Neighborhood News Digest- 23 April 2024

Muttaqi Meets Iran Envoy Qomi, Strengthening Ties Discussed-Tolo News
Amir Khan Muttaqi, the Acting Foreign Minister, emphasized strengthening relations between Kabul and Tehran in a meeting with the Iranian ambass....

Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (25-31 March 2024)


Why is Japan changing its ban on exporting lethal weapons, and why is it so controversial?
Japan’s Cabinet OK’d a plan to sell future next-generation fighter jets to other countries on March 26, its latest step aw....

Neighborhood News Digest- 01 April 2024

Islamic Emirate Confirms Detention of Two US Citizens- Tolo News
Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesperson for the Islamic Emirate, told TOLO news that two American citizens and some other foreign nationals are currently de....

Neighborhood News Digest- 19 March 2024

8 People Killed, Including Children, in Pakistan’s Airstrikes-Tolo News
At least 8 people including women and children were killed in Pakistan's airstrikes on Khost and Paktia provinces in the early hours on Mond....

Chilling Geostrategic Environment: An era of ‘Authoritarian Conflict Management’

Are we getting close to a global confrontation or are these fears grossly exaggerated? Lately, the French President had spoken of sending ground troops to Ukraine, there are reports of 12 CIA bases in Ukraine, and 50 British troops (SAG) are in Ukrai....

Neighborhood News Digest- 12 March 2024

Iran, Afghan Border Officials Hold Meeting in Islam Qala- Tolo News
The Islamic Emirate reported a bilateral meeting was held between Kabul and Tehran border officials in Islam Qala. The spokesman of the Islamic Em....

Neighborhood News Digest- 05 March 2024

Exhibition of Afghan Products Opens in Ashgabat- Tolo News
Acting Minister of Industry and Commerce Nooruddin Azizi said that Afghanistan can become an industrial country. Speaking at an Afghan-Turkmen trade busine....

Neighborhood News Digest- 23 February 2024

Stanikzai: Foreign-Based Women Do Not Represent Afghan Women-Tolo News
The Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Emirate said that female participants of international meetings on Afghanistan cannot represent Afgh....

Recent Developments and Trends in South East Asia-An Update

In the intertwined world of today it is axiomatic the developments at the international level will have impact on regional responses and outcomes. The year 2023 saw recovery of the SE Asian nations from the impact of Covid-19 and resultant improvemen....

Neighborhood News Digest- 22 February 2024

Construction Work on Second Phase of Qosh Tepa Canal Begins- Tolo News
The Islamic Emirate said that construction work on the second phase of the Qosh Tepa Canal which stretches from Dawlat Abad district of Balkh p....

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