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November 23, 2020
Trump To Roll Out Stiff Bond Requirements For Visitors From 'Overstay' Countries, Including Afghanistan
Washington announced on November 23 that it will launch a six-month trial program next month to force visitors from about two dozen countries to post thousands of dollars in bonds before they enter the United States.
November 08, 2020
India Says Soldiers, Militants Killed In Shoot-Out Near Kashmir Border With Pakistan
The Indian military says three of its soldiers and three suspected militants were killed in an outbreak of fighting near the Line of Control, the de facto border with Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region.
November 05, 2020
Expert Assails Limits On Minorities’ Rights To Worship, Citing Afghanistan, Iran, Among Others
A top UN expert has urged countries to repeal laws infringing on minorities’ rights to worship and hold beliefs, singling out Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Russia, and Moldova, among countries of concern.
October 08, 2020
South Asia Faces Worst-Ever Recession, Tipping Millions Into Poverty
Millions of people in South Asia are being pushed into extreme poverty as the region, where a quarter of humanity lives, suffers its worst-ever recession due to the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Bank said on October 7.
September 25, 2020
Pakistan Hindus Rally In Islamabad Over India Migrant Deaths
Pakistan’s minority Hindus rallied late on September 24 in Islamabad, briefly clashing with the police, to protest the deaths of 11 members of a Hindu migrant family who died in India last month under mysterious circumstances.
Returning Pakistani Taliban Employs Extortion As Control Grows2
Amnesty Confirms Fresh Videos Show Taliban Executing Resistance Fighters3
'No One To Protect Us': Afghan Journalists Who Fled To Pakistan Say Western Nations Have Abandoned Them4
Fleeing Afghans Who Reach Turkey Get No Respite From Violence, Persecution5
Under The Taliban, Public Employees Must Pass Test Of Faith6
Women's Rights: A Year After The Taliban Takeover7
Taliban Harassment Of Couples A Blow To Afghan Restaurants8
Tensions Increase Between Pakistan, Afghan Taliban Despite Historical Ties9
Angelina Jolie Visits Flood-Hit Pakistan10
UN Envoy Angelina Jolie Visits Pakistan's Flood-Ravaged Areas