Afghanistan

A landlocked south-central Asian country

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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in South-Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and in the far northeast, China. Its territory covers 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi) and much of it is covered by the Hindu Kush mountain range. Kabul serves as the capital and its largest city.

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Speaking on the situation in Afghanistan at the United Nations Security Council, India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin said, " we cannot ignore that..
Credit: DNA - Published 8 hours ago

China for the first time acknowledged that it recently hosted Afghan Taliban's chief peace negotiator Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar for talks as part of its..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 9 hours ago

China recently played host to a Taliban delegation as part of efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan, China's foreign ministry said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 10 hours ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 14 hours ago

Britain on Monday announced a new 170 million-pound ($215 million) five-year aid package of urgent food, water and medicine assistance for people in Afghanistan.
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani that India will support Afghanistan to ensure that a 'legitimate government is chosen..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 6 days ago

A suicide bomber on foot targeted a police vehicle in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Thursday, killing at least nine people, including civilians,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

India's rank has slipped five places to 141 among 163 countries on the Global Peace Index 2019, while Iceland remains the most peaceful country and Afghanistan..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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