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Afghan Taliban Political Envoys in Pakistan for Serious Talks
"This visit is not related to Afghanistan, and travel bans placed on members of the delegation by U.N. sanctions should be taken into account. However, if the visit is related to peace activities, it
Afghan Taliban political envoys travel to Pakistan for serious talks
PanARMENIAN.Net - An Afghan Taliban delegation has traveled to Pakistan from Qatar for talks with officials to raise various issues, including "arrests" of some insurgent leaders, shutting down of som
Taliban delegation travels to Pakistan for Afghan-linked peace talks
Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct. 22 (ANI): To hold discussions on possible peace talks, some senior members of the Taliban's political commission based in Qatar have travelled to Pakistan.
The development f
Pakistan tells Afghanistan it has no favourites
Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct. 22 (ANI): Pakistan has said that Islamabad has no favourites in Afghanistan and will follow the priorities that Kabul determines for pursuing peace and reconciliation.
Taliban Join Local Forces to Battle IS in Afghanistan
The IS fighters have also come under U.S. drone attacks after regional authorities called Kabul to send help, regional authorities say. The Afghan government routinely turns to the U.S. military for a
Pakistan: Many Afghan Taliban Factions Seem Interested in Peace Talks with Kabul
Pakistan is doing whatever it can to persuade all Taliban factions to become part of the peace process and indications are that many of them are now interested in joining the process, the statement is
Tajikistan Starts Joint Antiterror Drills With China Near Afghan Border
Tajikistan began joint antiterror drills with China on October 20 near the border with Afghanistan as part of Beijing's drive to boost security in the region.
Tajikistan's Defense Ministry said the e
NATO seeks to make Afghan troops' air strikes more accurate
PanARMENIAN.Net - NATO forces have begun a new program to train Afghan soldiers to pinpoint ground targets for aircraft flying overhead, hoping that it will help stem militant advances in recent month
China arms Afghan National Army while engaging in dialogue with Taliban
Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct. 21 (ANI): China's aid to the Afghan National Army in the name of nation building and simultaneous support to Taliban exposes Beijing's double standard in the strategically-lo
UN human rights expert calls upon Afghan Government to urgently address displacement crisis
20 October 2016 -- The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) today urged the Government of Afghanistan and the international community to stren
Teen refugee who met Lily Allen reunites with Afghan father in Birmingham
Shamsher Sherin, 13, has joined his asylum seeker father Hazrat Gul Sherin, 49, who entered Britain illegally
eleven years ago, leaving his family behind in war-torn Afghanistan.
AASU warns of agitation over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016
Guwahati, Oct 22 (IANS) The All Assam Students Union (AASU) on Saturday threatened to launch a sustained movement to foil the central government's attempt to make make minority communities from Pakist
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A Mother’s Love? Of Course. Her Citizenship? Not So Fast.
Laws in 27 countries say that only fathers, not mothers, confer their nationality on a child. If Dad is dead or missing, Baby may wind up stateless.
Suriname: Judges Say President’s Trial Over Killings in 1982 Should Continue
The trial of President Dési Bouterse in the killings of 15 political opponents must resume despite an amnesty law, Suriname’s high court has ruled.
The Shade of This Oranje Is Fading Fast
Iceland's 1-0 victory over the Dutch in Amsterdam and Turkey's 3-0 whipping of the Netherlands herald a major shift in the balance of power in Europe.
Suriname: Leader Named to New Term
Suriname’s Parliament gave the former military dictator Desi Bouterse a second term as president on Tuesday with no opposition — or even a formal vote.
Suriname: Despite Checkered Past, President Seems Set for New Term
President Desi Bouterse, a former military leader convicted in 1999 in the Netherlands of drug trafficking, appeared to be on course for a second term in Suriname.
A New Holiday Tradition for the Dutch: Arguing About Blackface
A celebration of St. Nicholas in the Netherlands now includes an annual fight over the traditional depiction of his dark-skinned helper, Black Pete.
Armadillo to Açaí: Flavors of a World Cup Journey
The Frugal Traveler’s route to the soccer tournament was adventurous — and so were some of his meals.
To the Cup, the Long Way Round
Why take an expensive direct flight to the World Cup in Brazil, when you can take a more adventurous journey through four countries over 16 days?
Getting to the Heart of Suriname
As he winds his way to the World Cup, the Frugal Traveler stops in Suriname, where he travels in the interior by boat, and experiences a chaotic slice of the capital.
Holland’s Plan for America’s Slaves
New evidence explains why the Netherlands tried to get freedmen to colonize Suriname.
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