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Afghanistan’s surprise ceasefire celebrations raise hopes for peace

Afghanistan’s surprise ceasefire celebrations raise hopes for peace

KABUL;Extraordinary scenes of Afghan Taliban and security forces spontaneously celebrating a historic ceasefire showed many fighters on both sides are fed up with fighting, analysts say, raising hopes for peace in a country ravaged by war. The jubilant response to the first truce between the Afghan government and the Taliban over the Eid holiday took […]

2 gangsters that planned to attack Salman Khan still at large

2 gangsters that planned to attack Salman Khan still at large

Haryana Police s Special Task Force recently arrested shooter Sampat Nehra, who was assigned to attack and shoot superstar Salman Khan. But now, there are reports that Nehra s allies are still out in the open, and the police have not got hold of them yet. The cops fear that these people can still target Salman, and […]

Indian Army Chief suggests negotiations for peace in occupied Kashmir

Indian Army Chief suggests negotiations for peace in occupied Kashmir

NEW DELHI;Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat has accepted his defeat in occupied Kashmir during a recent interview with an Indian newspaper. Bipin Rawat said that even the use of power could not stop movement of Kashmiri youth. Indian Army Chief favored the dialogue to break the cycle of recruitments of Kashmiri youth into militant groups. […]

How Afghanistan’s urban gardens are changing women’s lives

How Afghanistan’s urban gardens are changing women’s lives

JALALABAD; It may look like they re just planting and weeding, but for the women tending the public gardens of Jalalabad, the tasks represent far more: the rare chance to work outside the home in one of Afghanistan s most conservative and unstable provinces. A hood and scarf partially hiding their faces, the women working in the […]

Rare silk Quran helps preserve Afghanistan’s cultural heritage

Rare silk Quran helps preserve Afghanistan’s cultural heritage

One of the only Qurans ever made from silk fabric has been completed in Afghanistan – a feat its creators hope will help preserve the country’s centuries-old tradition of calligraphy. Each of the Islamic holy book’s 610 pages was produced by hand in a painstaking process that took a team of 38 calligraphers and artists […]

Afghanistan’s all-girl robotics team wins top European award

Afghanistan’s all-girl robotics team wins top European award

Back in July, Afghanistan’s all-girl robotics team made the headlines when their attempt to participate in the First Global robotics competition in the US was hampered by Trump’s travel restrictions. The team’s visas were rejected twice with the girls’ plight attracting international attention which resulted in an intervention from Trump’s administration to grant them admission to the US. […]