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The Talibans: Pakistan’s proxy government in Afghanistan, By Osmund Agbo

Collage of Pakistan flag and a Taliban fighter. Picture credit: Reuters. Perpetually at conflict with India, Pakistan’s Afghan frontier is of strategic military importance, and both the Pakistani army and intelligence agency, ISI, are readily willing to leverage on that. An Afghan government closely aligned with Karachi will not only…
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August 21, 2021
Kashmir

Animal Attacks Taking Their Toll In Kashmir

AP PHOTOS: Animal attacks taking their toll in KashmirBy MUKHTAR KHANDecember 1, 2020 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Amid the long-raging deadly strife in Indian-controlled Kashmir, another conflict is silently taking its toll on the Himalayan region’s residents: the conflict between man and wild animals.According to official data, at least 67…
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December 1, 2020
Kashmir

UNGA 2020: Erdogan calls Kashmir conflict a ‘burning issue’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is vying for the leadership of Islamic nations, brought up the Kashmir yet again at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. During his address, he said, "the Kashmir conflict which is also key to the stability and peace of South Asia is still a…
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September 22, 2020
Kashmir

India to trial restoration of Internet access in Kashmir

India has taken a small step towards restoring meaningful internet access to the disputed states of Jammu and Kashmir, by ordering a trial restoration of 4G services in select areas. The region is disputed by India, Pakistan and China, but was governed by India as a semi-autonomous region until 2019.…
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August 13, 2020
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A year on, Article 370 and Kashmir mythmaking

The August 5 decision has led to a state wherein the very basis of a potential step of conflict resolution has been undone While the long-standing ideological commitment of the Bharatiya Janata Party to undo Article 370 of the Indian Constitution is why Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) was stripped of…
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August 3, 2020
Kashmir

India-China Himalayan standoff deadly for cashmere herds

Antagonisms between Indian and Chinese troops high in the Himalayas are taking a dire toll on traditional goat herds that supply the world’s finest, most expensive cashmere.This week, a deadly brawl between Indian and Chinese soldiers caused the deaths of at least 20 Indian soldiers in the Galwan Valley, an…
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June 19, 2020
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China and India Increase Mutual Violence

Tensions have risen sharply on the China-India border. The two countries – which have the largest populations and the largest armies in the world, as well as nuclear weapons – started a recent conflict in the Himalayas, causing the death of dozens of people, recovering the scene of violence experienced…
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June 19, 2020