Instead of cooperating directly with BRI, India is pursuing its own connectivity projects, which could be seen as competitive.
Top US intelligence officials have stated that Pakistan is harbouring terrorists in Afghanistan as it believes that stability and peace in its pro-India neighbour shall be against Pakistani interests.
The American think-tank has stated that the policy of viewing Afghan conflict through the lens of enmity between India and Pakistan was misconceived.
Karim Yuresh, spokesman for the provincial police chief in Faryab, says the victims include a group commander and four of his bodyguards.
Abdulla lashed out at mainstream Indian Muslim leaders who, he argued, were misleading their flock by condemning the Islamic State as illegitimate
A massive explosion was also heard from close to the compound.
The very presence of ISIS in Afghanistan is both a problem and a symptom or a reflection of progress, officials said.
“Clayton’s death symbolizes how female soldiers are increasingly exposed to hazardous situations in training and in combat on par with their male counterparts,” Military Review wrote.
The Kabul bombing came hours after a roadside bombing killed the top government official of a district in western Farah province.
Zohra, an ensemble of 35 young musicians aged 13 to 20, some orphans or from poor families, will be performing at World Economic Forum in Davos.
Nearly all of the Afghan women fighters have lost a husband, son or brother to the Taliban or the newly active Islamic State in the province bordering Turkmenistan.
The envoy was also injured in the blast, according to UAE foreign ministry.
The target of the blasts was probably an area that includes government and lawmakers’ offices, according to Sediq Sediqqi, spokesman for the Interior Ministry.
Russia and China as the UN Security Council permanent members “confirmed their flexible approach to delisting Afghan individuals from the UN sanctions lists as their contribution to the efforts aimed at launching peaceful dialogue between Kabul and the Taliban.”
Officials say the focus of the air cargo service is to improve landlocked Afghanistan’s connectivity to key markets abroad and boost the growth prospects of its fruit and carpet industries while it battles a deadly Taliban insurgency.