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Taliban Attacks Kabul’s G4S Compound Post Initiation of Peace Plans

10 killed, 19 injured in Taliban attack on G4S compound in Kabul, Afghanistan

Taliban gunmen ambushed a British security contractors’ compound in Kabul on Wednesday. The incursion took place soon after Afghan President AshrafGhani proposed peace plans for the country. A contractors’ compound of the British security service company, G4S was attacked by gunmen on Wednesday, in Kabul, Afghanistan. The attack was marked by a sudden bomb explosion right outside the G4S facility, leading

7 Indian Engineers Abducted in Afghanistan, Taliban’s hand suspected

7 Indian Engineers Abducted in Afghanistan

Seven Indians working with Maharashtra based Indian power company KEC International were abducted by suspected Taliban gunmen in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan on Sunday. While no group has claimed responsibility so far, TOLOnews, a local news channel in Afghanistan, quoted Baghlan Governor Abdulhai Nemati as saying that a Taliban group was behind the abduction. Nemati was quoted as saying that Afghan

Taliban Suicide blasts at Kabul, killing four, injuring five

Kabul Blast

New Delhi: During Monday morning rush, two blast attacks hit Afghan capital city, Kabul, killing at least four people and injuring five, according to the officials. The capital has already witnessed another blast a week before at a voter’s registration, which killed 60 people, as a consequence to the warnings given by security officials against the risk of attacks ahead of parliamentary elections

Pakistani PM Visits Afghanistan for Strengthening Bilateral Relations

Afghanistan

Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is on a day-long visit to Kabul today to hold wide-ranging talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The ministry said the prime minister will have in-depth consultations with Ghani and Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on matters of mutual interest, including strengthening bilateral political, economic, security and counter-terrorism cooperation, returning Afghan refugees, combating drug

Donald Trump Slams Pakistan for ‘lies, deceit’, Blocks $255 Million Military Aid

Pakistan

New Delhi: Donald Trump has accused Pakistan of “lies and deceit”, saying US has been fooled for 15 years. President Trump declared on Twitter that the US governments had over the years given billion dollars in aid to Islamabad that gave "safe haven" to the terrorists. The White House has confirmed that the US has suspended its $ 255 million military aid

Pakistan Army Chief tells Government to Normalize Ties with India

General Qamar Javed Bajwa

New Delhi: Pakistan army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday urged the country's lawmakers to improve relations with India, assuring them that their efforts would be fully backed by the Army. Bajwa also told the lawmakers that the country should normalize its relations with all the other countries including India. Accusing India of stirring instability and terrorism in Pakistan, Bajwa

Chabahar Port Inaugurated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Chabahar Port

New Delhi: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the strategic Chabahar Port on the Gulf of Oman. Chabahar Port is a seaport in Chabahar located in southeastern Iran, on the Gulf of Oman and serves as Iran’s only oceanic port. The $340-million project opens up a new strategic transit route to Afghanistan and Central Asia for India through Iran, bypassing Pakistan. India and

Afghanistan-India Towards a Future of Strong Economic Ties

Afghanistan-India Towards a Future of Strong Economic Ties

A dedicated air freight corridor between Afghanistan-India was inaugurated in June 2017, taking the bilateral relations a step forward. The decision to establish the corridor was taken during President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to India in September 2016. The first cargo flight carrying Afghan asafoetida (hing) landed at New Delhi on 19 June 2017 and earlier on 18 June, a cargo

Modi Doctrine Should Continue to be Ray of Hope for ‘Friends’

Modi doctrine

New Delhi: The Modi doctrine has tried to handle various conflicting interests in favor of India, through the India-first policy and previously complex relationships with Saudi Arabia, Israel, the UAE, and Iran have received a new impetus. Under Modi, India’s foreign policy has remained completely detached from any ideology, which is a significant departure from the past. When India shipped 130,000 tons

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