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Russia And Pakistan's Reluctant Romance

Though relations between Russia and Pakistan remained turbulent over the years, they have been warming up over the last decade, with top political and diplomatic meetings. 37 more words


China and Afghanistan Draw Closer On The Roof Of The World

CHINA’S BOUNDARY WITH Afghanistan is short; less than 100 kilometres arcing around the end of the Wakhan Corridor, a high mountain valley, seen above, on the ‘roof of the world’ that once provide a narrow imperial buffer between the Russian and British empires. 334 more words


Russia's new game in Afghanistan

Source: Aljazeera

By Najib Sharifi

 Apolitical analyst and a member of Afghanistan Analysis and Awareness, a Kabul-based think tank.

A resurgent Russia is making new inroads into… 131 more words


two steps forward one step back...balance!

I am working on a book of my journeys so a lot of my detailed stories won’t be published on here but as with anything its always the question of where to start!  531 more words


Kandahar attack which killed UAE officials planned in Pakistan: Afghan official

Source: ET

A senior UAE police official held the Afghan government responsible for the deadly bombing in Kandahar which on January 10 killed five UAE diplomats and injured its ambassador. 150 more words


Islamic state operative from Kerala killed in drone strike

An Islamic State operative from Kerala was reportedly killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan. Hafeezudeen, who was missing from Padanna, Kasaragod since June 2016, was reportedly killed in a drone attack on Friday in Afghanistan. 34 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

The Gates Of Hell

But why has it happened? They’re bellowing at Afghanistan, screaming blame and abuse. But the louder they yell, the more insistent the question: how have they managed to get it so wrong? 11 more words