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Democracy India's greatest strength, must be defended at any cost: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress chief said then said: "Our democracy is our greatest strength. We must defend it at any cost." He recalled that one day an Afghan lawmaker, who visited him in his office, told him that in her country, the arguments that place in Indian Parliament, are carried out with guns.

Pakistan arrests top Taliban member to put pressure on militant outfit to hold talks with US

Hafez Mohibullah, who served as Religious Affairs Minister when the Taliban ruled Afghanistan until 2001, was held in Peshawar. The US has repeatedly called on Pakistan to end "safe havens" for the Taliban on its soil. Pakistan denies backing the group to retain influence in Afghanistan.


Have Camera, Will Shoot

A fascinating and important visual document of the photo culture of Peshawar.

Afghan Taliban cancel peace talks with US citing 'agenda disagreement'

Reports last month about US President Trump's plans to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan triggered uncertainty in Kabul, which depends on the United States and other foreign powers for military support and training.

At least 30 gold miners killed in tunnel collapse in northern Afghanistan

Officials said the victims were villagers who were mining for gold illegally, rather than in a government project.

What’s in a library

The jab may be at India but the joke is, yet again, on America’s president.


Trump 'looks forward' to meeting new Pakistan leadership

Trump alleged that Pakistan has not been fair to the United States. "We want to have a great relationship with Pakistan, but they house the enemy. They take care of the enemy. We just can't do that," Trump said.

Afghans, diplomats surprised by report of Donald Trump's plan to pull out troops

The news followed a two-day meeting in Abu Dhabi between US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban representatives at which the two sides discussed the withdrawal of international forces and a ceasefire in 2019.

Putin's special envoy holds talks with MEA brass on Afghan peace process

India made it clear that its participation was in sync with its Afghan policy and asserted that attending the meeting was not talking to the Taliban at all.

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to visit Afghanistan on Dec 15

Qureshi announced his visit to Kabul after Trump sent a letter to PM Khan, seeking Pakistan's help with stuttering Afghan peace talks and support in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table to end the 17-year brutal war in the country.

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India will not forget or turn away from Afghanistan: PM Modi at Salma Dam's inauguration

PM Narendra Modi's visit takes Indo-Afghanistan relations a step further as he inaugurates the Salma Dam in Herat province.

Afghanistan seal historic win over West Indies, Chris Gayle celebrates with the winners

West Indies lost to Afghanistan by six runs in their final Super 10 stage match on Sunday.


South Africa vs Afghanistan: AB de Villiers show leads South Africa to win over Afghanistan

Afghanistan give South Africa a score but Protea bowlers defended 209 to give their team first win WT20 2016.

ICC World T20: Tillakaratne Dilshan guides Sri Lanka to six-wicket win over Afghanistan

Sri Lanka, riding high on Dilshan's unbeaten 83, beat Afghanistan by six wickets at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.

Women rights activists face threat in Afghanistan: Amnesty

Amnesty International says the activists, who are working to improve the human rights situation in their country, face increased violence, including sexual assault and assassinations.

Dominant New Zealand breeze past Afghanistan

New Zealand stomped Afghanistan to take their World Cup 2015 record to 5-0 and moved 4 points clear of Sri Lanka.


Australia back to dominating ways

Australia thumped Afghanistan in the most one-sided match of the World Cup.

World Cup 2015: The Heroes from the Minnows

We take a look at some of the biggest performers from the minnows in the first fortnight of the World Cup.

Heavy winter snow results in Afghanistan avalanche

More snow was predicted for central Afghanistan, with temperatures expected to drop as low as -12 degrees Celsius.

Afghanistan vs Scotland: In match of equals, Afghanistan snatch first World Cup win

Afghanistan beat Scotland by 1 wicket in a dramatic match in Dunedin to claim their first World Cup win.

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Congress co-relates PM Modi’s Pak visit with Pathankot attack

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh reacted on the recent Pathankot attack and said that considering America’s interest, it is reflected that America is involved in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit from Afghanistan to Pakistan. Taking account of the Pathankot attack, Singh said that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) should investigate the matter.