Afghanistan

Country in Central and South Asia

Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. It is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to the north, and Tajikistan and China to the northeast. Occupying 652,864 square kilometres (252,072 sq mi), the country is predominately mountainous with plains in the north and the southwest that are separated by the Hindu Kush mountains. Its population as of 2020 is 31.4 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks. Kabul serves as its capital and largest city.

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An Afghan woman who achieved international recognition after a striking photograph of her was featured on the cover of National Geographic is starting a new life..
Credit: Sky News - Published 2 days ago

An Afghan woman who achieved international recognition after a striking photograph of her was featured on the cover of National Geographic is starting a new life..
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Expressing concern over the recent developments in Afghanistan, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said: "India supports an inclusive and representative..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

The Taliban have welcomed Pakistan's decision to allow India to send wheat to Afghanistan through the land route and expressed readiness again to have Indian..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

India on Wednesday reaffirmed the need for an inclusive negotiated political settlement to the Afghan crisis and said the territory of Afghanistan should not be..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Monday that his government will allow India to send a humanitarian shipment of 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat to..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Monday that his government will allow India to send a humanitarian shipment of 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat to..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Monday that his government will allow India to send a humanitarian shipment of 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat to..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

New Delhi, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said "communal politics" over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act has begun again with some..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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