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VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - January 03, 2023

Afghanistan Defense Ministry Rejects Pakistan Official's Remarks on TTP in Afghanistan: Tolo News The Ministry of Defense reacted to recent comments by Pakistan’s interior minister about the presence of Tehreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and the...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - December 30, 2022

h5>Afghanistan NRC Chief Urges West to Engage with Islamic Emirate: Tolo News Jan Egeland, head of Norwegian Refugee Council, NRC, urged the West to engage with the Islamic Emirate. Egeland made the remarks in a special interview with TOLOnews. He...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 01, 2022

Afghanistan Women Hold Protest for Right to Learn and Work: Tolo News Following calls to reopen girls' schools above sixth grade and employment for women, a group of women staged a protest in Kabul to express their concerns about the continued...

India Should Prepare to Deal with the Fallout of Multiple Global Crises

The Russia-Ukraine war, now in its eighth month, shows no sign of ending. It has entered a new phase with Russia annexing the regions of Donbas and Luhansk. Putin has ordered a mobilisation of citizens to get fresh recruits to fight the war. He has...

Joint Report : Impact of Ukraine War on Various Regions/ International Concerns

The VIF Young Scholars Forum discussed ‘Impact of Ukraine War on Various Regions/ International Concerns’ in their weekly meeting on 08 April 2022. Scholars raised ramifications and responses to the Ukraine War as pertaining to their assigned field...

Pakistan: Worsening Economic Condition

Pakistan was already going through an economic slowdown when the COVID outbreak took place. It had received the US $ 6 billion of assistance from the IMF under Extended Fund Facility last year. The money came with conditions. The IMF policy of...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 21, 2020

Economic Coronavirus stimulus inflation risk depends on politics, not economics What shifts a society from being in the column of present-day Japan or the U.S. to being in the column with Argentina of the 1980s or Weimar Germany of the 1920s with...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 20, 2020

Economic Celebrities and ostentatious wealth lose their appeal in coronavirus crisis The outsized egos and ostentatious displays of wealth that were once so captivating now feel weirdly pointless and even irrelevant. But will there be a...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 19, 2020

Economic Merkel, Breaking German ‘Taboo,’ Backs Shared E.U. Debt to Tackle Virus Faced with economic calamity and the threat of the coronavirus further fracturing the European Union, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany on May 18 broke with decades...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 4, 2020

Economic Emerging market currencies mark biggest falls in 5 years The MSCI Emerging Market Currency Index, which tracks overall movements of emerging market currencies, dropped 6% in the January-March period this year; the steepest quarterly fall...

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