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    China Wants Taliban to Crack Down on Turkestan Islamic Movement

    A nine-member Taliban delegation is on a two-day visit to China where they met the foreign minister for talks on the peace process and security issues, the group said on Wednesday.

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    Pakistan, Saudi Arabia to work on easing travel restrictions

    Pakistan and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday discussed measures to ease Covid-19 travel restrictions, which have stranded around 400,000 Pakistani workers back home, foreign ministers of the two countries told reporters.

    South Asia
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    Wakhan Corridor: A new great game in Central Asia?

    He who controls the heartland controls the world”- Halford Mackinder. The assertion of this concept is portrayed in contemporary dynamics of Central Asia, along with its emerging power struggles.

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    Civilian casualties in Afghanistan at record level in May-June: UN

    Nearly 2,400 Afghan civilians were killed or injured in May and June as fighting between Taliban insurgents and Afghan security forces escalated, the highest number for.

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    Saudi foreign minister to visit Pakistan tomorrow

    Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud will visit Pakistan tomorrow (Tuesday) on the invitation of Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to discuss.

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    Pakistan PM Imran Khan's party to form government in PaK

    Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party is set to form the next government in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir (PcK) as it emerged as the largest.

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    US wants Pakistan, India to work for more stable ties

    India and Pakistan need to work with each other to resolve their bilateral issues, the United States has said, observing that it had always encouraged the two neighbours to.

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    Pakistani Side of Kashmir Goes to Polls Today: Key Things to Know

    More than 700 candidates from 32 political and religious parties are contesting for the 45 general seats. Out of the rest eight reserved seats, five are for women and three.

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    Afghanistan imposes night curfew to curb Taliban advance

    Afghanistan’s government has imposed a night-time curfew across almost all of the country’s 34 provinces to stem surging violence unleashed by a sweeping Taliban.

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    Pak FM, Intelligence Chief in China for Consultations

    On the invitation of the State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will visit China from 23-24 July 2021,” the FO said while announcing.

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    Iran leader urges water protesters not to fall prey to enemy

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday warned residents of the drought-hit southwest not to give ammunition to the “enemy” after days of protests.

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    President Xi makes rare trip to Tibet

    President Xi Jinping is on a rare trip to China’s politically sensitive region of Tibet, state media reported on Friday, the first such visit by the country’s top leader in more than.

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    Pakistan seeks UN probe of India's use of Pegasus spyware

    Pakistan called on the United Nations on Friday to investigate whether India used Israeli-made Pegasus spyware to spy on public figures including Prime Minister Imran Khan.

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    Russia says US, NATO colluding with Daesh in Afghanistan

    Russia has revealed collaboration in Afghanistan between US and NATO forces and Daesh terrorists, specifically pointing to the use of unmarked supply helicopters in Daesh.

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    Modi rival demands India inquiry into Pegasus claims

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's main political rival Rahul Gandhi on Friday demanded an inquiry into the Pegasus spyware scandal, accusing the government of “treason”.

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    Tajikistan tests combat readiness as Taliban advance

    Tajikistan on Thursday checked the combat readiness of its armed forces in the biggest such exercise in the country's history as the Taliban make sweeping gains in neighbouring Afghanistan.

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    India raids media companies critical of govt handling of Covid-19 crisis

    Indian tax authorities on Thursday raided a prominent newspaper and a TV channel that have been critical of the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, triggering accusations of intimidation.

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    17 Bangladeshi migrants drown off Tunisia in shipwreck

    At least 17 Bangladeshi migrants have drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy from Libya, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Wednesday.

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    Pegasus Project: Imran Khan selected as person of interest by India in 2019, says Report

    The leaked database at the heart of the Pegasus project includes the mobile phone numbers of the French president, Emmanuel Macron, and 13 other heads of state and heads of government

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    Smart cards and robots: Saudi Arabia's 'digital Hajj'

    Thirty years ago, it took Egyptian pilgrim Ibrahim Siam several hours to track down his children when they went missing in crowds of worshippers during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia.  

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    Devastating flooding in China leaves 25 dead as nearly a year of rain falls in 3 days

    At least a dozen people drowned in the subway in Zhengzhou, Henan province, and about 100,000 people have been evacuated. Social media videos showed extreme

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    Uproar in India’s parliament over spying scandal

    India’s parliament erupted in protests on Tuesday as opposition lawmakers accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government of using military-grade spyware

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    Israel launches air strikes on Lebanon and Syria as part of U.S.-backed shadow war

    Israel launched a missile attack on southern Lebanon early today, just hours after air strikes had targeted Iranian forces near the Syrian city of Aleppo.

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    'Half of all Afghan district centres under Taliban control'

    Taliban insurgents control about half of Afghanistan's district centres, the top US general said on Wednesday, indicating a rapidly deteriorating security situation.

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