Hamid Karzai

Afghan refugees in Pakistan face mass deportation

Pakistan has given millions of Afghan refugees in the country until the end of this month to return to their homeland. But refugees say the short …

Refugees

Raisina Dialogue set to begin in New Delhi today: From Benjamin Netanyahu to David Petraeus, big names to headline geo-political conference - Firstpost

The Raisina Dialogue is expected to kick off on Tuesday at 6 pm in New Delhi. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on a six-day visit to …

India

Russia is looking to engage with the Taliban. Here’s why.

In December, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Indian diplomats that Moscow supported diplomatic engagement with the Taliban.<p>Lavrov’s justification for this bold pronouncement? He argued that no Afghan peace settlement could proceed without the Taliban’s participation — and that dialogue …

U.S. Politics

Journalist Sally Armstrong sees hope for girls in Afghanistan

For more than four decades, journalist, author, filmmaker and human rights activist Sally Armstrong has brought Canadians stories about the plights …

Afghanistan

What not to miss at the Jaipur Literature Fest

What not to miss at the Jaipur Literature Fest<p>Over 240 authors from all over the world will be in attendance, including Sir Tom Stoppard, the great …

Canadian Literature

Today in History

Today in History<p>Today is Thursday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2018. There are 354 days left in the year.<p>Today's Highlight in History:<p>On Jan. 11, 1964, …

Mount Everest

Portsmouth’s new naval base boss battled for peace in Afghanistan

THE new head of Portsmouth’s Naval Base helped to broker peace deals in Afghanistan.<p>Commodore Jim Higham has taken on the top job at the city’s …

Afghanistan

Lessons of hope from Afghanistan in SA's corruption fighting journey

<b>Wayne Duvenage</b><p>For too long, the serious issue of tackling corruption in South Africa has been all talk and no action. On numerous occasions, the …

News (South Africa)

How Canadians are planting seeds of hope for girls in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN—Nine years ago, Shamsia Husseini was walking along a street in Kandahar when a man on a motorbike stopped to ask where she was …

Genghis Khan

Where to Go in January: Feast in Goa, Go Fly a Kite in Gujarat

From wildlife safaris to a street food mela, start the New Year with a bang.<p>Culture Pooja Naik | POSTED ON: January 4, 2018<p>Revel in live music, watch …

India

WikiLeaks Unloads Late-Night Proof Hillary Colluded with New York Times While Secretary of State

"WikiLeaks couldn't stand it anymore."

Hillary Clinton

She was a legendary spy. He worked for three CIA directors. Now he’s writing a novel in her voice.

Craig R. Gralley spent more than 30 years at the CIA, where he worked as a chief speechwriter for three agency directors: William Webster, Robert Gates, and R. James Woolsey Jr. When Gralley, now 62, retired from Langley in 2013, he began writing in the voice of someone quite different: legendary …

Robert Gates

Afghanistan suicide attack: Kabul blasts kill dozens near media outlet

Suicide bomb attacks in the Afghan capital, Kabul, have killed at least 40 people and injured some 30 others. The attacks were near a media outlet …

Afghanistan

China presses Afghanistan-Pakistan rapprochement

The foreign ministers of China, Afghanistan and Pakistan have held their first tri-lateral talks. They called for the inclusion of the Taliban in …

World News

Political Crisis in Afghanistan Deepens as Ousted Governor Refuses to Leave Office

<b>Kabul:</b> Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s bid to oust one of the country’s most powerful provincial governors has run into strong resistance that has …

Afghanistan

Afghan political crisis deepens as ousted governor refuses to go

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's bid to oust one of the country's most powerful provincial governors has run into strong resistance that has deepened political uncertainty just as Washington steps up its campaign against the Taliban insurgency.<p>Atta Mohammad Noor, governor of the …

Afghanistan

US aerial attacks are crushing terror, say Afghan lawmakers

| <b>Published —</b> Monday 25 December 2017<p>An Afghan policeman shouts as he keeps watch at the side of an ongoing attack in Kabul, in this December 18, 2017 …

Afghanistan

Powerful Afghan Governor Defies Government, Refuses to Leave Post

One of Afghanistan's most powerful regional politicians has vowed to defy his ouster as governor of the northern province of Balkh, posing a …

Afghanistan

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World<p>Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky were honored as USA Swimming's top male and female athletes of 2017 at the Golden Goggles awards on …

Afghanistan

US vice president makes unannounced Afghanistan visit

Vice President Mike Pence arrived on an unannounced pre-Christmas visit to Afghanistan Thursday, becoming the most senior Trump administration …

Mike Pence

Amidst Fractured Political Landscape, Powerful Regional Leader Ousted in Afghanistan

<b>Kabul:</b> One of Afghanistan’s most powerful regional politicians was ousted as governor of the northern province of Balkh on Monday, setting up a …

Afghanistan

Yearender: New U.S. strategy on Afghan war raises more fears than hopes - Xinhua

by Abdul Haleem<p>KABUL, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- Just like in the past years, security problems have topped the challenges facing the government throughout …

News (China)

Powerful Afghan regional leader ousted as political picture clouds

KABUL (Reuters) - One of Afghanistan's most powerful regional politicians was ousted as governor of the northern province of Balkh on Monday, setting up a confrontation that adds to the uncertainty around President Ashraf Ghani's Western-backed government.<p>Atta Mohammad Noor is one of the leading …

World News

U.S and Pakistan are still bedfellows, India must rethink its support to Trump plan: Hamid Karzai

<i>Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who hosted a banquet for him, attended by NSA Ajit Doval and</i> …

Pakistan

U.S. has failed to walk the talk on Pakistan: Hamid Karzai

India should rethink its support to U.S. President Donald Trump’s Afghanistan policy, said <b>former Afghan President Hamid Karzai</b>, during a visit to …

India News

Here are 10 specialized US military units that lead the way into combat

When America needs to break its way into an enemy country, these are the people who slip, kick, or explode their way past the defenses and blaze the way for follow-on forces.

Military

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

28 minutes ago<p>Seattle Seahawks S Kam Chancellor sends possible comeback message on Instragram.<p>3 hours ago<p>Kirk Cousins answered fans' questions today …

Military

10 Ways America's Military Attacks, Defeats and Destroys Its Enemies in Battle

<i>Composed of the Army’s best green berets as well as operators from around the Department of Defense, Delta Force takes on high-stakes missions far</i> …

Military

Techfest 2017: IIT-Bombay gears up for its biggest event; Hamid Karzai, Pranab Mukherjee to address students at the fest | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Hamid Karzai, Former President of Afghanistan along with Pranab Mukherjee will address thousands of students of Indian Institute of Technology, …

India

Afghan President Under Fire as Critics Chafe at Overdue Vote

KABUL, Afghanistan — Over the past year, as Afghanistan’s strained power-sharing government struggled in the face of intense criticism, Western officials repeatedly stepped in to urge patience.<p>American and European diplomats shuttled to the blast-wall-protected villas of the country’s political …

Afghanistan