Pakistan
Peshawar Mosque Attack: “Snake Bites its Snake Charmer”

कर्म प्रधान विश्व रचि राखा। जो जस करहि सो तस फल चाखा।।

(translation: Deeds are of supreme importance in this universe. Whatever a person does, he is pu....

Neighborhood News Digest – 08 February 2023

Afghanistan
Turkiye, UAE to reduce missions in Afghanistan over 'security concerns' – Middle East Monitor
The embassies of Turkiye and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Afghanistan intend to trim down their missions due to secu....

Neighborhood News Digest – 07 February 2023

Afghanistan
Saudi diplomats leave Afghanistan, relocate to Pakistani capital -sources – The Print
Saudi diplomats have left Afghanistan for “training” and will return, the Taliban administration said on Monday, though three....

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Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 5, 2023)

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COMMENTARY

Delhi’s Cairo outreach
The visit of Egypt’s president, Abde....

Neighborhood News Digest – 30 January 2023

Afghanistan
In Afghanistan, China’s double-dealing is coming back to bite it – Deccan Herald
The violent attacks at Dasu hydro-electricity dam, Karachi Confucius Centre, Gwadar port and other areas signal the rise in militancy....

Neighborhood News Digest – 27 January 2023

Afghanistan
Russia Turns To Taliban For Weapons; Reports Claim After Iran & N.Korea, Moscow Eyes US Arms In Afghanistan – The EurAsian Times
With no western support for the upkeep of this weaponry, it may be easier for the Talib....

Neighborhood News Digest – 25 January 2023

Afghanistan
Taliban Discuss Restoration of Historical Sites with UNESCO – The Khaama Press
Mawlavi Atiqullah Azizi, Deputy Minister of Culture and Information of Afghanistan met with Brendan Cassar, UNESCO Culture Program Office....

Neighborhood News Digest – 24 January 2023

Afghanistan
Reviewing engagement with Taliban on human rights violation in Afghanistan: US – The Print
The US is reviewing its approach and engagement with the Taliban regime in context of the slew of human rights violations tak....

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