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Neighborhood News Digest – 12 January 2023

Afghanistan Blast Happened Near Foreign Ministry in Kabul: Tolo News A blast took place in front of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in downtown Kabul on Wednesday afternoon. At least five civilians were killed and several others were wounded in the...

Myanmar Round Up- December 2022

As the country proceeds with the election year 2023, the military and its part Union Solidarity Development Party (USDP) are gearing up for elections in 2023, while the National Unity Government is refusing to recognise the elections. The conflict...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - January 04, 2023

Afghanistan Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Settle New Electricity Agreement Amid Winter Shortages – The Diplomat Under the new agreement, Uzbekistan will supply Afghanistan with 450 megawatts of electricity during the winter as both countries suffer from...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - December 23, 2022

Afghanistan Reactions Continue to Closure of Universities for Women: Tolo News The closure of universities for women has faced continuous reactions within and outside the country. On Thursday morning, dozens of female students held a protest near...

Myanmar Round Up- November 2022

Domestically, the country witnessed increased clashes and violent attacks during the month, and the military, along with USDP, is preparing for next year's elections. The National Day marked the release of more than 5000 prisoners, along with...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - December 21, 2022

Afghanistan Restrictions on Banking System an Obstacle for Investors: ACCI: Tolo News The business community said that restrictions on the banking system in Afghanistan have challenged investors, leaving them with many problems in their businesses....

A Possibility of Fractured Democracy in Myanmar - 2023

The Myanmar military has started its preparations for conducting the next general election in 2023. A pertinent question for the current political crisis is what will be the future of Myanmar’s political system in 2023 and thereafter? Since the...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - December 14, 2022

Afghanistan Attack on Kabul Hotel Sparks International Reactions: Tolo News The attack on a hotel in the Shar-e-Naw area of Kabul on Monday has brought international condemnation and calls to action. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs asked the...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 29, 2022

Afghanistan Hina holds political talks with Afghan govt today – Dawn Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar will pay a one-day visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday (today) to hold a political dialogue with the Afghan interim government....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 28, 2022

Afghanistan Afghanistan Discussed by Tajik President Rahman, France's Macron: Tolo News The Presidents of Tajikistan and France in a phone conversation discussed the political, social and economic situation in Afghanistan, the office of Tajikistan’s...

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