set To Be Sworn In As Kazakhstan's Acting President

Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev will be sworn in on March 20 as Kazakhstans acting president, ending the nearly 30-year term of Nursultan ...

Syrian Kurds Seek Other Means of Trying IS Militants

WASHINGTON - In an effort to reduce the burden of Islamic State foreign fighters, U.S.-backed Syrian forces have recently handed ...

Afghan Officials Downplay Feud with Washington

An Afghan official in the countrys National Security Council Tuesday downplayed a Reuters report alleging that senior U.S. diplomats have ...

Turkmenistan: Dont love thy neighbor

Aliquid mali propter vicinum malum it is ill living by bad neighbors, to quote a Latin saying. Turkmenistanreportedlyengaged in some ...

Taliban Captures 58 Afghan Troops, Defense Ministry Says

Afghanistan's Defense Ministry says Taliban militants have captured 58 soldiers after days of fighting during which dozens of troops briefly ...

Kazakhstan's President resigns

PanARMENIAN.Net - President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan announced his resignation on Tuesday, March 19. 'I have made a decision to ...

Rights Activists Denounce China's Xinjiang White Paper

China has released a lengthy white paper that analysts say seeks to justify its anti-terrorism fight and de-radicalization measures in ...

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Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

Afghanistan Again Postpones Presidential Election

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan have delayed the country's presidential election for a second time, setting Sept. 28 as the ...

Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...

AfghanPresidential Vote Delayed For Second Time, Until September

KABUL -- Afghanistan's presidential election has been postponed by more than two months to give the authorities more time to ...

Iran Hails Transition of Power in Kazakhstan

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has expressed Tehrans support for the legal transition of power in Kazakhstan. The current changes and ...

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