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Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 5, 2023)

Welcome to Africa Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters. COMMENTARY Delhi’s Cairo outreach The visit of Egypt’s president, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, to Delhi this week...

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 in Pakistan-...

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 Taliban to decide on...

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....

One year after the Taliban Takeover- Afghanistan in Crisis

"There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen"-Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. The recent developments in Afghanistan compel to acknowledge this off quoted statement. Juxtaposing the main military dictum of "keeping one...

Uncertain Future of Women Rights in Afghanistan

The world is in a state of flux. Ukraine crisis is triggering cascading risks globally. However, while the world attention is diverted to the Ukraine conflict, the crisis in Afghanistan remains sidelined. The country faces confluence of multiple...

Elections in Qatar

Arab Spring (2010) may have failed in some respects after forcing removal of Mubarak and Gaddafi as all the countries including Ben Ali’s Tunisia continue to go through the political churn but it had showed the way to the youth and disenfranchised...

Doha Talks: a Long Road Ahead

The al-Qaeda led-terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, impelled America to wage ‘global war on terror’. Consequently, the United States toppled the Taliban regime (1996-2001) in Afghanistan for giving sanctuary to the terrorist group, al-Qaeda. On...

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